ekthambeó: to amaze, to be amazedOriginal Word: ἐκθαμβέομαιPart of Speech:
I am greatly astonishedDefinition:
I am greatly astonished, am awe-struck.
1568 ekthambéō (from 1537 /ek, "out from and to" and 2285 /thámbos, "astonished") – properly, out of one's senses with the outcome of being amazed to the level of wonder.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to amaze, to be amazedNASB Translation
amazed (3), very distressed (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 1568: ἐκθαμβέωἐκθαμβέω
: Passive (present ἐκθαμβοῦμαι
); 1 aorist ἐξεθαμβήθην
, which see);
1. transitive, to throw into amazement or terror; to alarm thoroughly, to terrify: Sir. 30:9; (Job 33:7 Aq., Complutensian).
2. intransitive, to be struck with amazement; to be thoroughly amazed, astounded; in Greek writings once, the Orphica Arg. 1217. In the N. T. only in the passive and by Mark: to be amazed, for joy at the unexpected coming of Christ, ; to be struck with terror, f; joined with ἀδημονεῖν, .<1>
affright, greatly astonished.
From ekthambos; to astonish utterly -- affright, greatly (sore) amaze.
see GREEK ekthambos