3145. masaomai
Strong's Concordance
masaomai: to chew
Original Word: μασσάομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: masaomai
Phonetic Spelling: (mas-sah'-om-ahee)
Short Definition: I bite, gnaw
Definition: I bite, gnaw, chew.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of uncertain origin
Definition
to chew
NASB Translation
gnawed (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3145: μασσάομαι

μασσάομαι (R G) more correctly μασάομαι (L T Tr WH): imperfect 3 person plural ἐμασῶντο; (ΜΑΩ μάσσω, to knead); to chew, consume, eat, devour (κρέας, Aristophanes, Plutarch, 321; τά δέρματα τῶν θυρεων, Josephus, b. j. 6, 3, 3; ῤίζας ξύλων, the Sept. Job 30:4, and other examples in other authors): ἐμασῶντο τάς γλώσσας αὐτῶν, they gnawed their tongues (for pain), Revelation 16:10.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
gnaw.

From a primary masso (to handle or squeeze); to chew -- gnaw.

Forms and Transliterations
εμασσώντο εμασωντο ἐμασῶντο emasonto emasônto emasōnto emasō̂nto
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ἐμασῶντο — 1 Occ.

Revelation 16:10 V-IIM/P-3P
GRK: ἐσκοτωμένη καὶ ἐμασῶντο τὰς γλώσσας
NAS: darkened; and they gnawed their tongues
KJV: and they gnawed their
INT: darkened and they were gnawing the tongues

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