Word Summary
paizō: to play as a child
Original Word: παίζω
Transliteration: paizō
Phonetic Spelling: (paheed'-zo)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to play as a child
Meaning: to play as a child
Strong's Concordance

From pais; to sport (as a boy) -- play.

see GREEK pais

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3815: παίζω

παίζω; from Homer down; properly, to play like a child; then universally, to play, sport, jest; to give way to hilarity, especially by joking, singing, dancing; so in 1 Corinthians 10:7, after Exodus 32:6 where it stands for צִחֵק, as in Genesis 21:9; Genesis 26:8; Judges 16:25; also in the Sept. for שִׂחַק. (Compare: ἐμπαίζω.)