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Strong's #2665 - καταπέτασμα

Transliteration
katapétasma
Phonetics
kat-ap-et'-as-mah
Origin
from a compound of (G2596) and a congener of (G4072)
Parts of Speech
Noun Neuter
TDNT
3:628,420
Definition
Thayer's
  1. a veil spread out, a curtain
    1. the name given to the two curtains in the temple at Jerusalem, one of them at the entrance to the temple separated the Holy Place from the outer court, the other veiled the Holy of Holies from the Holy Place
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4539 ‑ מָסָךְ (maw‑sawk);  6532 ‑ פָּרֹכֶת (po‑reh'‑keth);  
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (6)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Luke
1
Hebrews
3
NAS (6)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Luke
1
Hebrews
3
HCS (6)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Luke
1
Hebrews
3
BSB (6)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Luke
1
Hebrews
3
ESV (6)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Luke
1
Hebrews
3
WEB (8)
Matthew
1
Mark
1
Luke
1
Hebrews
5
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

καταπέτασμα, ατος, τό,

1. curtain, veil, Hld. 10.28, PGrenf. 2.111.7 (v/vi A. D.); esp. the veil of the Temple, LXX Exodus 26:31, Aristeas 86, Matthew 27:51, etc.; prop. the inner veil, the outer being τὸ κάλυμμα, cf. Ph. 2.148: metaph., κ. δόξης Id. 1.270.

2. κ. τραπέζης table- cover, Michel 832.25 (Samos, iv B. C.).

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κατα -πέτασμα , -τος , τό

(= cl. παραπέτασμα ),

[in LXX chiefly for H6532 (the veil of the Holy of Holies), Exodus 26:31, Leviticus 21:23, al.; also for H4539 (the outer veil), Exodus 35:12, Numbers 3:26, al. (elsewhere κάλυμμα );]

in NT always the inner veil or curtain of the Temple (or Tabernacle): Matthew 27:51, Mark 15:38, Luke 23:45, Hebrews 6:19; Hebrews 9:3; fig., ἡ σὰρξ αὐτοῦ Hebrews 10:20.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

καταπέτασμα can no longer be regarded as a wholly ";Biblical,"; or even ";Alexandrian"; (Grimm–Thayer) word, if only in view of an inscr. from Samos of B.C. 346–5, cataloguing the furniture of the temple of Hera (cited by Deissmann LAE p. 101 from Hoffmann Die Griechischen Dialekte III. p. 72) καταπέτασμα τῆς τραπέζης, ";table-cover.";

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
καταπετασθή καταπετασμα καταπέτασμα καταπετάσματι καταπετασματος καταπετάσματος καταπέτασματος κατάπικροι κατεπήδησεν κατέπηξαν katapetasma katapétasma katapetasmatos katapetásmatos
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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