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  #2759 κέντρον kentron {ken'-tron}

 from kenteo (to prick); TDNT - 3:663,427; n n

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)


 1) a sting, as that of bees, scorpions, locusts. Since animals
    wound by their sting and even cause death, Paul attributes
    death, personified as a sting, i.e. a deadly weapon
 2) an iron goad, for urging on oxen, horses and other beasts of burden
    2a) hence the proverb, "to kick against the goad", i.e. to offer
        vain and perilous or ruinous resistance

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

From κεντέω [[kenteo]] (to prick); a point ("centre"), that is, a sting (figuratively poison) or goad (figuratively divine impulse):—prick, sting.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - sting 3, prick 2; 5
pricks
Acts 9:5; 26:14.
sting
1 Corinthians 15:55, 56.
stings
Revelation 9:10.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)


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