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Lexicon :: Strong's G4583 - selēniazomai

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σεληνιάζομαι
Transliteration
selēniazomai
Pronunciation
se-lā-nē-ä'-zo-mī (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Middle voice or passive from a presumed derivative of σελήνη (G4582)
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Strong’s Definitions

σεληνιάζομαι selēniázomai, sel-ay-nee-ad'-zom-ahee; middle voice or passive from a presumed derivative of G4582; to be moon-struck, i.e. crazy:—be a lunatic.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G4583 in the following manner: be lunatick (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G4583 in the following manner: be lunatick (2x).
  1. to be moon-struck or lunatic

  2. to be epileptic

    1. epilepsy being supposed to return and increase with the increase of the moon. This meaning is doubtful as the Greeks knew nothing of epilepsy.

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σεληνιάζομαι selēniázomai, sel-ay-nee-ad'-zom-ahee; middle voice or passive from a presumed derivative of G4582; to be moon-struck, i.e. crazy:—be a lunatic.
STRONGS NT 4583: σεληνιάζομαι
σεληνιάζομαι; (σελήνη); (literally, to be moon-struck (cf. lunatic); see Wetstein on Matthew 4:24; Suicer, Thesaurus ii. 945f; BB. DD., under the word ); to be epileptic (epilepsy being supposed to return and increase with the increase of the moon): Matthew 4:24; Matthew 17:15. (Manetho carm. 4, 81 and 217; (Lucian, others); ecclesiastical writings.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
4:24; 4:24; 17:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4583 matches the Greek σεληνιάζομαι (selēniazomai),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:24 - And his fame went throughout all Syria: and they brought unto him all sick people that were taken with divers diseases and torments, and those which were possessed with devils, and those which were lunatick, G4583 and those that had the palsy; and he healed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:15 - Lord, have mercy on my son: for he is lunatick, G4583 and sore vexed: for ofttimes he falleth into the fire, and oft into the water.
 
 
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