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Lexicon :: Strong's G700 - areskō

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ἀρέσκω
Transliteration
areskō (Key)
Pronunciation
ar-es'-ko
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from αἴρω (G142) (through the idea of exciting emotion)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:455,77

Strong’s Definitions

ἀρέσκω aréskō, ar-es'-ko; probably from G142 (through the idea of exciting emotion); to be agreeable (or by implication, to seek to be so):—please.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x

The KJV translates Strong's G700 in the following manner: please (17x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 17x
The KJV translates Strong's G700 in the following manner: please (17x).
  1. to please

  2. to strive to please

    1. to accommodate one's self to the opinions desires and interests of others

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀρέσκω aréskō, ar-es'-ko; probably from G142 (through the idea of exciting emotion); to be agreeable (or by implication, to seek to be so):—please.
STRONGS NT 700: ἀρέσκω
ἀρέσκω; imperfect ἤρεσκον; future ἀρέσω; 1 aorist ἤρεσα; (ΑΡΩ [see ἄρα at the beginning]); [from Homer down];
a. to please: τινί, Matthew 14:6; Mark 6:22; Romans 8:8; Romans 15:2; 1 Thessalonians 2:15; 1 Thessalonians 4:1; 1 Corinthians 7:32-34; Galatians 1:10; 2 Timothy 2:4; ἐνώπιόν τινος, after the Hebrew בְּעֵינֵי, Acts 6:5 (1 Kings 3:10; Genesis 34:18, etc.).
b. to strive to please; to accommodate oneself to the opinions, desires, interests of others: τινί, 1 Corinthians 10:33 (πάντα πᾶσιν ἀρέσκω); 1 Thessalonians 2:4. ἀρέσκειν ἑαυτῷ, to please oneself and therefore to have an eye to one's own interests: Romans 15:1, 3.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
34:18
1 Kings
3:10
Matthew
14:6
Mark
6:22
Acts
6:5
Romans
8:8; 15:1; 15:2; 15:3
1 Corinthians
7:32; 7:33; 7:34; 10:33
Galatians
1:10
1 Thessalonians
2:4; 2:15; 4:1
2 Timothy
2:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G700 matches the Greek ἀρέσκω (areskō),
which occurs 17 times in 16 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:6 - But when Herod’s birthday came, the daughter of Herodias danced [fn]before them and pleased G700 Herod,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:22 - and when the daughter of Herodias herself came in and danced, she pleased G700 Herod and [fn]his dinner guests; and the king said to the girl, “Ask me for whatever you want, and I will give it to you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:5 - The [fn]announcement found G700 approval G700 with the whole [fn]congregation; and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, and Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas, and [fn]Nicolas, a [fn]proselyte from Antioch.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:8 - and those who are in the flesh cannot please G700 God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:1 - Now we who are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of those without strength, and not just please G700 ourselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:2 - Each of us is to please G700 his neighbor [fn]for his good, to his edification.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:3 - For even Christ did not please G700 Himself, but as it is written: “THE TAUNTS OF THOSE WHO TAUNT YOU HAVE FALLEN ON ME.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:32 - But I want you to be free from concern. One who is unmarried is concerned about the things of the Lord, how he may please G700 the Lord;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:33 - but one who is married is concerned about the things of the world, how he may please G700 his wife,
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:34 - and his interests are divided. The woman who is unmarried, and the virgin, is concerned about the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and spirit; but one who is married is concerned about the things of the world, how she may please G700 her husband.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 10:33 - just as I also please G700 everyone in all things, not seeking my own benefit but the benefit of the many, so that they may be saved.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 1:10 - For am I now seeking the favor of people, or of God? Or am I striving to please G700 people? If I were still trying to please G700 people, I would not be a bond-servant of Christ.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:4 - but just as we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, so we speak, not intending to please G700 people, but to please God, who [fn]examines our hearts.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:15 - who both killed the Lord Jesus and the prophets, and [fn]drove us out. [fn]They are not pleasing G700 to God, [fn]but hostile to all people,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 4:1 - Finally then, brothers and sisters, we request and urge you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received instruction from us as to how you ought to [fn]walk and please G700 God (just as you actually do [fn]walk), that you excel even more.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:4 - No soldier in active service entangles himself in the affairs of everyday life, so that he may please G700 the one who enlisted him.

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