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Entry for Strong's #3849 - παραβιάζομαι

Word Origin
from (3844) and the middle voice of (971)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to employ force contrary to nature and right
  2. to compel by employing force
  3. to constrain one by entreaties
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2102 ‑ זוּד (zood, zeed);  2864 ‑ חָתַר (khaw‑thar');  6484 ‑ פָּצַר (paw‑tsar');  6555 ‑ פָּרַץ (paw‑rats');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (2)
Luke 1
Acts 1
Luke 1
Acts 1
Luke 1
Acts 1
V-ADI-3P 1
V-ADI-3S 1
V-ADI-3P 1
V-ADI-3S 1
V-ADI-3P 1
V-ADI-3S 1
V-ADI-3P 1
V-ADI-3S 1

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


do a thing by force against nature or law, LXX De. 1.43; use violence, περὶ τῶν τοιούτων Plb. 24.8.3.

II c. acc., π. τὸν χάρακα force the palisade, Id. 21.27.7; π. τινά constrain, compel him, LXX 2 Kings 2:17, al., Luke 24:29, Acts 16:15; of arguments or explanations, τὸ ἀδύνατον π. Epicur Ephesians 2 p.36U., Nat. 107 G.; μύθους π. καὶ διαστρέφειν to do them violence, Plu. 2.19f, cf. Lyc. 6; constrain, c. inf., Onos. 19.2 (Pass.): Act. in Gal. 5.287.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

παραβιάζομαι: 1 aorist παρεβιασαμην; deponent verb, to employ force contrary to nature and right (cf. παρά, IV. 2), to compel by employing force (Polybius 26, 1, 3): τινα, to constrain one by entreaties, Luke 24:29; Acts 16:15; so the Sept. in Genesis 19:9; 1 Samuel 28:23, etc.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

παρα -βιάζομαι ,

[in LXX: Genesis 19:9, 2 Kings 2:17 (H6484), Deuteronomy 1:43 (H2102 hi.), 1 Samuel 28:23 (H6555) v.1. 4 *;]

1. prop., to force against nature or law.

2. to compel by force (Polyb.).

3. to constrain by entreaty (Ge, 1Sam, ll. c.): Luke 24:29, Acts 16:15.†

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

";provoke to anger"; (Ephesians 6:4). Over the door of a Church of S. George at Zorava in Syria, which was formerly a pagan temple, the inscr. runs—ὅπου θεὸς παρωργίζετο, νῦν θεὸς ἐξευμενίζεται, ";where God was provoked to anger, God now shows Himself gracious"; (OGIS 610.4–vi/A.D.).


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List of Word Forms
παραβιασάμενοι παραβιβάζων παραβιώνται παρεβιάζοντο παρεβιασαντο παρεβιάσαντο παρεβιασατο παρεβιάσατο παρεβίβασε παρέβλεψε παρέβλεψέ parebiasanto parebiásanto parebiasato parebiásato
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