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Headword: *brugmo/s
Adler number: beta,568
Translated headword: gnashing
Vetting Status: high
[Meaning] a grinding of the teeth, or sharpening of the molars.
Greek Original:
*brugmo/s: trismo\s o)do/ntwn, h)\ mulw=n a)ko/nhsis.
Same or similar entry in other lexica.
The proverbial phrase 'then there will be a wailing and a gnashing of teeth' occurs several times in the Gospels (Matthew 8.12, 13.42, 13.50, 22.13, 24.51, 25.30; Luke 13.28).
Keywords: Christianity; definition; ethics; imagery; medicine; proverbs; religion
Translated by: William Hutton on 5 October 2002@09:52:23.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added note and keyword) on 6 October 2002@05:00:24.
David Whitehead (expanded note; another keyword) on 4 June 2012@04:59:26.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 18 August 2012@21:27:16.
David Whitehead (more keywords) on 19 August 2012@04:04:28.
David Whitehead (coding) on 24 September 2015@03:33:18.


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