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Bottomless Pit

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bot´um -les , (τὸ φρέαρ τῆς ἀβύσσου , tó phréar tḗs abússou , "the pit of the abyss," Revelation 9:1 , Revelation 9:2 the King James Version): In the Revised Version (British and American), he abussos (always an adjective in classical authors = "bottomless") is uniformly rendered "the abyss" (which see) ( Luke 8:31 ; Romans 10:7 ; Revelation 9:11 ; Revelation 11:7 ; Revelation 17:8 ; Revelation 20:1 , Revelation 20:3 ).

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Bottomless Pit'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. 1915.

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