the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #5020 - ταρταρόω
- the name of the subterranean region, doleful and dark, regarded by the ancient Greeks as the abode of the wicked dead, where they suffer punishment for their evil deeds; it answers to Gehenna of the Jews
- to thrust down to Tartarus, to hold captive in Tartarus
cast into Tartarus or hell, Acus. 8 J., 2 Peter 2:4, Lyd. Mens. 4.158 (Pass.), Sch.T Il. 14.296.
ταρταρόω, ταρτάρῳ: 1 aorist participle ταρταρώσας; (τάρταρος, the name of a subterranean region, doleful and dark, regarded by the ancient Greeks as the abode of the wicked dead, where they suffer punishment for their evil deeds; it answers to the Gehenna of the Jews, see γηννα); to thrust down to Tartarus (sometimes in the Scholiasts) (cf. Winers Grammar, 25 (24) n.); to hold captive in Tartarus: τινα σειραῖς (which see) σοφοῦ, 2 Peter 2:4 (A. V. cast down to hell (making the dative depend on παρέδωκεν)).
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*† ταρταρόω , -ῶ
(< Τάρταρος , a Greek name for the underworld, esp. the abode of the damned),
to cast into hell: 2 Peter 2:4 (v. Mayor, in l).†
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