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ἐκθαμβέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐκθαμβέω
Greek transliteration: 
ekthambeō
Simplified transliteration: 
ekthambeo
Principal Parts: 
-, -, -, -, ἐjξεθαμβήθην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1568
GK Number: 
1701
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-1d(2a)
Gloss: 
(pass.) to be overwhelmed with wonder, distressed, alarmed
Definition: 
pas., to be amazed, astonished, awe-struck, Mk. 9:15; 14:33; 16:5, 6*

Greek-English Concordance for

Mark 9:15 And immediately the entire crowd, when they saw him, were greatly amazed (exethambēthēsan | ἐξεθαμβήθησαν | aor pass ind 3 pl), and running up to him, they greeted him.
Mark 14:33 And he took along Peter and James and John with him, and began to be distressed (ekthambeisthai | ἐκθαμβεῖσθαι | pres pass inf ) and troubled.
Mark 16:5 And entering the tomb, they saw a young man sitting on the right, dressed in a white robe, and they were alarmed (exethambēthēsan | ἐξεθαμβήθησαν | aor pass ind 3 pl).
Mark 16:6 But he said to them, “Do (ekthambeisthe | ἐκθαμβεῖσθε | pres pass imperative 2 pl) not be alarmed (ekthambeisthe | ἐκθαμβεῖσθε | pres pass imperative 2 pl). You seek Jesus the Nazarene, who was crucified. He has been raised. He is not here. Look, there is the place where they laid him.