214. alalazó
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alalazó: to raise a war cry
Original Word: ἀλαλάζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: alalazó
Phonetic Spelling: (al-al-ad'-zo)
Short Definition: I cry aloud, a clanging or clashing cymbal
Definition: I cry aloud, raise a war-cry; a clanging or clashing cymbal.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from alalai (a battle cry)
to raise a war cry
NASB Translation
clanging (1), wailing (1).

STRONGS NT 214: ἀλαλάζω

ἀλαλάζω; (from Pindar down);

a. properly, to repeat frequently the cry ἄλαλα, as soldiers used to do on entering battle,

b. universally, to utter a joyful shout: Psalm 46:2 (); Psalm 65:2 (); and in secular writings c. to wail, lament: Mark 5:38 (הֵילִיל Jeremiah 4:8; Jeremiah 32:20 ()); cf. ὀλολύζω, Latinululare. (Synonyms: see κλαίω at the end)

d. to ring loudly, to clang: 1 Corinthians 13:1 (cf. ἐν κυμβάλοις ἀλαλαγμοῦ, Psalm 150:5).


From alale (a shout, "halloo"); to vociferate, i.e. (by implication) to wail; figuratively, to clang -- tinkle, wail.

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