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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words


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1: προσκόπτω
(Strong's #4350 — Verb — proskopto — pros-kop'-to )

denotes "to beat upon or against, to strike against, dash against" (pros, "to or against," kopto, "to strike, beat"); hence, of the foot, to stumble, "dash" (AV and RV), Matthew 4:6 ; Luke 4:11 . See BEAT , STUMBLE.

2: ῥήσσω
(Strong's #4486 — Verb — rhegnumi — hrayg'-noo-mee, hrace'-so )

"to tear, rend, break," is used of the action of a demon upon a human victim, Mark 9:18 , "dasheth ... down," RV; (AV, marg.; AV, text, "teareth"); Luke 9:42 , RV, "dashed ... down" (AV, "threw ... down"). See BREAK , No. 6.

3: ἐδαφίζω
(Strong's #1474 — Verb — edaphizo — ed-af-id'-zo )

"to beat level with the earth," e.g., as a threshing floor (cp. edaphos, "the ground"), Luke 19:44 ; RV, "shall dash (thee) to the ground;" (AV, "shall lay (thee) even with the ground"). See GROUND.

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

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