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συσπαράσσω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
συσπαράσσω
Greek transliteration: 
sysparassō
Simplified transliteration: 
sysparasso
Principal Parts: 
-, συνεσπάραξα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4952
GK Number: 
5360
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-2b
Gloss: 
to cause to convulse
Definition: 
to tear to pieces; to convulse altogether, Mk. 9:20; Lk. 9:42*

Greek-English Concordance for

Mark 9:20 And they brought the boy to him. And when the spirit saw him, immediately it convulsed (synesparaxen | συνεσπάραξεν | aor act ind 3 sg) him; and falling on the ground, the boy began to roll about, foaming at the mouth.
Luke 9:42 While he was on his way, the demon threw him down and convulsed (synesparaxen | συνεσπάραξεν | aor act ind 3 sg) him. But Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit, healed the child, and gave him back to his father.