Rest [N] [B]

  • Gr. katapausis, equivalent to the Hebrew word noah ( Hebrews 4:1 ).

  • Gr. anapausis, "rest from weariness" ( Matthew 11:28 ).

  • Gr. anesis, "relaxation" ( 2 Thessalonians 1:7 ).

  • Gr. sabbatismos, a Sabbath rest, a rest from all work ( Hebrews 4:9 ; RSV, "sabbath"), a rest like that of God when he had finished the work of creation.

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [B] indicates this entry was also found in Baker's Evangelical Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Rest". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .