'Amazement' in the Bible
And you shall become an amazement, a proverb, and a byword among all the peoples to which the Lord will lead you.
Behold, I will send for all the tribes of the north, says the Lord, and I will send for Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, My servant [or agent to fulfill My designs], and I will bring them against this land and its inhabitants and against all these nations round about; and I will devote them [to God] and utterly destroy them and make them an amazement, a hissing, and perpetual and agelong desolations.
And Babylon shall become heaps [of ruins], a dwelling place of jackals, a horror (an astonishing desolation) and a hissing [of amazement], without inhabitant.
And when the throng heard it, they were astonished and filled with [ glad] amazement at His teaching.
And instantly the girl got up and started walking around -- "for she was twelve years old. And they were utterly astonished and overcome with amazement.
And He took with Him Peter and James and John, and began to be struck with terror and amazement and deeply troubled and depressed.
For he was gripped with bewildering amazement [allied to terror], and all who were with him, at the haul of fish which they had made;
And they were beside themselves with amazement, saying, Are not all these who are talking Galileans?
And all were beside themselves with amazement and were puzzled and bewildered, saying one to another, What can this mean?
And they recognized him as the man who usually sat [begging] for alms at the Beautiful Gate of the temple; and they were filled with wonder and amazement (bewilderment, consternation) over what had occurred to him.
Now while he [still] firmly clung to Peter and John, all the people in utmost amazement ran together and crowded around them in the covered porch (walk) called Solomon's.
But there was a man named Simon, who had formerly practiced magic arts in the city to the utter amazement of the Samaritan nation, claiming that he himself was an extraordinary and distinguished person.