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Strong's #4423 - πτόησις

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Noun Feminine
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  1. to be afraid of with terror
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Strong #: 6343 ‑ פַּחַד (pakh'‑ad);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πτό-ησις, or πτοίησις

(so in Pl. ), εως, ἡ,

vehement emotion or excitement, Pl. Prt. 310d; περί τι Id. Smp. 206d; ἡ τοῦ σώματος π . Id. Cra. 404a, cf. Arist. GA 774a5 (dub.), Clearch. (?) ap. Ath. 15.670c, Agatharch. 5, Ph. 1.509; μὴ φοβούμεναι μηδεμίαν πτόησιν 1 Peter 3:6 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

πτόησις, πτοησεως, (πτοέω), terror: φοβεῖσθαι πτόησιν, equivalent to φόβον φοβεῖσθαι, to be afraid with terror (others take πτόησις objectively: R. V. text to be put in fear by any terror), 1 Peter 3:6 (Proverbs 3:25); see φοβέω, 2; (Winers Grammar, § 32, 2; Buttmann, § 131, 5. (1 Macc. 3:25; Philo, quis rev. div. her. § 51)).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πτόησις , -εως , (< πτοέω ),

[in LXX: Proverbs 3:25 (H6343), Sir 50:4 א 1, 1 Maccabees 3:25 R *;]

a fluttering, excitement, caused by any emotion, but esp. by fear, hence, terror: φοβεῖσθαι πτόησιν , to be afraid with (cogn. acc) or of any terror (v. ICC, in l): 1 Peter 3:6.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
πτοησιν πτόησιν ptoesin ptoēsin ptóesin ptóēsin
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