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Lexicon :: Strong's G18 - agathos

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ἀγαθός
Transliteration
agathos
Pronunciation
ä-gä-tho's (Key)
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
A primary word
mGNT
102x in 22 unique form(s)
TR
102x in 25 unique form(s)
LXX
398x in 24 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:10,3

Strong’s Definitions

ἀγαθός agathós, ag-ath-os'; a primary word; "good" (in any sense, often as noun):—benefit, good(-s, things), well. Compare G2570.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 102x

The KJV translates Strong's G18 in the following manner: good (77x), good thing (14x), that which is good (with G3588) (8x), the thing which is good (with G3588) (1x), well (1x), benefit (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 102x
The KJV translates Strong's G18 in the following manner: good (77x), good thing (14x), that which is good (with G3588) (8x), the thing which is good (with G3588) (1x), well (1x), benefit (1x).
  1. of good constitution or nature

  2. useful, salutary

  3. good, pleasant, agreeable, joyful, happy

  4. excellent, distinguished

  5. upright, honourable

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀγαθός agathós, ag-ath-os'; a primary word; "good" (in any sense, often as noun):—benefit, good(-s, things), well. Compare G2570.
STRONGS NT 18: ἀγαθός
ἀγαθός, -ή, -όν, (akin to ἄγαμαι to wonder at, think highly of, ἀγαστός admirable, as explained by Plato, Crat., p. 412 c. [others besides; cf. Donaldson, New Crat. § 323]), in general denotes "perfectus,... qui habet in se ac facit omnia quae habere et facere debet pro notione nominis, officio ac lege" (Irmisch ad Herodian, 1, 4, p. 134), excelling in any respect, distinguished, good. It can be predicated of persons, things, conditions, qualities and affections of the soul, deeds, times and seasons. To this general significance can be traced back all those senses which the word gathers from the connection in which it stands;
1. of a good constitution or nature: γῆ, Luke 8:8; δένδρον, Matthew 7:18, in sense equivalent to 'fertile soil,' 'a fruitful tree,' (Xenophon, oec. 16, 7 γῆ ἀγαθή,... γῆ κακῇ, an. 2, 4, 22 χώρας πολλῆς καί ἀγαθῆς οὔσης). In Luke 8:15 ἀγαθή καρδία corresponds to the figurative expression 'good ground', and denotes a soul inclined to goodness, and accordingly eager to learn saving truth and ready to bear the fruits (καρπούς ἀγαθούς, James 3:17) of a Christian life.
2. useful, salutary: δόσις ἀγαθή (joined to δώρημα τέλειον) a gift which is truly a gift, salutary, James 1:17; δόματα ἀγαθά, Matthew 7:11; ἐντολή ἀγαθός a commandment profitable to those who keep it, Romans 7:12, according to a Greek scholium equivalent to εἰς τό συμφέρον ἐισηγουμένη, hence, the question in Romans 7:13: τό οὖν ἀγαθόν ἐμοί γέγονε θάνατος; ἀγαθός μερίς the 'good part,' which insures salvation to him who chooses it, Luke 10:42; ἔργον ἀγαθόν (differently in Romans 2:7, etc.) the saving work of God, i. e. substantially, the Christian life, due to divine efficiency, Philippians 1:6 [cf. the commentaries at the passage]; εἰς ἀγαθόν for good, to advantage, Romans 8:28 (Sir. 7:13; πάντα τοῖς ἐυσεβέσι εἰς ἀγαθά... τοῖς ἁμαρτωλοῖς εἰς κακά, Sir. 39:27; τό κακόν... γίγνεται εἰς ἀγαθόν, Theognis 162); good for, suited to something: πρός οἰκοδομήν, Ephesians 4:29 [cf. Winers Grammar, 363 (340)] (Xenophon, mem. 4, 6, 10).
3. of the feeling awakened by what is good, pleasant, agreeable, joyful, happy: ἡμέραι ἀγαθάς 1 Peter 3:10 (Psalm 33:13 (Ps. 34:13); Sir. 14:14; 1 Macc. 10:55); ἐλπίς, 2 Thessalonians 2:16 (μακαρία ἐλπίς, Titus 2:13); συνείδησις, a peaceful conscience, equivalent to consciousness of rectitude, Acts 23:1; 1 Timothy 1:5, 19; 1 Peter 3:16; reconciled to God, 1 Peter 3:21.
4. excellent, distinguished: so τί ἀγαθόν, John 1:46 (John 1:47).
5. upright, honorable: Matthew 12:34; Matthew 19:16; Luke 6:45; Acts 11:24; 1 Peter 3:11, etc.; πονηροί καί ἀγαθοί, Matthew 5:45; Matthew 22:10; ἀγαθός καί δίκαιος, Luke 23:50; καρδία ἀγαθή καί καλή, Luke 8:15 (see καλός, b.); fulfilling the duty or service demanded, δοῦλε ἀγαθέ καί πιστέ, Matthew 25:21, 23; upright, free from guile, particularly from a desire to corrupt the people, John 7:12; preeminently of God, as consummately and essentially good, Matthew 19:17 (Mark 10:18; Luke 18:19); ἀγαθός θησαυρός in Matthew 12:35; Luke 6:45 denotes the soul considered as the repository of pure thoughts which are brought forth in speech; πίστις ἀγαθός the fidelity due from a servant to his master, Titus 2:10 [WH marginal reading omits]; on ἀγαθόν ἔργον, ἀγαθά ἔργα, see ἔργον. In a narrower sense, benevolent, kind, generous: Matthew 20:15; 1 Peter 2:18; μνεία, 1 Thessalonians 3:6 (cf. 2 Macc. 7:20); beneficent (Xenophon, Cyril 3, 3, 4; טוב, Jeremiah 33:11; Psalm 34:9; Cicero, nat. deor. 2, 25, 64 "optimus i. e. beneficentissimus), Romans 5:7, where the meaning is, Hardly for an innocent man does one encounter death; for if he even dares hazard his life for another, he does so for a benefactor (one from whom he has received favors); cf. Winer's Grammar, 117 (111); [Gifford in the Speaker's Commentary, p. 123].
The neuter used substantively denotes:
1. a good thing, convenience, advantage, and in partic.
a. in the plural, external goods, riches: Luke 1:53; Luke 12:18f. (Sir. 14:4; Wis. 7:11); τά ἀγαθά σου comforts and delights which thy wealth procured for thee in abundance, Luke 16:25 (opposed to κακά, as in Sir. 11:14); outward and inward good things, Galatians 6:6, cf. Wieseler at the passage.
b. the benefits of the Messianic kingdom: Romans 10:15; τά μέλλοντα ἀγαθῶν, Hebrews 9:11; Hebrews 10:1.
2. what is upright, honorable, and acceptable to God: Romans 12:2; ἐργάζεσθαι τό ἀγαθόν Romans 2:10; Ephesians 4:28; πράσσειν, Romans 9:11; (2 Corinthians 5:10); διώκειν, 1 Thessalonians 5:15; μιμεῖσθαι, 3 John 1:11; κολλᾶσθαι τῷ ἀγαθῷ Romans 12:9; τί με ἐρωτᾷς περί τοῦ ἀγαθοῦ, Matthew 19:17 G L T Tr WH, where the word expresses the general idea of right. Specifically, what is salutary, suited to the course of human affairs: in the phrase διάκονος εἰς τό ἀγαθόν Romans 13:4; of rendering service, Galatians 6:10; Romans 12:21; τό ἀγαθόν σου the favor thou conferrest, Philemon 1:14.
["It is to be regarded as a peculiarity in the usage of the Sept. that טוב good is predominantly [?] rendered by καλός.... The translator of Genesis uses ἀγαθός only in the neuter, good, goods, and this has been to a degree the model for the other translators.... In the Greek O. T., where οἱ δίκαιοι is the technical designation of the pious, οἱ ἀγαθοί or ἀγαθός does not occur in so general a sense. The ἀνήρ ἀγαθός is peculiar only to the Proverbs (Proverbs 13:22, 24; Proverbs 15:3); cf. besides the solitary instance in 1 Kings 2:32. Thus, even in the usage of the O. T. we are reminded of Christ's words, Mark 10:18, οὐδείς ἀγαθός εἰ μή εἷς Θεός. In the O. T. the term 'righteous' makes reference rather to a covenant and to one's relation to a positive standard; ἀγαθός would express the absolute idea of moral goodness" (Zezschwitz, Profangraec. u. Biblical Sprachgeist, Leipz. 1859, p. 60). Cf. Tittm., p. 19. On the comparison of ἀγαθός see B. 27 (24).]
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Kings
2:32
Psalms
33:13; 34:9; 34:13
Proverbs
13:22; 13:24; 15:3
Jeremiah
33:11
Matthew
5:45; 7:11; 7:18; 12:34; 12:35; 19:16; 19:17; 19:17; 20:15; 22:10; 25:21; 25:23
Mark
10:18; 10:18
Luke
1:53; 6:45; 6:45; 8:8; 8:15; 8:15; 10:42; 12:18; 16:25; 18:19; 23:50
John
1:46; 1:47; 7:12
Acts
11:24; 23:1
Romans
2:7; 2:10; 5:7; 7:12; 7:13; 8:28; 9:11; 10:15; 12:2; 12:9; 12:21; 13:4
2 Corinthians
5:10
Galatians
6:6; 6:10
Ephesians
4:28; 4:29
Philippians
1:6
1 Thessalonians
3:6; 5:15
2 Thessalonians
2:16
1 Timothy
1:5; 1:19
Titus
2:10; 2:13
Philemon
1:14
Hebrews
9:11; 10:1
James
1:17; 3:17
1 Peter
2:18; 3:10; 3:11; 3:16; 3:21
3 John
1:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G18 matches the Greek ἀγαθός (agathos),
which occurs 102 times in 90 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 5:45–Rom 14:16)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:45 - “that you may be sons of your Father in heaven; for He makes His sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:11 - “If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask Him!
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:17 - “Even so, every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:18 - “A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a bad tree bear good fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:34 - “Brood of vipers! How can you, being evil, speak good things? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:35 - “A good man out of the good treasure of his heart[fn] brings forth good things, and an evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth evil things.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:16 - Now behold, one came and said to Him, “Good[fn] Teacher, what good thing shall I do that I may have eternal life?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:17 - So He said to him, “Why do you call Me good?[fn] No one is good but One, that is, God.[fn] But if you want to enter into life, keep the commandments.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:15 - ‘Is it not lawful for me to do what I wish with my own things? Or is your eye evil because I am good?’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:10 - “So those servants went out into the highways and gathered together all whom they found, both bad and good. And the wedding hall was filled with guests.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:21 - “His lord said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant; you were faithful over a few things, I will make you ruler over many things. Enter into the joy of your lord.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:23 - “His lord said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant; you have been faithful over a few things, I will make you ruler over many things. Enter into the joy of your lord.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:17 - Now as He was going out on the road, one came running, knelt before Him, and asked Him, “Good Teacher, what shall I do that I may inherit eternal life?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:18 - So Jesus said to him, “Why do you call Me good? No one is good but One, that is, God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:53 - He has filled the hungry with good things,
And the rich He has sent away empty.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:45 - “A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth good; and an evil man out of the evil treasure of his heart[fn] brings forth evil. For out of the abundance of the heart his mouth speaks.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:8 - “But others fell on good ground, sprang up, and yielded a crop a hundredfold.” When He had said these things He cried, “He who has ears to hear, let him hear!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:15 - “But the ones that fell on the good ground are those who, having heard the word with a noble and good heart, keep it and bear fruit with patience.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:42 - “But one thing is needed, and Mary has chosen that good part, which will not be taken away from her.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:13 - “If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask Him!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:18 - “So he said, ‘I will do this: I will pull down my barns and build greater, and there I will store all my crops and my goods.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:19 - ‘And I will say to my soul, “Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years; take your ease; eat, drink, and be merry.” ’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:25 - “But Abraham said, ‘Son, remember that in your lifetime you received your good things, and likewise Lazarus evil things; but now he is comforted and you are tormented.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:18 - Now a certain ruler asked Him, saying, “Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:19 - So Jesus said to him, “Why do you call Me good? No one is good but One, that is, God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:17 - “And he said to him, ‘Well done, good servant; because you were faithful in a very little, have authority over ten cities.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:50 - Now behold, there was a man named Joseph, a council member, a good and just man.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:46 - And Nathanael said to him, “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” Philip said to him, “Come and see.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:29 - “and come forth—those who have done good, to the resurrection of life, and those who have done evil, to the resurrection of condemnation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:12 - And there was much complaining among the people concerning Him. Some said, “He is good”; others said, “No, on the contrary, He deceives the people.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:36 - At Joppa there was a certain disciple named Tabitha, which is translated Dorcas. This woman was full of good works and charitable deeds which she did.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:24 - For he was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and of faith. And a great many people were added to the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:1 - Then Paul, looking earnestly at the council, said, “Men and brethren, I have lived in all good conscience before God until this day.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:7 - eternal life to those who by patient continuance in doing good seek for glory, honor, and immortality;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:10 - but glory, honor, and peace to everyone who works what is good, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:8 - And why not say, “Let us do evil that good may come”?—as we are slanderously reported and as some affirm that we say. Their condemnation is just.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:7 - For scarcely for a righteous man will one die; yet perhaps for a good man someone would even dare to die.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:12 - Therefore the law is holy, and the commandment holy and just and good.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:13 - Has then what is good become death to me? Certainly not! But sin, that it might appear sin, was producing death in me through what is good, so that sin through the commandment might become exceedingly sinful.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:18 - For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh) nothing good dwells; for to will is present with me, but how to perform what is good I do not find.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:19 - For the good that I will to do, I do not do; but the evil I will not to do, that I practice.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:28 - And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:11 - (for the children not yet being born, nor having done any good or evil, that the purpose of God according to election might stand, not of works but of Him who calls),
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 10:15 - And how shall they preach unless they are sent? As it is written:

“How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the gospel of peace,[fn]
Who bring glad tidings of good things!”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:2 - And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:9 - Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil. Cling to what is good.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:21 - Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:3 - For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to evil. Do you want to be unafraid of the authority? Do what is good, and you will have praise from the same.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:4 - For he is God’s minister to you for good. But if you do evil, be afraid; for he does not bear the sword in vain; for he is God’s minister, an avenger to execute wrath on him who practices evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:16 - Therefore do not let your good be spoken of as evil;

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