Word Summary
analēpsis: a taking up
Original Word: ἀνάληψις
Transliteration: analēpsis
Phonetic Spelling: (an-al'-ape-sis)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: a taking up
Meaning: a taking up
Strong's Concordance
taking up, ascension.

From analambano; ascension -- taking up.

see GREEK analambano

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 354: ἀνάληψις

ἀνάληψις (ἀνάλημψις L T Tr WH; see M, μ'), ἀναλήψεως, (ἀναλαμβάνω) (from Hippocrates down), a taking up: Luke 9:51 (namely, εἰς τόν οὐρανόν of the ascension of Jesus into heaven; (cf. Test. xii. Patr. test. Levi § 18; Suicer, Thesaurus Eccles. under the word; and Meyer on Luke, the passage cited)).