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ἔκστασις

Third declension Noun; Feminine Transliteration:

Principal Part: ἔκστασις ἐκστάσεως

Structure: ἐκστασι (Stem) + ς (Ending)

Etym.: e)ci/sthmi

Sense

  1. displacement from proper place
  2. displacement of the mind: amazement, astonishment, bewilderment
  3. trance, ecstasy

Declension

Third declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.

Examples

  • περὶ δὲ ἡλίου δυσμὰσ ἔκστασισ ἐπέπεσε τῷ Ἅβραμ, καὶ ἰδοὺ φόβοσ σκοτεινὸσ μέγασ ἐπιπίπτει αὐτῷ. (Septuagint, Liber Genesis 15:12)
  • καὶ ἔλαβε δύο βόασ καὶ ἐμέλισεν αὐτὰσ καὶ ἀπέστειλεν εἰσ πᾶν ὅριον Ἰσραὴλ ἐν χειρὶ ἀγγέλων λέγων. ὃσ οὐκ ἔστιν ἐκπορευόμενοσ ὀπίσω Σαοὺλ καὶ ὀπίσω Σαμουήλ, κατὰ τάδε ποιήσουσι τοῖσ βουσὶν αὐτοῦ. καὶ ἐπῆλθεν ἔκστασισ Κυρίου ἐπὶ τὸν λαὸν Ἰσραήλ, καὶ ἐβόησαν ὡσ ἀνὴρ εἷσ. (Septuagint, Liber I Samuelis 11:7)
  • καὶ ἐγενήθη ἔκστασισ ἐν τῇ παρεμβολῇ καὶ ἐν ἀγρῷ, καὶ πᾶσ ὁ λαὸσ ὁ ἐν Μεσσὰβ καὶ οἱ διαφθείροντεσ ἐξέστησαν, καὶ αὐτοὶ οὐκ ἤθελον ποιεῖν. καὶ ἐθάμβησεν ἡ γῆ, καὶ ἐγενήθη ἔκστασισ παρὰ Κυρίου. (Septuagint, Liber I Samuelis 14:15)
  • καὶ ἐξέκοψαν τὰσ κώμασ αὐτῶν κύκλῳ Γεδώρ, ὅτι ἐγενήθη ἔκστασισ Κυρίου ἐπ’ αὐτούσ, καὶ ἐσκύλευσαν πάσασ τὰσ πόλεισ αὐτῶν, ὅτι πολλὰ σκῦλα ἐγενήθη αὐτοῖσ. (Septuagint, Liber II Paralipomenon 14:14)

Synonyms

  1. displacement from proper place

  2. displacement of the mind

Source: Ancient Greek entries from Wiktionary

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