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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Torment

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A — 1: βασανισμός

(Strong's #929 — Noun Masculine — basanismos — bas-an-is-mos' )

akin to basanizo (see TOIL , No. 2), is used of Divine judgments in Revelation 9:5; 14:11; 18:7,10,15 .

A — 2: βάσανος

(Strong's #931 — Noun Masculine — basanos — bas'-an-os )

primarily "a touchstone," employed in testing metals, hence, "torment," is used (a) of physical diseases, Matthew 4:24 : (b) of a condition of retribution in Hades Luke 16:23,28 .

Note: In 1 John 4:18 , AV, kolasis, "punishment" (RV), is rendered "torment." See PUNISHMENT , No. 3.

B — 1: βασανίζω

(Strong's #928 — Verb — basanizo — bas-an-id'-zo )

for which see TOIL , No. 2, is translated "to torment," (a) of sickness, Matthew 8:6; (b) of the doom of evil spirits, Mark 5:7; Luke 8:28; (c) of retributive judgments upon impenitent mankind at the close of this age, Revelation 9:5; 11:10; (d) upon those who worship the Beast and his image and receive the mark of his name, Revelation 14:10; (e) of the doom of Satan and his agents, Revelation 20:10 .

B — 2: κακουχέω

(Strong's #2558 — Verb — kakoucheo — kak-oo-kheh'-o )

"to treat evilly," in the Passive Voice is translated "tormented" in Hebrews 11:37 , AV (RV, "evil entreated"). See SUFFER , No. 6.

B — 3: ὀδυνάω

(Strong's #3600 — Verb — odunao — od-oo-nah'-o )

for which see ANGUISH , B, No. 3, in the Passive Voice is rendered "I am (thou art) tormented" in Luke 16:24,25 , AV.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Torment'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/t/torment.html. 1940.

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