1568. ekthambeó
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ekthambeó: to amaze, to be amazed
Original Word: ἐκθαμβέομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: ekthambeó
Phonetic Spelling: (ek-tham-beh'-o)
Short Definition: I am greatly astonished
Definition: I am greatly astonished, am awe-struck.

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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 Concordance
Word Origin
from ekthambos
to amaze, to be amazed
NASB Translation
amazed (3), very distressed (1).

STRONGS NT 1568: ἐκθαμβέω

ἐκθαμβέω, ἐκθαμβω: Passive (present ἐκθαμβοῦμαι); 1 aorist ἐξεθαμβήθην; (ἔκθαμβος, 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, .

affright, greatly astonished.

From ekthambos; to astonish utterly -- affright, greatly (sore) amaze.

see GREEK ekthambos

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