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κιθαρίζω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
κιθαρίζω
Greek transliteration: 
kitharizō
Simplified transliteration: 
kitharizo
Principal Parts: 
-, -, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2789
GK Number: 
3068
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-2a(1)
Gloss: 
to play the harp or lyre
Definition: 
to play on a lyre, or harp, 1 Cor. 14:7; Rev. 14:2*

Greek-English Concordance for

1 Corinthians 14:7 It is the same with lifeless things that produce sound, whether flute or harp; if they do not make a difference between notes, how will what is being played on the flute or the harp (kitharizomenon | κιθαριζόμενον | pres pass ptcp nom sg neut) be understood?
Revelation 14:2 And I heard a sound from heaven like the roar of many waters and like the sound of loud thunder. The sound I heard was like the sound of harpists playing (kitharizontōn | κιθαριζόντων | pres act ptcp gen pl masc) on their harps,