2799. klaió
Strong's Concordance
klaió: to weep
Original Word: κλαίω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: klaió
Phonetic Spelling: (klah'-yo)
Definition: to weep
Usage: I weep, weep for, mourn, lament.
HELPS Word-studies

2799 klaíō – properly, weep aloud, expressing uncontainable, audible grief ("audible weeping," WP, 2, 88).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. verb
to weep
NASB Translation
weep (18), weeping (17), wept (4).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2799: κλαίω

κλαίω; imperfect ἔκλαιον; future κλαύσω (Luke 6:25; John 16:20; and Tr WH text in Revelation 18:9, for κλαύσομαι. more common in Greek writ, especially the earlier, and found in Leviticus 10:6; Joel 2:17, and according to most editions in Revelation 18:9; cf. Krüger, § 40 under the word, i., p. 175f; Kühner, § 343, under the word, i., p. 847; (Veitch, under the word); Buttmann, 60 (53); (Winer's Grammar, 87 (83))); 1 aorist ἔκλαυσα; the Sept. frequently for בָּכָה; (from Homer down); to mourn, weep, lament;

a. intransitive: Mark 14:72; Mark 16:10; Luke 7:13, 38; John 11:31, 33; John 20:11, 13, 15; Acts 9:39; Acts 21:13; Rev. (); ; πολλά, for which L T Tr WH πολύ, Revelation 5:4; πικρῶς, Matthew 26:75; Luke 22:62; weeping as the sign of pain and grief for the thing signified (i. e. for pain and grief), Luke 6:21, 25 (opposed to γελαν); John 16:20; Romans 12:15 (opposed to χαίρειν); Philippians 3:18; 1 Corinthians 7:30; James 4:9; James 5:1; of those who mourn the dead: Mark 5:38; Luke 7:32; Luke 8:52; ἐπί τίνι, over anyone, Luke 19:41 R G (Sir. 22:11); also joined with πενθεῖν, Revelation 18:11 R G L; κλαίειν ἐπί τινα, Luke 19:41 L T Tr WH; ; joined with κόπτεσθαι followed by ἐπί τινα, Revelation 18:9 T Tr WH.

b. transitive, τινα, to weep for, mourn for, bewail, one (cf. Buttmann, § 131, 4; Winer's Grammar, 32, 1 γ.): Matthew 2:18, and Rec. in Revelation 18:9. [SYNONYMS: δακρύω, κλαίω, ὀδύρομαι, θρηνέω, ἀλαλάζω (ὀλολύζω), στενάζω: strictly, δακρύω denotes to shed tears, weep silently; κλαίω to weep audibly, to cry as a child; ὀδύρομαι to give verbal expression to grief, to lament; θρηνέω to give formal expression to grief, to sing a dirge; ἀλαλάζω to wail in oriental style, to howl in a consecrated, semi-liturgical fashion; στενάζω to express grief by inarticulate or semi-articulate sounds, to groan. Cf. Schmidt chh. 26, 126.]

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
bewail, weep.

Of uncertain affinity; to sob, i.e. Wail aloud (whereas dakruo is rather to cry silently) -- bewail, weep.

Forms and Transliterations
έκλαιε εκλαιεν έκλαιεν ἔκλαιεν έκλαιες εκλαίετε εκλαιον έκλαιον ἔκλαιον έκλαυσα εκλαύσαμεν έκλαυσαν έκλαυσας εκλαυσατε εκλαύσατε ἐκλαύσατε έκλαυσε εκλαυσεν έκλαυσεν ἔκλαυσεν κλαιε κλαίε κλαῖε κλαίει κλαιειν κλαίειν κλαιεις κλαίεις κλαιετε κλαίετε κλαίον κλαιοντας κλαίοντας κλαιοντες κλαίοντες κλαιοντων κλαιόντων κλαιουσα κλαίουσα κλαιουσαι κλαίουσαι κλαιουσαν κλαίουσαν κλαίουσι κλαιουσιν κλαίουσιν κλαίω κλαιων κλαίων κλαύσαι κλαυσατε κλαύσατε κλαύσεται κλαυσετε κλαύσετε κλαυση κλαύση κλαύσῃ κλαύσητε κλαυσθής κλαύσομαι κλαύσονται κλαύσουσι κλαυσουσιν κλαύσουσιν κλαύσωμεν eklaien éklaien eklaion éklaion eklausate eklaúsate eklausen éklausen klaie klaîe klaiein klaíein klaieis klaíeis klaiete klaíete klaion klaiōn klaíon klaíōn klaiontas klaíontas klaiontes klaíontes klaionton klaiontōn klaiónton klaióntōn klaiousa klaíousa klaiousai klaíousai klaiousan klaíousan klaiousin klaíousin klausate klaúsate klause klausē klaúsei klaúsēi klausete klaúsete klausousin klaúsousin
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 2:18 V-PPA-NFS
GRK: πολύς Ῥαχὴλ κλαίουσα τὰ τέκνα
KJV: Rachel weeping [for] her
INT: great Rachel weeping [for] the children

Matthew 26:75 V-AIA-3S
GRK: ἐξελθὼν ἔξω ἔκλαυσεν πικρῶς
NAS: And he went out and wept bitterly.
KJV: he went out, and wept bitterly.
INT: having gone out he wept bitterly

Mark 5:38 V-PPA-AMP
GRK: θόρυβον καὶ κλαίοντας καὶ ἀλαλάζοντας
NAS: and [people] loudly weeping and wailing.
KJV: the tumult, and them that wept and
INT: a commotion and [people] weeping and wailing

Mark 5:39 V-PIA-2P
GRK: θορυβεῖσθε καὶ κλαίετε τὸ παιδίον
NAS: make a commotion and weep? The child
KJV: and weep? the damsel
INT: make you commotion and weep the child

Mark 14:72 V-IIA-3S
GRK: καὶ ἐπιβαλὼν ἔκλαιεν
NAS: Me three times. And he began to weep.
KJV: And when he thought thereon, he wept.
INT: and having thought thereon he wept

Mark 16:10 V-PPA-DMP
GRK: πενθοῦσι καὶ κλαίουσιν
NAS: with Him, while they were mourning and weeping.
KJV: as they mourned and wept.
INT: [who were] mourning and weeping

Luke 6:21 V-PPA-NMP
GRK: μακάριοι οἱ κλαίοντες νῦν ὅτι
NAS: Blessed [are] you who weep now,
KJV: Blessed [are ye] that weep now:
INT: Blessed [you] who weep now for

Luke 6:25 V-FIA-2P
GRK: πενθήσετε καὶ κλαύσετε
NAS: now, for you shall mourn and weep.
KJV: ye shall mourn and weep.
INT: you will mourn and weep

Luke 7:13 V-PMA-2S
GRK: αὐτῇ Μὴ κλαῖε
NAS: for her, and said to her, Do not weep.
KJV: said unto her, Weep not.
INT: to her not Weep

Luke 7:32 V-AIA-2P
GRK: καὶ οὐκ ἐκλαύσατε
NAS: we sang a dirge, and you did not weep.'
KJV: ye have not wept.
INT: and not you did weep

Luke 7:38 V-PPA-NFS
GRK: πόδας αὐτοῦ κλαίουσα τοῖς δάκρυσιν
NAS: [Him] at His feet, weeping, she began
KJV: behind [him] weeping, and began
INT: feet of him weeping the tears

Luke 8:52 V-IIA-3P
GRK: ἔκλαιον δὲ πάντες
NAS: they were all weeping and lamenting
KJV: And all wept, and bewailed
INT: they were weeping moreover all

Luke 8:52 V-PMA-2P
GRK: εἶπεν Μὴ κλαίετε οὐ γὰρ
NAS: Stop weeping, for she has not died,
KJV: but he said, Weep not; she is
INT: he saID not weep not indeed

Luke 19:41 V-AIA-3S
GRK: τὴν πόλιν ἔκλαυσεν ἐπ' αὐτήν
NAS: the city and wept over
KJV: he beheld the city, and wept over it,
INT: the city he wept over it

Luke 22:62 V-AIA-3S
GRK: ἐξελθὼν ἔξω ἔκλαυσεν πικρῶς
NAS: And he went out and wept bitterly.
KJV: went out, and wept bitterly.
INT: having gone forth outside he wept bitterly

Luke 23:28 V-PMA-2P
GRK: Ἰερουσαλήμ μὴ κλαίετε ἐπ' ἐμέ
NAS: stop weeping for Me, but weep
KJV: Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not for
INT: of Jerusalem not weep for me

Luke 23:28 V-PMA-2P
GRK: ἐφ' ἑαυτὰς κλαίετε καὶ ἐπὶ
NAS: weeping for Me, but weep for yourselves
KJV: me, but weep for yourselves,
INT: for yourselves weep and for

John 11:31 V-ASA-3S
GRK: μνημεῖον ἵνα κλαύσῃ ἐκεῖ
NAS: to the tomb to weep there.
KJV: the grave to weep there.
INT: tomb that she might weep there

John 11:33 V-PPA-AFS
GRK: εἶδεν αὐτὴν κλαίουσαν καὶ τοὺς
NAS: saw her weeping, and the Jews
KJV: saw her weeping, and the Jews
INT: he saw her weeping and the

John 11:33 V-PPA-AMP
GRK: αὐτῇ Ἰουδαίους κλαίοντας ἐνεβριμήσατο τῷ
NAS: who came with her [also] weeping, He was deeply moved
KJV: the Jews also weeping which came
INT: her Jews weeping he groaned

John 16:20 V-FIA-2P
GRK: ὑμῖν ὅτι κλαύσετε καὶ θρηνήσετε
NAS: I say to you, that you will weep and lament,
KJV: That ye shall weep and lament,
INT: to you that will weep and will lament

John 20:11 V-PPA-NFS
GRK: μνημείῳ ἔξω κλαίουσα ὡς οὖν
NAS: the tomb weeping; and so,
KJV: at the sepulchre weeping: and as
INT: tomb outside weeping As therefore

John 20:11 V-IIA-3S
GRK: ὡς οὖν ἔκλαιεν παρέκυψεν εἰς
NAS: and so, as she wept, she stooped and looked
KJV: as she wept, she stooped down,
INT: As therefore she wept she stooped down into

John 20:13 V-PIA-2S
GRK: Γύναι τί κλαίεις λέγει αὐτοῖς
NAS: why are you weeping? She said
KJV: why weepest thou? She saith
INT: Woman why weep you She says to them

John 20:15 V-PIA-2S
GRK: Γύναι τί κλαίεις τίνα ζητεῖς
NAS: why are you weeping? Whom
KJV: why weepest thou? whom
INT: Woman why weep you Whom seek you

Strong's Greek 2799
40 Occurrences

ἔκλαιεν — 2 Occ.
ἔκλαιον — 2 Occ.
ἐκλαύσατε — 1 Occ.
ἔκλαυσεν — 3 Occ.
κλαῖε — 2 Occ.
κλαίειν — 1 Occ.
κλαίεις — 2 Occ.
κλαίετε — 4 Occ.
κλαίων — 1 Occ.
κλαίοντας — 2 Occ.
κλαίοντες — 6 Occ.
κλαιόντων — 1 Occ.
κλαίουσα — 3 Occ.
κλαίουσαι — 1 Occ.
κλαίουσαν — 1 Occ.
κλαίουσιν — 2 Occ.
κλαύσατε — 2 Occ.
κλαύσῃ — 1 Occ.
κλαύσετε — 2 Occ.
κλαύσουσιν — 1 Occ.

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