Word Summary
ekthambeomai: to amaze, to be amazed
Original Word: ἐκθαμβέομαι
Transliteration: ekthambeomai
Phonetic Spelling: (ek-tham-beh'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to amaze, to be amazed
Meaning: to amaze, to be amazed
Strong's Concordance
affright, greatly astonished.

From ekthambos; to astonish utterly -- affright, greatly (sore) amaze.

see GREEK ekthambos

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1568: ἐκθαμβέω

ἐκθαμβέω, ἐκθαμβω: Passive (present ἐκθαμβοῦμαι); 1 aorist ἐξεθαμβήθην; (ἔκθαμβος, which see);

1. transitive, to throw into amazement or terror; to alarm thoroughly, to terrify: Sir. 30:9; (Job 33:7 Aq., Complutensian).

2. intransitive, to be struck with amazement; to be thoroughly amazed, astounded; in Greek writings once, the Orphica Arg. 1217. In the N. T. only in the passive and by Mark: to be amazed, for joy at the unexpected coming of Christ, ; to be struck with terror, f; joined with ἀδημονεῖν, .