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Dictionaries :: Wonder (Noun and Verb)

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Noun Strong's Number: g5059 Greek: teras

Wonder (Noun and Verb):

"something strange," causing the beholder to marvel, is always used in the plural, always rendered "wonders," and generally follows semeia, "signs;" the opposite order occurs in Act 2:22, 43; 6:8, RV; Act 7:36; in Act 2:19 "wonders" occurs alone. A sign is intended to appeal to the understanding, a "wonder" appeals to the imagination, a power (dunamis) indicates its source as supernatural. "Wonders" are manifested as Divine operations in thirteen occurrences (9 times in Acts); three times they are ascribed to the work of Satan through human agents, Mat 24:24; Mar 13:22; 2Th 2:9.

A-2 Noun Strong's Number: g2285 Greek: thambos

Wonder (Noun and Verb):

"amazement," is rendered "wonder" in Act 3:10.
See AMAZE, A, No. 2.

Notes:

(1) For thauma, "a wonder" (rendered "admiration" in Rev 17:6, AV), see MARVEL.

(2) In Rev 12:1, 3; 13:13 semeion, "a sign," is translated in the AV, "wonder(s)," RV, "sign(s)."

(3) In Act 3:11 ekthambos (ek, intensive, and No. 2) is translated "greatly wondering."

(4) For pseudos, 2Th 2:9, "lying wonders," see FALSE, B. Cp. AMAZE, B, Nos. 3 and 4.

B Verbs

Wonder (Noun and Verb):

Note: For thaumazo, see MARVEL; for existemi, Act 8:13, AV, see AMAZE, B, No. 1.

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