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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g1380 Greek: dokeo



(a) "to be of opinion" (akin to doxa, "opinion"), e.g., Luk 8:18, RV, "thinketh" (AV, "seemeth"); so 1Cr 3:18; to think, suppose, Jam 1:26, RV, "thinketh himself" (AV, "seem"); see SUPPOSE, THINK;

(b) "to seem, to be reputed," e.g., Act 17:18; 1Cr 11:16; 12:22; 2Cr 10:9; Hbr 4:1; 12:11; for Gal 2:2, 6, 9, see REPUTE;

(c) impersonally

(1) to think (see THINK),

(2) to "seem" good, Luk 1:3; Act 15:22, RV, "it seemed good" (AV, "it pleased"); 15:25, 28 (ver. 34 in some mss.); in Hbr 12:10, the neuter of the present participle is used with the article, lit., "the (thing) seeming good," RV, "(as) seemed good," AV, "after (their own) pleasure."
See ACCOUNT, No. 1.


(1) In Mat 11:26; Luk 10:21, eudokia, "good pleasure, satisfaction" (eu, "well," and dokeo), is used with ginomai, "to become," and translated "it seemed good," AV (RV, "it was well-pleasing").

(2) In Luk 24:11, AV, phaino, "to appear" (Passive Voice), is translated "seemed" (RV, "appeared").


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