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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1690 - ἐμβριμάομαι
- to charge with earnest admonition, sternly to charge, threatened to enjoin
(Act. only in Hsch., Suid.), c. aor. Med. et Pass.,
I snort in, ἵππους ἐν ἀμπυκτῆρσιν ἐμβριμωμένας,
1. of horses, A. Th. 461, cf. Luc. Nec. 20.
2. of persons, to be deeply moved, τῷ πνεύματι, ἐν ἑαυτῷ, John 11:33; John 11:38.
II admonish urgently, rebuke, E. Fr. 1099: c. dat. pers., LXX Daniel 11:30, Matthew 9:30, Mark 1:43.
(T, -έομαι ; Bl., § 22, 1), -ῶμαι
(< βρίμη , strength, bulk, whence βριμάομαι , to snort with anger),
depon., with aor. mid. and pass.,
[in LXX (Hatch, Essays, 25): Da LXX Daniel 11:30 (also Aq., Psalms 7:12; Sm., Isaiah 17:13) *;]
to snort in (of horses, Æsch.), hence, to speak or act with deep feeling (DCG, i, 62b);
(a) to be moved with anger (cf. ἐμβρίμημα , Lamentations 2:6): c. dat., Mark 14:5, John 11:33; ἐν ἑαυτῷ , John 11:38;
(b) to admonish sternly: c. dat., Matthew 9:30, Mark 1:43.†
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
We can produce no fresh evidence to throw light on the meaning of this difficult verb in the NT, but the LXX usage (Daniel 11:30, cf. Psa. 7꞉12 Aq. [MT Psalms 7:11] , Isaiah 17:13 Sm) is in favour of the meaning ";am angry,"; ";express violent displeasure,"; perhaps with the added idea of ";within oneself."; See Allen on Mark 1:43, and Souter Lex. s.v.
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