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Greek Dictionary Words (l)

Greek words and definitions are taken from "Strong's Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible".

preach, say, speak (after), talk, tell, utter

G2980. laleo, lal-eh'-o; a prol. form of an otherwise obsol. verb; to talk, i.e. utter words:--preach, say, speak (after), talk, tell, utter. Comp. G3004.

attained, accept, receive, take...

G2983. lambano, lam-ban'-o; a prol. form of a prim. verb, which is used only as an alt. in certain tenses; to take (in very many applications, lit. and fig. [prop. obj. or act., to get hold of; whereas G1209 is rather subj. or pass., to have offered to one; while G138 is more violent, to seize or remove]):--accept, + be amazed, assay, attain, bring, X when I call, catch, come on (X unto), + forget, have, hold, obtain, receive (X after), take (away, up).

lamp, light, torch

G2985. lampas, lam-pas'; from G2989; a "lamp" or flambeau:--lamp, light, torch.

bright, clear, gay, goodly, gorgeous, white

G2986. lampros, lam-pros'; from the same as G2985; radiant; by anal. limpid; fig. magnificent or sumptuous (in appearance):--bright, clear, gay, goodly, gorgeous, white.

give light, shine

G2989. lampo, lam'-po; a prim. verb; to beam, i.e. radiate brilliancy (lit. or fig.):--give light, shine.

be hid, be ignorant of, unawares

G2990. lanthano, lan-than'-o; a prol. form of a prim. verb, which is used only as an alt. in certain tenses; to lie hid (lit. or fig.); often used adv. unwittingly:--be hid, be ignorant of, unawares.


G2992. laos, lah-os'; appar. a prim. word; a people (in gen.; thus differing from G1218, which denotes one's own populace):--people.


G2993. Laodikeia, lah-od-ik'-i-ah; from a comp. of G2992 and G1349; Laodicia, a place in Asia Minor:--Laodicea.

show, tell...

G3004. lego, leg'-o; a prim. verb; prop. to "lay" forth, i.e. (fig.) relate (in words [usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is prop. to break silence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue]); by impl. to mean:--ask, bid, boast, call, describe, give out, name, put forth, say (-ing, on), shew, speak, tell, utter.

be destitute (wanting), lack

G3007. leipo, li'-po; a prim. verb; to leave, i.e. (intrans. or pass.) to fail or be absent:--be destitute (wanting), lack.

robber, thief

G3027. leistes, lace-tace'; from leizomai (to plunder); a brigand:--robber, thief.

make white, whiten

G3021. leukaino, lyoo-kah'ee-no; from G3022; to whiten:--make white, whiten.


G3022. leukos, lyoo-kos'; from luke ("light"); white:--white.


G3023. leon, leh-ohn'; a prim. word. a "lion":--lion.

grind to powder

G3039. likmao, lik-mah'-o; from likmos, the equiv. of liknon (a winnowing fan or basket); to winnow, i.e. (by anal.) to triturate:--grind to powder.


G3037. lithos, lee'-thos; appar. a prim. word; a stone (lit. or fig.):--(mill-, stumbling-) stone.

dearth, famine, hunger

G3042. limos, lee-mos'; prob. from G3007 (through the idea of destitution); a scarcity of food:--dearth, famine, hunger.


G3043. linon, lee'-non; prob. a prim. word; flax, i.e. (by impl.) "linen":--linen.


G3056. logos, log'-os; from G3004; something said (including the thought); by impl. a topic (subject of discourse), also reasoning (the mental faculty) or motive; by extens. a computation; spec. (with the art. in John) the Divine Expression (i.e. Christ):--account, cause, communication, X concerning, doctrine, fame, X have to do, intent, matter, mouth, preaching, question, reason, + reckon, remove, say (-ing), shew, X speaker, speech, talk, thing, + none of these things move me, tidings, treatise, utterance, word, work.

(a plague) pestilence (-t)

G3061. loimos, loy-mos'; of uncert. affin.; a plague (lit. the disease, or fig. a pest):--pestilence (-t).


G3067. loutron, loo-tron'; from G3068; a bath, i.e. (fig.) baptism:--washing.


G3068. louo, loo'-o; a prim. verb; to bathe (the whole person; whereas G3538 means to wet a part only, and G4150 to wash, cleanse garments exclusively):--wash.

make havock of

G3075. lumainomai, loo-mah'-ee-nom-ahee; mid. from a prob. der. of G3089 (mean. filth); prop. to soil, i.e. (fig.) insult (maltreat):--make havock of.

vision, cause grief, grieve, be in heaviness...

G3076. lupeo, loo-peh'-o; from G3077; to distress; reflex. or pass. to be sad:--cause grief, grieve, be in heaviness, (be) sorrow (-ful), be (make) sorry.

grief, grievous, + grudgingly, heaviness, sorrow

G3077. lupe, loo'-pay; appar. a prim. word; sadness:--grief, grievous, + grudgingly, heaviness, sorrow.


G3083. lutron, loo'-tron; from G3089; something to loosen with, i.e. a redemption price (fig. atonement):--ransom.


G3084. lutroo, loo-tro'-o; from G3083; to ransom (lit. or fig.):--redeem.

+ redeemed, redemption

G3085. lutrosis, loo'-tro-sis; from G3084; a ransoming (fig.):--+ redeemed, redemption.

dissolve, loose, melt...

G3089. luo, loo'-o; a prim. verb; to "loosen" (lit. or fig.):--break (up), destroy, dissolve, (un-) loose, melt, put off. Comp. G4486.

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