1424. dusmé
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dusmé: a setting (as of the sun), by impl. (the) western (region)
Original Word: δυσμή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: dusmé
Phonetic Spelling: (doos-may')
Short Definition: a setting of the sun, the West
Definition: a setting (of the sun), hence: the West.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from dunó
a setting (as of the sun), by impl. (the) western (region)
NASB Translation
west (5).

STRONGS NT 1424: δυσμή

δυσμή, δυσμης, (from Aeschylus and Herodotus down), much more often in plural (Winer's Grammar, § 27, 3) δυσμαι, αἱ (δύω or δύνω, which see), namely, ἡλίου, the setting of the sun: Luke 12:54 (according to the reading of T WH Tr marginal reading ἐπί δυσμή may possibly be understood of time (cf. Winers Grammar, 375f (352)); see ἐπί, A. II.; others take the preposition locally, over, in, and give δυσμή the meaning which follows; see ἐπί, A. I. 1 b.); the region of sunset, the west, (anarthrous, Winer's Grammar, 121 (115)): Revelation 21:13; ἀπό ἀνατολῶν καί δυσμῶν, from all regions or nations, Matthew 8:11; Matthew 24:27; Luke 13:29; in Hebrew הַשֶּׁמֶשׁ מְבוא, Joshua 1:4. Often in secular writings from Herodotus on, both with and without ἡλίου.


From duno; the sun-set, i.e. (by implication) the western region -- west.

see GREEK duno

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