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ἅλωσις

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἅλωσις, εως, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
halōsis
Simplified transliteration: 
halosis
Numbers
Strong's number: 
259
GK Number: 
274
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
1
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3e(5b)
Gloss: 
capture, catch
Definition: 
a taking, catching, capture, 2 Pet. 2:12*

Greek-English Concordance for

2 Peter 2:12 But these people, like irrational animals, born creatures of instinct to be captured (halōsin | ἅλωσιν | acc sg fem) and destroyed, are ignorant of those whom they slander, and in their destruction will themselves also be destroyed,