pléssó: to strikeOriginal Word: πλήσσωPart of Speech:
I strike, smiteDefinition:
I strike, smite.
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of uncertain derivationDefinition
to strikeNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 4141: πλήσσωπλήσσω
), Latinplango, plaga
, § 367): 2 aorist passive ἐπλήγην
; from Homer
down; the Sept.
, at the beginning); to strike, to smite
: passive (of the heavenly bodies smitten by God that they may be deprived of light and shrouded in darkness), Revelation 8:12
. (Compare: ἐκπλήσσω
Apparently another form of plasso (through the idea of flattening out); to pound, i.e. (figuratively) to inflict with (calamity) -- smite. Compare tupto.
see GREEK tupto
see GREEK plasso