4640. skirtaó
Strong's Concordance
skirtaó: to leap
Original Word: σκιρτάω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: skirtaó
Phonetic Spelling: (skeer-tah'-o)
Short Definition: I leap for joy
Definition: I leap (for joy), skip, bound.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from skairó (to skip)
Definition
to leap
NASB Translation
leap (1), leaped (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4640: σκιρτάω

σκιρτάω, σκίρτω: 1 aorist ἐσκίρτησα; to leap: Luke 1:41, 44; Luke 6:23. (Genesis 25:22; Psalm 113:4, 6 (); Greek writings from Homer down.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
leap for joy.

Akin to skairo (to skip); to jump, i.e. Sympathetically move (as the quickening of a fetus) -- leap (for joy).

Forms and Transliterations
εσκιρτάτε εσκίρτησαν εσκιρτήσατε εσκίρτησε εσκιρτησεν ἐσκίρτησεν εσκίρτων σκιρτησατε σκιρτήσατε σκιρτήσετε eskirtesen eskirtēsen eskírtesen eskírtēsen skirtesate skirtēsate skirtḗsate
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3 Occurrences


ἐσκίρτησεν — 2 Occ.
σκιρτήσατε — 1 Occ.

Luke 1:41 V-AIA-3S
GRK: ἡ Ἐλισάβετ ἐσκίρτησεν τὸ βρέφος
NAS: the baby leaped in her womb;
KJV: of Mary, the babe leaped in her
INT: Elizabeth leaped the baby

Luke 1:44 V-AIA-3S
GRK: ὦτά μου ἐσκίρτησεν ἐν ἀγαλλιάσει
NAS: the baby leaped in my womb
KJV: ears, the babe leaped in my
INT: ears of me leaped in exultation

Luke 6:23 V-AMA-2P
GRK: ἡμέρᾳ καὶ σκιρτήσατε ἰδοὺ γὰρ
NAS: in that day and leap [for joy], for behold,
KJV: day, and leap for joy: for, behold,
INT: day and leap for joy Behold indeed

3 Occurrences

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