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καταπέτασμα

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
καταπέτασμα, ατος, τό
Greek transliteration: 
katapetasma
Simplified transliteration: 
katapetasma
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2665
GK Number: 
2925
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
6
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3c(4)
Gloss: 
curtain
Definition: 
a veil, curtain, Mt. 27:51; Mk. 15:38; Lk. 23:45; Heb. 6:19; 9:3; 10:20*

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 27:51 Just then the curtain (katapetasma | καταπέτασμα | nom sg neut) of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom; and the earth shook, and the rocks were split;
Mark 15:38 And the veil (katapetasma | καταπέτασμα | nom sg neut) of the temple was torn in two, from top to bottom.
Luke 23:45 because the light of the sun had been eclipsed. The curtain (katapetasma | καταπέτασμα | nom sg neut) of the temple was torn down the middle.
Hebrews 6:19 We have this hope as an anchor for life, both sure and steadfast — a hope that enters the inner shrine behind the veil (katapetasmatos | καταπετάσματος | gen sg neut),
Hebrews 9:3 Behind the curtain (katapetasma | καταπέτασμα | acc sg neut) was a second room, a shrine called “the Most Holy Place.”
Hebrews 10:20 a way that is new and living, which he opened for us through the curtain (katapetasmatos | καταπετάσματος | gen sg neut), that is, through his flesh,