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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #2660 - κατανύσσω

Transliteration
katanýssō
Phonetics
kat-an-oos'-so
Origin
from (G2596) and (G3572)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
3:626,419
Definition
Thayer's
  1. to prick, pierce
  2. metaph. to pain the mind sharply, agitate it vehemently
    1. esp. of the emotion of sorrow
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1826 ‑ דָּמַם (daw‑mam');  3512 ‑ כָּאָה (kaw‑aw');  3665 ‑ כָּנַע (kaw‑nah');  5956 ‑ עָלַם (aw‑lam');  6087 ‑ עָצַב (aw‑tsab');  7290 ‑ רָדַם (raw‑dam');  
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Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

κατα-νύσσω,

stab, gouge, τοὺς ὀφθαλμούς τινος Phleg. 36.4J.: elsewh. in Pass., with fut. -νῠγήσομαι LXX Si. 20.21: aor. -ενύγην [] (v. infr.); to be sorely pricked, metaph., κατενύγησαν τὴν καρδίαν Acts 2:37, cf. LXX Genesis 34:7 : hence, to be bewildered, stunned, κάθισον -νενυγμένη LXX Isaiah 47:5, cf. Psalms 4:5, al.; keep silence, ib. Leviticus 10:3.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κατα -νύσσω ,

[in LXX: Genesis 34:7 (H6087 hith.), Leviticus 10:3, Psalms 4:4, Psa 29:12, al. (H1826), Da LXX TH Sus 1:10 (H7290 ni.), Sirach 12:12; Sirach 14:1, al.;]

1. to strike or prick violently.

2. to stun.

3. Of strong emotion, pass., to be smitten: τὴν καρδίαν , Acts 2:37 (see κατάνυξις ).†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

An interesting illustration of the use of this verb in Acts 2:37 is afforded by Pelagia-Legenden, p. 7.16 καὶ οὕτως κατενύγη πᾶς ὁ λαὸς ἐπὶ τοῖς λόγοις οἷς ἐλάλει τὸ πνεῦμα τὸ ἅγιον δι᾽ αὐτοῦ, ὥστε ὅλον τὸ ἔδαφος τῆς ἐκκλησίας καταρρανθῆναι ὑπὸ τῶν δακρύων τοῦ λαοῦ. MGr κατανύσσομαι, ";I am seized with compunction,"; ";I become contrite.";

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
κατανένυγμαι κατανενυγμένη κατανενυγμένον κατανενυγμένος κατανύγητε κατανυγώ κατανυχθέντος καταξανώ καταξηρανεί καταξήρος κατενύγην κατενυγησαν κατενύγησαν κατενύχθη κατέξανεν κατεξήρανε katenugesan katenugēsan katenygesan katenygēsan katenýgesan katenýgēsan
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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