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Strong's #2100 - εὐαρεστέω

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  1. to be well pleasing
  2. to be well pleased with a thing
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Strong #: 1980 ‑ הָלַךְ (haw‑lak');  7451 ‑ רַע (rah, raw‑aw');  8334 ‑ שָׁרַת (shaw‑rath');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions



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.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

εὐαρεστέω, ἐυαρέστω: 1 aorist infinitive εὐαρεστῆσαι; perfect infinitive εὐηρεστηκέναι, and without augment εὐαρεστηκέναι Hebrews 11:5 L WH (cf. WHs Appendix, p. 162; Buttmann, 35 (30)); to be well-pleasing: τῷ Θεῷ (the Sept. for אֶת־הָאֱלֹהִים הִתְהַלֵּך, Genesis 5:22, 24; Genesis 6:9), Hebrews 11:5f. (Sir. 44:16; Philo de Abr. § 6; de exsecr. § 9; τίνι, Diodorus 14, 4). Passive present ἐυαρεστοῦμαι; τίνι (Buttmann, 188 (163); Winers Grammar, § 39, 1 a.), to be well pleased with a thing: Hebrews 13:16 (Diodorus 3, 55; 20, 79; (Diogenes Laërtius 10, 137).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

εὐαρεοτέω , - ,

[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.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

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.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
ευαρέστει ευαρεστειται ευαρεστείται εὐαρεστεῖται ευαρεστηκεναι εὐαρεστηκέναι ευαρεστησαι ευαρεστήσαι εὐαρεστῆσαι ευαρεστήσω ευηρεστηκέναι ευηρέστησα ευηρέστησαν ευηρέστησε ευηρέστησεν ευηρέστουν euaresteitai euaresteîtai euarestekenai euarestekénai euarestēkenai euarestēkénai euarestesai euarestêsai euarestēsai euarestē̂sai
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