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Entry for Strong's #2663 - κατάπαυσις

Transliteration
katápausis
Phonetics
kat-ap'-ow-sis  
Word Origin
from (2664)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
3:628,419
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a putting to rest
    1. calming of the winds
  2. a resting place
    1. 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
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4496 ‑ מְנֻחָה (men‑oo‑khaw', men‑oo‑khaw');  5117 ‑ נוּחַ (noo'‑akh);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (9) NAS (9) HCS (9)
Acts 1
Hebrews 7
Acts 1
Hebrews 7
Acts 1
Hebrews 8
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASF 8
N-GSF 1
N-ASF 8
N-GSF 1
N-ASF 8
N-GSF 1
NA WH
N-ASF 8
N-GSF 1
N-ASF 8
N-GSF 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

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.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

κατάπαυσις, καταπαύσεώς, (καταπαύω, which see);

1. actively, a putting to rest: τῶν πνευμάτων, a calming of the winds Theophrastus, de ventis 18; τυράννων, removal from office Herodotus 5, 38.

2. In the Greek Scriptures (the Sept. several times for מְנוּחָה) intransitive, a resting, rest: ἡμέρα τῆς καταπαύσεώς, the day of rest, the sabbath, 2 Macc. 15:1; τόπος τῆς καταπαύσεώς μου, where I may rest, Acts 7:49. Metaphorically, κατάπαυσις τοῦ Θεοῦ, 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: Hebrews 3:11, 18; Hebrews 4:1, 3, 5, 10f (after Psalm 94:11 (), where the expression denotes the fixed and tranquil abode promised to the Israelites in the land of Palestine).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κατά -παυσις , -εως ,

(< 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


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
καταπαύσει καταπαυσεως καταπαύσεώς καταπαυσιν κατάπαυσιν κατάπαυσίν κατάπαυσίς katapauseos katapauseōs katapaúseṓs katapausin katápausin katápausín
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