G931 βάσανος - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
βάσανος
the touch-stone
Dodson:
βάσανος
torture, torment
torture, torment, examination by torture.
Strong's:
βάσανος
a touch-stone, i.e. (by analogy) torture
Derivation: perhaps remotely from the same as G939 (through the notion of going to the bottom);

KJV Usage: torment.

G939
Thayer:
1) a 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) the rack or instrument of torture by which one is forced to divulge the truth
3) torture, torment, acute pains
3a) of the pains of a disease
3b) of those in hell after death


βάσανος
basanos
bas'-an-os
Perhaps remotely from the same as G939 (through the notion of going to the bottom); a touch stone, that is, (by analogy) torture

KJV Usage: torment.


View how G931 βάσανος is used in the Bible

3 occurrences of G931 βάσανος

Matthew 4:24
Luke 16:23
Luke 16:28

Corresponding Hebrew Words

basanos H817 asham
basanos H3639 kelimmah
basanos H4383 mikhshol
basanos * H7269 rogzah