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ἔκστασις

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From ἐξίστημι "I displace" from ἐκ "out" and ἵστημι "I stand"

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [ékʰstasis]
  • (Koine): IPA: [ˈɛkʰstasis]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [ˈekstasis]

Noun

ἔκστασις (genitive ἐκστάσεως) f, third declension; (ekstasis)

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

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References

Strong’s concordance number: G1611

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