Paralysis
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) The loss of the power of voluntary motion in any part of the body; palsy. See Paraplegia.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
PALSY; PARALYSIS

pol'-zi, pa-ral'-i-sis (paralusis): The English word "palsy" is derived from the Old French paralesie, which in Middle English was shortened into palesie, the form in which it appears in Wycliff's version. In the 16th century it appears as "palsy," the form used in the King James Version. This, however, is seldom used at the present day, the Latinized Greek form "paralysis" being more frequently employed, both in modern literature and in colloquial English "Sick of the palsy" is the translation either of the adjective paralutikos or of the participle of the verb paraluomai. The disease is one characterized by extreme loss of the power of motion dependent on some affection either of the motor centers of the brain or of the spinal cord. It is always serious, usually intractable, and generally sudden in onset (1 Maccabees 9:55). Miraculous cures by our Lord are related in general terms, as in Matthew 4:24 Acts 8:7. Aeneas (Acts 9:33) was probably a paralytic eight years bedridden. Though the Lord addressed the paralytic let down through the roof (Matthew 9:6 Mark 2:3 Luke 5:18) as "son," it was not necessarily a proof that he was young, and though He prefaces the cure by declaring the forgiveness of sin, we need not infer that the disease was the result of an evil life, although it may have been. Bennett conjectures that the centurion's palsied servant grievously tormented was suffering from progressive paralysis with respiratory spasms (see PAIN). The substantive paralusis is only once used in the Septuagint in Ezekiel 21:10, but here it refers to the loosing of the sword, not to the disease.

Alexander Macalister

PARALYSIS, PARALYTIC

pa-ral'-i-sis, par-alit'-ik.

See PALSY.

Greek
3885. paralutikos -- paralytic
... Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: paralutikos Phonetic Spelling:
(par-al-oo-tee-kos') Short Definition: afflicted with paralysis Definition: afflicted ...
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Library

August the Fourteenth the Paralysis of the Soul
... AUGUST The Fourteenth THE PARALYSIS OF THE SOUL. LUKE v.17-26. The miracle
done in the body is purposed to be a symbol of a grander ...
/.../august the fourteenth the paralysis.htm

First Forgiveness, Then Healing
... This affliction usually comes upon a sudden; men who have been about their business,
as active as usual, have been in a moment struck down with paralysis. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 41 1895/first forgiveness then healing.htm

Triumphant Prayer
... Israel, as things are now, it looks as if He was a mighty man astonied, a hero that
cannot save"some warrior stricken by panic fear into a paralysis of all ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture h/triumphant prayer.htm

Answers to Prayer
... During the latter part of this time the two daughters were sick, Mrs. Furlong
with paralysis and Miss Jordan with consumption. In ...
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Carried by Four
... The case which the narrative brings before us, is that of a man stricken down with
paralysis. This sad disease may have been of long continuance. ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 17 1871/carried by four.htm

Our Death.
... In the doubtful cases of drowning, trance, or paralysis, the doubt is not
removed, if removed at all, until motion has been observed. ...
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The Great Debt She Owed to Our Lord for his Mercy to Her. She ...
... For when I saw how helpless I was through paralysis, being still so young, and how
the physicians of this world had dealt with me, I determined to ask those of ...
/.../teresa/the life of st teresa of jesus/chapter vi the great debt.htm

Jesus Heals a Paralytic at Capernaum.
... unto him a man sick of the palsy, { ^c that was palsied:} ^a lying on a bed: ^b
borne of four [Palsy is an abbreviation of the word "paralysis." It is caused ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/xxxv jesus heals a paralytic.htm

The Little Flower Enters the Carmel
... After this happy feast trials again came upon us. Ever since his first attack
of paralysis we realised that my Father was very easily tired. ...
/.../martin/the story of a soul/chapter vii the little flower.htm

the Little Flower Enters the Carmel
... After this happy feast trials again came upon us. Ever since his first attack
of paralysis we realised that my Father was very easily tired. ...
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Thesaurus
Paralysis (1 Occurrence)
... See Paraplegia. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. PALSY; PARALYSIS. ... Alexander Macalister.
PARALYSIS, PARALYTIC. pa-ral'-i-sis, par-alit'-ik. See PALSY. ...
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Paralytic (12 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Of or pertaining to paralysis; resembling paralysis. 2. (a.) Affected with
paralysis, or palsy. 3. (a.) Inclined or tending to paralysis. ...
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Palsy (12 Occurrences)
... A shorter form of "paralysis." Many persons thus afflicted were cured by our Lord
(Matthew 4:24; 8:5-13; 9:2-7; Mark 2:3-11; Luke 7:2-10; John 5:5-7) and the ...
/p/palsy.htm - 12k

Withered (46 Occurrences)
... Jeroboam was struck suddenly with paralysis of the arm, which is said to have "dried
up" (1 Kings 13:4-6); "probably due to sudden hemorrhage affecting some ...
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Diseases (38 Occurrences)
... Fevers of several kinds, dysentery, leprosy, intestinal worms, plague, nervous diseases
such as paralysis and epilepsy, insanity, ophthalmia and skin diseases ...
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Ill (137 Occurrences)
... And he made them well. (BBE DBY NAS NIV). Matthew 8:6 "Sir," he said, "my servant
at home is lying ill with paralysis, and is suffering great pain." (WEY BBE). ...
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Eyes (6285 Occurrences)
... problem since the days of Molyneux and Locke (Essay on the Human Understanding,
II, 9, 8). The blindness of Paul was probably a temporary paralysis of the ...
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Disease (213 Occurrences)
... Fevers of several kinds, dysentery, leprosy, intestinal worms, plague, nervous diseases
such as paralysis and epilepsy, insanity, ophthalmia and skin diseases ...
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Paralysed (5 Occurrences)

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Blindness (7 Occurrences)
... 2 Kings 6:18) was either a miraculous intervention or more probably a temporary
hypnotism; that of Paul (Acts 9:8) was doubtless a temporary paralysis of the ...
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