Perplex, Perplexity - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
Perplex, Perplexity[ A-1,Verb,G639, aporeo ]
is rendered perplexed" in 2 Corinthians 4:8, and in the most authentic mss. in Luke 24:4; See DOUBT, A, No. 1.
[ A-2,Verb,G1280, diaporeo ]
"was much perplexed" in Luke 9:7; See DOUBT, A, No. 2.
[ B-1,Noun,G640, aporia ]
akin to A, No. 1, is translated "perplexity" in Luke 21:25 (lit., "at a loss for a way," a, negative, poros, "a way, resource"), of the distress of nations, finding no solution to their embarrassments; papyri illustrations are in the sense of being at one's wit's end, at a loss how to proceed, without resources.