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Lexicon :: Strong's G2665 - katapetasma

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καταπέτασμα
Transliteration
katapetasma (Key)
Pronunciation
kat-ap-et'-as-mah
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a compound of κατά (G2596) and a congener of πέτομαι (G4072)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:628,420

Strong’s Definitions

καταπέτασμα katapétasma, kat-ap-et'-as-mah; from a compound of G2596 and a congener of G4072; something spread thoroughly, i.e. (specially) the door screen (to the Most Holy Place) in the Jewish Temple:—vail.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's G2665 in the following manner: veil (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's G2665 in the following manner: veil (6x).
  1. a veil spread out, a curtain

    1. the name given to the two curtains in the temple at Jerusalem, one of them at the entrance to the temple separated the Holy Place from the outer court, the other veiled the Holy of Holies from the Holy Place

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
καταπέτασμα katapétasma, kat-ap-et'-as-mah; from a compound of G2596 and a congener of G4072; something spread thoroughly, i.e. (specially) the door screen (to the Most Holy Place) in the Jewish Temple:—vail.
STRONGS G2665:
καταπέτασμα, καταπετάσματος, τό (καταπετάννυμι to spread out over, to cover), an Alex. Greek word for παραπέτασμα. which the other Greeks use from Herodotus down; a veil spread out, a curtain — the name given in the Greek Scriptures, as well as in the writings of Philo and Josephus, to the two curtains in the temple at Jerusalem (τά καταπετάσματα, 1 Macc. 4:51; (yet cf. Edersheim, Jesus the Messiah, 2:611)): one of them (Hebrew מָסָך) at the entrance of the temple separated the Holy place from the outer court (Exodus 26:37; Exodus 38:18; Numbers 3:26; Josephus, b. j. 5, 5, 4; it is called also τό κάλυμμα by the Sept. and Philo, Exodus 27:16; Numbers 3:25; Philo, vit. Moys. 3: §§ 5 and 9), the other veiled the Holy of holies from the Holy place (in Hebrew the פָּרֹכֶת; ἐνδοτερον καταπέτασμα, Josephus, Antiquities 8, 3, 3; τό ἐσωτατον καταπέτασμα Philo de gig. § 12; by the Sept. and Philo this is called pre-eminently τό καταπέτασμα, Exodus 26:31ff; Leviticus 21:23; Leviticus 24:3; Philo, vit. Moys. as above). This latter καταπέτασμα is the only one mentioned in the N. T.: τό καταπέτασμα τοῦ ναοῦ, Matthew 27:51; Mark 15:38; Luke 23:45; τό δεύτερον καταπέτασμα, Hebrews 9:3; τό ἐσώτερον τοῦ καταπετάσματος (cf. Leviticus 16:2, 12, 15; Exodus 26:33) the space more inward them the veil, equivalent to 'the space within the veil,' i. e. the Holy of holies, figuratively used of heaven, as the true abode of God, Hebrews 6:19; in a similar figurative way the body of Christ is called καταπέτασμα, in (Heb.) Hebrews 10:20, because, as the veil had to be removed in order that the high priest might enter the most holy part of the earthly temple, so the body of Christ had to be removed by his death on the cross, that an entrance might be opened into the fellowship of God in heaven.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Exodus
26:31; 26:33; 26:37; 27:16; 38:18
Leviticus
16:2; 16:12; 16:15; 21:23; 24:3
Numbers
3:25; 3:26
Matthew
27:51
Mark
15:38
Luke
23:45
Hebrews
6:19; 9:3; 10:20

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2665 matches the Greek καταπέτασμα (katapetasma),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:51 - καὶ ἰδοὺ τὸ καταπέτασμα G2665 τοῦ ναοῦ ἐσχίσθη ἀπ᾽ ἄνωθεν ἕως κάτω εἰς δύο καὶ γῆ ἐσείσθη καὶ αἱ πέτραι ἐσχίσθησαν
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:38 - καὶ τὸ καταπέτασμα G2665 τοῦ ναοῦ ἐσχίσθη εἰς δύο ἀπ᾽ ἄνωθεν ἕως κάτω
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:45 - τοῦ ἡλίου ἐκλιπόντος ἐσχίσθη δὲ τὸ καταπέτασμα G2665 τοῦ ναοῦ μέσον
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:19 - ἣν ὡς ἄγκυραν ἔχομεν τῆς ψυχῆς ἀσφαλῆ τε καὶ βεβαίαν καὶ εἰσερχομένην εἰς τὸ ἐσώτερον τοῦ καταπετάσματος G2665
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:3 - μετὰ δὲ τὸ δεύτερον καταπέτασμα G2665 σκηνὴ λεγομένη ἅγια ἁγίων
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:20 - ἣν ἐνεκαίνισεν ἡμῖν ὁδὸν πρόσφατον καὶ ζῶσαν διὰ τοῦ καταπετάσματος G2665 τοῦτ᾽ ἔστιν τῆς σαρκὸς αὐτοῦ
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