Thrust - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ 1,,G906, ballo ]
for which cp. THROW, No. 1, is rendered to thrust" in John 20:25, John 20:27, AV (RV, "put"); Acts 16:24, AV (RV, "cast"); so Revelation 14:16, Revelation 14:19. See CAST, No. 1.

[ 2,,G1544, ekballo ]
"to cast out," is rendered "thrust ... out" in Luke 4:29, AV (RV, "cast ... forth"); so Luke 13:28; Acts 16:37. See CAST, No. 5.

[ 3,,G638, apotheo ]
"to thrust away," is used in the Middle Voice, "to thrust away from oneself," and translated "thrust away" in Acts 7:27, Acts 7:39; "thrust ... from," Acts 13:46, RV (AV, "put ... from"); "having thrust from them," 1 Timothy 1:19, RV (AV, "having put away"). See CAST, No. 13.

[ 4,,G2700, katatoxeuo ]
"to strike down with an arrow, shoot dead," occurs in Hebrews 12:20 in some mss. (in a quotation from Exodus 19:13, Sept.).


(1) In Matthew 11:23; Luke 10:15 the best texts have katabaino, "to go down" (RV), instead of katabibazo, in the Passive Voice, "to be thrust down or brought down" (AV).

(2) In Acts 27:39, AV, exotheo, "to drive out," is rendered "to thrust in," RV, "drive (the ship) upon (it [i.e., the beach])."

(3) In Revelation 14:15, Revelation 14:18, AV, pempo, to send (RV, "send forth"), is translated "thrust in."

(4) For Luke 5:3, AV, See LAUNCH, No. 2.

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