Torment
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Easton's Bible Dictionary
Gr. basanos (Matthew 4:24), the "touch-stone" of justice; hence inquisition by torture, and then any disease which racks and tortures the limbs.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) An engine for casting stones.

2. (n.) Extreme pain; anguish; torture; the utmost degree of misery, either of body or mind.

3. (n.) That which gives pain, vexation, or misery.

4. (v. t.) To put to extreme pain or anguish; to inflict excruciating misery upon, either of body or mind; to torture.

5. (v. t.) To pain; to distress; to afflict.

6. (v. t.) To tease; to vex; to harass; as, to be tormented with importunities, or with petty annoyances.

7. (v. t.) To put into great agitation.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
TORMENT, PLACE OF

tor'-ment: A literal translation in Luke 16:28 of topos tes basanou.

See HELL.

Greek
929. basanismos -- torture
... torture. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: basanismos Phonetic Spelling:
(bas-an-is-mos') Short Definition: torture, torment Definition: torture ...
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928. basanizo -- to torture
... to torture. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: basanizo Phonetic Spelling:
(bas-an-id'-zo) Short Definition: I torment, torture, buffet Definition: I examine ...
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931. basanos -- a touchstone (a dark stone used in testing metals) ...
... Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: basanos Phonetic Spelling:
(bas'-an-os) Short Definition: torture, torment Definition: torture, torment ... torment. ...
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2851. kolasis -- correction
... Transliteration: kolasis Phonetic Spelling: (kol'-as-is) Short Definition: chastisement,
punishment Definition: chastisement, punishment, torment, perhaps with ...
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3600. odunao -- to cause or suffer pain
... to cause or suffer pain. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: odunao Phonetic Spelling:
(od-oo-nah'-o) Short Definition: I torment, pain Definition: I torment ...
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2558. kakoucheo -- to ill-treat
... Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: kakoucheo Phonetic Spelling: (kak-oo-kheh'-
o) Short Definition: I treat evilly Definition: I treat evilly, hurt, torment. ...
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1067. geenna -- Gehenna, a valley W. and South of Jer., also a ...
... ("hell"), the place of - torment (judgment), refers strictly to the everlasting
abode of the redeemed where they experience divine judgment . ...
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3791. ochleo -- to disturb, trouble
... to disturb, trouble. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: ochleo Phonetic Spelling:
(okh-leh'-o) Short Definition: I trouble, torment, worry Definition: I ...
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5299. hupopiazo -- to strike under the eye
... under the eye NASB Word Usage discipline (1), wear (1). torment, strike
in the face. From a compound of hupo and a derivative of ...
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3553. nosema -- sickness
... Cognate: 3553 (a neuter noun derived from 3554 , "a chronic illness") -- a disease
(sickness) viewed in terms of its (especially mental torment). ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4620. maatsebah -- a place of pain
... 4619, 4620. maatsebah. 4621 . a place of pain. Transliteration: maatsebah
Phonetic Spelling: (mah-ats-ay-baw') Short Definition: torment. ...
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3013. yagah -- to suffer
... root Definition to suffer NASB Word Usage afflicted (1), caused her grief (1), causes
grief (1), grieve (2), inflicted (1), torment (1), tormentors (1). ...
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Library

The Torment of Fear
... SERMON XXII. THE TORMENT OF FEAR. (First Sunday after Trinity.) ... There is no fear
in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. ...
/.../kingsley/town and country sermons/sermon xxii the torment of.htm

How Important and Necessary it Is, to the Interiour Soul, to ...
... The Martyrs, besides the shortness of their Torment, which hardly endured days,
were comforted, with a clear light and special help, in hope of the near and ...
/.../the spiritual guide which disentangles the soul/chap v how important and.htm

The Right Kind of Fear
... 14. But did not John say that "fear hath torment?" Then how can he be happy
who hath fear, and especially he who hath it always. ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/spurgeon/sermons on proverbs/the right kind of fear.htm

The Destruction of Babylon.
... lived luxuriously with her, will weep and wail for her, when they see the smoke
of her burning, standing afar off through the fear of her torment, saying, Woe! ...
/.../bliss/a brief commentary on the apocalypse/the destruction of babylon.htm

Of the Three Woe Trumpets.
... ver.3, "even as the scorpions of the earth have power;" "for they had tails like
scorpions, and in them stings with which they hurt; and their torment was as ...
/.../mede/a key to the apocalypse/of the three woe trumpets.htm

The Great Fruits Produced by the Above-Mentioned Prayer. The ...
... 3. Do not fancy I mean, daughters, that she neglects to eat and drink, though it
brings no small torment to her, or to perform the duties of her state. ...
/.../teresa/the interior castle or the mansions/chapter iii the great fruits.htm

The Rich Man and Lazarus
... But here it evidently means, that region of hades where the souls of wicked men
reside, as appears from the following words, "Being in torment;" " "in order ...
/.../wesley/sermons on several occasions/sermon 112 the rich man.htm

Jesus Heals Two Gergesene Demoniacs.
... God? I beseech thee, ^bI adjure thee by God, torment me no. ^c ... art thou
come hither to torment us before the time? [The judgment ...
/.../mcgarvey/the four-fold gospel/lvi jesus heals two gergesene.htm

Of Two Spiritual Martyrdoms, Wherewith God Cleanseth the Soul that ...
... a mighty force; because so much the greater as the Lord would have the Illumination
and Union of a Soul to be, so much the more strong is the Torment and the ...
/.../the spiritual guide which disentangles the soul/chap iv of two spiritual.htm

Matt. viii. 23, 24
... said,. "What have we to do with Thee, Jesus, Thou Son of God? Art Thou come
hither to torment us before the time?" [1192]. For, because ...
/.../homilies on the gospel of saint matthew/homily xxviii matt viii 23.htm

Thesaurus
Torment (19 Occurrences)
... 7. (vt) To put into great agitation. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. TORMENT,
PLACE OF. ... See HELL. Multi-Version Concordance Torment (19 Occurrences). ...
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Torture (9 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Extreme pain; anguish of body or mind; pang; agony; torment; as, torture
of mind. ... Hast Thou come here to torment us before the time?" (See NIV). ...
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Tormented (17 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Torment. Multi-Version Concordance
Tormented (17 Occurrences). Matthew 8:6 and saying, "Lord ...
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Hell (53 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) The place or state of punishment for the wicked after death; the
abode of evil spirits. Hence, any mental torment; anguish. ...
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Months (65 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV). Revelation 9:5 They were given
power not to kill them, but to torment them for five months. ...
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Permitted (31 Occurrences)
... There was given to him a great sword. (See RSV). Revelation 9:5 They were given
power not to kill them, but to torment them for five months. ...
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Strikes (39 Occurrences)
... (WEY). Revelation 9:5 They were given power not to kill them, but to torment
them for five months. Their torment was like the torment...
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Loud (222 Occurrences)
... Hast Thou come here to torment us before the time?" (Root in WEY BBE). ... I adjure you
by God, don't torment me." (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV). ...
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Business (147 Occurrences)
... God? Have you come here to torment us before the time?" (See NAS). Matthew ...
God? I adjure you by God, don't torment me." (See NAS). Luke ...
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Scorpion (6 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). Revelation 9:5 They were given
power not to kill them, but to torment them for five months. ...
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Concordance
Torment (19 Occurrences)

Matthew 8:29
Behold, they cried out, saying, "What do we have to do with you, Jesus, Son of God? Have you come here to torment us before the time?"
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Mark 5:7
and crying out with a loud voice, he said, "What have I to do with you, Jesus, you Son of the Most High God? I adjure you by God, don't torment me."
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Luke 8:28
When he saw Jesus, he cried out, and fell down before him, and with a loud voice said, "What do I have to do with you, Jesus, you Son of the Most High God? I beg you, don't torment me!"
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Luke 16:23
In Hades, he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and saw Abraham far off, and Lazarus at his bosom.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Luke 16:28
for I have five brothers, that he may testify to them, so they won't also come into this place of torment.'
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

2 Corinthians 12:7
By reason of the exceeding greatness of the revelations, that I should not be exalted excessively, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment me, that I should not be exalted excessively.
(WEB NAS NIV)

1 John 4:18
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.
(KJV DBY WBS)

Revelation 9:5
They were given power not to kill them, but to torment them for five months. Their torment was like the torment of a scorpion, when it strikes a person.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS)

Revelation 9:10
They have tails like those of scorpions, and stings. In their tails they have power to harm men for five months.
(See NIV)

Revelation 11:10
Those who dwell on the earth rejoice over them, and they will be glad. They will give gifts to one another, because these two prophets tormented those who dwell on the earth.
(Root in WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Revelation 14:11
The smoke of their torment goes up forever and ever. They have no rest day and night, those who worship the beast and his image, and whoever receives the mark of his name.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Revelation 18:7
However much she glorified herself, and grew wanton, so much give her of torment and mourning. For she says in her heart,'I sit a queen, and am no widow, and will in no way see mourning.'
(WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

Revelation 18:10
standing far away for the fear of her torment, saying,'Woe, woe, the great city, Babylon, the strong city! For your judgment has come in one hour.'
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Revelation 18:15
The merchants of these things, who were made rich by her, will stand far away for the fear of her torment, weeping and mourning;
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Judges 16:19
She made him sleep upon her knees; and she called a man, and had him shave off the seven locks of his head. Then she began to torment him, and his strength left him.
(DBY RSV)

Job 15:20
All his days the wicked man is tormented, and numbered years are allotted to the violent.
(Root in DBY NIV)

Job 19:2
"How long will you torment me, and crush me with words?
(WEB NAS RSV NIV)

Isaiah 50:11
See, all you who make a fire, arming yourselves with burning branches: go in the flame of your fire, and among the branches you have put a light to. This will you have from my hand, you will make your bed in sorrow.
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Lamentations 1:20
See, Yahweh; for I am in distress; my heart is troubled; My heart is turned within me; for I have grievously rebelled: Abroad the sword bereaves, at home there is as death.
(See NIV)

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Torment

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