mainomai: to rage, be madOriginal Word: μαίνομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (mah'-ee-nom-ahee)
Short Definition: I am raving mad
Definition: I am raving mad, speak as a madman.
3105 maínomai (the root of the English terms, "maniac" and "mania") – to rave, full of inner rage (fury); to act as though out of one's senses – getting so mad (angry) it amounts to acting "mad" (temporarily deranged).
Example: Jn 10:19,20: "19A division occurred again among the Jews because of these words. 20Many of them were saying, 'He has a demon and is insane (3105 /maínomai). Why do you listen to Him?' " (NASU).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from the root man-
to rage, be mad
am (1), insane (1), mad (1), mind (3).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 3105: μαίνομαι
μαίνομαι; (from Homer down); to be mad, to rave: said of one who so speaks that he seems not to be in his right mind, Acts 12:15; Acts 26:24; 1 Corinthians 14:23; opposed to σωφροσύνης ῤήματα ἀποφθέγγεσθαι, Acts 26:25; joined with δαιμόνιον ἔχειν, John 10:20. (Compare: ἐμμαίνομαι.)
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancebe beside oneself, rage
Middle voice from a primary mao (to long for; through the idea of insensate craving); to rave as a "maniac" -- be beside self (mad).
Forms and Transliterationsμαινεσθε μαίνεσθε μαινεται μαίνεται Μαινη μαίνη Μαίνῃ μαινομαι μαίνομαι μαινομένω μαιούσθε μαιωθήσονται Maine Mainē Maínei Maínēi mainesthe maínesthe mainetai maínetai mainomai maínomai
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 3105
Μαίνῃ — 2 Occ.
μαίνεσθε — 1 Occ.
μαίνεται — 1 Occ.
μαίνομαι — 1 Occ.
John 10:20 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: ἔχει καὶ μαίνεται τί αὐτοῦ
NAS: a demon and is insane. Why
KJV: a devil, and is mad; why hear ye
INT: he has and is mad why him