paizó: to play as a childOriginal Word: παίζωPart of Speech:
I play, sportDefinition:
I play, sport (includes singing and dancing), play in the manner of children.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to play as a childNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 3815: παίζωπαίζω
; from Homer
down; properly, to play like a child
; then universally, to play, sport, jest; to give way to hilarity,
especially by joking, singing, dancing; so in 1 Corinthians 10:7
, after Exodus 32:6
where it stands for צִחֵק
, as in Genesis 21:9
; Genesis 26:8
; Judges 16:25
; also in the Sept.
. (Compare: ἐμπαίζω
From pais; to sport (as a boy) -- play.
see GREEK pais