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κάλυμμα

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κάλυμμα, ατος, τό
Greek transliteration: 
kalymma
Simplified transliteration: 
kalymma
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2571
GK Number: 
2820
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3c(4)
Gloss: 
veil, covering
Definition: 
a covering; a veil, 2 Cor. 3:13; met. a veil, a blind to spiritual vision, 2 Cor. 3:14, 15, 16*

Greek-English Concordance for

2 Corinthians 3:13 and not like Moses who used to put a veil (kalymma | κάλυμμα | acc sg neut) over his face so that the sons of Israel would not gaze at the end of what was fading away.
2 Corinthians 3:14 But their minds were closed. For until the present day the same veil (kalymma | κάλυμμα | nom sg neut) remains at the reading of the old covenant. Since the veil is not removed, it is clear that only in Christ is it taken away.
2 Corinthians 3:15 But until today, whenever Moses is being read, a veil (kalymma | κάλυμμα | nom sg neut) lies over their heart;
2 Corinthians 3:16 yet whenever one turns to the Lord, the veil (kalymma | κάλυμμα | nom sg neut) is removed.