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-, ἠγαλλίασα, -, -, ἠγαλλιάθην
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to be filled with delight, with great joy
to celebrate, praise;, usually in the middle in the NT (ἀγαλλιάομαι) to exult, rejoice exceedingly; to desire ardently, Jn. 8:56

Greek-English Concordance for ἀγαλλιάω

Matthew 5:12 Rejoice and be very glad (agalliasthe | ἀγαλλιᾶσθε | pres mid imperative 2 pl) because your reward is great in heaven; for that is how they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
Luke 1:47 and my spirit rejoices (ēgalliasen | ἠγαλλίασεν | aor act ind 3 sg) because of God my Savior,
Luke 10:21 At this time Jesus was filled (ēgalliasato | ἠγαλλιάσατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) with joy by the Holy Spirit, and said, “I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to little children; yes, Father, for such was well-pleasing in your sight.
John 5:35 He was a lamp that was burning and giving light, and you were willing for a time to rejoice (agalliathēnai | ἀγαλλιαθῆναι | aor pass inf ) in his light.
John 8:56 Abraham your father rejoiced (ēgalliasato | ἠγαλλιάσατο | aor mid ind 3 sg) to see my day; he saw it and was glad.
Acts 2:26 on account of this my heart rejoiced, and my tongue was glad (ēgalliasato | ἠγαλλιάσατο | aor mid ind 3 sg); moreover my flesh also will dwell in hope.
Acts 16:34 And when he had brought them up into his house, he set food before them; and he rejoiced (ēgalliasato | ἠγαλλιάσατο | aor mid ind 3 sg), having placed his faith in God along with his entire household.
1 Peter 1:6 In this you rejoice (agalliasthe | ἀγαλλιᾶσθε | pres mid ind 2 pl), even if it is necessary for a short time to be made sorrowful by various trials,
1 Peter 1:8 Though you have not seen him, you love him. Though not seeing him now, yet believing in him, you rejoice (agalliasthe | ἀγαλλιᾶσθε | pres mid ind 2 pl) with joy unspeakable and filled with glory,
1 Peter 4:13 But rejoice insofar as you now share the sufferings of Christ, so that when his glory is revealed, you may also rejoice and be glad (agalliōmenoi | ἀγαλλιώμενοι | pres mid ptcp nom pl masc).
Revelation 19:7 Let us rejoice and be glad (agalliōmen | ἀγαλλιῶμεν | pres act subj 1 pl) and give him the glory, for the marriage of the Lamb has come, and his bride has made herself ready.