372. anapausis
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anapausis: cessation, rest
Original Word: ἀνάπαυσις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: anapausis
Phonetic Spelling: (an-ap'-ow-sis)
Short Definition: rest, cessation from labor, refreshment
Definition: rest, cessation from labor, refreshment.

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 372 anápausis – inner rest (tranquility). See 373 (anapauō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from anapauó
cessation, rest
NASB Translation
cease (1), rest (4).

STRONGS NT 372: ἀνάπαυσις

ἀνάπαυσις, ἀναπαύσεως, (ἀναπαύω) (from Mimnermus, Pindar down);

1. intermission, cessation, of any motion, business, labor: ἀνάπαυσιν οὐκ ἔχουσι λέγοντες (Rec. λέγοντα) equivalent to οὐκ ἀναπαυονται λέγοντες they incessantly say, Revelation 4:8.

2. rest, recreation: Matthew 12:43; Luke 11:24; Revelation 14:11 (and often in Greek writings); blessed tranquillity of soul Matthew 11:29 (Sir. 6:(), ; ; Wis. 4:7). (The word denotes a temporary rest, a respite, e. g. of soldiers; cf. Schmidt, chapter 25; Lightfoot on Philemon 1:7; Trench, § xli.)


From anapano; intermission; by implication, recreation -- rest.

see GREEK anapano

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