For the plural, compare deaths, 2Co 11:33; drunkennesses, Gal 5:21; bloods, Joh 1:13 (see note); the willings of the flesh, Eph 2:3; mercies, Phi 2:1. Excitements or outbursts of wrath.
Psithurismoi, the sound adapted to the sense. Only here in the New Testament. Secret slanders. In Sept., Ecc 10:11, it is used of the murmuring of a snake-charmer. Ψιθυριστής whisperer, occurs Rom 1:29.
Only here in the New Testament. Conceited inflation. For the kindred verb φυσιάω to puff up, see on 1Co 4:6.