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ἀστράπτω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀστράπτω
Greek transliteration: 
astraptō
Simplified transliteration: 
astrapto
Principal Parts: 
-, ἤστραψα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
797
GK Number: 
848
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-4
Gloss: 
to flash, gleam like lightning
Definition: 
to lighten, flash as lightning, Lk. 17:24; to be bright, shining, Lk. 24:4*

Greek-English Concordance for

Luke 17:24 For just as the lightning, when it flashes (astraptousa | ἀστράπτουσα | pres act ptcp nom sg fem), lights up from one end of heaven to the other, so will be the Son of Man in his day.
Luke 24:4 It happened that, while they were wondering about this, suddenly two men stood beside them dressed in dazzling (astraptousē | ἀστραπτούσῃ | pres act ptcp dat sg fem) attire.