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Bottomless, Pit

BOTTOMLESS, PIT

bot'-um-les, (to phrear tes abussou, "the pit of the abyss," Revelation 9:1,2 the King James Version):

In the Revised Version (British and American), he abussos (always an adjective in classical authors = "bottomless") is uniformly rendered "the ABYSS" (which see) (Luke 8:31; Romans 10:7; Revelation 9:11; 11:7; 17:8; 20:1,3).


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'BOTTOMLESS, PIT'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.