Word: Armagedwn

Pronounce: ar-mag-ed-dohn'

Strongs Number: G717

Orig: of Hebrew origin H2022 ; Armageddon (or Har-Meggiddon), a symbolic name:--Armageddon. H2022 H4023

Use: TDNT-1:468,79 Noun Location

Heb Strong: H2022

    Armageddon = "the hill or city of Megiddo"

    1) In Re 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.