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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

#17 - ἀγαθοποιός

from (G18) and (G4160)
Parts of Speech
  1. acting rightly, doing well, virtuous
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀγαθο-ποιός, όν,

Ι. beneficent, LXX Si. 42.14, Plu. 2.368b, Porph. Mar 17; of the King of Persia, Men.Prot. p.16D.: c. gen., -ποιὲ τῆς οἰκουμένης PMag.Lond. 122.16.

II. Astrol., exerting beneficent influence, Ptol. Tetr. 19, Artem. 4.59, PMag.Lond. 46.48, etc.

III. creating the Good, Dam. Pr. 33.

**† ἀγαθοποιός , -όν ,

= cl. ἀγαθουργός ,

[in LXX, of a woman who deals pleasantly in order to corrupt, Sirach 42:14*;]

doing well, acting rightly (Plut.): 1 Peter 2:14 (Cremer, 8; MM, VGT, s.v.).†

Vocabulary of the Greek NT

This rare adjective, which in the NT is confined to 1 Peter 2:14, is found as an astrological term in a magical papyrus of iv/A.D., P Lond 122.16 ( = I. p. 116), ἀγαθοποιὲ τῆς οἰκουμένης : cf. ib. 46.48 (iv/A.D.) ( = I. p. 66) μετὰ ἀγαθοποιῶν, with reference to stars of benign influence. The verb is found in Aristeas (ed. Wendland) 242, ἀλλὰ δέον (l. δέον θεὸν) ἱκετεύειν, πάντα ἀγαθοποιεῖν.

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List of Word Forms
αγαθοποιων αγαθοποιών ἀγαθοποιῶν agathopoion agathopoiôn agathopoiōn agathopoiō̂n
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