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Strong's #2606 - καταγελάω

a primitive root
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  1. to deride
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Strong #: 1961 ‑ הָיָה (haw‑yaw');  2659 ‑ חָפַר (khaw‑fare');  3932 ‑ לָעַג (law‑ag');  5970 ‑ עָלַץ (aw‑lats');  7832 ‑ שָׂחַק (saw‑khak');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


fut. -άσομαι Lys. 3.9, late -γελάσω Hsch. s.v. κατακριδεύσει: —

Pass., fut. -γελασθήσομαι Epict. Ench. 22: pf. -γεγέλασμαι Luc. DMort. 1.1: plpf. κατεγεγέλαστο Id. Icar. 19:

1. laugh, jeer at, c. gen., Hdt. 5.68, Ar. Ach. 1081, And. 4.29, Pl. Grg. 482d: also c. dat., Hdt. 3.37, 4.79, al.: abs., laugh scornfully, mock, E. IA 372 (troch.), Ar. Eq. 161, X. An. 1.9.13, Pl. Prt. 319c, D. 21.151; ἅπαντες καταγελῶσιν, ὅταν τις.. Epicur. Nat. 28.9; ἐπί τινι Them. Or. 22.272b.

2. c. acc., laugh down, deride, E. Ba. 286, LXX Si. 7.11: Pass., to be derided, ὑπό τινος A. Ag. 1271, Ar. Ach. 680; καταγελάμενος (Dor. pres. part. Pass.) ὑπὸ τῶν ἄλλων IG 4.951.123 (Epid.); τὸ εὔηθες καταγελασθὲν ἠφανίσθη Th. 3.83; τὸ καταγελᾶσθαι γὰρ πολὺ αἴσχιόν ἐστι Men. Epit.Fr. 7, cf. Pl. Euthphr. 3c, al.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

καταγελάω, καταγέλω: imperfect 3 person plural κατεγέλων; to deride (A. V. laugh to scorn): τίνος, anyone (cf. Buttmann, § 132, 15), Matthew 9:24; Mark 5:40; Luke 8:53. (From (Aeschylus and) Herodotus down; the Sept..)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

κατα -γελάω , - ,

[in LXX chiefly for H7832, Job 5:22, Proverbs 29:9, al.;]

to deride, laugh scornfully at: c. gen. pers., Matthew 9:24, Mark 5:40, Luke 8:53.†

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

BGU III. 814.21 (iii/A.D.) πάντες καταγελω ̣σί μοι —so a soldier writes complainingly to his mother, because his father had visited him, but given him no gifts. Syll 802.122 (iii/B.C.) αἰσχυνόμενος δ [ὲ ἅτε ] καταγελάμενος ὑπ [ ] τῶν ἄλλων ἐνε [κάθε ]υδε —with reference to a man who, having no hair on his head, sought healing in the temple of Aesculapius at Epidaurus : cf. ib..35 διεγέλα, which is perfective like κατεγέλων in Mark 5:40.


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