Tremble, Trembling - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Tremble, Trembling

[ A-1,Verb,G5141, tremo ]
to tremble, especially with fear," is used in Mark 5:33; Luke 8:47 (Acts 9:6, in some mss.); 2 Peter 2:10, RV, "they tremble (not)," AV, "they are (not) afraid."

[ A-2,Verb,G4579, seio ]
"to move to and fro, shake," is rendered "will I make to tremble" in Hebrews 12:26, RV (AV, "I shake"). See QUAKE, SHAKE.


(1) For phrisso in James 2:19, AV, "tremble," See SHUDDER.

(2) For the adjective entromos, "trembling," Acts 7:32; Acts 16:29, RV, "trembling for fear," See QUAKE, No. 1.

(3) The adjective emphobos, used with ginomai, "to become," is rendered "trembled" in Acts 24:25 (RV, "was terrified"); in Luke 24:5, RV, "they were affrighted," AV, "they were afraid." See AFFRIGHTED, A.

[ B-1,Noun,G5156, tromos ]
"trembling" (akin to A, No. 1), occurs in Mark 16:8, RV, "trembling (... had come upon them);" 1 Corinthians 2:3; 2 Corinthians 7:15; Ephesians 6:5; Philippians 2:12.

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