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Strong's #3106 - μακαρίζω

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  1. to pronounce blessed
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 833 ‑ אָשֵׁר (aw‑shar', aw‑share');  
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KJV (3)
Luke 2
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

μᾰκᾰρ-ίζω, Att. fut. - ιῶ Ar. V. 429:

bless, deem or pronounce happy, congratulate, τινα Od. 15.538, Pi. N. 11.11, Hdt. 7.45, S. OT 1196 (lyr.), Antipho 2.4.4, E. Ba. 911 (lyr.), etc.; τινά τινος for a thing, Ar. V. 429, Lys. 2.81, Phld. Rh. 1.194 S.; τινὰ ἐπί τινι Id. D. 1.15; also μ. τὴν ῥώμην τινός, = μ. τινὰ τῆς ῥώμης, Hdt. 1.31; ironically, μακαρίσαντες ὑμῶν τὸ ἀπειρόκακον blessing your happy ignorance, Th. 5.105: with neut. Pron., τουτὶ.. σε μόνον (cj.).. μακαρίζω Ar. V. 588: Pass., Th. 2.51, D.L. 6.45: c. dat. modi, σωφροσύνῃ καὶ ὁσιότητι μακαρισθείς X. Cyn. 1.11.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

μακαρίζω; Attic future μακαριω (cf. Buttmann, 37 (32)); (μακάριος); from Homer down; the Sept. for אֵשֵּׁר; to pronounce blessed: τινα, Luke 1:48; James 5:11 (here Vulg. beatifico).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament


(< μακάριος ),

[in LXX for H833 pi., pu.;]

to bless, pronounce blessed or happy: c. acc pers., Luke 1:48, James 5:11.†

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

For this verb = ";deem (account) happy"; (Luke 1:48, James 5:11) cf. Velt. Val. p. 88.25 where it is said of a man born under certain planetary influences—ὑπὸ πολλῶν μακαρισθήσεται.


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
εμακάρισαν εμακάρισάν εμάκαρισέ μακαριζομεν μακαρίζομεν μακαρίζοντες μακαρίζω μακαριούσί μακαριουσιν μακαριούσιν μακαριοῦσίν μακαρίσαι makariousin makarioûsín makarizomen makarízomen
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