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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Pain

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A — 1: πόνος

(Strong's #4192 — Noun Masculine — ponos — pon'-os )

is translated "pain" in Revelation 16:10; 21:4; "pains" in Revelation 16:11 . See LABOR.

A — 2: ὠδίν

(Strong's #5604 — Noun Feminine — odin — o-deen' )

"a birth pang, travail pain," is rendered "travail," metaphorically, in Matthew 24:8; Mark 13:8 , RV (AV, "sorrows"); by way of comparison, in 1 Thessalonians 5:3; translated "pains (of death)," Acts 2:24 (RV, "pangs"). See SORROW , TRAVAIL. Cp. odino, "to travail in birth."

B — 1: βασανίζω

(Strong's #928 — Verb — basanizo — bas-an-id'-zo )

primarily signifies "to rub on the touchstone, to put to the test" (from basanos, "a touchstone," a dark stone used in testing metals); hence, "to examine by torture," and, in general, "to distress;" in Revelation 12:2 , "in pain," RV (AV, "pained"), in connection with parturition. See TORMENT. (In the Sept., 1 Samuel 5:3 .).

Note: For Romans 8:22 , "travaileth in pain together," see TRAVAIL.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Pain'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/p/pain.html. 1940.

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