2799: κλαίω

Verb


Dodson dictionary

G2799 κλαίω

Transliteration: klaíō

Part(s) of speech: Verb

Definition: I weep, weep for, mourn, lament.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G2799 κλαίω

Transliteration: klaíō

Derivation: of uncertain affinity;

Definition: to sob, i.e. wail aloud (whereas 1145 is rather to cry silently)

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

κλαίω

G2799 

Occurrences in the NT: 40

κλαίω,
[in LXX chiefly for בּכה;]
of any loud expression of pain or sorrow, esp. for the dead, to weep, lament;
(a) intrans.: Mk 5:38, 39 14:72 (M, Pr., 131) Mk 16:[10], Lk 7:13, 32, 38 8:52, Jo 11:31, 33 16:20 20:11, 13, 15 Ac 9:39 21:13, I Co 7:30, Phl 3:18, Ja 4:9 5:1, Re 5:5 18:15, 19; πολύ, Re 5:4; πολλά, Ac 8:24 (WH, mg.); πικρῶς, Mt 26:75, Lk 22:62; opp. to γελάω, Lk 6:21, 25; χαίρω, Ro 12:15; seq. ἐπί, c. acc., Lk 19:41 23:28, Re 18:9;
(b) trans., c. acc. pers., to weep or lament for, bewail: Mt 2:18.†
SYN.: v.s. δακρύω.

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition