Word Summary
chasma: a chasm, wide space
Original Word: χάσμα
Transliteration: chasma
Phonetic Spelling: (khas'-mah)
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Short Definition: a chasm, wide space
Meaning: a chasm, wide space
Strong's Concordance

From a form of an obsolete primary chao (to "gape" or "yawn"); a "chasm" or vacancy (impassable interval) -- gulf.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5490: χάσμα

χάσμα, χασματος, τό (χαίνω to yawn), a gaping opening, a chasm, gulf: equivalent to a great interval, Luke 16:26. (Hesiod theog. 740; Euripides, Plato, Plutarch, Lucian, Aelian, others.)