Bill Mounce

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Forms of the word
ἀνάπαυσις, εως, ἡ
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rest, resting place
rest, intermission, Mt. 11:29; Rev. 4:8; 14:11; meton. place of rest, fixed habitation, Mt. 12:43; Lk. 11:24*

Greek-English Concordance for ἀνάπαυσις

Matthew 11:29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest (anapausin | ἀνάπαυσιν | acc sg fem) for your souls.
Matthew 12:43 “When an unclean spirit comes out of a person, it wanders through waterless regions in search of a resting (anapausin | ἀνάπαυσιν | acc sg fem) place, but finds none.
Luke 11:24 “When the unclean spirit departs from a person, it travels through waterless places seeking rest (anapausin | ἀνάπαυσιν | acc sg fem), and not finding one; then it says, ‘I will return to my house from which I departed.’
Revelation 4:8 And the four living creatures, each of them with six wings, were full of eyes around and within. And day or night they never rest (anapausin | ἀνάπαυσιν | acc sg fem), saying: “Holy, holy, holy, Lord God Almighty, who was, and who is, and who is to come!”
Revelation 14:11 And the smoke from their torture will go up forever and ever, and those who worship the beast and his image will have no relief (anapausin | ἀνάπαυσιν | acc sg fem) day or night, along with anyone who receives the mark of his name.”