The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 12 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
abussoßfrom (1) (as a negative particle) and a variation of (1037)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ab'-us-sos Noun Feminine
  1. bottomless
  2. unbounded
  3. the abyss
    1. the pit
    2. the immeasurable depth
    3. of Orcus, a very deep gulf or chasm in the lowest parts of the earth used as the common receptacle of the dead and especially as the abode of demons
NAS Word Usage - Total: 9
abyss 7, bottomless 2
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 Abussos". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.