|Reference:||TDNT - 1:561,96|
|In Greek:||basanistaiv 1|
|In NET:||prison guards to torture 1|
|In AV:||tormentor 1|
|Definition:||1) one who elicits the truth by the use of the rack
1a) an inquisitor, torturer also used of a jailer doubtless
because the business of torturing was also assigned to him
from 928; a torturer:-tormentor.
see GREEK for 928
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