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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2663 - κατάπαυσις
- a putting to rest
- calming of the winds
- a resting place
- metaph. the heavenly blessedness in which God dwells, and of which he has promised to make persevering believers in Christ partakers after the toils and trials of life on earth are ended
κατά-παυσις, εως, ἡ,
I stopping: metaph., putting down, deposing, τυράννων Hdt. 5.38; τῆς βασιληΐης deposition from.., Id. 6.67; Κολλατίνου D.C. 46.49.
II rest, calm, LXX Isaiah 66:1, al.; place of rest, ib. Psalms 94:11(95).11, al.; αἱ κ. τῶν πνευμάτων Thphr. Vent. 18: metaph., allaying, στάσεως Phld. Mus. p.86 K.
κατά -παυσις , -εως , ἡ
(< καταπαύω ),
[in LXX chiefly for H4496, Psalms 95:11, Isaiah 66:1, al.; ἡμέρα τῆς κ ., 2 Maccabees 15:1]
1. in cl., a putting to rest, causing to cease.
2. In LXX and NT, rest, repose: Acts 7:49 (LXX), Hebrews 3:11; Hebrews 3:18; Hebrews 4:1; Hebrews 4:3; Hebrews 4:5; Hebrews 4:10-11†
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