σπαράσσω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
σπαράσσω
Greek transliteration: 
sparassō
Simplified transliteration: 
sparasso
Principal Parts: 
-, ἐσπάραξα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4682
GK Number: 
5057
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-2b
Gloss: 
to convulse, shake violently
Definition: 
pr. to tear, lacerate; by impl. to agitate greatly, convulse, distort by convulsion, Mk. 1:26; 9:26; Lk. 9:39*

Greek-English Concordance for

Mark 1:26 Then the unclean spirit threw (sparaxan | σπαράξαν | aor act ptcp nom sg neut) the man into (sparaxan | σπαράξαν | aor act ptcp nom sg neut) convulsions (sparaxan | σπαράξαν | aor act ptcp nom sg neut), the cried out with a loud voice, loud and came out of him.
Mark 9:26 After crying out and convulsing (sparaxas | σπαράξας | aor act ptcp nom sg masc) him violently, the spirit came out; and the boy was like a corpse, so that many were saying, “He is dead.”
Luke 9:39 and a spirit seizes him, and he suddenly cries out; and it throws (sparassei | σπαράσσει | pres act ind 3 sg) him into (sparassei | σπαράσσει | pres act ind 3 sg) convulsions (sparassei | σπαράσσει | pres act ind 3 sg) and causes him to foam at the mouth; and with difficulty it departs from him, bruising him as it leaves.