Word: basanizw

Pronounce: bas-an-id'-zo

Strongs Number: G928

Orig: from 931; to torture:--pain, toil, torment, toss, vex. G931

Use: TDNT-1:561,96 Verb

Heb Strong:

    1) to test (metals) by the touchstone, which is a black siliceous stone used to test the purity of gold or silver by the colour of the streak produced on it by rubbing it with either metal
    2) to question by applying torture
    3) to torture
    4) to vex with grievous pains (of body or mind), to torment
    5) to be harassed, distressed
    5a) of those who at sea are struggling with a head wind