Torment (Noun and Verb) - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Torment (Noun and Verb)

[ A-1,Noun,G929, basanismos ]
akin to basanizo (See TOIL, No. 2), is used of Divine judgments in Revelation 9:5; Revelation 14:11; Revelation 18:7, Revelation 18:10, Revelation 18:15.

[ A-2,Noun,G931, basanos ]
primarily a touchstone," employed in testing metals, hence, "torment," is used
(a) of physical diseases, Matthew 4:24;
(b) of a condition of retribution in Hades Luke 16:23, Luke 16:28.

Note: In 1 John 4:18, AV, kolasis, "punishment" (RV), is rendered "torment." See PUNISHMENT, No. 3.

[ B-1,Verb,G928, basanizo ]
for which See TOIL, No. 2, is translated "to torment,"
(a) of sickness, Matthew 8:6;
(b) of the doom of evil spirits, Mark 5:7; Luke 8:28;
(c) of retributive judgments upon impenitent mankind at the close of this age, Revelation 9:5; Revelation 11:10;
(d) upon those who worship the Beast and his image and receive the mark of his name, Revelation 14:10;
(e) of the doom of Satan and his agents, Revelation 20:10.

[ B-2,Verb,G2558, kakoucheo ]
"to treat evilly," in the Passive Voice is translated "tormented" in Hebrews 11:37, AV (RV, "evil entreated"). See SUFFER, No. 6.

[ B-3,Verb,G3600, odunao ]
for which See ANGUISH, B, No. 3, in the Passive Voice is rendered "I am (thou art) tormented" in Luke 16:24-Luke 16:25, AV.

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