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ἄψινθος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἄψινθος, οῦ, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
apsinthos
Simplified transliteration: 
apsinthos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
894
GK Number: 
952
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2b
Gloss: 
(m.) Wormwood, referring to a bitter herb (absinthe); (f.) bitterness
Definition: 
see ἀψινθιον

Greek-English Concordance for

Revelation 8:11 The name of the star is Wormwood (apsinthos | ἄψινθος | nom sg masc). A third of the waters became wormwood (apsinthon | ἄψινθον | acc sg masc), and many people died from the waters because they had been made bitter.