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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Mad, Madness

Dictionaries :: Mad, Madness

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Verb Strong's Number: g3105 Greek: mainomai

Mad, Madness:

"to rage, be mad," is translated by the verb "to be mad" in Jhn 10:20; Act 12:15; 26:24, 25; 1Cr 14:23; See BESIDE ONESELF, No. 2.

A-2 Verb Strong's Number: g1693 Greek: emmainomai

Mad, Madness:

an intensive form of No. 1, prefixed by en, "in," implying "fierce rage, to be furious against;" it is rendered "being exceedingly mad" in Act 26:11 (cp. Act 9:1).

B-1 Noun Strong's Number: g3130 Greek: mania

Mad, Madness:

akin to A, and transliterated into English, denotes "frenzy, madness," Act 26:24 "(thy much learning doth turn thee to) madness," RV; AV, "(doth make thee) mad."

B-2 Noun Strong's Number: g454 Greek: anoia

Mad, Madness:

lit., "without understanding" (a, negative, nous, "mind, understanding"), denotes "folly," 2Ti 3:9, and this finding its expression in violent rage, Luk 6:11.

B-3 Noun Strong's Number: g3913 Greek: paraphronia

Mad, Madness:

"madness" (from para, "contrary to," and phren, "the mind"), is used in 2Pe 2:16. Cp. paraphroneo, 2Cr 11:23, "I speak like one distraught."


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