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Lexicon :: Strong's G928 - basanizō

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βασανίζω
Transliteration
basanizō
Pronunciation
bä-sä-nē'-zō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:561,96

Strong’s Definitions

βασανίζω basanízō, bas-an-id'-zo; from G931; to torture:—pain, toil, torment, toss, vex.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x

The KJV translates Strong's G928 in the following manner: torment (8x), pain (1x), toss (1x), vex (1x), toil (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 12x
The KJV translates Strong's G928 in the following manner: torment (8x), pain (1x), toss (1x), vex (1x), toil (1x).
  1. to test (metals) by the touchstone, which is a black siliceous stone used to test the purity of gold or silver by the colour of the streak produced on it by rubbing it with either metal

  2. to question by applying torture

  3. to torture

  4. to vex with grievous pains (of body or mind), to torment

  5. to be harassed, distressed

    1. of those who at sea are struggling with a head wind

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
βασανίζω basanízō, bas-an-id'-zo; from G931; to torture:—pain, toil, torment, toss, vex.
STRONGS NT 928: βασανίζω
βασανίζω: (imperfect ἐβασάνιζον); 1 aorist ἐβασανισα; passive (present βασανίζομαι); 1 aorist ἐβασανίσθην; 1 future βασανισθήσομαι; (βάσανος);
1. properly, to test (metals) by the touchstone.
2. to question by applying torture.
3. to torture (2 Macc. 7:13); hence,
4. universally, to vex with grievous pains (of body or mind), to torment: τινα, Matthew 8:29; Mark 5:7; Luke 8:28; 2 Peter 2:8; Revelation 11:10; passively, Matthew 8:6; Revelation 9:5; Revelation 20:10; of the pains of childbirth, Revelation 12:2 (cf. Anthol. 2, p. 205, Jacobs edition); with ἐν and the dative of the material in which one is tormented, Revelation 14:10.
5. Passive to be harassed, distressed; of those who at sea are struggling with a head wind, Mark 6:48; of a ship tossed by the waves, Matthew 14:24. (In Greek writings from Herodotus down. Often in O. T. Apocrypha.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
8:6; 8:29; 14:24
Mark
5:7; 6:48
Luke
8:28
2 Peter
2:8
Revelation
9:5; 11:10; 12:2; 14:10; 20:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G928 matches the Greek βασανίζω (basanizō),
which occurs 12 times in 12 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:6 - And saying, Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously tormented. G928
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:29 - And, behold, they cried out, saying, What have we to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God? art thou come hither to torment G928 us before the time?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:24 - But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, tossed G928 with waves: for the wind was contrary.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:7 - And cried with a loud voice, and said, What have I to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of the most high God? I adjure thee by God, that thou torment G928 me not.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:48 - And he saw them toiling G928 in rowing; for the wind was contrary unto them: and about the fourth watch of the night he cometh unto them, walking upon the sea, and would have passed by them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:28 - When he saw Jesus, he cried out, and fell down before him, and with a loud voice said, What have I to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God most high? I beseech thee, torment G928 me not.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:8 - (For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed G928 his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful deeds;)
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:5 - And to them it was given that they should not kill them, but that they should be tormented G928 five months: and their torment was as the torment of a scorpion, when he striketh a man.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:10 - And they that dwell upon the earth shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another; because these two prophets tormented G928 them that dwelt on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:2 - And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and pained G928 to be delivered.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:10 - The same shall drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out without mixture into the cup of his indignation; and he shall be tormented G928 with fire and brimstone in the presence of the holy angels, and in the presence of the Lamb:
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:10 - And the devil that deceived them was cast into the lake of fire and brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are, and shall be tormented G928 day and night for ever and ever.
 
 
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