4970 - sphodra

Strong's Concordance

Original word: σφόδρα
Transliteration: sphodra
Definition (short): deeply
Definition (full): very much

NAS Exhaustive Concordance

Word Origin: adverb from sphodros (excessive, violent)
Definition: very much
NASB Translation: deeply (3), exceedingly (1), extremely (3), greatly (1), very (2).
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Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

Neuter plural of sphodros (violent; of uncertain derivation) as adverb; vehemently, i.e. In a high degree, much -- exceeding(-ly), greatly, sore, very.
KJV: When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceeding great joy.
NASB: When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy.
KJV: And they shall kill him, and the third day he shall be raised again. And they were exceeding sorry.
NASB: and they will kill Him, and He will be raised on the third day." And they were deeply grieved.
KJV: So when his fellowservants saw what was done, they were very sorry, and came and told unto their lord all that was done.
NASB: "So when his fellow slaves saw what had happened, they were deeply grieved and came and reported to their lord all that had happened.
KJV: When his disciples heard it, they were exceedingly amazed, saying, Who then can be saved?
NASB: When the disciples heard this, they were very astonished and said, "Then who can be saved?"
KJV: And they were exceeding sorrowful, and began every one of them to say unto him, Lord, is it I?
NASB: Being deeply grieved, they each one began to say to Him, "Surely not I, Lord?"