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Lexicon :: Strong's G3960 - patassō

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patassō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably prolongation from παίω (G3817)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 5:939,804

Strong’s Definitions

πατάσσω patássō, pat-as'-so; probably prolongation from G3817; to knock (gently or with a weapon or fatally):—smite, strike. Compare G5180.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x

The KJV translates Strong's G3960 in the following manner: smite (9x), strike (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 10x
The KJV translates Strong's G3960 in the following manner: smite (9x), strike (1x).
  1. to strike gently: as a part or a member of the body

  2. to stroke, smite: with the sword, to afflict, to visit with evils, etc. as with a deadly disease

  3. to smite down, cut down, to kill, slay

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πατάσσω patássō, pat-as'-so; probably prolongation from G3817; to knock (gently or with a weapon or fatally):—smite, strike. Compare G5180.
STRONGS NT 3960: πατάσσω
πατάσσω: future πατάξω; 1 aorist ἐπάταξα; the Sept. times without number for הִכָּה (Hiphil of נָכָה, unused in Kal), also for נָגַף, etc.; (in Homer intransitive, to beat, of the heart; from Aristophanes, Sophocles, Plato, others on used it transitively);
1. to strike gently: τί (as a part or a member of the body), Acts 12:7.
2. to strike, smite: absolutely, ἐν μάχαιρα, with the sword, Luke 22:49; τινα, Matthew 26:51; Luke 22:50. by a use solely biblical, to afflict; to visit with evils, etc.: as with a deadly disease, τινα, Acts 12:23; τινα ἐν with the dative of the thing, Revelation 11:6 G L T Tr WH; Rev 19:15 (Genesis 8:21; Numbers 14:12; Exodus 12:23, etc.).
3. by a use solely biblical, to smite down, cut down, to kill, slay: τινα, Matthew 26:31 and Mark 14:27 (after Zechariah 13:7); Acts 7:24.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

26:31; 26:51
22:49; 22:50
7:24; 12:7; 12:23
11:6; 19:15

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3960 matches the Greek πατάσσω (patassō),
which occurs 10 times in 10 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:31 - τότε λέγει αὐτοῖς Ἰησοῦς πάντες ὑμεῖς σκανδαλισθήσεσθε ἐν ἐμοὶ ἐν τῇ νυκτὶ ταύτῃ γέγραπται γάρ πατάξω G3960 τὸν ποιμένα καὶ διασκορπισθήσονται τὰ πρόβατα τῆς ποίμνης
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:51 - καὶ ἰδοὺ εἷς τῶν μετὰ Ἰησοῦ ἐκτείνας τὴν χεῖρα ἀπέσπασεν τὴν μάχαιραν αὐτοῦ καὶ πατάξας G3960 τὸν δοῦλον τοῦ ἀρχιερέως ἀφεῖλεν αὐτοῦ τὸ ὠτίον
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:27 - καὶ λέγει αὐτοῖς Ἰησοῦς ὅτι πάντες σκανδαλισθήσεσθε ὅτι γέγραπται πατάξω G3960 τὸν ποιμένα καὶ τὰ πρόβατα διασκορπισθήσονται
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:49 - ἰδόντες δὲ οἱ περὶ αὐτὸν τὸ ἐσόμενον εἶπαν κύριε εἰ πατάξομεν G3960 ἐν μαχαίρῃ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:50 - καὶ ἐπάταξεν G3960 εἷς τις ἐξ αὐτῶν τοῦ ἀρχιερέως τὸν δοῦλον καὶ ἀφεῖλεν τὸ οὖς αὐτοῦ τὸ δεξιόν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:24 - καὶ ἰδών τινα ἀδικούμενον ἠμύνατο καὶ ἐποίησεν ἐκδίκησιν τῷ καταπονουμένῳ πατάξας G3960 τὸν Αἰγύπτιον
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:7 - καὶ ἰδοὺ ἄγγελος κυρίου ἐπέστη καὶ φῶς ἔλαμψεν ἐν τῷ οἰκήματι πατάξας G3960 δὲ τὴν πλευρὰν τοῦ Πέτρου ἤγειρεν αὐτὸν λέγων ἀνάστα ἐν τάχει καὶ ἐξέπεσαν αὐτοῦ αἱ ἁλύσεις ἐκ τῶν χειρῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:23 - παραχρῆμα δὲ ἐπάταξεν G3960 αὐτὸν ἄγγελος κυρίου ἀνθ᾽ ὧν οὐκ ἔδωκεν τὴν δόξαν τῷ θεῷ καὶ γενόμενος σκωληκόβρωτος ἐξέψυξεν
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:6 - οὗτοι ἔχουσιν τὴν ἐξουσίαν κλεῖσαι τὸν οὐρανόν ἵνα μὴ ὑετὸς βρέχῃ τὰς ἡμέρας τῆς προφητείας αὐτῶν καὶ ἐξουσίαν ἔχουσιν ἐπὶ τῶν ὑδάτων στρέφειν αὐτὰ εἰς αἷμα καὶ πατάξαι G3960 τὴν γῆν ἐν πάσῃ πληγῇ ὁσάκις ἐὰν θελήσωσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:15 - καὶ ἐκ τοῦ στόματος αὐτοῦ ἐκπορεύεται ῥομφαία ὀξεῖα ἵνα ἐν αὐτῇ πατάξῃ G3960 τὰ ἔθνη καὶ αὐτὸς ποιμανεῖ αὐτοὺς ἐν ῥάβδῳ σιδηρᾷ καὶ αὐτὸς πατεῖ τὴν ληνὸν τοῦ οἴνου τοῦ θυμοῦ τῆς ὀργῆς τοῦ θεοῦ τοῦ παντοκράτορος

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