ἐρεθίζω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐρεθίζω
Greek transliteration: 
erethizō
Simplified transliteration: 
erethizo
Principal Parts: 
-, ἠρέθισα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2042
GK Number: 
2241
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-2a(1)
Gloss: 
to stir up, provoke, arouse; embitter, provoke, irritate
Definition: 
to provoke, to irritate, exasperate, Col. 3:21; to incite, stimulate, 2 Cor. 9:2*

Greek-English Concordance for

2 Corinthians 9:2 for I know your readiness to help, about which I keep boasting to the Macedonians, saying that Achaia has been ready since last year, and your zeal has stirred up (ērethisen | ἠρέθισεν | aor act ind 3 sg) most of them.
Colossians 3:21 Fathers, do (erethizete | ἐρεθίζετε | pres act imperative 2 pl) not provoke (erethizete | ἐρεθίζετε | pres act imperative 2 pl) your children, your lest they become discouraged.