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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) An unnatural, violent, and involuntary contraction of the muscles.

2. (n.) Any violent and irregular motion or agitation; a violent shaking; a tumult; a commotion.

4682. sparasso -- to mangle, convulse
... Word Origin akin to spairo (to gasp) Definition to mangle, convulse NASB Word Usage
throwing...into...convulsions (2), throws...into a convulsion (1). ...
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4952. susparasso -- to convulse completely
... demons). Word Origin from sun and sparasso Definition to convulse completely
NASB Word Usage threw...into a convulsion (2). to convulse. ...
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Also this Holy Hermit, Richard, Out of the Abundance of his ...
... Richard, the saint of God, reclined; and after she had slept thus for a short time,
leaning slightly upon Richard, suddenly a violent convulsion seized her in ...
// fire of love/lection viii also this holy.htm

La Brea
... And being new and big too, its genesis demanded, for the comfort of the barbaric
intellect, a cataclysm, and a convulsion, and some sort of prodigious birth ...
// last/chapter viii la brea.htm

The First vision "On Earth"
... The Sixth Seal. B^2 e vi.12-. The Great Convulsion. f -12, 13. Effects in Heaven.
e 14-. The Great Convulsion. f -14-17. Effects on Earth. ...
/.../bullinger/commentary on revelation/the first vision on earth.htm

Book Six Turmoil in the Twenties. ...
... now in, through which she was fully persuaded I should pass from sickness to health,
even though it would be after a still sharper convulsion which physicians ...
/.../augustine/confessions and enchiridion/book six turmoil in the.htm

On the Road to Jerusalem
... daughter. So with his house yet ringing with the first convulsion of terror
Costobarus ordered his party with all haste to the camels. ...
// city of delight/chapter ii on the road.htm

Prepositional Phrases
... continuity of life. contradiction of terms. contrariety of opinion. convulsion of
laughter. copiousness of diction. cord of sympathy. countenance of authority. ...
/.../kleiser/fifteen thousand useful phrases/section v prepositional phrases.htm

All the Bells were Ringing the Angelus. ...
... and awesome piece of sculpture truly, is this same "Mourant"!" showing, as it does
with deft and almost appalling exactitude, the last convulsion of a strong ...
// master-christian/i all the bells were.htm

... servant and signet. Clearly he is to be king in the Messianic kingdom which
is to issue out of the convulsion of the world. It cannot ...
// to the old testament/haggai.htm

Religious Dangers
... would decay; London work, instead of being better and better done, would be worse
and worse done, till it stopped short in some such fearful convulsion as that ...
/.../kingsley/town and country sermons/sermon x religious dangers.htm

Self-Humbling and Self-Searching
... They are placed upon their pedestals; they stand there quietly; and unless some
terrible convulsion should occur, probably that will be the whole of their ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 17 1871/self-humbling and self-searching.htm

Convulsion (8 Occurrences)
... tumult; a commotion. Multi-Version Concordance Convulsion (8 Occurrences).
Mark 9:20 So they brought him to Jesus. And the spirit ...
/c/convulsion.htm - 9k

Quake (23 Occurrences)
... 2. (vi) To shake, vibrate, or quiver, either from not being solid, as soft, wet
land, or from violent convulsion of any kind; as, the earth quakes; the ...
/q/quake.htm - 12k

Fit (47 Occurrences)
... and violent attack of a disorder; a stroke of disease, as of epilepsy or apoplexy,
which produces convulsions or unconsciousness; a convulsion; a paroxysm ...
/f/fit.htm - 23k

Thebes (5 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 30:16 And I will set a fire in Egypt; Sin shall be in great convulsion,
and No shall be rent asunder; and in Noph shall come adversaries in the day-time ...
/t/thebes.htm - 7k

Convulsions (4 Occurrences)

/c/convulsions.htm - 7k

Convulsing (2 Occurrences)

/c/convulsing.htm - 7k

Constant (16 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 30:16 And I will set a fire in Egypt; Sin shall be in great convulsion,
and No shall be rent asunder; and in Noph shall come adversaries in the day-time ...
/c/constant.htm - 12k

Shock (6 Occurrences)
... 8. (n.) The sudden convulsion or contraction of the muscles, with the feeling of
a concussion, caused by the discharge, through the animal system, of ...
/s/shock.htm - 9k

Samson (37 Occurrences)
... Straining all his nerves, he bowed: As with the force of winds and waters pent,
When mountains tremble, those two massy pillars With horrible convulsion to and ...
/s/samson.htm - 37k

Nineveh (23 Occurrences)
... had been destroyed, but they were so massive, that the distinguished explorer
attributed their overthrow not to the act of man, but to some convulsion of Nature ...
/n/nineveh.htm - 52k

Bible Concordance
Convulsion (8 Occurrences)

Mark 9:20 So they brought him to Jesus. And the spirit, when he saw Jesus, immediately threw the youth into convulsions, so that he fell on the ground and rolled about, foaming at the mouth.
(Root in WEY NAS NIV)

Luke 9:39 Behold, a spirit takes him, he suddenly cries out, and it convulses him so that he foams, and it hardly departs from him, bruising him severely.

Luke 9:42 While he was still coming, the demon threw him down and convulsed him violently. But Jesus rebuked the unclean spirit, and healed the boy, and gave him back to his father.

Isaiah 21:3 Therefore are my loins filled with anguish; pangs have taken hold upon me, as the pangs of a woman in travail: I am pained so that I cannot hear; I am dismayed so that I cannot see.
(See JPS)

Ezekiel 30:4 And a sword shall come upon Egypt, and anguish shall be in Ethiopia, when the slain shall fall in Egypt; and they shall take away her multitude, and her foundations shall be broken down.
(See JPS)

Ezekiel 30:9 In that day shall messengers go forth from before me in ships to make the careless Ethiopians afraid; and there shall be anguish upon them, as in the day of Egypt; for, lo, it cometh.
(See JPS)

Ezekiel 30:16 And I will set a fire in Egypt: Sin shall be in great anguish, and No shall be broken up; and Memphis'shall have adversaries in the day-time.
(See JPS)

Nahum 2:10 She is empty, and void, and waste; and the heart melteth, and the knees smite together, and anguish is in all loins, and the faces of them all are waxed pale.
(See JPS)



Related Terms

Quake (23 Occurrences)

Fit (47 Occurrences)

Thebes (5 Occurrences)

Convulsions (4 Occurrences)

Convulsing (2 Occurrences)

Constant (16 Occurrences)

Shock (6 Occurrences)

Samson (37 Occurrences)

Nineveh (23 Occurrences)

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