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σείω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
σείω
Greek transliteration: 
seiō
Simplified transliteration: 
seio
Principal Parts: 
σείσω, ἔσεισα, -, -, ἐσείσθην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4579
GK Number: 
4940
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
5
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1a(3)
Gloss: 
to cause to shake; (pass.) to be shaken, stirred up
Definition: 
to shake, agitate, Heb. 12:26; pass. to quake, Mt. 27:51; 28:4; Rev. 6:13; met. to put in commotion, agitate, Mt. 21:10

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 21:10 And when he entered Jerusalem, the whole city was (eseisthē | ἐσείσθη | aor pass ind 3 sg) in turmoil, asking, “Who is this?”
Matthew 27:51 Just then the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom; and the earth shook (eseisthē | ἐσείσθη | aor pass ind 3 sg), and the rocks were split;
Matthew 28:4 And for fear of him the guards trembled (eseisthēsan | ἐσείσθησαν | aor pass ind 3 pl) and became like dead men.
Hebrews 12:26 At that time his voice shook the earth, but now he has promised, “Yet once more will (seisō | σείσω | fut act ind 1 sg) I shake (seisō | σείσω | fut act ind 1 sg) not only the earth but also the heaven.”
Revelation 6:13 and the stars of the sky fell to the earth as a fig tree drops its winter fruit when (seiomenē | σειομένη | pres pass ptcp nom sg fem) shaken (seiomenē | σειομένη | pres pass ptcp nom sg fem) by a fierce wind.