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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #2137 - εὐοδόω
- to grant a prosperous and expeditious journey, to lead by a direct and easy way
- to grant a successful issue, to cause to prosper
- to prosper, be successful
1. help on the way, c. dat. pers., σφῷν δ' εὐοδοίη Ζεύς S. OC 1435 (nisi leg. σφώ): c. acc. pers., LXX Genesis 24:27, PSI 4.299.14: abs., τὸ εὐοδοῦν Thphr. CP 5.6.7.
2. Pass., have a prosperous journey, LXX Daniel 8:11, al., Romans 1:10; of things, prosper, be successful, ὡς Κλεομένεϊ εὐωδώθη τὸ πρῆγμα v. l. in Hdt. 6.73; θησαυρίζων ὅ τι ἂν εὐοδῶται, = εὐπορῇ, 1 Corinthians 16:2, cf. Acts 11:29.
εὐ -οδόω , -ῶ
(< ὁδός ),
[in LXX chiefly for H6743 hi.;]
to help on one's way (Soph., al.). Pass., to have a prosperous journey; metaph. (Hdt., al.), to prosper, be prospered, be successful: 3 John 1:2, Romans 1:10, 1 Corinthians 16:2 (on the tense, v. M, Pr., 54; ICC, in l).†
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For the literal use of this verb of a successful journey cf. PSI IV. 299.11 (iii/A.D.) μακροψ [ύ ]χ ̣[ει ] οὖν, ἀδελφή, ἄχρεις οὗ ἄν με θεὸς εὐοδώσῃ [πρὸς ] ὑμᾶς, and so .14, also P Iand 62.3 (vi/A.D.) ἢ ο ̣ι ̣̀κ ̣ο ̣[θε ]ν ̣ εὐοδ [ω ]θῶ, in a much mutilated context. On the pres. subj. εὐοδῶται in 1 Corinthians 16:2, see Proleg. p. 54. The LXX use of the verb is fully illustrated by Anz Subsidia, p. 290.
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