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Lexicon :: Strong's G762 - asbestos

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ἄσβεστος
Transliteration
asbestos (Key)
Pronunciation
as'-bes-tos
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
From ἄλφα (G1) (as a negative particle) and a derivative of σβέννυμι (G4570)
mGNT
3x in 2 unique form(s)
TR
4x in 2 unique form(s)
LXX
0x in 0 unique form(s)
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Strong’s Definitions

ἄσβεστος ásbestos, as'-bes-tos; from G1 (as a negative particle) and a derivative of G4570; not extinguished, i.e. (by implication) perpetual:—not to be quenched, unquenchable.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G762 in the following manner: unquenchable (2x), never shall be quenched (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G762 in the following manner: unquenchable (2x), never shall be quenched (2x).
  1. unquenched, unquenchable

    1. of eternal hell fire to punish the damned

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἄσβεστος ásbestos, as'-bes-tos; from G1 (as a negative particle) and a derivative of G4570; not extinguished, i.e. (by implication) perpetual:—not to be quenched, unquenchable.
STRONGS NT 762: ἄσβεστος
ἄσβεστος, -ον, (σβέννυμι), unquenched (Ovid, inexstinctus), unquenchable (Vulg. inexstinguibilis): πῦρ, Matthew 3:12; Luke 3:17; Mark 9:43, and R G L brackets in 45. (Often in Homer; πῦρ ἄσβ. of the perpetual fire of Vesta, Dionysius Halicarnassus, Antiquities 1, 76; [of the fire on the altar, Philo de ebriet. § 34 (Mang. i. 378); de vict. off. § 5 (Mang. 2:254); of the fire of the magi, Strabo 15 (3) 15; see also Plutarch, symp. 50:7, probl. 4; Aelian nat. an. 5, 3; cf. Heinichen on Eusebius, h. e. 6, 41, 15].)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
3:12
Mark
9:43
Luke
3:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G762 matches the Greek ἄσβεστος (asbestos),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:12 - Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and gather his wheat into the garner; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable G762 fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:43 - And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life maimed, than having two hands to go into hell, into the fire that never shall be quenched: G762
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:45 - And if thy foot offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter halt into life, than having two feet to be cast into hell, into the fire that never shall be quenched: G762
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:17 - Whose fan is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and will gather the wheat into his garner; but the chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable. G762

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