Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #717: Armageddon (pronounced ar-mag-ed-dohn')

of Hebrew origin (2022 and 4023); Armageddon (or Har-Meggiddon), a symbolic name:--Armageddon.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



Armageddon = "the hill or city of Megiddo"

1) In Revelation 16:16 the scene of a the struggle of good and evil is suggested by that battle plain of Esdraelon, which was famous for two great victories, of Barak over the Canaanites, and of Gideon over the Midianites; and for two great disasters, the deaths of Saul and Josiah. Hence in Revelation a place of great slaughter, the scene of a terrible retribution upon the wicked. The RSV translates the name as Har-Magedon, i.e. the hill (as Ar is the city) of Megiddo.

Part of Speech: noun proper locative

Relation: of Hebrew origin H2022 and H4023

Citing in TDNT: 1:468, 79


This word is used 1 times:

Revelation 16:16: "into a place called in the Hebrew tongue Armageddon."

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