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Strong's #762 - ἄσβεστος

Transliteration
ásbestos
Phonetics
as'-bes-tos
Origin
from (G1) (as a negative particle) and a derivative of (G4570)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TDNT
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Definition   
Thayer's
  1. unquenched, unquenchable
    1. of eternal hell fire to punish the damned
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3808 ‑ לוֹא (lo, lo, lo);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἄσβεστος, ον, also η, ον Il. 16.123:

I unquenchable, inextinguishable, φλόξ Il. l. c.; not quenched, πῦρ ἄ. D.H. 3.67, Plu. Numbers 9:1-23; κλέος Od. 4.584; γέλως Il. 1.599; βοή 11.50; ἐργμάτων ἀκτὶς καλῶν ἄ. αἰεί Pi. I. 4(3).42; ἄ. πόρος ὠκεανοῦ ocean's ceaseless flow, A. Pr. 532 (lyr.); πῦρ, of hell, Mark 9:43.

II as Subst., ἄσβεστος (sc. τίτανος), ,

1. unslaked lime, Dsc. 5.115, Plu. Sert. 17, Eum. 16; ἄ. κονία Lyc. ap. Orib. 8.25.16.

2. a mineral or gem, Plin. HN 37.146. ἀσβεστώδης· tofus, Gloss.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἄσβεστος, ἄσβεστον (σβέννυμι), unquenched (Ovid,inexstinctus), unquenchable (Vulg. inexstinguibilis): πῦρ, Matthew 3:12; Luke 3:17; Mark 9:43, and R G L brackets in 45. (Often in Homer; πῦρ ἄσβεστος of the perpetual fire of Vesta, Dionysius Halicarnassus, Antiquities 1, 76; (of the fire on the altar, Philo de ebriet. § 34 (Mang. i. 378); de vict. off. § 5 (Mang. 2:254); of the fire of the magi, Strabo 15 (3) 15; see also Plutarch, symp. 50:7, probl. 4; Aelian nat. an. 5, 3; cf. Heinichen on Eusebius, h. e. 6, 41, 15).)


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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

-σβεστος , -ον

(<σβέννυμι ),

[in LXX for H5301 H3808, Job 20:26 א 3 A (ἄκαυστον, א 2 B)*;]

unquenched, unquenchable: πῦρ , Matthew 3:12, Mark 9:43, Luke 3:17.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
ασβεστον άσβεστον ἄσβεστον ασβεστω ασβέστω ἀσβέστῳ ασβόλην asbesto asbestō asbéstoi asbéstōi asbeston ásbeston
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