Word Summary
brychō: to bite, to gnash
Original Word: βρύχω
Transliteration: brychō
Phonetic Spelling: (broo'-kho)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to bite, to gnash
Meaning: to bite, to gnash
Strong's Concordance

A primary verb; to grate the teeth (in pain or rage) -- gnash.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1031: βρύχω

βρύχω: (imperfect ἔβρυχον); to grind, gnash, with the teeth: ὀδόντας ἐπί τινα, Acts 7:54 (Job 16:9; Psalm 34:16 (); Psalm 36:12 () for בִּשְׁנַּיִם חָרַק and שִׁנַּיִם חָרַק; intransitive, without ὀδόντας (quoted in Hermippus ()) Plutarch, Pericl. 33 at the end; (Hipp. (see Liddell and Scott))). Of the same origin as βρύκω (cf. δέχω and δέκω), to bite, chew; see Hermann on Sophocles Philoct. 735;Ellendt, Sophocles' Lexicon, under the word βρύκω).