37 occurrences in 12 translations

'Amazement' in the Bible

And Aaron and all the {Israelites} saw Moses, and, {to their amazement}, the skin of his face shone, and they were afraid of coming near to him.

And you will become a horror, a proverb [a mere object lesson], and a taunt [a derisive joke] among all the people to which the Lord drives you.

Now it happened that while Joshua was near Jericho, he looked up and much to his amazement, he saw a man standing in front of him, holding a drawn sword in his hand! Joshua approached him and asked him, "Are you one of us, or are you with our enemies?"

and they shall be dismayed; pangs and sorrows shall take hold of them ; they shall be in pain as a woman in travail: they shall look in amazement one at another; their faces'shall be faces of flame.

behold (hear this), I will send for all the families of the north,’ says the Lord, ‘and I will send for Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, My servant [to enact My plan], and I will bring them against this land and against its inhabitants and against all these surrounding nations; and I will utterly destroy them and make them a horror and a hissing [that is, an object of warning and ridicule] and an everlasting desolation.

“Babylon will become a heap [of ruins], a haunt and dwelling place of jackals,An object of horror (an astonishing desolation) and a hissing [of scorn and amazement], without inhabitants.

After this, he brought me back to the doorway to the Temple. To my amazement, there was water flowing out toward the east from beneath the threshold of the Temple! (The Temple faced eastward.) The water flowed down from beneath the right side of the Temple, that is, from the south-facing side where the altar was located.

Then he brought me out through the north gateway and around to the one outside that faces toward the east. To my amazement, water was trickling out from that part of the south side, too!

When Jesus had concluded this discourse, the crowds were filled with amazement at His teaching,

And the crowds of people were all filled with amazement and said, "Can this be the Son of David?"

When the crowds heard this, they were astonished at His teaching.

But to their amazement there had been a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord had descended from Heaven, and had come and rolled back the stone, and was sitting upon it.

The people listened with amazement to His teaching--for there was authority about it: it was very different from that of the Scribes--

And immediately the damsel arose, and was walking, for she was twelve years old; and they were amazed with a great amazement,

Then He went up to them on board the boat, and the wind lulled; and they were beside themselves with silent amazement.

The amazement was extreme. "He succeeds in everything he attempts," they exclaimed; "he even makes deaf men hear and dumb men speak!"

He took Peter and James and John with Him, and He began to be deeply distressed and troubled [extremely anguished at the prospect of what was to come].

And, having come forth quickly, they fled from the sepulchre, and trembling and amazement had seized them, and to no one said they anything, for they were afraid.

When they saw Him, they were smitten with amazement, and His mother said to Him, "My child, why have you behaved thus to us? Your father and I have been searching for you in anguish."

Amazement came over them all, and they kept saying to one another, “What is this message? For He commands the unclean spirits with authority and power, and they come out!”

For amazement had seized him and all his companions because of the catch of fish which they had taken;

Amazement seized all the people, and they began to praise God. They were filled with fear and declared, "We have seen wonderful things today!"

"Where is your faith?" He asked them. But they were filled with terror and amazement, and said to one another, "Who then is this? for He gives orders both to wind and waves, and they obey Him."

They were completely astonished, saying, “Look! Are not all of these who are speaking Galileans?

And they all continued in amazement and great perplexity, saying to one another, “What does this mean?”

And they knew that it was he which sat for alms at the Beautiful gate of the temple: and they were filled with wonder and amazement at that which had happened unto him.

While he was clinging to Peter and John, all the people ran together to them at the so-called portico of Solomon, full of amazement.

Now there was a man named Simon, who previously practiced magic in the city and amazed the people of Samaria, claiming to be someone great.

Simon himself also believed, and after being baptized remained in close attendance on Philip, and was full of amazement at seeing such signs and such great miracles performed.

Meanwhile the men who travelled with Saul were standing dumb with amazement, hearing a sound, but seeing no one.

Meanwhile Peter went on knocking, until at last they opened the door and saw that it was really he, and were filled with amazement.

Then the Proconsul, seeing what had happened, believed, being struck with amazement at the teaching of the Lord.

One of the beast's heads looked like it had sustained a mortal wound, but its fatal wound was healed. Rapt with amazement, the whole world followed the beast.

"The Wild Beast which you have seen was, and is not, and yet is destined to re-ascend, before long, out of the bottomless pit and go his way into perdition. And the inhabitants of the earth will be filled with amazement--all whose names are not in the Book of Life, having been recorded there ever since the creation of the world--when they see the Wild Beast: because he was, and is not, and yet is to come.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
ἐκθαμβέω 
Ekthambeo 
Usage: 4

בּהל 
Bahal 
Usage: 38

חתת 
Chathath 
Usage: 48

שׁמם 
Shamem 
Usage: 89

תּמהּ 
Tamahh 
Usage: 9

ἐκπλήσσω 
Ekplesso 
be astonished , be amazed
Usage: 13

ἔκστασις 
Ekstasis 
Usage: 7

ἐξίστημι 
Existemi 
Usage: 17

θαμβέω 
Thambeo 
be amazed , be astonished
Usage: 4

θάμβος 
Thambos 
be amazed 9 , be astonished , wonder
Usage: 3

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