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Lexicon :: Strong's G2799 - klaiō

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κλαίω
Transliteration
klaiō (Key)
Pronunciation
klah'-yo
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain affinity
mGNT
40x in 20 unique form(s)
TR
40x in 20 unique form(s)
LXX
114x in 30 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:722,436

Strong’s Definitions

κλαίω klaíō, klah'-yo; of uncertain affinity; to sob, i.e. wail aloud (whereas G1145 is rather to cry silently):—bewail, weep.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 40x

The KJV translates Strong's G2799 in the following manner: weep (39x), bewail (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 40x
The KJV translates Strong's G2799 in the following manner: weep (39x), bewail (1x).
  1. to mourn, weep, lament

    1. weeping as the sign of pain and grief for the thing signified (i.e. for the pain and grief)

    2. of those who mourn for the dead

  2. to weep for, mourn for, bewail, one

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κλαίω klaíō, klah'-yo; of uncertain affinity; to sob, i.e. wail aloud (whereas G1145 is rather to cry silently):—bewail, weep.
STRONGS NT 2799: κλαίω
κλαίω; imperfect ἔκλαιον; future κλαύσω (Luke 6:25; John 16:20; and Tr WH text in Revelation 18:9, for κλαύσομαι. more common in Greek writ, especially the earlier, and found in Leviticus 10:6; Joel 2:17, and according to most editions in Revelation 18:9; cf. Krüger, § 40 under the word, i., p. 175f; Kühner, § 343, under the word, i., p. 847; (Veitch, under the word); Buttmann, 60 (53); (Winer's Grammar, 87 (83))); 1 aorist ἔκλαυσα; the Sept. frequently for בָּכָה; (from Homer down); to mourn, weep, lament;
a. intransitive: Mark 14:72; Mark 16:10; Luke 7:13, 38; John 11:31, 33; John 20:11, 13, 15; Acts 9:39; Acts 21:13; Rev. (Revelation 5:5); Revelation 18:15, 19; πολλά, for which L T Tr WH πολύ, Revelation 5:4; πικρῶς, Matthew 26:75; Luke 22:62; weeping as the sign of pain and grief for the thing signified (i. e. for pain and grief), Luke 6:21, 25 (opposed to γελαν); John 16:20; Romans 12:15 (opposed to χαίρειν); Philippians 3:18; 1 Corinthians 7:30; James 4:9; James 5:1; of those who mourn the dead: Mark 5:38; Luke 7:32; Luke 8:52; ἐπί τίνι, over anyone, Luke 19:41 R G (Sir. 22:11); also joined with πενθεῖν, Revelation 18:11 R G L; κλαίειν ἐπί τινα, Luke 19:41 L T Tr WH; Luke 23:28; joined with κόπτεσθαι followed by ἐπί τινα, Revelation 18:9 T Tr WH.
b. transitive, τινα, to weep for, mourn for, bewail, one (cf. Buttmann, § 131, 4; Winer's Grammar, 32, 1 γ.): Matthew 2:18, and Rec. in Revelation 18:9.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Leviticus
10:6
Joel
2:17
Matthew
2:18; 26:75
Mark
5:38; 14:72; 16:10
Luke
6:21; 6:25; 6:25; 7:13; 7:32; 7:38; 8:52; 19:41; 19:41; 22:62; 23:28
John
11:31; 11:33; 16:20; 16:20; 20:11; 20:13; 20:15
Acts
9:39; 21:13
Romans
12:15
1 Corinthians
7:30
Philippians
3:18
James
4:9; 5:1
Revelation
5:4; 5:5; 18:9; 18:9; 18:9; 18:9; 18:11; 18:15; 18:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2799 matches the Greek κλαίω (klaiō),
which occurs 40 times in 34 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:18 - Φωνὴ ἐν Ῥαμὰ ἠκούσθη θρῆνος καὶ κλαυθμὸς καὶ ὀδυρμὸς πολύς· Ῥαχὴλ κλαίουσα G2799 τὰ τέκνα αὐτῆς καὶ οὐκ ἤθελεν παρακληθῆναι ὅτι οὐκ εἰσίν
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:75 - καὶ ἐμνήσθη Πέτρος τοῦ ῥήματος τοῦ Ἰησοῦ εἰρηκότος αὐτῷ ὅτι Πρὶν ἀλέκτορα φωνῆσαι τρὶς ἀπαρνήσῃ με· καὶ ἐξελθὼν ἔξω ἔκλαυσεν G2799 πικρῶς
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:38 - καὶ ἔρχεται εἰς τὸν οἶκον τοῦ ἀρχισυναγώγου καὶ θεωρεῖ θόρυβον κλαίοντας G2799 καὶ ἀλαλάζοντας πολλά
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:39 - καὶ εἰσελθὼν λέγει αὐτοῖς Τί θορυβεῖσθε καὶ κλαίετε G2799 τὸ παιδίον οὐκ ἀπέθανεν ἀλλὰ καθεύδει
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:72 - καὶ ἐκ δευτέρου ἀλέκτωρ ἐφώνησεν καὶ ἀνεμνήσθη Πέτρος τοῦ ῥήματος οὖ εἶπεν αὐτῷ Ἰησοῦς ὅτι Πρὶν ἀλέκτορα φωνῆσαι δὶς ἀπαρνήσῃ με τρίς· καὶ ἐπιβαλὼν ἔκλαιεν G2799
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:10 - ἐκείνη πορευθεῖσα ἀπήγγειλεν τοῖς μετ᾽ αὐτοῦ γενομένοις πενθοῦσιν καὶ κλαίουσιν· G2799
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:21 - μακάριοι οἱ πεινῶντες νῦν ὅτι χορτασθήσεσθε μακάριοι οἱ κλαίοντες G2799 νῦν ὅτι γελάσετε
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:25 - οὐαὶ ὑμῖν οἱ ἐμπεπλησμένοι ὅτι πεινάσετε οὐαί ὑμῖν, οἱ γελῶντες νῦν ὅτι πενθήσετε καὶ κλαύσετε G2799
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:13 - καὶ ἰδὼν αὐτὴν κύριος ἐσπλαγχνίσθη ἐπ᾽ αὐτῇ καὶ εἶπεν αὐτῇ Μὴ κλαῖε G2799
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:32 - ὅμοιοί εἰσιν παιδίοις τοῖς ἐν ἀγορᾷ καθημένοις καὶ προσφωνοῦσιν ἀλλήλοις καὶ λέγουσιν Ηὐλήσαμεν ὑμῖν καὶ οὐκ ὠρχήσασθε ἐθρηνήσαμεν ὑμῖν, καὶ οὐκ ἐκλαύσατε G2799
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:38 - καὶ στᾶσα παρὰ τοὺς πόδας αὐτοῦ ὀπίσω κλαίουσα G2799 ἤρξατο βρέχειν τοὺς πόδας αὐτοῦ τοῖς δάκρυσιν καὶ ταῖς θριξὶν τῆς κεφαλῆς αὐτῆς ἐξέμασσεν καὶ κατεφίλει τοὺς πόδας αὐτοῦ καὶ ἤλειφεν τῷ μύρῳ
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:52 - ἔκλαιον G2799 δὲ πάντες καὶ ἐκόπτοντο αὐτήν δὲ εἶπεν Μὴ κλαίετε G2799 οὐκ ἀπέθανεν ἀλλὰ καθεύδει
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:41 - Καὶ ὡς ἤγγισεν ἰδὼν τὴν πόλιν ἔκλαυσεν G2799 ἐπ᾽ αὐτή,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:62 - καὶ ἐξελθὼν ἔξω Πέτρος ἔκλαυσεν G2799 πικρῶς
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:28 - στραφεὶς δὲ πρὸς αὐτὰς Ἰησοῦς εἶπεν Θυγατέρες Ἰερουσαλήμ μὴ κλαίετε G2799 ἐπ᾽ ἐμέ· πλὴν ἐφ᾽ ἑαυτὰς κλαίετε G2799 καὶ ἐπὶ τὰ τέκνα ὑμῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:31 - οἱ οὖν Ἰουδαῖοι οἱ ὄντες μετ᾽ αὐτῆς ἐν τῇ οἰκίᾳ καὶ παραμυθούμενοι αὐτήν ἰδόντες τὴν Μαρίαν, ὅτι ταχέως ἀνέστη καὶ ἐξῆλθεν ἠκολούθησαν αὐτῇ λέγοντες, ὅτι ὑπάγει εἰς τὸ μνημεῖον ἵνα κλαύσῃ G2799 ἐκεῖ
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:33 - Ἰησοῦς οὖν ὡς εἶδεν αὐτὴν κλαίουσαν G2799 καὶ τοὺς συνελθόντας αὐτῇ Ἰουδαίους κλαίοντας G2799 ἐνεβριμήσατο τῷ πνεύματι καὶ ἐτάραξεν ἑαυτόν·
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:20 - ἀμὴν ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι κλαύσετε G2799 καὶ θρηνήσετε ὑμεῖς δὲ κόσμος χαρήσεται ὑμεῖς δὲ λυπηθήσεσθε ἀλλ᾽ λύπη ὑμῶν εἰς χαρὰν γενήσεται
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:11 - Μαρία δὲ εἱστήκει πρὸς τὸ μνημεῖον κλαίουσα G2799 ἔξω ὡς οὖν ἔκλαιεν G2799 παρέκυψεν εἰς τὸ μνημεῖον
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:13 - καὶ λέγουσιν αὐτῇ ἐκεῖνοι Γύναι τί κλαίεις G2799 λέγει αὐτοῖς ὅτι Ἦραν τὸν κύριόν μου καὶ οὐκ οἶδα ποῦ ἔθηκαν αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:15 - λέγει αὐτῇ Ἰησοῦς Γύναι τί κλαίεις G2799 τίνα ζητεῖς ἐκείνη δοκοῦσα ὅτι κηπουρός ἐστιν λέγει αὐτῷ Κύριε εἰ σὺ ἐβάστασας αὐτόν εἰπέ μοι ποῦ αὐτόν ἔθηκας κἀγὼ αὐτὸν ἀρῶ
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:39 - ἀναστὰς δὲ Πέτρος συνῆλθεν αὐτοῖς· ὃν παραγενόμενον ἀνήγαγον εἰς τὸ ὑπερῷον καὶ παρέστησαν αὐτῷ πᾶσαι αἱ χῆραι κλαίουσαι G2799 καὶ ἐπιδεικνύμεναι χιτῶνας καὶ ἱμάτια ὅσα ἐποίει μετ᾽ αὐτῶν οὖσα Δορκάς
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:13 - ἀπεκρίθη δὲ Παῦλος Τί ποιεῖτε κλαίοντες G2799 καὶ συνθρύπτοντές μου τὴν καρδίαν ἐγὼ γὰρ οὐ μόνον δεθῆναι ἀλλὰ καὶ ἀποθανεῖν εἰς Ἰερουσαλὴμ ἑτοίμως ἔχω ὑπὲρ τοῦ ὀνόματος τοῦ κυρίου Ἰησοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:15 - χαίρειν μετὰ χαιρόντων καὶ κλαίειν G2799 μετὰ κλαιόντων G2799
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:30 - καὶ οἱ κλαίοντες G2799 ὡς μὴ κλαίοντες G2799 καὶ οἱ χαίροντες ὡς μὴ χαίροντες καὶ οἱ ἀγοράζοντες ὡς μὴ κατέχοντες
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:18 - πολλοὶ γὰρ περιπατοῦσιν οὓς πολλάκις ἔλεγον ὑμῖν νῦν δὲ καὶ κλαίων G2799 λέγω τοὺς ἐχθροὺς τοῦ σταυροῦ τοῦ Χριστοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:9 - ταλαιπωρήσατε καὶ πενθήσατε καὶ κλαύσατε G2799 γέλως ὑμῶν εἰς πένθος μεταστραφήτω καὶ χαρὰ εἰς κατήφειαν
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:1 - Ἄγε νῦν οἱ πλούσιοι κλαύσατε G2799 ὀλολύζοντες ἐπὶ ταῖς ταλαιπωρίαις ὑμῶν ταῖς ἐπερχομέναις
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:4 - καὶ ἐγὼ ἔκλαιον G2799 πολλὰ, ὅτι οὐδεὶς ἄξιος εὑρέθη ἀνοῖξαι καὶ ἀναγνῶναι τὸ βιβλίον οὔτε βλέπειν αὐτό
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 5:5 - καὶ εἷς ἐκ τῶν πρεσβυτέρων λέγει μοι Μὴ κλαῖε G2799 ἰδού, ἐνίκησεν λέων ὢν ἐκ τῆς φυλῆς Ἰούδα ῥίζα Δαβίδ, ἀνοῖξαι τὸ βιβλίον καὶ λῦσαι τὰς ἑπτὰ σφραγῖδας αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:9 - Καὶ κλαύσονται G2799 αὐτὴν καὶ κόψονται ἐπ᾽ αὐτῇ οἱ βασιλεῖς τῆς γῆς οἱ μετ᾽ αὐτῆς πορνεύσαντες καὶ στρηνιάσαντες ὅταν βλέπωσιν τὸν καπνὸν τῆς πυρώσεως αὐτῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:11 - Καὶ οἱ ἔμποροι τῆς γῆς κλαίουσιν G2799 καὶ πενθοῦσιν ἐπ᾽ αὐτῇ, ὅτι τὸν γόμον αὐτῶν οὐδεὶς ἀγοράζει οὐκέτι
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:15 - οἱ ἔμποροι τούτων οἱ πλουτήσαντες ἀπ᾽ αὐτῆς ἀπὸ μακρόθεν στήσονται διὰ τὸν φόβον τοῦ βασανισμοῦ αὐτῆς κλαίοντες G2799 καὶ πενθοῦντες
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:19 - καὶ ἔβαλον χοῦν ἐπὶ τὰς κεφαλὰς αὐτῶν καὶ ἔκραζον κλαίοντες G2799 καὶ πενθοῦντες λέγοντες Οὐαὶ οὐαί πόλις μεγάλη ἐν ἐπλούτησαν πάντες οἱ ἔχοντες πλοῖα ἐν τῇ θαλάσσῃ ἐκ τῆς τιμιότητος αὐτῆς ὅτι μιᾷ ὥρᾳ ἠρημώθη

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