12: ἄβυσσος

Noun, Feminine


Dodson dictionary

G12 ἄβυσσος, ου, ἡ

Transliteration: ábyssos

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Feminine

Definition: the abyss, unfathomable depth, an especially Jewish conception, the home of the dead and of evil spirits.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G12 ἄβυσσος

Transliteration: ábyssos

Derivation: from G1 (as a negative particle) and a variation of G1037;

Definition: depthless, i.e. (specially) (infernal) "abyss"

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

ἄβυσσος

G12 

Occurrences in the NT: 9

ἄ-βυσσος, -ον
(< Ion. βυσσός = βυθός),
1. in cl., boundless, bottomless (e.g. ἄ. πέλαγος, ἄ. πλοῦτος Æsch.).
2. [In LXX (for תְּהוֹם, Ge 1:2, al.; exc. Is 44:27, Jb 41:22 for צוּלָה, מְצוּלָה, Jb 36:16 for רַחַב) and] NT, as subst. (MM, VGT, s.v.), ἡ ἄ. (sc. χώρα), the abyss;
(a) of the sea (Ge 1:2);
(b) of the underworld, as the abode of the dead: Ro 10:7 (a paraphrase of De 30:13 LXX); as the abode of demons, Lk 8:31, Re 9:1, 2, 11, 11:7, 17:8, 20:1, 3 (Cremer, 2).†

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition