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Forms of the word
βασανισμός, οῦ, ὁ
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torment, torture, agony
pr. examination by torture; torment, torture, Rev. 9:5; 14:11; 18:7, 10, 15*

Greek-English Concordance for βασανισμός

Revelation 9:5 They were allowed not to kill them but to torture them for five months, and their torture (basanismos | βασανισμός | nom sg masc) was like the torture (basanismos | βασανισμός | nom sg masc) of a scorpion when it stings a person.
Revelation 14:11 And the smoke from their torture (basanismou | βασανισμοῦ | gen sg masc) will go up forever and ever, and those who worship the beast and his image will have no relief day or night, along with anyone who receives the mark of his name.”
Revelation 18:7 As she exalted herself and lived in luxury, give her an equal measure of torment (basanismon | βασανισμόν | acc sg masc) and mourning; because in her heart she said, ‘I sit as a queen, I am no widow, and mourning I will never see.’
Revelation 18:10 They will stand at a distance in fear of her torment (basanismou | βασανισμοῦ | gen sg masc), and say, “Alas! Alas! O great city, Babylon the mighty city! For in a single hour your judgment has come.”
Revelation 18:15 The merchants who became rich by selling her these things will stand at a distance weeping and mourning because they fear her torment (basanismou | βασανισμοῦ | gen sg masc).