παίζω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
παίζω
Greek transliteration: 
paizō
Simplified transliteration: 
paizo
Principal Parts: 
παίξω, ἔπαιξα, -, -, ἐπαίχθην
Numbers
Strong's number: 
3815
GK Number: 
4089
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
1
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-2a(2)
Gloss: 
to indulge in revelry, play, amuse oneself, dance, sometimes a euphemism for sexual immorality
Definition: 
to play in the manner of children; to sport, to practise the festive gestures, of idolatrous worship, 1 Cor. 10:7*

Greek-English Concordance for

1 Corinthians 10:7 So do not become idolaters, as some of them were. As it is written, “The people sat down to eat and drink and rose up to play.” (paizein | παίζειν | pres act inf )