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γελάω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
γελάω
Greek transliteration: 
gelaō
Simplified transliteration: 
gelao
Principal Parts: 
γελάσω, ἐγέλασα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1070
GK Number: 
1151
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(1b)
Gloss: 
to laugh
Definition: 
to laugh, smile;, by impl. to be merry, happy, to rejoice, Lk. 6:21, 25*

Greek-English Concordance for

Luke 6:21 Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be satisfied. “Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh (gelasete | γελάσετε | fut act ind 2 pl).
Luke 6:25 Woe to you who have had your fill now, for you will be hungry. Woe to you who laugh (gelōntes | γελῶντες | pres act ptcp voc pl masc) now, for you will mourn and weep.