2997. laskó
Strong's Concordance
laskó: to crack noisily
Original Word: λάσκω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: laskó
Phonetic Spelling: (las'-kho)
Definition: to crack noisily
Usage: I burst asunder with a loud noise.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from a prim. root lak-, see lakaó
to crack noisily
NASB Translation
burst open (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon

ΛΑΚΩ and λακέω, see λάσκω.

STRONGS NT 2997: λάσκωλάσκω: 1 aorist ἐλάκησα; (cf. Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Sprchl. ii., p. 233; Krüger, 2:1, p. 134; Kühner, § 343, i., p. 858; (Veitch, under the word); Winer's Grammar, 88 (84));

1. to crack, crackle, crash: Homer, Hesiod, Tragg., Aristophanes

2. to burst asunder with a crack, crack open: Acts 1:18; δράκων φυσηθεις (after having sucked up the poison) ἐλάκησε καί ἀπέθανε καί ἐξεχύθη ἰός αὐτοῦ καί χολή, Act. Thomae § 33, p. 219, Tdf. edition.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
burst open

A strengthened form of a primary verb, which only occurs in this and another prolonged form as alternate in certain tenses; to crack open (from a fall) -- burst asunder.

Forms and Transliterations
ελάκησε ελακησεν ἐλάκησεν elakesen elakēsen elákesen elákēsen
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 1:18 V-AIA-3S
GRK: πρηνὴς γενόμενος ἐλάκησεν μέσος καὶ
NAS: headlong, he burst open in the middle
KJV: headlong, he burst asunder in the midst,
INT: headlong having fallen burst in [the] middle and

Strong's Greek 2997
1 Occurrence

ἐλάκησεν — 1 Occ.

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