Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary
Plague, scourging, a whip (literally, the Roman flagellum for criminals
Greek: μάστιξ, mastix (G3148)
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Strong's Number: G3148
Greek Base Word: μάστιξ
Usage: Plague, scourging
Definition: A whip (literally, the Roman flagellum for criminals; figuratively, a disease).
- A whip, scourge.
- Metaphorically a scourge, plague.
- A calamity, misfortune, especially sent by God to discipline or punish.
Derived terms: Probably from the base of G3145 (through the idea of contact).
- Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: ˈmɑ.stik͡s
- Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: ˈmɑ.stik͡s
- Transliteration: mastix
- Biblical Pronunciation: MA-steeks
- Modern Pronunciation: MA-steeks
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