Word Summary
sphodra: very much
Original Word: σφόδρα
Transliteration: sphodra
Phonetic Spelling: (sfod'-rah)
Part of Speech: Adverb
Short Definition: very much
Meaning: very much
Strong's Concordance
exceedingly, greatly, sore, very.

Neuter plural of sphodros (violent; of uncertain derivation) as adverb; vehemently, i.e. In a high degree, much -- exceeding(-ly), greatly, sore, very.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4970: σφόδρα

σφόδρα (properly neuter plural of σφοδρός, vehement, violent;), from Pindar and Herodotus down, exceedingly, greatly: placed after adjectives, Matthew 2:10; Mark 16:4; Luke 18:23; Revelation 16:21; with verbs, Matthew 17:6, 23; Matthew 18:31; Matthew 19:25; Matthew 26:22; Matthew 27:54; Acts 6:7.