apsinthos: wormwoodOriginal Word: ἄψινθος, οῦ, ὁPart of Speech:
Noun, Feminine; Noun, MasculineTransliteration:
894 ápsinthos – a bitter plant known as "wormwood"; (figuratively) what is intensely bitter (grievous), bringing on very sad results (used only in Rev 8:11).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
of uncertain originDefinition
Wormwood (1), wormwood (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 894: ἄψινθοςἄψινθος
, wormwood, Absinthe
: Revelation 8:11
ibid. is given as a proper name to the star which fell into the waters and made them bitter.<1>
Of uncertain derivation; wormwood (as a type of bitterness, i.e. (figuratively) calamity) -- wormwood.