Hebrew:     terror-emach meaning terror

                              behalah meaning trouble, haste

                              ballahah meaning a worn out or wasted thing

                              biuthim meaning terrors

                              chogga meaning a cause of staggering

                              chittih meaning terror, fright

                              chittith meaning terror

                              magor meaning fear

                              magar meaning to cast down

                              mora meaning to fear

                              mechittah meaning cause of terror or ruin

                              maarailsah meaning violence, terror

                              pachad meaning fear, dread

                   terrify-baath meaning to terrify, frighten

                             chathath meaning to cause to break down, affright

                             arats meaning to fear, be afraid, terrified

                     fear-emach meaning terror

                             deagah meaning fear, sorrow

                             charadah meaning trembling

                             chath meaning fright, terror

                             yirah meaning fear, reverence

                             magor meaning fear

                             megorah meaning fear

                             megurah meaning fear

                             mora meaning fear, reverence

                             morah meaning fear

                             pachad meaning dread, fear

                             pachdah meaning dread, fear

                             rogez meaning rage, anger, trembling

                             retet meaning fear, terror, trembling

                             readah meaning trembling

                  to fear-gur meaning to be afraid

                             dechal meaning to be afraid

                             chil meaning to be pained

                             yagor meaning to be afraid

                             yare meaning to fear, reverence

                             yare meaning fearing, reverencing

                             arats meaning to fear, be afraid, terrified

                             pachad meaning to fear, be afraid

                             saar meaning to fear, be afraid, frighten

Greek:       terror-phobos meaning fear

                  terrify-ekphobeo meaning to terrify exceedingly

                             ptoeomai meaning to be affrighted, terrified

                      fear-deilia meaning timidity

                             phobos meaning fear, terror

                 to fear-eulabeo meaning to be circumspect, cautious

                             phobeo meaning to cause fear, terrify

                             echo meaning to have fear

                 fearful-phoberos meaning fearful, terrible




1.   Isaiah 66:5-24 “I also will choose their delusions, and will bring their fears(megurah) upon them; Before she travailed, she brought forth; before her pain came, she was delivered of a man child.  Who hath beard such a things?  Who hath seen such things?  Shall the earth be made to bring forth in one day?  Or shall a nation be born at once?  For as soon as Zion travailed, she brought forth her children.  Shall I bring to the birth, and not cause to bring forth?  Satin the Lord: shall I cause to bring forth, and shut the womb? Satin they God.  Rejoice yea with Jerusalem, and be glad with her, all yea that love her: rejoice for joy with her, all yea that mourn for her:  For thus satin the Lord, Behold, I will extend peace to her like a river, and the glory of the Gentiles like a flowing stream:”




1.   Luke 21:9 “But when ye shall hear(akouo=to give ear, hearken, hear) of wars and commotions(akatastasia=instability), be not terrified(pteomai): for these things must first come to pass; but the end is not by and by.”


1.   II Corinthians 5:11 “Knowing therefore the terror(phobos) of the Lord, we persuade men;”

2.   Philippians 1:28-29 “And nothing terrified(ptoeomai=to be affrighted, startled, terrified) by your adversaries(antikeimai=to be laid in opposition): which is to them an evident token of perdition(apoleia=loss, destruction), but to you of salvation(soteria=safety), and that of God.  For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer(pascho=to suffer, endure, experience) for his sake; Having the same conflict(agon=contest, struggle) which ye saw in me, and now hear to be in me.”

3.   I Peter 3:14 “But and if ye suffer for righteousness’ sake, happy are ye: and be not afraid(phobeomai=to fear, to be afraid) of their terror(phobos), neither be troubled(tarasso=to trouble, disturb, agitate);”


1.   Luke 20:22-26(Mark 13:1-37) “And when ye shall see Jerusalem compassed with armies, then know that the desolation(eremosis= devastation, a making desolate, or desert) thereof is nigh.  For these be the days of vengeance(ekdikesis=full vengeance, retribution, judgment), that all things which are written may be fulfilled.  For there shall be great distress(anagke= necessity, constraint, anguish, misery, calamity) in the land, and wrath(orge=anger, wrath retribution) upon this people.  And they shall fall by the edge of the sword, and shall be led away captive into all nations: and Jerusalem shall be trodden down(under the heel, trampled, tread)) of the Gentiles until the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled.  And there shall be signs(semeion=a sign, mark, signal) in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress(sunoche=a holding fast together, anguish, stand helpless, dismay, despair) of nations, with perplexity(aporia=without passage out, confounded; the sea(tide surging) and the waves roaring; Men’s hearts failing them(apopsucho=to swoon away, swooning with panic, lifeless through fear, courage fail completely) for fear(phobos=terror), and for looking after(prosdokso=to look or watch toward, foreboding, await troubles) those things which are coming on the earth: for the powers (dunamis=power) of heaven shall be shaken saleuo=agitate, toss, convulse).”

2.   Luke 21:9-11, 25-26 “But when ye hear of wars(polemos=war, battle, strife, contention) and commotions(akatastasia=instability), be not terrified(ploeomai=to be affrighted, terrified): for these things must first come to pass; but the end is not by and by.  Nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and great earthquakes shall be in divers places, and famines, and pestilence’s(loimos=plagues); and fearful sights(dreadful, terrible, fearful, terrific appearances) and great signs shall there be from heaven.  And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress(anagke=necessity, constraint) of nations, with perplexity(aporia=without a passage or way out); the sea and the waves roaring(echeo=to sound); Men’s hearts failing(apopsucho=to swoon away, faint) them for fear(phobos=fear, terror), and for looking after(prosdokso=to look or watch toward) those things which are coming(ginomai=to come to be) on the earth: for the powers(dunamis=power) of heaven shall be shaken(saleuo=agitate, toss).”

To Fear-

1.   Luke 21:11, 26(See above passage)

2.   Hebrews 10:27 “But a certain fearful(phoberos=terribly, fearful) looking for of judgment(krisos=judgment) and fiery indignation(pur=fire; zelos= zeal), which shall devour(esthio=to eat, eat up) the adversaries( against).”

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