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Lexicon :: Strong's G929 - basanismos

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

TDNT Reference: 1:561,96

Strong’s Definitions

βασανισμός basanismós, bas-an-is-mos'; from G928; torture:—torment.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's G929 in the following manner: torment (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's G929 in the following manner: torment (6x).
  1. to torture, a testing 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. torment, torture

    1. the act of tormenting

    2. the state or condition of those tormented

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
βασανισμός basanismós, bas-an-is-mos'; from G928; torture:—torment.
βασανισμός, -οῦ, , (βασανίζω, which see);
1. a testing by the touchstone or by torture.
2. torment, torture;
a. the act of tormenting: Revelation 9:5.
b. the state or condition of those tormented: Revelation 18:7, 10, 15; κάπνος τοῦ βασανισμοῦ αὐτῶν the smoke of the fire by which they are tormented, Revelation 14:11. (4 Macc. 9:6; 11:2; [others]; bad wine is called βασανισμός by Alexis in Athen. 1, 56, p. 30 f.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

9:5; 14:11; 18:7; 18:10; 18:15

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Strong's Number G929 matches the Greek βασανισμός (basanismos),
which occurs 6 times in 5 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxRev 9:5 - And to them it was given that they should not kill them, but that they should be tormented five months: and their torment G929 was as the torment G929 of a scorpion, when he striketh a man.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 14:11 - And the smoke of their torment G929 ascendeth up for ever and ever: and they have no rest day nor night, who worship the beast and his image, and whosoever receiveth the mark of his name.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:7 - How much she hath glorified herself, and lived deliciously, so much torment G929 and sorrow give her: for she saith in her heart, I sit a queen, and am no widow, and shall see no sorrow.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:10 - Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, G929 saying, Alas, alas, that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:15 - The merchants of these things, which were made rich by her, shall stand afar off for the fear of her torment, G929 weeping and wailing,
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