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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #832 - αὐλέω
- to play on the flute, to pipe
Boeot. part. αὐλίων IG 7.3211,3212 (Orchom. Boeot.): (αὐλός): —
1 play on the flute, Φρύγιον αὔλησεν μέλος Alcm. 82, cf. Hdt. 1.141, 2.60, Pl. Prt. 327a: c. dat. pers., X. Smp. 2.8, etc.; αὐ. ἔξοδον play a finale, Ar. V. 582; αὐ. εἰρεσίαν, of the boatswain, Plu. Alc. 2: — Pass., of tunes, to be played on the flute, ὁ Βακχεῖος ῥυθμὸς ηὐλεῖτο X. Smp. 9.3; αὐλεῖται πᾶν μέλαθρον is filled with music, E. IT 367.
2. of persons, play to, Philostr. VA 2.34, cf. A.D. Synt. 302.1: — mostly in Pass., to be played to, hear music, X. An. 6.1.11, Cyr. 4.5.7, Arist. Pr. 917b19 (but possibly Med. as in Pl. Lg. 791a), Thphr. Char. 19.10, 20.10.
II generally, play, κέρατι Luc. DDeor. 12.1, cf. Poll. 4.74.
** αὐλέω , -ῶ
(< αὐλός ),
[in Al.: 1 Kings 1:40*;]
to play on a flute, to pipe: mid., Matthew 11:17, Luke 7:32, 1 Corinthians 14:7.†
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