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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #5020 - ταρταρόω
- the name of the subterranean region, doleful and dark, regarded by the ancient Greeks as the abode of the wicked dead, where they suffer punishment for their evil deeds; it answers to Gehenna of the Jews
- to thrust down to Tartarus, to hold captive in Tartarus
cast into Tartarus or hell, Acus. 8 J., 2 Peter 2:4, Lyd. Mens. 4.158 (Pass.), Sch.T Il. 14.296.
*† ταρταρόω , -ῶ
(< Τάρταρος , a Greek name for the underworld, esp. the abode of the damned),
to cast into hell: 2 Peter 2:4 (v. Mayor, in l).†
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