5425. phrissó
Strong's Concordance
phrissó: to be rough, to shiver, shudder
Original Word: φρίσσω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: phrissó
Phonetic Spelling: (fris'-so)
Short Definition: I shudder
Definition: I shudder, shiver, tremble.
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5425 phríssō – properly, to bristle (shiver) from fear; shudder (used only in Js 2:19).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. verb
Definition
to be rough, to shiver, shudder
NASB Translation
shudder (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5425: φρίσσω

φρίσσω; very often in Greek writings from Homer down; to be rough, Latinhorreo, horresco, i. e.

1. to bristle, stiffen, stand up: ἔφριξαν μου τρίχες, Job 4:15 the Sept.; with ὀρθαί added, Hesiod, Works, 510; ὀρθάς ... φρισσει τρίχας (cognate accusative of the part affected), Hesiod scut. 391; with cold, διά τό ψῦχος, Plutarch, quaest. nat. 13, 2, p. 915 b.

2. to shudder, to be struck with extreme fear, to be horrified: absolutely, James 2:19; 4 Macc. 14:9; like the Latinhorreo, horresco, construction with an accusative of the object exciting the fear, Homer, Iliad 11,383, and often.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
tremble.

Apparently a primary verb; to "bristle" or chill, i.e. Shudder (fear) -- tremble.

Forms and Transliterations
έφριξαν έφριξε έφριξεν φρίσσουσι φρισσουσιν φρίσσουσιν phrissousin phríssousin
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1 Occurrence


φρίσσουσιν — 1 Occ.

James 2:19 V-PIA-3P
GRK: πιστεύουσιν καὶ φρίσσουσιν
NAS: also believe, and shudder.
KJV: believe, and tremble.
INT: believe and shudder

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