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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #5483 - χαρίζομαι
- to do something pleasant or agreeable (to one), to do a favour to, gratify
- to show one's self gracious, kind, benevolent
- to grant forgiveness, to pardon
- to give graciously, give freely, bestow
- to forgive
- graciously to restore one to another
- to preserve for one a person in peril
Middle voice from G5485
[in LXX: Esther 8:7 (H5414), א , Sirach 12:3; Sirach 12:2 -4 Maccabees 9:1-32 *;]
1. to show favour or kindness: c. dat. pers., Galatians 3:18.
2. to give freely, bestow: c. acc et dat., Luke 7:21, Acts 3:14; Acts 25:11; Acts 25:16; Acts 27:24, Romans 8:32, 1 Corinthians 2:12, Philippians 1:29; Philippians 2:9, Philemon 1:22.
3. In late Gk. (= Lat. condonare), to grant forgiveness, forgive freely: of debt, Luke 7:42-43 (EGT, in l); of sin, 2 Corinthians 2:7; 2 Corinthians 2:10; 2 Corinthians 12:13, Ephesians 4:32, Colossians 2:13; Colossians 3:13 (cf. DB, ii, 57a).†
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";a liar."; On the place which ψεύστης occupies in the primitive Christian lists of vices, corresponding to Jewish or pagan lists, see Deissmann LAE2, p. 315 ff.
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