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Lexicon :: Strong's G12 - abyssos

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ἄβυσσος
Transliteration
abyssos (Key)
Pronunciation
ab'-us-sos
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From ἄλφα (G1) (as a negative particle) and a variation of βυθός (G1037)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:9,2

Strong’s Definitions

ἄβυσσος ábyssos, ab'-us-sos; from G1 (as a negative particle) and a variation of G1037; depthless, i.e. (specially) (infernal) "abyss":—deep, (bottomless) pit.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's G12 in the following manner: bottomless pit (5x), deep (2x), bottomless (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's G12 in the following manner: bottomless pit (5x), deep (2x), bottomless (2x).
  1. bottomless

  2. unbounded

  3. the abyss

    1. the pit

    2. the immeasurable depth

    3. of Orcus, a very deep gulf or chasm in the lowest parts of the earth used as the common receptacle of the dead and especially as the abode of demons

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἄβυσσος ábyssos, ab'-us-sos; from G1 (as a negative particle) and a variation of G1037; depthless, i.e. (specially) (infernal) "abyss":—deep, (bottomless) pit.
STRONGS G12:
ἄβυσσος, in classic Greek an adjective, -ος, -ον, (from βυσσός equivalent to βυθός), bottomless (so perhaps in Wis. 10:19), unbounded (πλοῦτος ἄβυσσος, Aeschylus, the Sept. (931) 950). in the Scriptures ἄβυσσος (Sept. for תְּהום) namely, χώρα, the pit, the immeasurable depth, the abyss. Hence, of 'the deep' sea: Genesis 1:2; Genesis 7:11; Deuteronomy 8:7; Sir. 1:3 Sir. 16:18, etc.; of Orcus (a very deep gulf or chasm in the lowest parts of the earth: Psalm 70:21 (Ps. 71:20) ἐκ τῶν ἀβύσσων τῆς γῆς, Euripides, Phoen. 1632 (1605) ταρτάρου ἄβυσσα χάσματα, Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 20, 5 ἀβύσσων ἀνεξιχνίαστα κλίματα, ibid. 59, 3 ἐπιβλέπων ἐν ταῖς ἀβύσσοις, of God; [Act. Thom. 32 τήν ἄβυσσον τοῦ ταρτάρου οἴκων, of the dragon]), both as the common receptacle of the dead, Romans 10:7, and especially as the abode of demons, Luke 8:31; Revelation 9:1; Revelation 9:11; Revelation 11:7; Revelation 17:8; Revelation 20:1, 3. Among secular authors used as a substantive only by Diogenes Laërtius 4 (5) 27 κατῆλθες εἰς μέλαιναν Πλουτέως ἄβυσσον. Cf. Knapp, Scripta var. Arg., p. 554f; [J. G. Müller, Philo's Lehre von der Weltschöpfung, p. 173f; B. D. American edition under the word Deep].
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
1:2; 7:11
Deuteronomy
8:7
Psalms
71:20
Luke
8:31
Romans
10:7
Revelation
9:1; 9:11; 11:7; 17:8; 20:1; 20:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G12 matches the Greek ἄβυσσος (abyssos),
which occurs 9 times in 9 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:31 - καὶ παρεκάλει αὐτὸν ἵνα μὴ ἐπιτάξῃ αὐτοῖς εἰς τὴν ἄβυσσον G12 ἀπελθεῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 10:7 - Τίς καταβήσεται εἰς τὴν ἄβυσσον G12 τοῦτ᾽ ἔστιν Χριστὸν ἐκ νεκρῶν ἀναγαγεῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:1 - Καὶ πέμπτος ἄγγελος ἐσάλπισεν· καὶ εἶδον ἀστέρα ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ πεπτωκότα εἰς τὴν γῆν καὶ ἐδόθη αὐτῷ κλεὶς τοῦ φρέατος τῆς ἀβύσσου G12
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:2 - καὶ ἤνοιξεν τὸ φρέαρ τῆς ἀβύσσου G12 καὶ ἀνέβη καπνὸς ἐκ τοῦ φρέατος ὡς καπνὸς καμίνου μεγάλης καὶ ἐσκοτίσθη ἥλιος καὶ ἀὴρ ἐκ τοῦ καπνοῦ τοῦ φρέατος
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:11 - καὶ ἔχουσιν ἐφ᾽ αὐτῶν βασιλέα τὸν ἄγγελον τῆς ἀβύσσου G12 ὄνομα αὐτῷ Ἑβραϊστὶ Ἀβαδδὼν καὶ ἐν τῇ Ἑλληνικῇ ὄνομα ἔχει Ἀπολλύων
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:7 - καὶ ὅταν τελέσωσιν τὴν μαρτυρίαν αὐτῶν τὸ θηρίον τὸ ἀναβαῖνον ἐκ τῆς ἀβύσσου G12 ποιήσει πόλεμον μετ᾽ αὐτῶν καὶ νικήσει αὐτοὺς καὶ ἀποκτενεῖ αὐτούς
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 17:8 - θηρίον εἶδες ἦν καὶ οὐκ ἔστιν καὶ μέλλει ἀναβαίνειν ἐκ τῆς ἀβύσσου G12 καὶ εἰς ἀπώλειαν ὑπάγειν· καὶ θαυμάσονται οἱ κατοικοῦντες ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς ὧν οὐ γέγραπται τὰ ὀνόματα ἐπὶ τὸ βιβλίον τῆς ζωῆς ἀπὸ καταβολῆς κόσμου βλεπόντες τὸ θηρίον τι ἦν καὶ οὐκ ἔστιν καὶπερ ἔστιν
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:1 - Καὶ εἶδον ἄγγελον καταβαίνοντα ἐκ τοῦ οὐρανοῦ ἔχοντα τὴν κλεῖδα τῆς ἀβύσσου G12 καὶ ἅλυσιν μεγάλην ἐπὶ τὴν χεῖρα αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:3 - καὶ ἔβαλεν αὐτὸν εἰς τὴν ἄβυσσον G12 καὶ ἔκλεισεν αὐτὸν καὶ ἐσφράγισεν ἐπάνω αὐτοῦ ἵνα μὴ πλανήσῃ τὰ ἔθνη ἔτι ἄχρι τελεσθῇ τὰ χίλια ἔτη καὶ μετὰ ταῦτα δεῖ αὐτὸν λυθῆναι μικρὸν χρόνον
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