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Lexicon :: Strong's G2172 - euchomai

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εὔχομαι
Transliteration
euchomai (Key)
Pronunciation
yoo'-khom-ahee
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Middle voice of a primary verb
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:775,279

Strong’s Definitions

εὔχομαι eúchomai, yoo'-khom-ahee; middle voice of a primary verb; to wish; by implication, to pray to God:—pray, will, wish.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's G2172 in the following manner: wish (3x), pray (2x), can wish (1x), I would (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's G2172 in the following manner: wish (3x), pray (2x), can wish (1x), I would (1x).
  1. to pray to God

  2. to wish, to pray, to pray for

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
εὔχομαι eúchomai, yoo'-khom-ahee; middle voice of a primary verb; to wish; by implication, to pray to God:—pray, will, wish.
STRONGS NT 2172: εὔχομαι
εὔχομαι; imperfect ηὐχόμην (Romans 9:3) and εὐχόμην (Acts 27:29 T Tr, see εὐδοκέω at the beginning (cf. Veitch, under the word; Tdf. Proleg., p. 121)); (1 aorist middle εὐξάμην Acts 26:29 Tdf., where others read the optative ἐυχαιμην; deponent verb, cf. Winer's Grammar, § 38, 7);
1. to pray to God (the Sept. in this sense for הִתְפַּלֵּל and עָתַר): τῷ Θεῷ (as very often in classical Greek from Homer down (cf. Winers Grammar, 212 (199); Buttmann, 177 (154))), followed by the accusative with an infinitive, Acts 26:29; πρός τόν Θεόν (Xenophon, mem. 1, 3, 2; symp. 4, 55; often in the Sept.), followed by the accusative with infinitive 2 Corinthians 13:7; ὑπέρ with the genitive of person, for one, James 5:16 where L WH text Tr marginal reading προσεύχεσθε (Xenophon, mem. 2, 2, 10). (Synonym: see αἰτέω, at the end)
2. to wish: τί, 2 Corinthians 13:9; followed by the accusative with an infinitive 3 John 1:2 (others, adhere to the religious sense, to pray, pray for, in both the preceding passages); Acts 27:29; ηὐχόμην (on this use of the imperfect cf. Winers Grammar, 283 (266); Buttmann, § 139, 15; (Lightfoot on Philemon 1:13)) εἶναι, I could wish to be, Romans 9:3. (Compare: προσεύχομαι.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Acts
26:29; 26:29; 27:29; 27:29
Romans
9:3; 9:3
2 Corinthians
13:7; 13:9
Philemon
1:13
James
5:16
3 John
1:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2172 matches the Greek εὔχομαι (euchomai),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:29 - And Paul said, “I would G2172 [fn]wish G2172 to God that even [fn]in a short or long time not only you, but also all who hear me this day would become such as I myself am, except for these chains.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:29 - Fearing that we might run aground somewhere on the [fn]rocks, they cast four anchors from the stern and [fn]prayed G2172 for daybreak.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 9:3 - For I could [fn]wish G2172 that I myself were accursed, separated from Christ for the sake of my countrymen, my kinsmen according to the flesh,
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:7 - Now we pray G2172 to God that you do nothing wrong; not so that we ourselves may appear approved, but that you may do what is right, though we may [fn]appear unapproved.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:9 - For we rejoice when we ourselves are weak, but you are strong; this we also pray G2172 for, [fn]that you become mature.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:16 - Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed. A [fn]prayer of a righteous person, when it is [fn]brought about, can accomplish much.
Unchecked Copy Box3Jo 1:2 - Beloved, I pray G2172 that in all respects you may prosper and be in good health, just as your soul prospers.

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