Word Summary
agalliasis: exultation, exuberant joy
Original Word: ἀγαλλίασις
Transliteration: agalliasis
Phonetic Spelling: (ag-al-lee'-as-is)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: exultation, exuberant joy
Meaning: exultation, exuberant joy
Strong's Concordance
gladness, exceeding joy.

From agalliao; exultation; specially, welcome -- gladness, (exceeding) joy.

see GREEK agalliao

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 20: ἀγαλλίασις

ἀγαλλίασις, (εως, (ἀγαλλιάω), not used by secular writers but often by the Sept.; exultation, extreme joy: Luke 1:14, 44; Acts 2:46; Jude 1:24; Hebrews 1:9 (from Psalm 44:8 ()) oil of gladness with which persons were anointed at feasts (Psalm 23:5), and which the writer, alluding to the inaugural ceremony of anointing, uses as an emblem of the divine power and majesty to which the Son of God has been exalted.