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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words


1: θλίβω

(Strong's #2346 — Verb — thlibo — thlee'-bo )

"to press," is rendered "throng," Mark 3:9 . See AFFLICT , No. 4.

2: συνθλίβω

(Strong's #4918 — Verb — suntlibo — soon-thlee'-bo )

"to press to together," on all sides (sun, "together," and No. 1), a strengthened form, is used in Mark 5:24,31 .

3: συμπνίγω

(Strong's #4846 — Verb — sumpnigo — soom-pnee'-go )

"to choke," is used of "thronging" by a crowd, Luke 8:42 . See CHOKE , No. 3.

Note: For sunecho, "to hold together, press together," Luke 8:45 (AV, "throng"), see PRESS.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Throng'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. 1940.

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