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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words
denotes (a) objectively, "grace in a person, graciousness," (b) subjectively, (1) "grace on the part of a giver, favor, kindness," (2) "a sense of favor received, thanks." It is rendered "favor" in Luke 1:30; 2:52; Acts 2:47; 7:10,46; 24:27; 25:9 , RV (for AV, "pleasure"); Acts 25:3; see more fully under GRACE.
akin to A, to endow with charis, primarily signified "to make graceful or gracious," and came to denote, in Hellenistic Greek, "to cause to find favor," Luke 1:28 , "highly favored" (marg., "endued with grace"); in Ephesians 1:6 , it is translated "made ... accepted," AV, "freely bestowed," RV (lit., "graced"); it does not here mean to endue with grace. Grace implies more than favor; grace is a free gift, favor may be deserved or gained.
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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Favor, Favored'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/f/favor-favored.html. 1940.
the Week of Proper 25 / Ordinary 30