2709. katachthonios
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katachthonios: under the earth
Original Word: καταχθόνιος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: katachthonios
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-akh-thon'-ee-os)
Short Definition: under the earth, subterranean
Definition: under the earth, subterranean, infernal.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from kata and chthón (the earth)
under the earth
NASB Translation
under the earth (1).

STRONGS NT 2709: καταχθόνιος

καταχθόνιος, καταχτονιον (κατά (see κατά, III. 3), χθών (the earth)), subterranean, Vulg.infernus: plural, of those who dwell in the world below, i. e. departed souls (cf. Winers Grammar, § 34, 2; but others make the adjective a neuter used indefinitely; see Lightfoot, in the place cited), Philippians 2:10. (Homer, Dionysius Halicarnassus, Anthol., etc., Inscriptions)

under the earth.

From kata and chthon (the ground); subterranean, i.e. Infernal (belonging to the world of departed spirits) -- under the earth.

see GREEK kata

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