Word Summary
aineō: to praise
Original Word: αἰνέω
Transliteration: aineō
Phonetic Spelling: (ahee-neh'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to praise
Meaning: to praise
Strong's Concordance

From ainos; to praise (God) -- praise.

see GREEK ainos

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 134: αἰνέω

αἰνέω, (ῶ; (found in secular authors of every age (only twice in good Attic prose (where ἐπαινέω παραινέω. etc, take its place), Veitch), but especially frequent in the Sept. and the Apocrypha of the O. T.; from αἶνος); to praise, extol: τόν Θεόν, Luke 2:13, 20; Luke 19:37; Luke 24:53 (WH omit; Tr text brackets); Acts 2:47; Acts 3:8; Romans 15:11; with the dative of person, τῷ Θεῷ, to sing praises in honor of God, Revelation 19:5 L T Tr WH, as the Sept. in 2 Chronicles 7:3 (for (לְ הודָה), 1 Chronicles 16:36; 1 Chronicles 23:5; Jeremiah 20:13 etc. (for לְ הִלֵּל); (Winers Grammar, § 31, 1 f.; Buttmann, 176 (153). Compare: ἐπαινέω, παραινέω.)