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Lexicon :: Strong's G86 - hadēs

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hadēs (Key)
hä'-dās (Key)
Part of Speech
proper locative noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From ἄλφα (G1) (as negative particle) and εἴδω (G1492)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:146,22

Strong’s Definitions

ᾅδης háidēs, hah'-dace; from G1 (as negative particle) and G1492; properly, unseen, i.e. "Hades" or the place (state) of departed souls:—grave, hell.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's G86 in the following manner: hell (10x), grave (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's G86 in the following manner: hell (10x), grave (1x).
  1. name Hades or Pluto, the god of the lower regions

  2. Orcus, the nether world, the realm of the dead

  3. later use of this word: the grave, death, hell

    In Biblical Greek it is associated with Orcus, the infernal regions, a dark and dismal place in the very depths of the earth, the common receptacle of disembodied spirits. Usually Hades is just the abode of the wicked, Luk 16:23, Rev 20:13, 14; a very uncomfortable place. (TDNT)
Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ᾅδης háidēs, hah'-dace; from G1 (as negative particle) and G1492; properly, unseen, i.e. "Hades" or the place (state) of departed souls:—grave, hell.
STRONGS NT 86: Ἅιδης
Ἅιδης, ᾅδης, -ου, , (for the older Ἀΐδης, which Homer uses, and this from α privative and ἰδεῖν, not to be seen [cf. Lob. Path. Element. 2:6f]); in the classics
1. a proper name, Hades, Pluto, the god of the lower regions; so in Homer always.
2. an appellative, Orcus, the nether world, the realm of the dead [cf. Theocritus, idyll. 2,159 schol. τὴν τοῦ ᾅδου κρούει πύλην· τοῦτ’ ἔστιν ἀποθανεῖται.
In the Sept. the Hebrew שְׁאול is almost always rendered by this word (once by θάνατος, 2 Samuel 22:6); it denotes, therefore, in Biblical Greek Orcus, the infernal regions, a dark (Job 10:21) and dismal place (but cf. γέεννα and παράδεισος) in the very depths of the earth (Job 11:8; Isaiah 57:9; Amos 9:2, etc.; see ἄβυσσος), the common receptacle of disembodied spirits: Luke 16:23; εἰς ᾅδου namely, δόμον, Acts 2:27, 31, according to a very common ellipsis, cf. Winers Grammar, 592 (550) [Buttmann, 171 (149)]; (but L T Tr WH in Acts 2:27 and T WH in both verses read εἰς ᾅδην; so the Sept. Psalm 15:10 (Ps. 16:10)); πύλαι ᾅδου, Matthew 16:18 (πυλωροὶ ᾅδου, Job 38:17; see πύλη); κλεῖς τοῦ ᾅδου, Revelation 1:18; Hades as a power is personified, 1 Corinthians 15:55 (where L T Tr WH read θάνατε for R G ᾅδη [cf. Acts 2:24 Tr marginal reading]); Revelation 6:8; Revelation 20:13f. Metaphorically, ἕως ᾅδου [καταβαίνειν or] καταβιβάζεσθαι to [go or] be thrust down into the depth of misery and disgrace: Matthew 11:23 [here L Tr WH καταβαίνειν]; Luke 10:15 [here Tr marginal reading WH text καταβαίνειν]. [See especially Boettcher, De Inferis, under the word Ἅιδης in Greek index. On the existence and locality of Hades cf. Greswell on the Parables, Appendix, chapter x, vol. v, part ii, pp. 261-406; on the doctrinal significance of the word see the BB. DD. and E. R. Craven in Lange on Revelation, pp. 364-377.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2 Samuel
10:21; 11:8; 38:17
11:23; 16:18
10:15; 16:23
2:24; 2:27; 2:27; 2:31
1 Corinthians
1:18; 6:8; 20:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G86 matches the Greek ᾅδης (hadēs),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:23 - And thou, Capernaum, which art exalted unto heaven, shalt be brought down to hell: G86 for if the mighty works, which have been done in thee, had been done in Sodom, it would have remained until this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:18 - And I say also unto thee, That thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell G86 shall not prevail against it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:15 - And thou, Capernaum, which art exalted to heaven, shalt be thrust down to hell. G86
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:23 - And in hell G86 he lift up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:27 - Because thou wilt not leave my soul in hell, G86 neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:31 - He seeing this before spake of the resurrection of Christ, that his soul was not left in hell, G86 neither his flesh did see corruption.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:55 - O death, where is thy sting? O grave, G86 where is thy victory?
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 1:18 - I am he that liveth, and was dead; and, behold, I am alive for evermore, Amen; and have the keys of hell G86 and of death.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 6:8 - And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell G86 followed with him. And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and with the beasts of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:13 - And the sea gave up the dead which were in it; and death and hell G86 delivered up the dead which were in them: and they were judged every man according to their works.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:14 - And death and hell G86 were cast into the lake of fire. This is the second death.
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