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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #3857 - παράδεισος

Transliteration
parádeisos
Phonetics
par-ad'-i-sos
Origin
of Oriental origin cf (H6508)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
5:765,777
Definition
Thayer's
  1. among the Persians a grand enclosure or preserve, hunting ground, park, shady and well watered, in which wild animals, were kept for the hunt; it was enclosed by walls and furnished with towers for the hunters
  2. a garden, pleasure ground
    1. grove, park
  3. the part of Hades which was thought by the later Jews to be the abode of the souls of pious until the resurrection: but some understand this to be a heavenly paradise
  4. the upper regions of the heavens. According to the early church Fathers, the paradise in which our first parents dwelt before the fall still exists, neither on the earth or in the heavens, but above and beyond the world
  5. heaven
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1588 ‑ גַּן (gan);  5731 ‑ עֵדֶן (ay'‑den);  6508 ‑ פַּרְדֵּס (par‑dace');  
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (3)
Luke
1
2 Corinthians
1
Revelation
1
NAS (3)
Luke
1
2 Corinthians
1
Revelation
1
HCS (3)
Luke
1
2 Corinthians
1
Revelation
1
BSB (3)
Luke
1
2 Corinthians
1
Revelation
1
ESV (3)
Luke
1
2 Corinthians
1
Revelation
1
WEB (3)
Luke
1
2 Corinthians
1
Revelation
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πᾰρᾰδεισ-ος, ὁ

(also παράδισος SIG 463.8 (Crete, iii B. C.)),

enclosed park or pleasure-ground, Oriental word first used by X., always in reference to the parks of the Persian kings and nobles; π. μέγας ἀγρίων θηρίων πλήρης An. 1.2.7; π. δασὺς παντοίων δένδρων ib. 2.4.14; τὰ ἐν π. θηρία Cyr. 1.3.14; θῆραι.. ἐν περιειργμένοις παραδείσοις HG 4.1.15, cf. Thphr. HP 4.4.1, AJA 16.13 (Sardes, 300 B.C.), LXX Nehemiah 2:8, Plu. Art. 25.

2. generally, garden, orchard, PRLaws 33.11 (iii B. C.), PCair.Zen. 33.3 (iii B. C.), OGI 90.15 (Rosetta, ii B. C.), LXX Ca. 4.13, Ecclesiastes 2:5, CIG 2694b (Mylasa), PFay. 55.7 (ii A. D.), etc.

3. the garden of Eden, LXX Genesis 2:8. Paradise, the abode of the blessed, Luke 23:43; . expl. of μακάρων νῆσοι, Procl. ad Hes. Op. 169.

II stupid fellow, Com.Adesp. 1102. (Persian word, cf. Poll. 9.13, Phot., and Avest. pairidaçza - 'enclosure'.)

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

παράδεισος , -ου ,

(an Oriental word, first used by Xen. of the parks of Persian kings and nobles),

[in LXX chiefly for H1588, Genesis 1:8 ff., al.; also for H5731, Isaiah 51:3; H6508, Nehemiah 2:8, Ecclesiastes 2:5;]

1. a park, pleasure-ground, garden (LXX), an orchard (in Papyri, v. MM, ii, xviii; Deiss., BS, 148).

2. Paradise, the abode of the blessed dead: Luke 23:43, 2 Corinthians 12:4, Revelation 2:7.†


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

the general transliteration in the LXX of פֶסַח, is applied in the NT to (a) the paschal lamb (Mark 14:12, 1 Corinthians 5:7), or (b) the paschal supper (Mark 14:1), or (c) the paschal festival as a whole (Luke 22:1). For the form of the word see a note by Nestle in Exp T xxi. p. 521 f.

 

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
παράδεισοι παραδεισον παράδεισον παράδεισος παραδείσου παραδείσους παραδεισω παραδείσω παραδείσῳ paradeiso paradeisō paradeísoi paradeísōi paradeison parádeison
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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