3572. nussó
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nussó: to pierce
Original Word: νύσσω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: nussó
Phonetic Spelling: (noos'-so)
Short Definition: I prick, pierce, stab
Definition: I prick, pierce.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
to pierce
NASB Translation
pierced (1).

STRONGS NT 3572: νύσσω

νύσσω (νύττω): 1 aorist ἔνυξα; to strike (?), pierce; to pierce through, transfix; often in Homer of severe or even deadly wounds given one; as, τόν μέν ἔγχει νυξ' ... στυγερός δ' ἄρα μίν σκότος ἑιλε, Iliad 5, 45. 47; φθάσας αὐτόν ἐκεῖνος νυττει κάτωθεν ὑπό τόν βουβωνα δόρατι καί παραχρῆμα διεργάζεται, Josephus, b. j. 3, 7, 35; so τήν πλευράν λόγχη, John 19:34, cf. John 20:25, 27. On the further use of the word cf. Fritzsche, Romans, ii., p. 559. (Compare: κατανύσσω.)


Apparently a primary word; to prick ("nudge") -- pierce.

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