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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words
is rendered "perplexed" in 2 Corinthians 4:8 , and in the most authentic mss. in Luke 24:4; see DOUBT , A, No. 1.
"was much perplexed" in Luke 9:7; see DOUBT , A, No. 2.
akin to A, No. 1, is translated "perplexity" in Luke 21:25 (lit., "at a loss for a way," a, negative, poros, "a way, resource"), of the distress of nations, finding no solution to their embarrassments; papyri illustrations are in the sense of being at one's wit's end, at a loss how to proceed, without resources.
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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Perplex, Perplexity'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/p/perplex-perplexity.html. 1940.
the Week of Proper 15 / Ordinary 20