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Lexicon :: Strong's G2168 - eucharisteō

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eucharisteō (Key)
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TDNT Reference: 9:407,1298

Strong’s Definitions

εὐχαριστέω eucharistéō, yoo-khar-is-teh'-o; from G2170; to be grateful, i.e. (actively) to express gratitude (towards); specially, to say grace at a meal:—(give) thank(-ful, -s).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x

The KJV translates Strong's G2168 in the following manner: give thanks (26x), thank (12x), be thankful (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 39x
The KJV translates Strong's G2168 in the following manner: give thanks (26x), thank (12x), be thankful (1x).
  1. to be grateful, feel thankful

  2. give thanks

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
εὐχαριστέω eucharistéō, yoo-khar-is-teh'-o; from G2170; to be grateful, i.e. (actively) to express gratitude (towards); specially, to say grace at a meal:—(give) thank(-ful, -s).
εὐχαριστέω, εὐχαριστῶ; 1 aorist ἐυχαρίστησα (Acts 27:35) and ἠυχαρίστησα (Romans 1:21 G L T Tr WH; see references in εὐδοκέω, at the beginning); 1 aorist passive subjunctive 3 person singular εὐχαριστηθῇ (2 Corinthians 1:11); (εὐχάριστος, which see);
1. to be grateful, feel thankful; so in the decree of the Byzantines in Demosthenes pro cor., p. 257, 2.
2. to give thanks (so Posid. quoted in Athen. 5, p. 213 e.; Polybius, Diodorus, Philo, Josephus, Plutarch, Epictetus, others; cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 18 (Winer's Grammar, 23 (22))): τίνι, especially τῷ Θεῷ, Luke 17:16; Acts 27:35; Acts 28:15; Romans 14:6; Romans 16:4; 1 Corinthians 14:18 (see below); Philippians 1:3; Colossians 1:3, 12; Philemon 1:4; (with the accusative (hence, as the nominative) in the passive, ἵνα... ὑπέρ τῶν ἀγαθῶν Θεός ἐυχαρίστηται, Philo, quis rer. div. her. § 36). simply, so that τῷ Θεῷ must be added mentally: Romans 1:21; (1 Corinthians 14:17); 1 Thessalonians 5:18; especially where the giving of thanks customary at the beginning of a feast, or in general before eating, is spoken of: Matthew 15:30; Matthew 26:27; Mark 8:6; Mark 14:23; Luke 22:17, 19; John 6:11, 23; 1 Corinthians 11:24; εὐχαριστεῖν τῷ Θεῷ διά Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ, through Christ i. e. by Christ's help (because both the favors for which thanks are given and the gratitude which prompts the thanks are due to Christ (cf. Winer's Grammar, 378 (354) note)): Romans 1:8; Romans 7:2.) R WH marginal reading; Colossians 3:17; τῷ Θεῷ ἐν ὀνόματι Χριστοῦ (see ὄνομα, 2 c.), Ephesians 5:20. Of that for or on account of which thanks are given to God, we find — περί τίνος, the genitive of person, concerning, with regard to one (1 Thessalonians 1:2); 2 Thessalonians 1:3 (cf. Ellicott, in the place cited); with ὅτι added epexegetically, Romans 1:8 (where R G ὑπέρ); 2 Thessalonians 2:13; with addition of ἐπί and the dative of the thing for, on account of, which, 1 Corinthians 1:4; ὑπέρ τίνος, the genitive of person, Ephesians 1:16; ὑπέρ with the genitive of the thing, for, on account of, 1 Corinthians 10:30; Ephesians 5:20; the matter or ground of the thanksgiving is expressed by a following ὅτι: Luke 18:11; John 11:41; 1 Corinthians 1:14; 1 Thessalonians 2:13; Revelation 11:17; or is added asyndetically without ὅτι, 1 Corinthians 14:18 (λαλῶ L T Tr WH, for which R G λαλῶν, the participle declaring the cause which prompts to thanksgiving (Winers Grammar, 345f (324); Buttmann, 300 (258))). Once εὐχαριστεῖν τί, for a thing, in the passage 2 Corinthians 1:11 (cf. Buttmann, 148 (130); Winer's Grammar, 222 (209)); in the Fathers εὐχαριστεῖν τί is "to consecrate a thing by giving thanks, to 'bless'": ἐυχαριστηθεις ἄρτος καί οἶνος, Justin Martyr, Apology 1, 65 at the end; ἐυχαριστηθεισα τροφή, ibid.
c. 66; εἰσιν οἱ ἐυχαριστουσι ψιλον ὕδωρ, Clement of Alexandria, strom. i., p. 317, Sylb. edition; (cf. Suicer, Thesaurus i., 1269. "The words εὐχάριστος, εὐχαριστεῖν, εὐχαριστία, occur in St. Paul's writings alone of the apostolic Epistles" (Lightfoot; cf. Ellicott on Colossians 1:12)).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

15:30; 26:27
8:6; 14:23
17:16; 18:11; 22:17; 22:19
6:11; 6:23; 11:41
27:35; 27:35; 28:15
1:8; 1:8; 1:21; 1:21; 7:2; 14:6; 16:4
1 Corinthians
1:4; 1:14; 10:30; 11:24; 14:17; 14:18; 14:18
2 Corinthians
1:11; 1:11
1:16; 5:20; 5:20
1:3; 1:12; 1:12; 3:17
1 Thessalonians
1:2; 2:13; 5:18
2 Thessalonians
1:3; 2:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2168 matches the Greek εὐχαριστέω (eucharisteō),
which occurs 39 times in 38 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:36 - and He took the seven loaves and the fish; and giving G2168 thanks, G2168 He broke them and started giving them to the disciples, and the disciples gave them to the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:27 - And when He had taken a cup and given thanks, G2168 He gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:6 - And He *directed the [fn]people to [fn]sit down on the ground; and taking the seven loaves, He gave G2168 thanks G2168 and broke them, and started giving them to His disciples to [fn]serve to them, and they served them to the [fn]people.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:23 - And when He had taken a cup and given G2168 thanks, G2168 He gave it to them, and they all drank from it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:16 - and he fell on his face at His feet, giving G2168 thanks G2168 to Him. And he was a Samaritan.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:11 - “The Pharisee stood and was praying this to himself: ‘God, I thank G2168 You that I am not like other people: swindlers, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:17 - And when He had taken a cup and given G2168 thanks, G2168 He said, “Take this and share it among yourselves;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:19 - And when He had taken some bread and given G2168 thanks, G2168 He broke it and gave it to them, saying, “This is My body which is given for you; do this in remembrance of Me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:11 - Jesus then took the loaves, and having given G2168 thanks, G2168 He distributed to those who were seated; likewise also of the fish as much as they wanted.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 6:23 - There came other small boats from Tiberias near to the place where they ate the bread after the Lord had given G2168 thanks. G2168
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:41 - So they removed the stone. Then Jesus raised His eyes, and said, “Father, I thank G2168 You that You have heard Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:35 - Having said this, he took bread and gave G2168 thanks G2168 to God in the presence of all, and he broke it and began to eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:15 - And the brethren, when they heard about us, came from there as far as the [fn]Market of Appius and [fn]Three Inns to meet us; and when Paul saw them, he thanked G2168 God and took courage.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:8 - First, I thank G2168 my God through Jesus Christ [fn]for you all, because your faith is being proclaimed throughout the whole world.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:21 - For even though they knew God, they did not [fn]honor Him as God or give G2168 thanks, G2168 but they became futile in their speculations, and their foolish heart was darkened.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:25 - Thanks be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, on the one hand I myself with my mind am serving the law of God, but on the other, with my flesh the law of sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:6 - He who observes the day, observes it for the Lord, and he who eats, [fn]does so for the Lord, for he gives G2168 thanks G2168 to God; and he who eats not, for the Lord he does not eat, and gives G2168 thanks G2168 to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:4 - who for my life risked their own necks, to whom not only do I give G2168 thanks, G2168 but also all the churches of the Gentiles;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:4 - I thank G2168 [fn]my God always concerning you for the grace of God which was given you in Christ Jesus,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:14 - [fn]I thank G2168 God that I baptized none of you except Crispus and Gaius,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:30 - If I partake with thankfulness, why am I slandered concerning that for which I give G2168 thanks? G2168
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:24 - and when He had given G2168 thanks, G2168 He broke it and said, “This is My body, which is for you; do this in remembrance of Me.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:17 - For you are giving G2168 thanks G2168 well enough, but the other person is not edified.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:18 - I thank G2168 God, I speak in tongues more than you all;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:11 - you also joining in helping us through your prayers, so that thanks G2168 may be given G2168 by many persons on our behalf for the favor bestowed on us through the prayers of many.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:16 - do not cease giving G2168 thanks G2168 for you, while making mention of you in my prayers;
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:20 - always giving G2168 thanks G2168 for all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to [fn]God, even the Father;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:3 - I thank G2168 my God in all my remembrance of you,
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:3 - We give G2168 thanks G2168 to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, praying always for you,
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:12 - giving G2168 thanks G2168 to the Father, who has qualified us [fn]to share in the inheritance of the [fn]saints in Light.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:17 - Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving G2168 thanks G2168 through Him to God the Father.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 1:2 - We give G2168 thanks G2168 to God always for all of you, making mention of you in our prayers;
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:13 - For this reason we also constantly thank G2168 God that when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you accepted it not as the word of men, but for what it really is, the word of God, which also performs its work in you who believe.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:18 - in everything give G2168 thanks; G2168 for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 1:3 - We ought always to give G2168 thanks G2168 to God for you, brethren, as is only fitting, because your faith is greatly enlarged, and the love of each one of you toward one another grows ever greater;
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:13 - But we should always give G2168 thanks G2168 to God for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God has chosen you [fn]from the beginning for salvation [fn]through sanctification [fn]by the Spirit and faith in the truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:4 - I thank G2168 my God always, making mention of you in my prayers,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 11:17 - saying, “We give G2168 You thanks, G2168 O Lord God, the Almighty, who are and who were, because You have taken Your great power and have begun to reign.
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