eutonós: in a well-strung manner, fig. vigorouslyOriginal Word: εὐτόνωςPart of Speech:
vehemently, powerfully, vigorously.
2159 eutónōs (from 2095 /eú, "well" and teinō, "stretch") – properly, well-stretched; pressed to the limit, fully-extended.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
and teinó (to stretch)Definition
in a well-strung manner, fig. vigorouslyNASB Translation
powerfully (1), vehemently (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 2159: εὐτόνωςεὐτόνως
, adverb (from εὔτονος
, and this from εὖ
to stretch (cf. at full stretch, well strung,
etc.)), vehemently, forcibly
: Luke 23:10
; Acts 18:28
. (Joshua 6:8
; 2 Macc. 12:23; Xenophon
, Hier. 9, 6; Aristophanes
, 1095; Diodorus
Adverb from a compound of eu and a derivative of teino (to stretch); in a well-strung manner, i.e. (figuratively) intensely (in a good sense, cogently; in a bad one, fiercely) -- mightily, vehemently.
see GREEK eu