The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 930 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
basanisteßfrom (928)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
bas-an-is-tace' Noun Masculine
  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
NAS Word Usage - Total: 1
torturers 1
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 Basanistes". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.