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Lexicon :: Strong's G928 - basanizō

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βασανίζω
Transliteration
basanizō (Key)
Pronunciation
bas-an-id'-zo
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

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 ἐβασάνισα; 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: τινά, 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 TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:6 - and saying, “[fn]Lord, my [fn]servant is lying paralyzed at home, terribly tormented G928.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:29 - And they cried out, saying, “[fn]What business do You have with us, Son of God? Have You come here to torment G928 us before [fn]the time?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:24 - But the boat was already [fn]a long distance from the land, [fn]battered G928 by the waves; for the wind was [fn]contrary.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:7 - and shouting with a loud voice, he *said, “[fn]What business do You have with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I implore You by God, do not torment G928 me!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:48 - Seeing them [fn]straining G928 at the oars—for the wind was against them—at about the [fn]fourth watch of the night, He *came to them, walking on the sea; and He intended to pass by them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:28 - And seeing Jesus, he cried out and fell down before Him, and said with a loud voice, “[fn]What business do You have with me, Jesus, Son of the Most High God? I beg You, do not torment G928 me!”
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:8 - (for by what he saw and heard that righteous man, while living among them, felt G928 his righteous soul tormented G928 day after day by their lawless deeds),
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:5 - And [fn]they were not permitted to kill [fn]anyone, but to torment G928 for five months; and their torment was like the torment of a scorpion when it [fn]stings a person.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:10 - And those who live on the earth will rejoice over them and celebrate; and they will send gifts to one another, because these two prophets tormented G928 those who live on the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 12:2 - and she was pregnant and she *cried out, being in labor and in pain G928 to give birth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:10 - he also will drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is mixed [fn]in full strength in the cup of His anger; and he will be tormented G928 with fire and [fn]brimstone in the presence of the holy angels and in the presence of the Lamb.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 20:10 - And the devil who deceived them was thrown into the lake of fire and [fn]brimstone, where the beast and the false prophet are also; and they will be tormented G928 day and night forever and ever.

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