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Greek3815. paizo -- to play as a child
... to play as a child. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: paizo Phonetic Spelling:
(paheed'-zo) Short Definition: I play, sport Definition: I play, sport ...
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832. auleo -- to play on a flute
2789. kitharizo -- to play on the lyre
5567. psallo -- to pull, twitch, twang, play, sing
4942. sunupokrinomai -- to play a part with
407. andrizo -- to behave like a man, to play the man
4135. plerophoreo -- to bring in full measure, to fulfill
4134. pleres -- full
4129. plethuno -- to increase, to be increased
4136. plerophoria -- full assurance
Strong's Hebrew5059. nagan -- to touch or play a stringed instrument
... nagan. 5060 . to touch or play a stringed instrument. Transliteration: nagan Phonetic
Spelling: (naw-gan') Short Definition: play. Word Origin a prim. ...
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2490b. chalal -- to play the pipe, to pipe
5953c. alal -- to act or play the child
2181. zanah -- to commit fornication, be a harlot
7832. sachaq -- to laugh
8608. taphaph -- to sound the timbrel, beat
6711. tsachaq -- to laugh
7696. shaga -- to be mad
5528. sakal -- to be foolish or a fool
2388. chazaq -- to be or grow firm or strong, strengthen
Song 2. Innocent Play.
Whether There Can be Sin in the Excess of Play?
First Part of the Subject, Touching the Constitution of the ...
Concerning the Hatred of Learning, the Love of Play, and the Fear ...
No one at All, Whether Cleric or Layman, is from this Time Forward ...
Ode on the Installation of the Duke of Devonshire, Chancellor of ...
The Great Unknown Lack.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (n.) To engage in sport or lively recreation; to exercise for the sake of amusement; to frolic; to spot.
2. (n.) To act with levity or thoughtlessness; to trifle; to be careless.
3. (n.) To contend, or take part, in a game; as, to play ball; hence, to gamble; as, he played for heavy stakes.
4. (n.) To perform on an instrument of music; as, to play on a flute.
5. (n.) To act; to behave; to practice deception.
6. (n.) To move in any manner; especially, to move regularly with alternate or reciprocating motion; to operate; to act; as, the fountain plays.
7. (n.) To move gayly; to wanton; to disport.
8. (n.) To act on the stage; to personate a character.
9. (v. t.) To put in action or motion; as, to play cannon upon a fortification; to play a trump.
10. (v. t.) To perform music upon; as, to play the flute or the organ.
11. (v. t.) To perform, as a piece of music, on an instrument; as, to play a waltz on the violin.
12. (v. t.) To bring into sportive or wanton action; to exhibit in action; to execute; as, to play tricks.
13. (v. t.) To act or perform (a play); to represent in music action; as, to play a comedy; also, to act in the character of; to represent by acting; to simulate; to behave like; as, to play King Lear; to play the woman.
14. (v. t.) To engage in, or go together with, as a contest for amusement or for a wager or prize; as, to play a game at baseball.
15. (v. t.) To keep in play, as a hooked fish, in order to land it.
16. (n.) Amusement; sport; frolic; gambols.
17. (n.) Any exercise, or series of actions, intended for amusement or diversion; a game.
18. (n.) The act or practice of contending for victory, amusement, or a prize, as at dice, cards, or billiards; gaming; as, to lose a fortune in play.
19. (n.) Action; use; employment; exercise; practice; as, fair play; sword play; a play of wit.
20. (n.) A dramatic composition; a comedy or tragedy; a composition in which characters are represented by dialogue and action.
21. (n.) The representation or exhibition of a comedy or tragedy; as, he attends ever play.
22. (n.) Performance on an instrument of music.
23. (n.) Motion; movement, regular or irregular; as, the play of a wheel or piston; hence, also, room for motion; free and easy action.
ThesaurusPlay (61 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) To contend, or take part, in a game; as, to play ball; hence, to
gamble; as, he played for heavy stakes. 4. (n.) To perform ...
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Frolic (3 Occurrences)
Scene (3 Occurrences)
Playing (37 Occurrences)
Prostitute (83 Occurrences)
Wanton (20 Occurrences)
Astray (116 Occurrences)
Game (11 Occurrences)
Indulge (12 Occurrences)
Thumb (7 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordancePlay (61 Occurrences)
1 Corinthians 10:7 Neither be idolaters, as some of them were. As it is written, "The people sat down to eat and drink, and rose up to play."
Genesis 4:21 And his brother's name was Jubal: he was the father of all players on instruments of music.
Genesis 19:9 And they said, Stand back. And they said, This one fellow came in to sojourn, and he will needs be a judge: now will we deal worse with thee, than with them. And they pressed sore upon the man, even Lot, and drew near to break the door.
Genesis 39:14 that she calleth for the men of her house, and speaketh to them, saying, 'See, he hath brought in to us a man, a Hebrew, to play with us; he hath come in unto me, to lie with me, and I call with a loud voice,
Genesis 39:17 And she speaketh unto him according to these words, saying, 'The Hebrew servant whom thou hast brought unto us, hath come in unto me to play with me;
Exodus 32:6 They rose up early on the next day, and offered burnt offerings, and brought peace offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to play.
Exodus 34:15 "Don't make a covenant with the inhabitants of the land, lest they play the prostitute after their gods, and sacrifice to their gods, and one call you and you eat of his sacrifice;
Exodus 34:16 and you take of their daughters to your sons, and their daughters play the prostitute after their gods, and make your sons play the prostitute after their gods.
Leviticus 17:7 They shall no more sacrifice their sacrifices to the goat idols, after which they play the prostitute. This shall be a statute forever to them throughout their generations.'
Leviticus 20:5 then I will set my face against that man, and against his family, and will cut him off, and all who play the prostitute after him, to play the prostitute with Molech, from among their people.
Leviticus 20:6 "'The person that turns to those who are mediums, and to the wizards, to play the prostitute after them, I will even set my face against that person, and will cut him off from among his people.
Numbers 15:39 and it shall be to you for a fringe, that you may look on it, and remember all the commandments of Yahweh, and do them; and that you not follow after your own heart and your own eyes, after which you use to play the prostitute;
Numbers 25:1 Israel abode in Shittim; and the people began to play the prostitute with the daughters of Moab:
Deuteronomy 22:21 then they shall bring out the young lady to the door of her father's house, and the men of her city shall stone her to death with stones, because she has done folly in Israel, to play the prostitute in her father's house: so you shall put away the evil from the midst of you.
Deuteronomy 31:16 Yahweh said to Moses, "Behold, you shall sleep with your fathers; and this people will rise up, and play the prostitute after the strange gods of the land, where they go to be among them, and will forsake me, and break my covenant which I have made with them.
Judges 16:25 And it cometh to pass, when their heart 'is' glad, that they say, 'Call for Samson, and he doth play before us;' and they call for Samson out of the prison-house, and he playeth before them, and they cause him to stand between the pillars.
1 Samuel 16:16 Let our lord now command your servants who are before you, to seek out a man who is a skillful player on the harp. It shall happen, when the evil spirit from God is on you, that he shall play with his hand, and you shall be well."
1 Samuel 16:17 Saul said to his servants, "Provide me now a man who can play well, and bring him to me."
1 Samuel 16:18 Then one of the young men answered, and said, "Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, who is skillful in playing, a mighty man of valor, a man of war, prudent in speech, and a comely person; and Yahweh is with him."
1 Samuel 16:23 It happened, when the evil spirit from God was on Saul, that David took the harp, and played with his hand: so Saul was refreshed, and was well, and the evil spirit departed from him.
1 Samuel 18:7 The women sang one to another as they played, and said, "Saul has slain his thousands, David his ten thousands."
1 Samuel 21:15 Do I lack madmen, that you have brought this fellow to play the madman in my presence? Shall this fellow come into my house?"
2 Samuel 2:14 Abner said to Joab, "Please let the young men arise and play before us!" Joab said, "Let them arise!"
2 Samuel 6:21 And David said unto Michal, It was before the LORD, which chose me before thy father, and before all his house, to appoint me ruler over the people of the LORD, over Israel: therefore will I play before the LORD.
2 Samuel 10:12 Be of good courage, and let us play the men for our people, and for the cities of our God: and the LORD do that which seemeth him good.
1 Chronicles 15:16 David spoke to the chief of the Levites to appoint their brothers the singers, with instruments of music, stringed instruments and harps and cymbals, sounding aloud and lifting up the voice with joy.
1 Chronicles 15:20 and Zechariah, and Aziel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Unni, and Eliab, and Maaseiah, and Benaiah, with stringed instruments set to Alamoth;
1 Chronicles 15:21 and Mattithiah, and Eliphelehu, and Mikneiah, and Obed-Edom, and Jeiel, and Azaziah, with harps tuned to the eight-stringed lyre, to lead.
1 Chronicles 16:5 Asaph the chief, and second to him Zechariah, Jeiel, and Shemiramoth, and Jehiel, and Mattithiah, and Eliab, and Benaiah, and Obed-Edom, and Jeiel, with stringed instruments and with harps; and Asaph with cymbals, sounding aloud;
1 Chronicles 19:13 Be of good courage, and let us play the man for our people, and for the cities of our God: and Jehovah do that which seemeth him good.
2 Chronicles 21:11 Moreover he made high places in the mountains of Judah, and made the inhabitants of Jerusalem to play the prostitute, and led Judah astray.
2 Chronicles 21:13 but have walked in the way of the kings of Israel, and have made Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem to play the prostitute, like as the house of Ahab did, and also have slain your brothers of your father's house, who were better than yourself:
Job 40:20 Surely the mountains produce food for him, where all the animals of the field play.
Job 41:5 Will you play with him as with a bird? Or will you bind him for your girls?
Psalms 33:3 Sing to him a new song. Play skillfully with a shout of joy!
Psalms 69:12 Those sitting at the gate meditate concerning me, And those drinking strong drink, Play on instruments.
Psalms 73:27 For, lo, they that are far from thee shall perish: Thou hast destroyed all them that play the harlot, 'departing' from thee.
Psalms 81:2 Take up the melody, playing on an instrument of music, even on corded instruments.
Psalms 87:7 As well the singers as the players on instruments shall be there: all my springs are in thee.
Psalms 104:26 There the ships go, and leviathan, whom you formed to play there.
Psalms 144:9 I will make a new song to you, O God; I will make melody to you on an instrument of ten cords.
Proverbs 10:23 To execute inventions 'is' as play to a fool, And wisdom to a man of understanding.
Isaiah 11:8 The nursing child will play near a cobra's hole, and the weaned child will put his hand on the viper's den.
Isaiah 23:16 Take a harp, go round the city, O forgotten harlot, play well, Multiply song that thou mayest be remembered.
Isaiah 23:17 It will happen after the end of seventy years that Yahweh will visit Tyre, and she shall return to her wages, and will play the prostitute with all the kingdoms of the world on the surface of the earth.
Isaiah 38:20 Jehovah was purposed to save me. And we will play upon my stringed instruments all the days of our life, in the house of Jehovah.
Ezekiel 6:9 Those of you that escape shall remember me among the nations where they shall be carried captive, how that I have been broken with their lewd heart, which has departed from me, and with their eyes, which play the prostitute after their idols: and they shall loathe themselves in their own sight for the evils which they have committed in all their abominations.
Ezekiel 16:15 But you trusted in your beauty, and played the prostitute because of your renown, and poured out your prostitution on everyone who passed by; his it was.
Ezekiel 16:16 You took of your garments, and made for yourselves high places decked with various colors, and played the prostitute on them: the like things shall not come, neither shall it be so.
Ezekiel 16:17 You also took your beautiful jewels of my gold and of my silver, which I had given you, and made for yourself images of men, and played the prostitute with them;
Ezekiel 16:34 You are different from other women in your prostitution, in that no one follows you to play the prostitute; and whereas you give hire, and no hire is given to you, therefore you are different.
Ezekiel 20:30 Therefore tell the house of Israel, Thus says the Lord Yahweh: Do you pollute yourselves after the manner of your fathers? and do you play the prostitute after their abominations?
Ezekiel 23:43 Then said I of her who was old in adulteries, Now will they play the prostitute with her, and she with them.
Ezekiel 33:32 Behold, you are to them as a very lovely song of one who has a pleasant voice, and can play well on an instrument; for they hear your words, but they don't do them.
Hosea 3:3 I said to her, "You shall stay with me many days. You shall not play the prostitute, and you shall not be with any other man. I will also be so toward you."
Hosea 4:10 They will eat, and not have enough. They will play the prostitute, and will not increase; because they have abandoned giving to Yahweh.
Hosea 4:12 My people ask counsel at their stock, and their staff declareth unto them; for the spirit of whoredom hath caused them to err, and they have played the harlot, 'departing' from under their God.
Hosea 4:13 They sacrifice on the tops of the mountains, and burn incense on the hills, under oaks and poplars and terebinths, because its shade is good. Therefore your daughters play the prostitute, and your brides commit adultery.
Hosea 4:14 I will not punish your daughters when they play the prostitute, nor your brides when they commit adultery; because the men consort with prostitutes, and they sacrifice with the shrine prostitutes; so the people without understanding will come to ruin.
Hosea 4:15 "Though you, Israel, play the prostitute, yet don't let Judah offend; and don't come to Gilgal, neither go up to Beth Aven, nor swear,'As Yahweh lives.'
Hosea 4:18 Their drink has become sour. They play the prostitute continually. Her rulers dearly love their shameful way.
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