Word Summary
seismos: a commotion, shaking
Original Word: σεισμός
Transliteration: seismos
Phonetic Spelling: (sice-mos')
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: a commotion, shaking
Meaning: a commotion, shaking
Strong's Concordance
earthquake, tempest.

From seio; a commotion, i.e. (of the air) a gale, (of the ground) an earthquake -- earthquake, tempest.

see GREEK seio

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4578: σεισμός

σεισμός, σεισμοῦ, (σείω), a shaking, a commotions: ἐν τῇ θαλάσσῃ, a tempest, Matthew 8:24; as often in Greek writings from (Herodotus 4, 28), Sophocles, Aristophanes down, pre-eminently an earthquake: Matthew 24:7; Matthew 27:54; Matthew 28:2; Mark 13:8; Luke 21:11; Acts 16:26; Revelation 6:12; Revelation 8:5; Revelation 11:13, 19; Revelation 16:15; the Sept. for רַעַשׁ.