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ἔμφοβος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἔμφοβος, ον
Greek transliteration: 
emphobos
Simplified transliteration: 
emphobos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1719
GK Number: 
1873
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
5
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
a-3a
Gloss: 
afraid, terrified
Definition: 
terrible;, in NT terrified, Lk. 24:5, 37; Acts 10:4; 24:25; Rev. 11:13*

Greek-English Concordance for

Luke 24:5 The women were frightened (emphobōn | ἐμφόβων | gen pl fem) and bowed their faces to the ground, but the men said to them, “Why do you look for the living among the dead?
Luke 24:37 But they startled and frightened (emphoboi | ἔμφοβοι | nom pl masc), and thought they were seeing a ghost.
Acts 10:4 Staring at him and becoming afraid (emphobos | ἔμφοβος | nom sg masc), he said, “What is it, Lord?” And he said to him, “Your prayers and your acts of charity have gone up as a memorial before God.
Acts 24:25 And as he reasoned with him about righteousness and self-control and the judgment to come, Felix became frightened (emphobos | ἔμφοβος | nom sg masc) and said, “For the present go away, but when I find time I will send for you.”
Revelation 11:13 And at that very hour there was a great earthquake, and a tenth of the city fell. Seven thousand people were killed in the earthquake, and the rest were terrified (emphoboi | ἔμφοβοι | nom pl masc) and gave glory to the God of heaven.