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Lexicon :: Strong's G1067 - geenna

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γέεννα
Transliteration
geenna (Key)
Pronunciation
gheh'-en-nah
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
mGNT
12x in 3 unique form(s)
TR
12x in 3 unique form(s)
LXX
0x in 0 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:657,113

Strong’s Definitions

γέεννα géenna, gheh'-en-nah; of Hebrew origin (H1516 and H2011); valley of (the son of) Hinnom; ge-henna (or Ge-Hinnom), a valley of Jerusalem, used (figuratively) as a name for the place (or state) of everlasting punishment:—hell.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's G1067 in the following manner: hell (9x), hell fire (with G4442) (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's G1067 in the following manner: hell (9x), hell fire (with G4442) (3x).
  1. Hell is the place of the future punishment called "Gehenna" or "Gehenna of fire". This was originally the valley of Hinnom, south of Jerusalem, where the filth and dead animals of the city were cast out and burned; a fit symbol of the wicked and their future destruction.

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
γέεννα géenna, gheh'-en-nah; of Hebrew origin (H1516 and H2011); valley of (the son of) Hinnom; ge-henna (or Ge-Hinnom), a valley of Jerusalem, used (figuratively) as a name for the place (or state) of everlasting punishment:—hell.
STRONGS G1067:
γέεννα [others would accent γεέννα, deriving it through the Chaldee. In Mark 9:45 Rec.st γέενα], -ης [Buttmann, 17 (15)], , (from הִנֹּם גֵּי, Nehemiah 11:30; more fully בֶּן־הִנֹּם גֵּיא, Joshua 15:8; Joshua 18:16; 2 Chronicles 28:3; Jeremiah 7:32; בְּנֵי־הִנֹּם גֵּי, 2 Kings 23:10 K'ethibh; Chaldean גְּהִנָם, the valley of the son of lamentation, or of the sons of lamentation, the valley of lamentation, הִנֹּם being used for נִהֹם lamentation; see Hiller, Onomasticum; cf. Hitzig [and Graf] on Jeremiah 7:31; [Böttcher, De Inferis, i., p. 82ff]; accusative to the common opinion הִנֹּם is the name of a man), Gehenna, the name of a valley on the south and east of Jerusalem [yet apparently beginning on the West, cf. Joshua 15:8; Pressel in Herzog, under the word], which was so called from the cries of the little children who were thrown into the fiery arms of Moloch [which see], i. e. of an idol having the form of a bull. The Jews so abhorred the place after these horrible sacrifices had been abolished by king Josiah (2 Kings 23:10), that they cast into it not only all manner of refuse, but even the dead bodies of animals and of unburied criminals who had been executed. And since fires were always needed to consume the dead bodies, that the air might not become tainted by the putrefaction, it came to pass that the place was called γέεννα τοῦ πυρός [this common explanation of the descriptive genitive τοῦ πυρός is found in Rabbi David Kimchi (fl. circa A.D. 1200) on Psalm 27:13. Some suppose the genitive to refer not to purifying fires but to the fires of Moloch; others regard it as the natural symbol of penalty (cf. Leviticus 10:2; Numbers 16:35; 2 Kings 1; Psalm 11:6; also Matthew 3:11; Matthew 13:42; 2 Thessalonians 1:8, etc.). See Böttcher, as above, p. 84; Meyer (Thol.,) Wetstein on Matthew 5:22]; and then this name was transferred to that place in Hades where the wicked after death will suffer punishment: Matthew 5:22, 29; Matthew 10:28; Luke 12:5; Mark 9:43, 45; James 3:6; γέεννα τοῦ πυρός, Matthew 5:22; Matthew 18:9; Mark 9:47 [R G Tr marginal reading brackets]; κρίσις τῆς γέεννης, Matthew 23:33; υἱὸς τῆς γέεννης, worthy of punishment in Gehenna, Matthew 23:15. Further, cf. Dillmann, Buch Henoch, 27, 1f, p. 131f; [B. D. American edition; Böttcher, as above, p. 80ff; Hamburger, Real-Encycl., Abth. I. under the word Hölle; Bartlett, Life and Death eternal, Appendix H.].
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Leviticus
10:2
Numbers
16:35
Joshua
15:8; 15:8; 18:16
2 Kings
1; 23:10; 23:10
2 Chronicles
28:3
Nehemiah
11:30
Psalms
11:6; 27:13
Jeremiah
7:31; 7:32
Matthew
3:11; 5:22; 5:22; 5:22; 5:29; 10:28; 13:42; 18:9; 23:15; 23:33
Mark
9:43; 9:45; 9:45; 9:47
Luke
12:5
2 Thessalonians
1:8
James
3:6

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1067 matches the Greek γέεννα (geenna),
which occurs 12 times in 12 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:22 - but I -- I say to you, that every one who is angry at his brother without cause, shall be in danger of the judgment, and whoever may say to his brother, Empty fellow! shall be in danger of the sanhedrim, and whoever may say, Rebel! shall be in danger of the gehenna of the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:29 - 'But, if thy right eye doth cause thee to stumble, pluck it out and cast from thee, for it is good to thee that one of thy members may perish, and not thy whole body be cast to gehenna.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:30 - 'And, if thy right hand doth cause thee to stumble, cut it off, and cast from thee, for it is good to thee that one of thy members may perish, and not thy whole body be cast to gehenna.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:28 - 'And be not afraid of those killing the body, and are not able to kill the soul, but fear rather Him who is able both soul and body to destroy in gehenna.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:9 - 'And if thine eye doth cause thee to stumble, pluck it out and cast from thee; it is good for thee one-eyed to enter into the life, rather than having two eyes to be cast to the gehenna of the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:15 - 'Wo to you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! because ye go round the sea and the dry land to make one proselyte, and whenever it may happen -- ye make him a son of gehenna twofold more than yourselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:33 - 'Serpents! brood of vipers! how may ye escape from the judgment of the gehenna?
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:43 - 'And if thy hand may cause thee to stumble, cut it off; it is better for thee maimed to enter into the life, than having the two hands, to go away to the gehenna, to the fire -- the unquenchable --
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:45 - 'And if thy foot may cause thee to stumble, cut it off; it is better for thee to enter into the life lame, than having the two feet to be cast to the gehenna, to the fire -- the unquenchable --
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:47 - And if thine eye may cause thee to stumble, cast it out; it is better for thee one-eyed to enter into the reign of God, than having two eyes, to be cast to the gehenna of the fire --
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:5 - but I will show to you, whom ye may fear; Fear him who, after the killing, is having authority to cast to the gehenna; yes, I say to you, Fear ye Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:6 - and the tongue is a fire, the world of the unrighteousness, so the tongue is set in our members, which is spotting our whole body, and is setting on fire the course of nature, and is set on fire by the gehenna.
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