The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   929 Browse Lexicon 
Original WordWord Origin
basanismoßfrom (928)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
bas-an-is-mos'   Noun Masculine
  1. to torture, a testing by the touchstone, which is a black siliceous stone used to test the purity of gold or silver by the colour of the streak produced on it by rubbing it with either metal
  2. torment, torture
    1. the act of tormenting
    2. the state or condition of those tormented
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 6
torment 6
NAS Verse Count

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 Basanismos". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.