epipléssó: to strike at, to rebuke (with words)Original Word: ἐπιπλήσσωPart of Speech:
I rebuke, chide, reproveDefinition:
I rebuke, chide, reprove, strike at.
1969 epiplḗssō (from 1909 /epí, "upon" intensifying 4141 /plḗssō, "hit") – properly, to strike in a vulnerable place; (figuratively) to strike someone with sharp, insensitive (brutal) words.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to strike at, to rebuke (with words)NASB Translation
sharply rebuke (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 1969: ἐπιπλήσσωἐπιπλήσσω
: 1 aorist ἐπεπληξα
a. properly, to strike upon, beat upon: Homer, Iliad 10, 500.
b. tropically, to chastise with words, to chide, upbraid, rebuke: 1 Timothy 5:1. (Homer, Iliad 12, 211; Xenophon, Plato, Polybius, others.)<1>
From epi and plesso; to chastise, i.e. (with words) to upbraid -- rebuke.
see GREEK epi
see GREEK plesso