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Bullinger's Figures of Speech Used in the Bible

Aganactesis; or Indignation

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An Expression of Feeling by way of Indignation

Ag´-an-ak-tee´-sis. Greek, ἀγανάκτησις, physical pain and irritation; hence vexation, indignation.

The figure is used when an exclamation proceeds from the deep feeling of indignation.

Acts 13:10.-Here we have a forcible example of Pauls indignation at the opposition of Elymas the Sorcerer.

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Bullinger, E. W., D.D. Entry for 'Aganactesis; or Indignation'. Bullinger's Figures of Speech Used in the Bible.

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