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ἐξαίφνης

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἐξαίφνης
Greek transliteration: 
exaiphnēs
Simplified transliteration: 
exaiphnes
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1810
GK Number: 
1978
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
5
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
adverb
Gloss: 
suddenly, unexpectedly
Definition: 
suddenly, unexpectedly, Mk. 13:36; Lk. 2:13; 9:39; Acts 9:3; 22:6*

Greek-English Concordance for

Mark 13:36 lest coming suddenly (exaiphnēs | ἐξαίφνης | adverb) he should find you sleeping.
Luke 2:13 And suddenly (exaiphnēs | ἐξαίφνης | adverb) there was, with the angel, a multitude of the heavenly host, praising God and saying,
Luke 9:39 and a spirit seizes him, and he suddenly (exaiphnēs | ἐξαίφνης | adverb) cries out; and it throws him into convulsions and causes him to foam at the mouth; and with difficulty it departs from him, bruising him as it leaves.
Acts 9:3 As he traveled along, approaching Damascus, suddenly (exaiphnēs | ἐξαίφνης | adverb) a light from heaven shone all around him;
Acts 22:6 As I journeyed and came near to Damascus, about noon suddenly (exaiphnēs | ἐξαίφνης | adverb) out of heaven there flashed a brilliant light all around me.