5433. phruassó
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phruassó: to neigh, whinny, fig. to be wanton
Original Word: φρυάσσω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: phruassó
Phonetic Spelling: (froo-as'-so)
Short Definition: I roar, rage
Definition: I am wanton, insolent; I roar, rage.

HELPS word-Studies

5433 phryássō – properly, to snort, "vehemently neigh" (like a horse, MM); (figuratively) to act with rage (literally like "an uncontrolled horse").

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain derivation
to neigh, whinny, fig. to be wanton
NASB Translation
rage (1).

STRONGS NT 5433: φρυάσσω

φρυάσσω: 1 aorist 3 person plural ἐφρύαξαν; (everywhere in secular authors and also in Macc. as a deponent middle φρυάσσομαι (Winers Grammar, 24)); to neigh, stamp the ground, prance, snort; to be high-spirited: properly, of horses (Anthol. 5, 202, 4; Callimachus () lav. Pallad. verse 2); of men, to take on lofty airs, behave arrogantly (2 Macc. 7:34; 3Macc. 2:2, Anthol., Diodorus, Plutarch, others; (cf. Wetstein on Acts as below)); active for רָגַשׁ, to be tumultuous, to rage, Acts 4:25 from Psalm 2:1.


Akin to bruo, brucho; to snort (as a spirited horse), i.e. (figuratively) to make a tumult -- rage.

see GREEK brucho

see GREEK bruo

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