Word Summary
mainomai: to rage, be mad
Original Word: μαίνομαι
Transliteration: mainomai
Phonetic Spelling: (mah'-ee-nom-ahee)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to rage, be mad
Meaning: to rage, be mad
Strong's Concordance
be beside oneself, rage

Middle voice from a primary mao (to long for; through the idea of insensate craving); to rave as a "maniac" -- be beside self (mad).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3105: μαίνομαι

μαίνομαι; (from Homer down); to be mad, to rave: said of one who so speaks that he seems not to be in his right mind, Acts 12:15; Acts 26:24; 1 Corinthians 14:23; opposed to σωφροσύνης ῤήματα ἀποφθέγγεσθαι, Acts 26:25; joined with δαιμόνιον ἔχειν, John 10:20. (Compare: ἐμμαίνομαι.)