1611. ekstasis
Strong's Concordance
ekstasis: a displacement (of the mind), i.e. bewilderment, ecstasy
Original Word: ἔκστασις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: ekstasis
Phonetic Spelling: (ek'-stas-is)
Short Definition: bewilderment, amazement
Definition: (properly: distraction or disturbance of mind caused by shock), bewilderment, amazement; a trance.
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1611 ékstasis (from 1839 /eksístēmi, "completely remove") – properly, take out of regular position (standing) and bring into a state of ecstasy (rapture) – like a person "carried out" in trance-like amazement. This state of mind reaches far beyond the powers of ordinary perception.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from existémi
Definition
a displacement (of the mind), i.e. bewilderment, ecstasy
NASB Translation
amazement (1), astonishment (2), completely* (1), trance (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1611: ἔκστασις

ἔκστασις, ἐκστάσεως, (ἐξίστημι);

1. universally, in Greek writing, any casting down of a thing from its proper place or state; displacement (Aristotle, Plutarch).

2. a throwing of the mind out of its normal state, alienation of mind, whether such as makes a lunatic (διανοίας, Deuteronomy 28:28; τῶν λογισμῶν, Plutarch, Sol. 8), or that of the man who by some sudden emotion is transported as it were out of himself, so that in this rapt condition, although he is awake, his mind is so drawn off from all surrounding objects and wholly fixed on things divine that he sees nothing but the forms and images lying within, and thinks that he perceives with his bodily eyes and ears realities shown him by God (Philo,quisrerumdivin.heres § 53 (cf. 51; B. D. under the word, Trance; Delitzsch, Psychol. 5:5)): ἐπέπεσεν (Rec., others ἐγένετο) ἐπ' ἔκστασις, Acts 10:10; εἶδεν ἐν ἐκστάσει ὅραμα, Acts 11:5; γενέσθαι ἐν ἐκστάσει, Acts 22:17, cf. 2 Corinthians 12:2f.

3. In the O. T. and the New amazement (cf. Longinus, 1, 4; Stobaeus, flor. tit. 104, 7), the state of one who, either owing to the importance or the novelty of an event, is thrown into a state of blended fear and wonder: εἶχεν αὐτάς τρόμος καί ἔκστασις, Mark 16:8; ἐξέστησαν ἐκστάσει μεγάλη, Mark 5:42 (Ezekiel 26:16); ἔκστασις ἔλαβεν ἅπαντας, Luke 5:26; ἐπλήσθησαν θάμβους καί ἐκστάσεως, Acts 3:10; (for חֲרָדָה, trembling, Genesis 27:33; 1 Samuel 14:15, etc.; פַּחַד, fear, 2 Chronicles 14:14, etc.).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
amazement, astonishment

From existemi; a displacement of the mind, i.e. Bewilderment, "ecstasy" -- + be amazed, amazement, astonishment, trance.

see GREEK existemi

Forms and Transliterations
εκστασει εκστάσει ἐκστάσει εκστασεως εκστάσεως ἐκστάσεως έκστασιν εκστασις έκστασις ἔκστασις εκστραγγιείς εκστρατεύει ekstasei ekstásei ekstaseos ekstaseōs ekstáseos ekstáseōs ekstasis ékstasis
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7 Occurrences


ἐκστάσει — 3 Occ.
ἐκστάσεως — 1 Occ.
ἔκστασις — 3 Occ.

Mark 5:42 N-DFS
GRK: ἐξέστησαν εὐθὺς ἐκστάσει μεγάλῃ
NAS: old. And immediately they were completely astounded.
KJV: with a great astonishment.
INT: they were overcome immediately with amazement great

Mark 16:8 N-NFS
GRK: τρόμος καὶ ἔκστασις καὶ οὐδενὶ
NAS: for trembling and astonishment had gripped
KJV: and were amazed: neither
INT: trembling and amazement and to none

Luke 5:26 N-NFS
GRK: Καὶ ἔκστασις ἔλαβεν ἅπαντας
NAS: struck with astonishment and [began] glorifying
KJV: all amazed, and
INT: And amazement seized all

Acts 3:10 N-GFS
GRK: θάμβους καὶ ἐκστάσεως ἐπὶ τῷ
NAS: with wonder and amazement at what had happened
KJV: and amazement at
INT: with wonder and amazement at that which

Acts 10:10 N-NFS
GRK: ἐπ' αὐτὸν ἔκστασις
NAS: he fell into a trance;
KJV: fell into a trance,
INT: upon him a trance

Acts 11:5 N-DFS
GRK: εἶδον ἐν ἐκστάσει ὅραμα καταβαῖνον
NAS: praying; and in a trance I saw
KJV: and in a trance I saw a vision,
INT: I saw in a trance a vision descending

Acts 22:17 N-DFS
GRK: με ἐν ἐκστάσει
NAS: that I fell into a trance,
KJV: was in a trance;
INT: I in a trance

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