4764. strénos
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strénos: insolent luxury
Original Word: στρῆνος, ους, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: strénos
Phonetic Spelling: (stray'-nos)
Short Definition: wantonness, luxury
Definition: wantonness, luxury.

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4764 strḗnos (from strēnēs, "rough, grating") – properly, excessive, strong desire that "longs to break forth" (J. Thayer), i.e. in self-indulgent luxury (used only in Rev 18:3).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from strénés (hard, strong)
insolent luxury
NASB Translation
sensuality (1).

STRONGS NT 4764: στρῆνος

στρῆνος, στρήνους, τό (allied with στερεός, which see), excessive strength which longs to break forth, over-strength; luxury (R. V. wantonness (marginal reading luxury)): Revelation 18:3 (see δύναμις, d.); for שַׁאֲנָן, arrogance, 2 Kings 19:28; eager desire, Locophron, 438.

delicacy, luxury

Akin to stereos; a "straining", "strenuousness" or "strength", i.e. (figuratively) luxury (voluptuousness) -- delicacy.

see GREEK stereos

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