corner graphic   Hi,    
ver. 2.0.20.03.28
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to classic.studylight.org/

Bible Dictionaries

Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Cave

Resource Toolbox
Additional Links
1: ὀπή
(Strong's #3692 — Noun Feminine — ope — op-ay' )

perhaps from ops, "sight," denotes "a hole, an opening," such as a fissure in a rock, Hebrews 11:38 . In James 3:11 , the RV has "opening," of the orifice of a fountain (AV, "place"). See PLACE.

2: σπήλαιον
(Strong's #4693 — Noun Neuter — spelaion — spay'-lah-yon )

"a grotto, cavern, den" (Lat., spelunca), "cave," John 11:38 , is said of the grave of Lazarus; in the RV in Hebrews 11:38 ; Revelation 6:15 (AV, "dens"); in the Lord's rebuke concerning the defilement of the Temple, Matthew 21:13 ; Mark 11:17 ; Luke 19:46 , "den" is used.


Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information
Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Cave'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ved/c/cave.html. 1940.

Lectionary Calendar
Saturday, March 28th, 2020
the Fourth Week of Lent
There are 15 days til Easter!
ADVERTISEMENT
Search for…
Enter query in the box:
 or 
Choose a letter to browse:
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M 
N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z 

 
Prev Entry
Cause
Next Entry
Cease
ADVERTISEMENT
To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology