3573. nustazó
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nustazó: to nod in sleep, to fall asleep
Original Word: νυστάζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: nustazó
Phonetic Spelling: (noos-tad'-zo)
Short Definition: I nod in sleep, am drowsy, slumber
Definition: I nod in sleep, am drowsy, slumber.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain origin
to nod in sleep, to fall asleep
NASB Translation
asleep (1), got drowsy (1).

STRONGS NT 3573: νυστάζω

νυστάζω; 1 aorist ἐνύσταξα; (ΝΥΩ, cf. νεύω, νευστάζω); the Sept. for נוּם;

1. properly, "to nod in sleep, to sleep (Hippocrates, Aristophanes, Xenophon, Plato, others); to be overcome or oppressed with sleep; to fall asleep, drop off to sleep," ((cf. Wycliffe) to nap it"): Matthew 25:5; the Sept. for נִרְדַּם, Psalm 75:7 ().

2. like the Latindormito (cf. our to be napping), tropical equivalent to: to be negligent, careless (Plato, Plutarch, others): of a thing equivalent to to linger, delay, 2 Peter 2:3.


From a presumed derivative of neuo; to nod, i.e. (by implication) to fall asleep; figuratively, to delay -- slumber.

see GREEK neuo

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