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Strong's #832 - αὐλέω

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  1. to play on the flute, to pipe
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


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.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

αὐλέω, ἀύλω: 1 aorist ηὔλησα; (present passive participle τό αὐλούμενον); (αὐλός); to play on the flute, to pipe: Matthew 11:17; Luke 7:32; 1 Corinthians 14:7. (From (Alcman, Herodotus) Xenophon, and Plato down.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** αὐλέω , -

(< 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.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
αυλουμενον αυλούμενον αὐλούμενον Ηυλησαμεν ηυλήσαμεν Ηὐλήσαμεν auloumenon auloúmenon eulesamen Ēulēsamen eylḗsamen Ēylḗsamen
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