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Tartaroo

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 5020 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
tartaroofrom Tartaros (the deepest abyss of Hell)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
TartarooNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
tar-tar-o'-o Verb
Definition
  1. the name of the subterranean region, doleful and dark, regarded by the ancient Greeks as the abode of the wicked dead, where they suffer punishment for their evil deeds; it answers to Gehenna of the Jews
  2. to thrust down to Tartarus, to hold captive in Tartarus
NAS Word Usage - Total: 1
cast...into hell 1
NAS Verse Count
2 Peter1


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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 Tartaroo". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.