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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2100 - εὐαρεστέω
1. to be well pleasing, τῷ Κοινῷ τῶν Δελφῶν SIG 611.19 (ii B.C.), cf. LXX Genesis 5:22, al., D.S. 14.4: abs., Ph. 1.102; εὐαρέστησεν it seemed good, it was resolved, IG 14.757.8 (Naples, i A.D.): — Pass., to be well pleased, satisfied, τινι with a thing, Ph. Bel. 55.23; τῇ νήσῳ, τῇ ἡγεμονίᾳ, D.S. 3.55, 20.79; θυσίαις Hebrews 13:16.
2. Medic., in Pass., to be benefited, get relief, of patients, Herod.Med. in Rh.Mus. 58.72,79.
II intr., = Pass., Lysipp. 7, Apollon.Perg. Con. 1 Praef., D.H. 11.60, Hierocl. in CA 11p.442M.
εὐαρεοτέω , -ῶ ,
[in LXX chiefly for H1980 hith., Genesis 5:22; Genesis 5:24, Psalms 26:2; Psalms 56:13, al., Sirach 44:16;]
to be well pleasing: τ . θεῷ (LXX, ll. c.), Hebrews 11:5-6. Pass., to be well pleased: c. dat., Hebrews 13:16.†
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This verb, which in the NT is confined to Heb, is found, if we can trust the restoration, in the marriage contract P Oxy II. 265.48 (A.D. 81–95) καὶ εὐαρ [εστοῦμαι ? τοῦ προγεγρα ]μμέν [ο ]υ μου ἀνδρός. Cf. the double compound in Michel 1001i. 4 (c. B.C. 200) συνευαρεστούσας καὶ τᾶς θυγατρὸς Ἐπιτελείας τᾶς Φοίνικος.
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