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Lexicon :: Strong's G2106 - eudokeō

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εὐδοκέω
Transliteration
eudokeō (Key)
Pronunciation
yoo-dok-eh'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:738,273

Strong’s Definitions

εὐδοκέω eudokéō, yoo-dok-eh'-o; from G2095 and G1380; to think well of, i.e. approve (an act); specially, to approbate (a person or thing):—think good, (be well) please(-d), be the good (have, take) pleasure, be willing.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x

The KJV translates Strong's G2106 in the following manner: be well pleased (7x), please (5x), have pleasure (4x), be willing (2x), be (one's) good pleasure (1x), take pleasure (1x), think good (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 21x
The KJV translates Strong's G2106 in the following manner: be well pleased (7x), please (5x), have pleasure (4x), be willing (2x), be (one's) good pleasure (1x), take pleasure (1x), think good (1x).
  1. it seems good to one, is one's good pleasure

    1. think it good, choose, determine, decide

    2. to do willingly

    3. to be ready to, to prefer, choose rather

  2. to be well pleased with, take pleasure in, to be favourably inclined towards one

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
εὐδοκέω eudokéō, yoo-dok-eh'-o; from G2095 and G1380; to think well of, i.e. approve (an act); specially, to approbate (a person or thing):—think good, (be well) please(-d), be the good (have, take) pleasure, be willing.
STRONGS NT 2106: εὐδοκέω
εὐδοκέω, εὐδοκῶ; imperfect 1 person plural εὐδοκοῦμεν (1 Thessalonians 2:8 (where WH after Vat. ἠυδοκουμεν; Winers Grammar, and Buttmann, as below)); 1 aorist εὐδόκησα and (in Hebrews 10:6, 8, L T Tr; 1 Corinthians 10:5 L Tr WH; Romans 15:26, 27 and 1 Thessalonians 3:1 T Tr WH; Matthew 12:18 T Tr; Matthew 3:17 T; Colossians 1:19 L marginal reading) ἠυδόκησα, cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 456 and 140; Winers Grammar, 71 (69); (Buttmann, 34 (30); Tdf. Proleg., p. 120; WH's Appendix, p. 162); (from εὖ aud δοκέω, cf. Fritzsche on Romans, ii., p. 370, who treats of the word fully and with his usual learning (cf. Winers Grammar, 101 (95))); the Sept. mostly for רָצָה; among Greek writers used especially by Polybius, Diodorus, and Dionysius Halicarnassus;
1. as in secular authors, followed by an infinitive, it seems good to one, is one's good pleasure; to think it good, choose, determine, decide: Luke 12:32; 1 Corinthians 1:21; Galatians 1:15; once followed by the accusative with an infinitive, Colossians 1:19 (cf. Lightfoot; Winers Grammar, § 64, 3 b.; Buttmann, § 129, 16); with the included idea of kindness accompanying the decision, Romans 15:26f; to do willingly what is signified by the infinitive, to be ready to, 1 Thessalonians 2:8; to prefer, choose rather (A. V. we thought it good), 1 Thessalonians 3:1; Sir. 25:16; more fully μᾶλλον εὐδοκῶ, 2 Corinthians 5:8.
2. by a usage peculiar to Biblical writers, followed by ἐν τίνι, to be well pleased with, take pleasure in, a person or thing (cf. Winers Grammar, 38, 232 (218); Buttmann, 185 (160)): Matthew 3:17; Matthew 12:18 Tr; Matthew 17:5; Mark 1:11; Luke 3:22 (on the tense in the preceding passage cf. Winers Grammar, 278 (261); Buttmann, 198 (171)); 1 Corinthians 10:5; 2 Corinthians 12:10; 2 Thessalonians 2:12 R G L brackets; Hebrews 10:38 (בְּ חָפֵץ, 2 Samuel 22:20; Malachi 2:17; בְּ רָצָה, Psalm 149:4). followed by εἰς τινα (i. e. when directing the mind, turning the thoughts, unto), to be favorably inclined toward one (cf. Winers Grammar, § 31, 5; Buttmann, § 133, 23): Matthew 12:18 R G; 2 Peter 1:17; with a simple accusative of person to be favorable to, take pleasure in (cf. Winer's Grammar, 222 (209)): Matthew 12:18 L T WH; with the accusative of the thing: Hebrews 10:6, 8 (Psalm 50:18, 21 (Ps. 51:18,21); Psalm 84:2 (Ps. 85:2); Genesis 33:10; Leviticus 26:34, 41); as in Greek writings also, with the dative of the person or thing with which one is well pleased: 2 Thessalonians 2:12 T Tr WH (see above); 1 Macc. 1:43; 1 Esdr. 4:39. (Compare: συνευδοκέω.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
33:10
Leviticus
26:34; 26:41
2 Samuel
22:20
Psalms
50:18; 50:21; 51:18; 84:2; 85:2; 149:4
Malachi
2:17
Matthew
3:17; 3:17; 12:18; 12:18; 12:18; 12:18; 17:5
Mark
1:11
Luke
3:22; 12:32
Romans
15:26; 15:26; 15:27
1 Corinthians
1:21; 10:5; 10:5
2 Corinthians
5:8; 12:10
Galatians
1:15
Colossians
1:19; 1:19
1 Thessalonians
2:8; 2:8; 3:1; 3:1
2 Thessalonians
2:12; 2:12
Hebrews
10:6; 10:6; 10:8; 10:8; 10:38
2 Peter
1:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2106 matches the Greek εὐδοκέω (eudokeō),
which occurs 21 times in 21 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:17 - and behold, a voice from the heavens said, “This is [fn]My beloved Son, with whom I am G2106 well G2106 pleased G2106.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:18 - “BEHOLD, MY [fn]SERVANT WHOM I [fn]HAVE CHOSEN;
MY BELOVED IN WHOM MY SOUL [fn]DELIGHTS G2106;
I WILL PUT MY SPIRIT UPON HIM,
AND HE WILL PROCLAIM [fn]JUSTICE TO THE [fn]GENTILES.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:5 - While he was still speaking, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and behold, a voice from the cloud said, “This is My beloved Son, with whom I am G2106 well G2106 pleased G2106; listen to Him!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:11 - and a voice came from the heavens: “You are My beloved Son; in You I [fn]am G2106 well G2106 pleased G2106.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:22 - and the Holy Spirit descended upon Him in bodily form like a dove, and a voice came from heaven: “You are My beloved Son, in You I am G2106 well G2106 pleased G2106.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:32 - [fn]Do not be afraid, little flock, because your Father has chosen G2106 to give you the kingdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:26 - For Macedonia and Achaia have been G2106 pleased G2106 to make a contribution for the poor among the [fn]saints in Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:27 - For they were pleased G2106 to do so, and they are indebted to them. For if the Gentiles have shared in their spiritual things, they are indebted to do them a service also in material things.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:21 - For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not come to know God, God [fn]was pleased G2106 through the foolishness of the [fn]message preached to save those who believe.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:5 - Nevertheless, with most of them God was not pleased G2106; for their dead bodies were spread out in the wilderness.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:8 - but we are of good courage and prefer G2106 rather to be absent from the body and to be at home with the Lord.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:10 - Therefore I delight G2106 in weaknesses, in [fn]insults, in distresses, in persecutions, in difficulties, in behalf of Christ; for when I am weak, then I am strong.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 1:15 - But when [fn]He who had set me apart even from my mother’s womb and called me through His grace was pleased G2106
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:19 - For [fn]it was the Father’s good G2106 pleasure G2106 for all the [fn]fullness to dwell in Him,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:8 - in the same way we had a fond affection for you and were delighted G2106 to share with you not only the gospel of God, but also our own [fn]lives, because you had become [fn]very dear to us.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:1 - Therefore, when we could no longer endure it, we thought G2106 it G2106 best G2106 to be left behind, alone at Athens,
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:12 - in order that they all may be [fn]judged who did not believe the truth, but [fn]took G2106 pleasure G2106 in wickedness.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:6 - YOU HAVE NOT TAKEN G2106 PLEASURE G2106 IN WHOLE BURNT OFFERINGS AND OFFERINGS FOR SIN.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:8 - After saying above, “SACRIFICES AND OFFERINGS AND WHOLE BURNT OFFERINGS AND OFFERINGS FOR SIN YOU HAVE NOT DESIRED, NOR HAVE YOU TAKEN G2106 PLEASURE G2106 IN THEM” (which are offered according to the Law),
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:38 - BUT MY RIGHTEOUS ONE WILL LIVE BY FAITH;
AND IF HE SHRINKS BACK, MY SOUL HAS G2106 NO PLEASURE G2106 IN HIM.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:17 - For when He received honor and glory from God the Father, such a [fn]declaration as this was made to Him by the Majestic Glory: “This is [fn]My beloved Son with whom I am G2106 well G2106 pleased G2106”—

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