Word Summary
hormēma: a rush
Original Word: ὅρμημα
Transliteration: hormēma
Phonetic Spelling: (hor'-may-mah)
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Short Definition: a rush
Meaning: a rush
Strong's Concordance

From horme; an attack, i.e. (abstractly) precipitancy -- violence.

see GREEK horme

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3731: ὅρμημα

ὅρμημα, ὁρμηματος, τό (ὁρμάω), a rush, impulse: Revelation 18:21 (here A. V. violence). (For עֶבְרָה outburst of wrath, Amos 1:11; Habakkuk 3:8, cf. Schleusner, Thesaurus iv., p. 123; an enterprise, venture, Homer, Iliad 2, 356, 590, although interpreters differ about its meaning there (cf. Ebeling, Lex. Homer or Liddell and Scott, v.); that to which one is impelled or hurried away by impulse (rather, incitement, stimulus), Plutarch, mor. (de virt. mor. § 12), p. 452c.)