3947. paroxunó
Strong's Concordance
paroxunó: to sharpen, fig. to stimulate, to provoke
Original Word: παροξύνω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: paroxunó
Phonetic Spelling: (par-ox-oo'-no)
Definition: to sharpen, to stimulate, to provoke
Usage: I arouse anger, provoke, irritate.
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3947 paroksýnō (from 3844 /pará, "alongside" and oxys, "a sharp edge") – properly, cut close alongside, i.e. to incite ("jab") someone and stimulate their feelings (emotions); "become emotionally provoked (upset, roused to anger)" (A-S), as personally "getting to someone"; (figuratively) "to provoke feelings, spurring someone to action" (Souter).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from para and oxunó (to sharpen)
to sharpen, fig. to stimulate, to provoke
NASB Translation
provoked (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3947: παροξύνω

παροξύνω: properly, to make sharp, to sharpen (παρά, IV. 3): τήν μάχαιραν, Deuteronomy 32:41. Metaphorically, (so always in secular authors from Euripides, Thucydides, Xenophon down), a. to stimulate, spur on, urge (πρός τί, ἐπί τί).

b. to irritate, provoke, rouse to anger; passive, present παροξύνομαι; imperfect παρωξυνομην: Acts 17:16; 1 Corinthians 13:5. The Sept. chiefly for נָאַץ, to scorn, despise; besides for הִכְעִיס, to provoke, make angry, Deuteronomy 9:18; Psalm 105:29 (); Isaiah 65:3; for הִקְצִיף, to exasperate, Deuteronomy 9:7, 22, etc.; passive for חָרָה, to burn with anger, Hosea 8:5; Zechariah 10:3, and for other verbs.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
easily provoke, stir.

From para and a derivative of oxus; to sharpen alongside, i.e. (figuratively) to exasperate -- easily provoke, stir.

see GREEK para

see GREEK oxus

Forms and Transliterations
παροξύναι παροξύναντες παροξύναντές παρόξυνε παροξυνεί παροξύνει παροξυνεται παροξύνεται παροξυνθείς παροξυνθής παροξύνουσα παροξυνούσί παροξυνώ παροξύνων παρωξύναμεν παρώξυναν παρώξυνάν παρώξυνας παρωξύνατε παρωξύνατέ παρώξυνε παρώξυνεν παρωξυνετο παρωξύνετο παρωξύνθη παρωξύνθην paroxunetai paroxuneto parōxuneto paroxynetai paroxýnetai paroxyneto paroxýneto parōxyneto parōxýneto
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 17:16 V-IIM/P-3S
GRK: τοῦ Παύλου παρωξύνετο τὸ πνεῦμα
NAS: his spirit was being provoked within
KJV: his spirit was stirred in him,
INT: Paul was provoked the spirit

1 Corinthians 13:5 V-PIM/P-3S
GRK: ἑαυτῆς οὐ παροξύνεται οὐ λογίζεται
NAS: its own, is not provoked, does not take into account
KJV: is not easily provoked, thinketh no
INT: of its own not is easily provoked not thinks

Strong's Greek 3947
2 Occurrences

παρωξύνετο — 1 Occ.
παροξύνεται — 1 Occ.

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