Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 931

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 1:561

KJV Translation Count — 12x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: torment (8), pain (1), toss (1), vex (1), toil (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. to test (metals) by the touchstone, which is a black siliceous stone used to test the purity of gold or silver by the colour of the streak produced on it by rubbing it with either metal
2. to question by applying torture
3. to torture
4. to vex with grievous pains (of body or mind), to torment
5. to be harassed, distressed
a. of those who at sea are struggling with a head wind

Strong's Definitions

bas-an-id'-zo; from (931) (βάσανος); to torture: — pain, toil, torment, toss, vex.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And saying, Lord, my servant lieth at home sick of the palsy, grievously G928ed.


And, behold, they cried out, saying, What have we to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God? art thou come hither to G928 us before the time?


But the ship was now in the midst of the sea, G928ed with waves: for the wind was contrary.


And cried with a loud voice, and said, What have I to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of the most high God? I adjure thee by God, that thou G928 me not.


And he saw them G928ing in rowing; for the wind was contrary unto them: and about the fourth watch of the night he cometh unto them, walking upon the sea, and would have passed by them.


When he saw Jesus, he cried out, and fell down before him, and with a loud voice said, What have I to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God most high? I beseech thee, G928 me not.


(For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, G928ed his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful deeds;)


And to them it was given that they should not kill them, but that they should be G928ed five months: and their G928 was as the G928 of a scorpion, when he striketh a man.


And they that dwell upon the earth shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another; because these two prophets G928ed them that dwelt on the earth.


And she being with child cried, travailing in birth, and G928ed to be delivered.


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