Bill Mounce

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κοίμησις

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κοίμησις, εως, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
koimēsis
Simplified transliteration: 
koimesis
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2838
GK Number: 
3122
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
1
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3e(5b)
Gloss: 
(noun) sleep
Definition: 
sleep;, meton. rest, repose, Jn. 11:13*

Greek-English Concordance for

John 11:13 Jesus, however, had been speaking of his death, but they thought that he was speaking about sleep (koimēseōs | κοιμήσεως | gen sg fem) in the sense of slumber.