4423. ptoésis
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ptoésis: a fluttering, excitement, hence terror
Original Word: πτόησις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: ptoésis
Phonetic Spelling: (pto'-ay-sis)
Short Definition: terror, consternation
Definition: terror, consternation, dismay.

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 4423 ptóēsis – properly, "a fluttering, excitement, caused by any emotion, but especially by fear, hence, terror" (A-S); "a scare or nervous excitement" (WS, 310). See 4422 (ptoeō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ptoeó
a fluttering, excitement, hence terror
NASB Translation
fear (1).

STRONGS NT 4423: πτόησις

πτόησις, πτοησεως, (πτοέω), terror: φοβεῖσθαι πτόησιν, equivalent to φόβον φοβεῖσθαι, to be afraid with terror (others take πτόησις objectively: R. V. text to be put in fear by any terror), 1 Peter 3:6 (Proverbs 3:25); see φοβέω, 2; (Winers Grammar, § 32, 2; Buttmann, § 131, 5. (1 Macc. 3:25; Philo, quis rev. div. her. § 51)).


From ptoeo; alarm -- amazement.

see GREEK ptoeo

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