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Forms of the word
βδέλυγμα, ατος, τό
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abomination, something detestable
an abomination, an abominable thing, Mt. 24:15; Mk. 13:14; idolatry with all its pollution, Lk. 16:15; Rev. 17:4, 5; 21:27*

Greek-English Concordance for βδέλυγμα

Matthew 24:15 “Therefore when you see the ‘abomination (bdelygma | βδέλυγμα | acc sg neut) of desolation’ spoken of by the prophet Daniel, standing in the holy place (let the reader understand),
Mark 13:14 “When you see the ‘abomination (bdelygma | βδέλυγμα | acc sg neut) of desolation’ standing where he should not be (let the reader understand), then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains.
Luke 16:15 And he said to them, “You are those who justify yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts. For what is exalted among men is an abomination (bdelygma | βδέλυγμα | nom sg neut) before God.
Revelation 17:4 The woman was clothed in purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and jewels and pearls. In her hand she held a golden cup full of abominations (bdelygmatōn | βδελυγμάτων | gen pl neut), the impurities of her fornication.
Revelation 17:5 And on her forehead was written a name, a mystery: “Babylon the great, mother of prostitutes and of the abominations (bdelygmatōn | βδελυγμάτων | gen pl neut) of the earth.”
Revelation 21:27 But nothing that is unclean — no one who practices idolatry (bdelygma | βδέλυγμα | acc sg neut) or falsehood — will ever enter it, but only those whose names are written in the Lamb’s Book of Life.