Word Summary
skirtaō: to leap
Original Word: σκιρτάω
Transliteration: skirtaō
Phonetic Spelling: (skeer-tah'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to leap
Meaning: to leap
Strong's Concordance
leap for joy.

Akin to skairo (to skip); to jump, i.e. Sympathetically move (as the quickening of a fetus) -- leap (for joy).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4640: σκιρτάω

σκιρτάω, σκίρτω: 1 aorist ἐσκίρτησα; to leap: Luke 1:41, 44; Luke 6:23. (Genesis 25:22; Psalm 113:4, 6 (); Greek writings from Homer down.)