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Entry for Strong's #2108 - εὐεργεσία

Transliteration
euergesía
Phonetics
yoo-erg-es-ee'-ah  
Word Origin
from (2110)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
2:654,251
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a good deed, benefit
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 5949 ‑ עֲלִלָה (al‑ee‑law', al‑ee‑law');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (2) NAS (2) HCS (2)
Acts 1
1 Timothy 1
Acts 1
1 Timothy 1
Acts 1
1 Timothy 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-DSF 1
N-GSF 1
N-DSF 1
N-GSF 1
N-DSF 1
N-GSF 1
NA WH
N-DSF 1
N-GSF 1
N-DSF 1
N-GSF 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

εὐεργ-εσία,

Ion. εὐεργ-εσίη, ἡ,

I well-doing, opp. κακοεργίη, Od. 22.374; opp. κακότης, Thgn. 548, etc.

II

1. a good deed, kindness, εὐεργεσίας ἀποτίνειν Od. 22.235, cf. Hes. Th. 503 (pl.); ἡ ἐξ Ἱστιαίου εὐ. done by him, Hdt. 5.11; ἐκτίνειν Id. 3.47 (pl.); εὐεργεσίας ἀποδέξασθαι ἔς τινας ib. 67; καταθέσθαι ἔς τινα Th. 1.128; εὐ. πεποιημέναι ἔς τινα Hdt. 4.165; προέσθαι X. An. 7.7.47; προσφέρειν Pl. Grg. 513e; opp. εὐ. ἀπολαβεῖν Isoc. 14.57; εὐ. ὀφείλεταί μοι Th. 1.137, cf. 32; ἀντ' εὐεργεσίης for service done, Simon. 97.6, Theoc. 17.116, cf. B. 1.47 (pl.), IG 12.108; ἀπ' εὐεργεσίας καθίστασαν τοὺς βασιλεῖς Arist. Pol. 1286b10: c. gen., εὐ. τῆς πόλεως good service done the state, Pl. Lg. 850b: pl., public services, τὰς τῶν προγόνων εὐεργεσίας Lys. 14.24, etc.

2. ψηφίζεσθαί [τινι] εὐεργεσίαν to vote him the title of εὐεργέτης (q.v.), D. 20.60, cf. IG 22.29, etc.; κείσεταί σοι εὐ. ἐν τῷ ἡμετέρῳ οἴκῳ ἐς αἰεὶ ἀνάγραπτος Th. 1.129, cf. X. HG 1.1.26, etc.

III

1. Εὐεργεσία, personified, = Lat. Liberalitas, D.C. 71.34.

2. epith. of Hera at Argos, Hsch.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

εὐεργεσία, εὐεργεσίας, (εὐεργέτης); a good deed, benefit: 1 Timothy 6:2 (on which see ἀντιλαμβάνω, 2); with the genitive of the person on whom the benefit is conferred (Winer's Grammar, 185 (174)), Acts 4:9. (2 Macc. 6:13 2Macc. 9:26; Wis. 16:11, 24; in Greek authors from Homer down.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

εὐεργεσία , -ας ,

(< εὐεργέτης ),

[in LXX: Psalms 78:11 (H5949), Wisdom of Solomon 16:11; Wisdom of Solomon 16:24, 2 Maccabees 6:13; 2 Maccabees 9:26, 4 Maccabees 8:17*;]

a good deed, kindness, benefit: 1 Timothy 6:2; c. gen. pers. (εὐ . πόλεως , Plat., leg., 805b), Acts 4:9,†


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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Flor I. 61.14 (A.D. 85) (= Chrest. II. p. 88) τῆς σῆς εὐεργεσίας δεόμενος ἐντυγχάνει σοι —an advocate addresses the prefect on behalf of his client, P Ryl II. 96.10 (A.D. 117–18) κατὰ τὴν εὐεργεσίαν τοῦ κυρίου ἡμῶν Ἁδριανοῦ Καίσαρος, P Oxy VI. 899.19 (A.D. 200) διὰ τὴν ἔμφυτόν σου εὐεργεσίαν, P Fay 20.16 (iii/iv A.D.) πλὴν μᾶλλον φιλανθρωπίᾳ τε καὶ εὐεργεσίαις συναύξειν ταύτην τὴν ἀρχήν, ";but rather by liberality and the conferring of benefits to increase the welfare of this empire"; (Edd.), and BGU III. 970.8 (ii/A.D.) τῆς εἰς ἅπαντας εὐεργεσίας. . ἀβοήθητος, where note the gen. after a negative adj. (cf. Proleg. p. 74). Add from the inscrr. Michel 383.15 (ii/B.C.) ἀρετῆ [ς ἕν ]εκεν καὶ εὐνοίας καὶ εὐεργεσίας τῆς εἰς [τὸ ]ν δῆμον, ib. 965.2 (ii/B.C. ad init.) διὰ ταῦτα καὶ τὰς ἄλλας εὐεργεσίας ἃς πο [ιῶν διατελεῖ τὸν δῆμον, et alibi.

 

 

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List of Word Forms
ευεργεσια ευεργεσία εὐεργεσίᾳ ευεργεσιας ευεργεσίας εὐεργεσίας ευεργεσιών euergesia euergesíāi euergesias euergesías
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