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The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   2665  
Original WordWord Origin
katapetasmafrom a compound of (2596) and a congener of (4072)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
kat-ap-et'-as-mah   Noun Neuter
  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
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 6
veil 6
NAS Verse Count

Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Katapetasma". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.