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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words
translated "boon" in James 1:17 , RV, is thus distinguished, as the thing given, from the preceding word in the verse, dosis, "the act of giving" (AV, "gift" in each case); elsewhere in Romans 5:16 . It is to be distinguished also from doron, the usual word for a gift. See GIFT.
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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Boon'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ved/​b/boon.html. 1940.