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ἄβυσσος, οῦ, ἡ
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Abyss, the deep place, the underworld, the abode of the dead and demons, unfathomable depth
bottomless; place of the dead, Lk. 8:31; Rom. 10:7

Greek-English Concordance for ἄβυσσος

Luke 8:31 And they begged him not to order them to go away into the abyss (abysson | ἄβυσσον | acc sg fem).
Romans 10:7 or, ‘Who will descend into the abyss?’ (abysson | ἄβυσσον | acc sg fem) (that is, to bring Christ up from the dead).”
Revelation 9:1 The fifth angel blew his trumpet, and I saw a star fallen from the sky to the earth; and he was given the key to the shaft of the abyss (abyssou | ἀβύσσου | gen sg fem).
Revelation 9:2 He opened the shaft of the abyss (abyssou | ἀβύσσου | gen sg fem), and from the shaft rose smoke like the smoke of a giant furnace, and the sun and the air were darkened with smoke from the shaft.
Revelation 9:11 They have as king over them the angel of the abyss (abyssou | ἀβύσσου | gen sg fem), whose name in Hebrew is Abaddon, but in Greek he has the name Apollyon.
Revelation 11:7 When they have finished their testimony, the beast that comes up from the abyss (abyssou | ἀβύσσου | gen sg fem) will make war on them and conquer them and kill them,
Revelation 17:8 The beast that you saw was, and now is not, but is about to rise from the abyss (abyssou | ἀβύσσου | gen sg fem) and go to destruction. And those who dwell on the earth, whose names have not been written in the Book of Life from the foundation of the world, will be astounded when they see the beast, because he was and is not, but is to come.
Revelation 20:1 Then I saw an angel coming down from heaven, having in his hand the key to the abyss (abyssou | ἀβύσσου | gen sg fem) and a great chain.
Revelation 20:3 Then he threw him into the abyss (abysson | ἄβυσσον | acc sg fem), locked and sealed it over him, so he could not deceive the nations any longer, until the thousand years were finished. After that he must be set loose for a short time.