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Easton's Bible Dictionary


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  • 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.

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

    Bibliography Information
    Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Rest'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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