abussos: boundless, bottomlessOriginal Word: ἄβυσσος, ου, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (ab'-us-sos)
Short Definition: the abyss, the unfathomable depth
Definition: the abyss, unfathomable depth, an especially Jewish conception, the home of the dead and of evil spirits.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and bussos = buthos
abyss (7), bottomless (2).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 12: ἄβυσσος
ἄβυσσος, in classic Greek an adjective, (ος, (from ὁ βύσσος equivalent to βυθός), bottomless (so perhaps in Wis. 10:19), unbounded (πλοῦτος ἄβυσσος, Aeschylus, the Sept. (931) 950). in the Scriptures ἡ ἄβυσσος (the Sept. for תְּהום) namely, χώρα, the pit, the immeasurable depth, the abyss. Hence, of 'the deep' sea: Genesis 1:2; Genesis 7:11; Deuteronomy 8:7; Sir. 1:3 Sir. 16:18, etc.; of Orcus (a very deep gulf or chasm in the lowest parts of the earth: Psalm 70:20
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancedeep, bottomless
see GREEK a
see GREEK buthos
Forms and Transliterationsάβυσσοι αβύσσοις αβυσσον άβυσσον ἄβυσσον άβυσσος αβυσσου αβύσσου ἀβύσσου αβύσσους αβύσσω αβύσσων abusson abussou abysson ábysson abyssou abýssou
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 12
ἄβυσσον — 3 Occ.
ἀβύσσου — 6 Occ.
Luke 8:31 N-AFS
GRK: εἰς τὴν ἄβυσσον ἀπελθεῖν
NAS: them to go away into the abyss.
KJV: to go out into the deep.
INT: into the abyss to go away