3948. paroxusmos
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paroxusmos: stimulation, provocation
Original Word: παροξυσμός, οῦ, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: paroxusmos
Phonetic Spelling: (par-ox-oos-mos')
Short Definition: incitement, irritation
Definition: stimulation, provocation, irritation, angry dispute.

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 3948 paroksysmós – a provocation which literally jabs (cuts) someone so they "must" respond. See 3947 (paraxynomai).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from paroxunó
stimulation, provocation
NASB Translation
sharp disagreement (1), stimulate (1).

STRONGS NT 3948: παροξυσμός

παροξυσμός, παροξυσμου, (παροξύνω, which see);

1. an inciting, incitement: εἰς παροξυσμόν ἀγάπης (A. V. to provoke unto love), Hebrews 10:24.

2. irritation (R. V. contention): Acts 15:39; the Sept. twice for קֶצֶף, violent anger, passion, Deuteronomy 29:28; Jeremiah 39:37 (); Demosthenes, p. 1105, 24.'

contention, provoke unto.

From paroxuno ("paroxysm"); incitement (to good), or dispute (in anger) -- contention, provoke unto.

see GREEK paroxuno

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