Bill Mounce

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γέεννα

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
γέεννα, -ης, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
geenna
Simplified transliteration: 
geenna
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1067
GK Number: 
1147
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
12
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1c
Gloss: 
Gehenna, hell, Valley of Hinnom
Definition: 
Gehenna, pr. the valley of Hinnom, south of Jerusalem, once celebrated for the horrid worship of Moloch, and afterwards polluted with every species of filth, as well as the carcasses of animals, and dead bodies of malefactors; to consume which, in order to avert the pestilence which such a mass of corruption would occasion, constant fires were kept burning; hence, hell, the fires of Tartarus, the place of punishment in Hades, Mt. 5:22, 29, 30; 10:28; 18:9, et al.

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 5:22 But I say to you that anyone who is angry with his brother will be liable to judgment; and whoever says to his brother, ‘Raka,’ will be liable to the council; and whoever says, ‘You fool!’ will be liable to the hell (geennan | γέενναν | acc sg fem) of fire.
Matthew 5:29 If your right eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away for it is better for you to lose a part of your body than to have your whole body thrown into hell (geennan | γέενναν | acc sg fem).
Matthew 5:30 And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away for it is better for you to lose a part of your body than to have your whole body thrown into hell (geennan | γέενναν | acc sg fem).
Matthew 10:28 Do not be afraid of those who can kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, fear the one who can destroy both soul and body in hell (geennē | γεέννῃ | dat sg fem).
Matthew 18:9 And if your eye causes you to sin, gouge it out and throw it away; it is better for you to enter life with one eye than with two eyes to be thrown into the hell (geennan | γέενναν | acc sg fem) of fire.
Matthew 23:15 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you travel over land and sea to gain a single convert; and when he becomes one, you make him twice as much a son of hell (geennēs | γεέννης | gen sg fem) as yourselves.
Matthew 23:33 You snakes! You brood of vipers! How will you escape being condemned to hell (geennēs | γεέννης | gen sg fem)?
Mark 9:43 And if your hand causes you to sin, cut it off; it is better for you to enter into life crippled than having two hands to go to hell (geennan | γέενναν | acc sg fem), to the unquenchable fire.
Mark 9:45 And if your foot causes you to sin, cut it off; it is better for you to enter into life lame than having two feet to be cast into hell (geennan | γέενναν | acc sg fem).
Mark 9:47 And if your eye causes you to sin, throw it away; it is better for you to enter the kingdom of God having one eye than having two eyes to be cast into hell (geennan | γέενναν | acc sg fem),
Luke 12:5 I will show you whom you should fear: Fear the one who, after he kills, has authority to throw you into hell (geennan | γέενναν | acc sg fem). Yes, I tell you, fear this one!
James 3:6 And the tongue is a fire! The tongue is a world of iniquity among our members; it defiles the whole body, sets on fire the course of our life, and is set on fire by hell (geennēs | γεέννης | gen sg fem).