Luke 16:23
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekStrong'sOrigin
"In Hadesᾅδῃ
(adē)
86: Hades, the abode of departed spiritsperhaps from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and eidon (3708)
he liftedἐπάρας
(eparas)
1869: to lift upfrom epi and airó
up his eyes,ὀφθαλμοὺς
(ophthalmous)
3788: the eyefrom a prim. root op- and an uncertain root
beingὑπάρχων
(uparchōn)
5225: to begin, to be ready or at hand, to befrom hupo and archó
in torment,βασάνοις
(basanois)
931: a touchstone (a dark stone used in testing metals), hence examination by torture, tortureof Oriental origin
and sawὁρᾷ
(ora)
3708: to see, perceive, attend toa prim. verb
AbrahamἈβραὰμ
(abraam)
11: Abraham, the Heb. patriarchof Hebrew origin Abraham
farμακρόθεν
(makrothen)
3113: from afar, afarfrom makros
awayἀπὸ
(apo)
575: from, away froma preposition and a prim. particle
and LazarusΛάζαρον
(lazaron)
2976: Lazarus, the name of two Isr.contr. of Heb. Elazar
in his bosom.κόλποις
(kolpois)
2859: the bosoma prim. word









KJV Lexicon
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
εν  preposition
en  en:  in, at, (up-)on, by, etc.
τω  definite article - dative singular masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
αδη  noun - dative singular masculine
haides  hah'-dace:  unseen, i.e. Hades or the place (state) of departed souls -- grave, hell.
επαρας  verb - aorist active participle - nominative singular masculine
epairo  ep-ahee'-ro:  to raise up -- exalt self, poise (lift, take) up.
τους  definite article - accusative plural masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
οφθαλμους  noun - accusative plural masculine
ophthalmos  of-thal-mos':  the eye; by implication, vision; figuratively, envy (from the jealous side-glance) -- eye, sight.
αυτου  personal pronoun - genitive singular masculine
autos  ow-tos':  the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
υπαρχων  verb - present active participle - nominative singular masculine
huparcho  hoop-ar'-kho:  to begin under (quietly), i.e. come into existence (be present or at hand); expletively, to exist
εν  preposition
en  en:  in, at, (up-)on, by, etc.
βασανοις  noun - dative plural feminine
basanos  bas'-an-os:  a touch-stone, i.e. (by analogy) torture -- torment.
ορα  verb - present active indicative - third person singular
horao  hor-ah'-o:  by extension, to attend to; by Hebraism, to experience; passively, to appear -- behold, perceive, see, take heed.
τον  definite article - accusative singular masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
αβρααμ  proper noun
Abraam  ab-rah-am':  Abraham, the Hebrew patriarch -- Abraham.
απο  preposition
apo  apo':  off, i.e. away (from something near), in various senses (of place, time, or relation; literal or figurative)
μακροθεν  adverb
makrothen  mak-roth'-en:  from a distance or afar -- afar off, from far.
και  conjunction
kai  kahee:  and, also, even, so then, too, etc.; often used in connection (or composition) with other particles or small words
λαζαρον  noun - accusative singular masculine
Lazaros  lad'-zar-os:  Lazarus (i.e. Elazar), the name of two Israelites (one imaginary) -- Lazarus.
εν  preposition
en  en:  in, at, (up-)on, by, etc.
τοις  definite article - dative plural masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
κολποις  noun - dative plural masculine
kolpos  kol'-pos:  the bosom; by analogy, a bay -- bosom, creek.
αυτου  personal pronoun - genitive singular masculine
autos  ow-tos':  the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
"In Hades he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and saw Abraham far away and Lazarus in his bosom.

King James Bible
And in hell he lift up his eyes, being in torments, and seeth Abraham afar off, and Lazarus in his bosom.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
And being in torment in Hades, he looked up and saw Abraham a long way off, with Lazarus at his side.

International Standard Version
In the afterlife, where he was in constant torment, he looked up and saw Abraham far away and Lazarus by his side.

NET Bible
And in hell, as he was in torment, he looked up and saw Abraham far off with Lazarus at his side.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
“And suffering in Sheol, he lifted up his eyes from afar off and he saw Abraham, and Lazar in his bosom.”

GOD'S WORD® Translation
He went to hell, where he was constantly tortured. As he looked up, in the distance he saw Abraham and Lazarus.

King James 2000 Bible
And in hades he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and seeing Abraham far off, and Lazarus in his bosom.
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