Basanistes

The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 930 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
basanisthvßfrom (928)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Basanistes1:561,96
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
bas-an-is-tace' Noun Masculine
Definition
  1. one who elicits the truth by the use of the rack
    1. an inquisitor, torturer also used of a jailer doubtless because the business of torturing was also assigned to him
King James Word Usage - Total: 1
tormentor 1
KJV Verse Count
Matthew1


Total1
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Basanistes". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .