Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1030 - βρυγμός
- a gnashing of teeth
- used to denote extreme anguish and utter despair of men consigned to eternal punishment in hell
- snarling, growling: in the sense of biting
I biting, ib. 716 (pl., v.l. βρυχμός); gobbling, Eup. 347; chattering, shivering, Hp. Vict. 3.84, Steril. 214, Euryphon ap. Gal. 17(1).888; β. ὀδόντων gnashing of teeth, Matthew 8:12, al.
II roaring of a lion, LXX Proverbs 19:12.
βρυγμός , -οῦ , ὁ
(< βρύχω ),
[in LXX: Proverbs 19:12 (H5098), Sirach 51:3 *;]
a biting, a gnashing of teeth: Matthew 8:12; Matthew 13:42; Matthew 13:50; Matthew 22:13; Matthew 24:51; Matthew 25:30, Luke 13:28.†
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Thayer seems to have overlooked the citation from Eupolis (v/B.C.) given in LS.8, so that his oldest profane citation is later than LXX, and has moreover a different sense, ";biting."; He does not however include it in his list of ";Biblical"; words, so that no harm is done by the oversight.
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