tumpanizo <5178>

tumpanizw tumpanizo

Pronunciation:toom-pan-id'-zo
Origin:from a derivative of 5180 (meaning a drum, "tympanum")
Reference:-
PrtSpch:v
In Greek:etumpanisyhsan 1
In NET:were tortured 1
In AV:torture 1
Count:1
Definition:1) to beat the drum or timbrel
2) to torture with the tympanum, an instrument of punishment

The tympanum seems to have been a wheel shaped instrument of torture,
over which criminals were stretched as though they were skins and then
horribly beaten with clubs or thongs (cf our "break upon the wheel")
from a derivative of 5180 (meaning a drum, "tympanum"); to stretch on
an instrument of torture resembling a drum, and thus beat to
death:-torture.
see GREEK for 5180

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