References to the wordamazed in the Old Testament (H926) relate to trouble and fear, specifically to the wrath of God.
We especially want to look at how this word was used in the New Testament, and consider this as one of the Words of Life as we use it in reference to Christ and the gospel.
New Testament G1839
Strong’s defines amazed existēmi eks-ē’-stā-mēto amaze, to astonish, throw into wonderment; to be beside oneself; the same word used for astonished.
Joseph and Mary were amazed when they found Jesus at the age of twelve “in the temple in the midst of the doctors, hearing them and asking questions.”
“And all that heard him were astonished at his understanding and answers.” Luke 2:48
We fast-forward to Jesus’ ministry.
“Then was brought unto him one possessed with a devil, blind, and dumb: and he healed him, insomuch that the blind…
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