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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Readiness

1: προθυμία

(Strong's #4288 — Noun Feminine — prothumia — proth-oo-mee'-ah )

"eargerness, willingness, readiness" (pro, "forward," thumos, "mind, disposition," akin to prothumos, READY, A, No. 2), is translated "readiness of mind" in Acts 17:11 , "readiness" in 2 Corinthians 8:11; in 2 Corinthians 8:12 , RV (AV, "a willing mind"); in 2 Corinthians 8:19 , RV "(our) readiness," AV, "(your) ready mind;" in 2 Corinthians 9:2 , RV, "readiness" (AV, "forwardness of ... mind;" see FORWARDNESS , Note (4).

2: ἕτοιμος

(Strong's #2092 — Adjective — hetoimos — het-oy'-mos )

an adjective (see READY , A, No. 1), is used with echo, "to have," and en, "in," idiomatically, as a noun in 2 Corinthians 10:6 , RV, "being in readiness" (AV, "having in readiness"), of the Apostle's aim for the church to be obedient to Christ. Cp. READY, C.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Readiness'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/r/readiness.html. 1940.

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