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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Abyss


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(Greek: abyssos, bottomless)

Primarily an adjective signifying very deep (Wisdom of Solomon 10); as a substantive it means a great cavity, primeval waters, or primal chaos, and as used in the New Testament the abode of the dead, or limbo, and the abode of evil spirits, or hell.


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Entry for 'Abyss'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ncd/a/abyss.html. 1910.

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