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Flood

Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

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A — 1: κατακλυσμός

(Strong's #2627 — Noun Masculine — kataklusmos — kat-ak-looce-mos' )

"a deluge" (Eng., "cataclysm"), akin to katakluzo, "to inundate," 2 Peter 3:6 , is used of the "flood" in Noah's time, Matthew 24:38,39; Luke 17:27; 2 Peter 2:5 .

A — 2: πλήμμυρα

(Strong's #4132 — Noun Feminine — plemmura — plame-moo'-rah )

akin to pletho and pimplemi, "to fill, a flood of sea or river," the latter in Luke 6:48 . In the Sept., Job 40:18 (ver. 23 in the EV).

A — 3: ποταμός

(Strong's #4215 — Noun Masculine — potamos — pot-am-os' )

"a river, stream, torrent," is translated "flood" in Matthew 7:25,27; in Revelation 12:15,16 , AV, "flood," RV, "river." See RIVER , WATER.

B — 1: ποταμοφόρητος

(Strong's #4216 — Adjective — potamophoretos — pot-am-of-or'-ay-tos )

signifies "carried away by a stream or river" (A, No. 3, and phero, "to carry"), Revelation 12:15 , RV, "carried away by the stream" (AV, "of the flood").

Bibliography Information
Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Flood'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ved/​f/flood.html. 1940.
 
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