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Strong's #259 - ἅλωσις

from a collateral form of (G138)
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Noun Feminine
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  1. a catching, capture, to be taken
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Strong #: 8610 ‑ תָּפַשׂ (taw‑fas');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἅλ-ωσις, εως,

Ion. ιος, ἡ, capture, Pi. O. 10(11).42, Hdt. 1.5, 3.156, A. Ag. 589, etc.; δαΐων ἅ.

1. conquest by enemy, Id. Th. 119: means of conquest, S. Ph. 61.

2. taking, catching of birds and fish, Arist. HA 593a20, 600a3 (pl.); ἑαλωκότες ἰσχυρὰν ἅλωσιν taken without power to escape, Plu. Numbers 15:1-41.

II law-term, conviction, Pl. Lg. 920a, D.C. Fr. 97.3.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἅλωσις, (εως, (ἁλόω, ἁλίσκομαι, to be caught), a catching, capture: 2 Peter 2:12 εἰς ἅλωσιν to be taken, (some would here take the word actively: to take). (From Pindar and Herodotus down.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἅλωσις , -εως ,

(< ἁλίσκομαι ),

[in LXX: Jeremiah 50:46 (H8610 ni.)*;]

a taking, capture: 2 Peter 2:12.†

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
αλώσεως αλωσιν άλωσιν ἅλωσιν alosin alōsin halosin halōsin hálosin hálōsin