Attention!
Tired of seeing ads while studying? Now you can enjoy an "Ads Free" version of the site for as little as 10¢ a day.

Bible Dictionaries

Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Agony

Additional Links
1: ἀγωνία

(Strong's #74 — Noun Feminine — agonia — ag-o-nee'-ah )

Eng., "agony," was used among the Greeks as an alternative to agon, "a place of assembly;" then for the contests or games which took place there, and then to denote intense emotion. It was more frequently used eventually in this last respect, to denote severe emotional strain and anguish. So in Luke 22:44 , of the Lord's "agony" in Gethsemane.

Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information
Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Agony'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/a/agony.html. 1940.

Search for…
Enter query in the box below:
Choose a letter to browse:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Prev Entry
Ago