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Entry for Strong's #17 - ἀγαθοποιός

Transliteration
agathopoiós
Phonetics
ag-ath-op-oy-os'  
Word Origin
from (18) and (4160)
Parts of Speech
Adjective
TDNT
1:17,3
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. acting rightly, doing well, virtuous
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS ( 0 ) HCS (1)
1 Peter 1
Matthew 2
Mark 1
Luke 1
John 9
Romans 2
1 Corinthians 1
Galatians 1
Philippians 1
Colossians 1
2 Thessalonians 1
Philemon 1
Hebrews 1
1 Peter 1
BYZ TIS TR
A-GPM 1
A-GPM 1
A-GPM 1
NA WH
N-GPM 1
A-GPM 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀγαθο-ποιός, όν,

Ι. beneficent, LXX Si. 42.14, Plu. 2.368b, Porph. Mar 17; of the King of Persia, Men.Prot. p.16D.: c. gen., -ποιὲ τῆς οἰκουμένης PMag.Lond. 122.16.

II. Astrol., exerting beneficent influence, Ptol. Tetr. 19, Artem. 4.59, PMag.Lond. 46.48, etc.

III. creating the Good, Dam. Pr. 33.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀγαθοποιός, , acting rightly, doing well: 1 Peter 2:14. (Sir. 42:14; Plutarch, de Isa. et Osir. § 42.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

**† ἀγαθοποιός , -όν ,

= cl. ἀγαθουργός ,

[in LXX, of a woman who deals pleasantly in order to corrupt, Sirach 42:14*;]

doing well, acting rightly (Plut.): 1 Peter 2:14 (Cremer, 8; MM, VGT, s.v.).†


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 rare adjective, which in the NT is confined to 1 Peter 2:14, is found as an astrological term in a magical papyrus of iv/A.D., P Lond 122.16 ( = I. p. 116), ἀγαθοποιὲ τῆς οἰκουμένης : cf. ib. 46.48 (iv/A.D.) ( = I. p. 66) μετὰ ἀγαθοποιῶν, with reference to stars of benign influence. The verb is found in Aristeas (ed. Wendland) 242, ἀλλὰ δέον (l. δέον θεὸν) ἱκετεύειν, πάντα ἀγαθοποιεῖν.

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
αγαθοποιων αγαθοποιών ἀγαθοποιῶν agathopoion agathopoiôn agathopoiōn agathopoiō̂n
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the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
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