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Lexicon :: Strong's G2237 - hēdonē

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ἡδονή
Transliteration
hēdonē (Key)
Pronunciation
hay-don-ay'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From handano (to please)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 2:909,303

Strong’s Definitions

ἡδονή hēdonḗ, hay-don-ay'; from ἁνδάνω handánō (to please); sensual delight; by implication, desire:—lust, pleasure.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's G2237 in the following manner: pleasure (3x), lust (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's G2237 in the following manner: pleasure (3x), lust (2x).
  1. pleasure

  2. desires for pleasure

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἡδονή hēdonḗ, hay-don-ay'; from ἁνδάνω handánō (to please); sensual delight; by implication, desire:—lust, pleasure.
STRONGS NT 2237: ἡδονή
ἡδονή, -ῆς, , (ἥδομαι), [Simonides 117, Herodotus down], pleasure: 2 Peter 2:13; plural, Luke 8:14 (αἱ ἡδοναὶ τ. βίου); Titus 3:3; James 4:3; by metonymy, desires for pleasure (Grotius, cupiditates rerum voluptariarum), James 4:1.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Luke
8:14
Titus
3:3
James
4:1; 4:3
2 Peter
2:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2237 matches the Greek ἡδονή (hēdonē),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:14 - “And the seed which fell among the thorns, these are the ones who have heard, and as they go on their way they are choked by worries, riches, and pleasures G2237 of this life, and they bring no fruit to maturity.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 3:3 - For we too were once foolish, disobedient, deceived, enslaved to various lusts and pleasures G2237, spending our life in malice and envy, hateful, hating one another.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:1 - [fn]What is the source of quarrels and conflicts among you? [fn]Is the source not your pleasures G2237 that wage war in [fn]your body’s parts?
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:3 - You ask and do not receive, because you ask [fn]with the wrong motives, so that you may spend what you request [fn]on your pleasures G2237.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:13 - suffering wrong as the wages of doing wrong. They count it a pleasure G2237 to revel in the daytime. They are stains and blemishes, reveling in their [fn]deceptions as they feast with you,

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