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Seleniazomai

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   4583  
Original WordWord Origin
seleniazomaimiddle voice or passive from a presumed derivative of (4582)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
SeleniazomaiNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
sel-ay-nee-ad'-zom-ahee   Verb
 Definition
  1. to be moon-struck or lunatic
  2. to be epileptic
    1. epilepsy being supposed to return and increase with the increase of the moon. This meaning is doubtful as the Greeks knew nothing of epilepsy.
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 2
epileptics 1, lunatic 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew2


Total2
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 Seleniazomai". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.