The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 717 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
armageddonof Hebrew origin (02022) and (04023)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ar-mag-ed-dohn' Noun Location
Armageddon = "the hill or city of Megiddo"
  1. In Rev. 16:16 the scene of a the struggle of good and evil is suggested by that battle plain of Esdraelon, which was famous for two great victories, of Barak over the Canaanites, and of Gideon over the Midianites; and for two great disasters, the deaths of Saul and Josiah. Hence in Revelation a place of great slaughter, the scene of a terrible retribution upon the wicked. The RSV translates the name as Har-Magedon, i.e. the hill (as Ar is the city) of Megiddo.
NAS Word Usage - Total: 1
Har-Magedon 1
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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 Armageddon". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.