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  #3857 παράδεισος paradeisos {par-ad'-i-sos}

 of Oriental origin, cf H6508; TDNT - 5:765,777; n m

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 1) among the Persians a grand enclosure or preserve, hunting
    ground, park, shady and well watered, in which wild animals,
    were kept for the hunt; it was enclosed by walls and furnished
    with towers for the hunters
 2) a garden, pleasure ground
    2a) grove, park
 3) the part of Hades which was thought by the later Jews to be
    the abode of the souls of pious until the resurrection: but
    some understand this to be a heavenly paradise
 4) the upper regions of the heavens. According to the early
    church Fathers, the paradise in which our first parents dwelt
    before the fall still exists, neither on the earth or in the
    heavens, but above and beyond the world

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

Of Oriental origin (compare [H6508]); a park, that is, (specifically) an Eden (place of future happiness, "paradise"):—paradise.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #3857.
  • παρα´δεισος
  • paradeisos; of Pers. or. (enclosure); a park, a garden, a paradise:—
  • NASB - Paradise(3).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - paradise 3; 3
Luke 23:43. 2 Corinthians 12:4. Revelation 2:7.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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