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Lexicon :: Strong's G2372 - thymos

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thymos (Key)
Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:167,339

Trench's Synonyms: xxxvii. θυμός, ὀργή, παροργισμός.

Strong’s Definitions

θυμός thymós, thoo-mos'; from G2380; passion (as if breathing hard):—fierceness, indignation, wrath. Compare G5590.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's G2372 in the following manner: wrath (15x), fierceness (2x), indignation (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's G2372 in the following manner: wrath (15x), fierceness (2x), indignation (1x).
  1. passion, angry, heat, anger forthwith boiling up and soon subsiding again

  2. glow, ardour, the wine of passion, inflaming wine (which either drives the drinker mad or kills him with its strength)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
θυμός thymós, thoo-mos'; from G2380; passion (as if breathing hard):—fierceness, indignation, wrath. Compare G5590.
θυμός, θυμοῦ, (from θύω to rush along or on, be in a heat, breathe violently; hence, Plato correctly says, Cratyl., p. 419 e., θυμός ἀπό τῆς θυσεως καί ζεσεως τῆς ψυχῆς; accordingly it signifies both the spirit panting as it were in the body, and the rage with which the man pants and swells) (from Homer down), the Sept. often for אַף anger, and חֵמָהexcandescentia; also for חָרוןaestus. In the N. T.:
1. passion, angry heat (excandescentia, Cicero, Tusc. 4, 9, 21), anger forthwith boiling up and soon subsiding again (ὀργή, on the other hand, denotes indignation which has arisen gradually and become more settled; (cf. (Plato) deff. 415 e. θυμός. ὁρμή βίαιος ἄνευ λογισμοῦ. νόσος τάξεως ψυχῆς ἀλογιστου. ὀργή. παράκλησις τοῦ θυμικου εἰς τό τιμωρεῖσθαι, Gregory of Nazianzus, carm. 34 θυμός μέν ἐστιν ἀθρως ζεσις φρενος, ὀργή δέ θυμός ἐμμένων, Hermas, mand. 5, 2, 4 [ET] ἐκ δέ τῆς πικρίας θυμός, ἐκ δέ τοῦ θυμοῦ ὀργή; cf. Aristotle, rhet. 2, 2, 1 and Cope's note); hence, we read in Sir. 48:10 κοπάσαι ὀργήν πρό θυμοῦ, before it glows and bursts forth; (see further, on the distinction between the two words, Trench, § xxxvii., and especially Schmidt vol. iii., chapter 142)): Luke 4:28; Acts 19:28; Ephesians 4:31; Colossians 3:8; Hebrews 11:27; θυμοῦ τοῦ Θεοῦ, Revelation 14:19; Revelation 15:1, 7; Revelation 16:1; ἔχειν θυμόν, to be in a passion, Revelation 12:12 (Aelian v. h. 1, 14); ὀργή καί θυμός (as the Sept. Micah 5:15; Isocrates, p. 249 c.; Herodian, 8, 4, 1; others): Romans 2:8 (Rec. in the inverse order; so Deuteronomy 9:19; Deuteronomy 29:23, 28 (cf. Trench, as above)); plural θυμοί impulses and outbursts of anger (Winers Grammar, 176 (166); Buttmann, 77 (67)): 2 Corinthians 12:20; Galatians 5:20 (2 Macc. 4:25, 38 2Macc. 9:7 2Macc. 10:35 2Macc. 14:45; 4 Macc. 18:20; Wis. 10:3; Sophocles Aj. 718 (where see Lob.); Plato, Protag., p. 323 e.; (Phileb., p. 40 e.; Aristotle, rhet. 2, 13, 13); Polybius 3, 10, 5; Diodorus 13, 28; Josephus, b. j. 4, 5, 2; Plutarch, Cor. 1; others).
2. glow, ardor: οἶνος τοῦ θυμοῦ (see οἶνος, b.) the wine of passion, inflaming wine, German Glutwein (which either drives the drinker mad or kills him with its deadly heat; cf. Isaiah 51:17, 22; Jeremiah 32:1 (Jer. 25:15ff): Revelation 14:8; Revelation 18:3; with τοῦ Θεοῦ added, which God gives the drinker, Revelation 14:10; with τῆς ὀργῆς τοῦ Θεοῦ added (A. V. fierceness), Revelation 16:19; Revelation 19:15; cf. Ewald, Johann. Schriften, Bd. ii., p. 269 note.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

9:19; 29:23; 29:28
51:17; 51:22
25:15; 32:1
2 Corinthians
12:12; 14:8; 14:10; 14:19; 15:1; 15:7; 16:1; 16:19; 18:3; 19:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2372 matches the Greek θυμός (thymos),
which occurs 18 times in 18 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:28 - And all the people in the synagogue were filled with rage G2372 as they heard these things;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:28 - When they heard this and were filled with rage, G2372 they began crying out, saying, “Great is [fn]Artemis of the Ephesians!”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:8 - but to those who are selfishly ambitious and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, wrath and indignation. G2372
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:20 - For I am afraid that perhaps when I come I may find you to be not what I wish and may be found by you to be not what you wish; that perhaps there will be strife, jealousy, angry G2372 tempers, G2372 disputes, slanders, gossip, arrogance, disturbances;
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:20 - idolatry, sorcery, enmities, strife, jealousy, outbursts G2372 of anger, G2372 disputes, dissensions, [fn]factions,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:31 - Let all bitterness and wrath G2372 and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:8 - But now you also, put them all aside: anger, wrath, G2372 malice, slander, and abusive speech from your mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:27 - By faith he left Egypt, not fearing the wrath G2372 of the king; for he endured, as seeing Him who is unseen.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:12 - “For this reason, rejoice, O heavens and you who [fn]dwell in them. Woe to the earth and the sea, because the devil has come down to you, having great wrath, G2372 knowing that he has only a short time.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:8 - And another angel, a second one, followed, saying,[fn]Fallen, fallen is Babylon the great, she who has made all the nations drink of the wine of the [fn]passion G2372 of her immorality.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:10 - he also will drink of the wine of the wrath G2372 of God, which is mixed [fn]in full strength in the cup of His anger; and he will be tormented with fire and [fn]brimstone in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:19 - So the angel [fn]swung his sickle to the earth and gathered the clusters from the vine of the earth, and threw them into the great wine press of the wrath G2372 of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 15:1 - Then I saw another sign in heaven, great and marvelous, seven angels who had seven plagues, which are the last, because in them the wrath G2372 of God is finished.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 15:7 - Then one of the four living creatures gave to the seven angels seven golden bowls full of the wrath G2372 of God, who lives forever and ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:1 - Then I heard a loud voice from the [fn]temple, saying to the seven angels, “Go and pour out [fn]on the earth the seven bowls of the wrath G2372 of God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 16:19 - The great city was split into three parts, and the cities of the [fn]nations fell. Babylon the great was remembered before God, to give her the cup of the wine of [fn]His fierce G2372 wrath.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:3 - “For all the nations [fn]have drunk of the wine of the [fn]passion G2372 of her immorality, and the kings of the earth have committed acts of immorality with her, and the merchants of the earth have become rich by the [fn]wealth of her [fn]sensuality.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:15 - From His mouth comes a sharp sword, so that with it He may strike down the nations, and He will [fn]rule them with a rod of iron; and He treads the [fn]wine press of the fierce G2372 wrath of God, the Almighty.
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