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-, ηὔφρανα, -, -, ηὐφράνθην
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(act.) to cause celebration, make glad; (mid./pass.) to celebrate, rejoice, be glad
to gladden, 2 Cor. 2:2; pass. to be glad, exult, rejoice, Lk. 12:19; Acts 2:26; mid. to feast in token of joy, keep a day of rejoicing, Lk. 15:23, 24, 29, 32

Greek-English Concordance for εὐφραίνω

Luke 12:19 Then I will say to my soul, “Soul, you have many good things laid up for many years; take your rest, eat, drink, be merry.”’ (euphrainou | εὐφραίνου | pres pass imperative 2 sg)
Luke 15:23 Bring the fattened calf and make the kill! Let (euphranthōmen | εὐφρανθῶμεν | aor pass subj 1 pl) us (euphranthōmen | εὐφρανθῶμεν | aor pass subj 1 pl) eat and celebrate (euphranthōmen | εὐφρανθῶμεν | aor pass subj 1 pl);
Luke 15:24 for this, my son, was dead, and has come back to life again; he was lost, and has been found.’ So they began to celebrate (euphrainesthai | εὐφραίνεσθαι | pres pass inf ).
Luke 15:29 but he answered his father, ‘Look, these many years I have served you, and I never disregarded a command of yours, yet you never gave me a young goat, that I (euphranthō | εὐφρανθῶ | aor pass subj 1 sg) might (euphranthō | εὐφρανθῶ | aor pass subj 1 sg) celebrate (euphranthō | εὐφρανθῶ | aor pass subj 1 sg) with my friends.
Luke 15:32 We had to celebrate (euphranthēnai | εὐφρανθῆναι | aor pass inf ) and rejoice, because this brother of yours, was dead and has come alive; he was lost and has been found.’”
Luke 16:19 A certain man was rich, and he was dressed in purple and fine linen and he made merry (euphrainomenos | εὐφραινόμενος | pres pass ptcp nom sg masc) every day in a luxurious manner.
Acts 2:26 on account of this my heart rejoiced (ēyphranthē | ηὐφράνθη | aor pass ind 3 sg), and my tongue was glad; moreover my flesh also will dwell in hope.
Acts 7:41 And they made a calf in those days and offered a sacrifice to the idol and began rejoicing (euphrainonto | εὐφραίνοντο | imperf pass ind 3 pl) in the works of their hands.
Romans 15:10 And again it says, “Rejoice (euphranthēte | εὐφράνθητε | aor pass imperative 2 pl), O Gentiles, with his people.”
2 Corinthians 2:2 For if I cause you sorrow, then who is there to make me glad (euphrainōn | εὐφραίνων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc) except the one made sorrowful by me?
Galatians 4:27 For it is written, “Rejoice (euphranthēti | εὐφράνθητι | aor pass imperative 2 sg), O barren woman, you who bear no children; break forth and cry aloud, you who are not in the pain of childbirth! For the children of the desolate will be more in number than those of the woman who has a husband.
Revelation 11:10 And those who dwell on the earth will rejoice over them and celebrate (euphrainontai | εὐφραίνονται | pres pass ind 3 pl) and send gifts to one another, because these two prophets had tormented those who dwell on the earth.
Revelation 12:12 Therefore, rejoice (euphrainesthe | εὐφραίνεσθε | pres pass imperative 2 pl), O heavens and all who dwell in them! But woe to you, O earth and sea, for the devil has come down to you having great wrath, because he knows that he has only a short time!”
Revelation 18:20 Rejoice (euphrainou | εὐφραίνου | pres pass imperative 2 sg) over her, O heaven, and you saints and apostles and prophets, for God has pronounced judgment for you against her!”