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σκιρτάω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
σκιρτάω
Greek transliteration: 
skirtaō
Simplified transliteration: 
skirtao
Principal Parts: 
-, ἐσκίρτησα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4640
GK Number: 
5015
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1d(1a)
Gloss: 
to leap, with an implication that the one leaping is joyful
Definition: 
to leap, Lk. 1:41, 44; to leap, skip, bound for joy, Lk. 6:23*

Greek-English Concordance for

Luke 1:41 and when Elizabeth heard the greeting of Mary, the baby leaped (eskirtēsen | ἐσκίρτησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) in her womb. Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit,
Luke 1:44 For behold, as the sound of your greeting came into my ear, the baby in my womb leaped (eskirtēsen | ἐσκίρτησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) for joy.
Luke 6:23 Rejoice in that day, and leap (skirtēsate | σκιρτήσατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven. For their fathers treated the prophets in the same way.