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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Thank, Thanks (Noun and Verb), Thankful, Thankfulness, Thanksgiving, Thankworthy

Dictionaries :: Thank, Thanks (Noun and Verb), Thankful, Thankfulness, Thanksgiving, Thankworthy

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Noun Strong's Number: g5485 Greek: charis

Thank, Thanks (Noun and Verb), Thankful, Thankfulness, Thanksgiving, Thankworthy:

for the meanings of which see GRACE, No. 1, is rendered "thank" in Luk 6:32-34; in Luk 17:9, "doth he thank" is lit., "hath he thanks to;" it is rendered "thanks (be to God)" in Rom 6:17, RV (AV, "God be thanked"); "thanks" in 1Cr 15:57; in 1Ti 1:12; 2Ti 1:3, "I thank" is, lit., "I have thanks;" "thankworthy," 1Pe 2:19, AV (RV, "acceptable").
See ACCEPT, D, No. 2.

A-2 Noun Strong's Number: g2169 Greek: eucharistia

Thank, Thanks (Noun and Verb), Thankful, Thankfulness, Thanksgiving, Thankworthy:

eu, "well," charizomai, "to give freely" (Eng., "eucharist"), denotes

(a) "gratitude," "thankfulness," Act 24:3;

(b) "giving of thanks, thanksgiving," 1Cr 14:16; 2Cr 4:15; 9:11, 12 (plur.); Eph 5:4; Phl 4:6; Col 2:7; 4:2; 1Th 3:9 ("thanks"); 1Ti 2:1 (plur.); 1Ti 4:3, 4; Rev 4:9, "thanks;" Rev 7:12.

B-1 Verb Strong's Number: g2168 Greek: eucharisteo

Thank, Thanks (Noun and Verb), Thankful, Thankfulness, Thanksgiving, Thankworthy:

akin to A, No. 2, "to give thanks,"

(a) is said of Christ, Mat 15:36; 26:27; Mar 8:6; 14:23; Luk 22:17, 19; Jhn 6:11, 23; 11:41; 1Cr 11:24;

(b) of the Pharisee in Luk 18:11 in his self-complacent prayer;

(c) is used by Paul at the beginning of all his Epistles, except 2 Cor. (see, however, eulogetos in 2Cr 1:3), Gal., 1 Tim., 2 Tim. (see however, charin echo, 2Ti 1:3), and Titus,

(1) for his readers, Rom 1:8; Eph 1:16; Col 1:3; 1Th 1:2; 2Th 1:3 (cp. 1Th 2:13); virtually so in Phm 1:4;

(2) for fellowship shown, Phl 1:3;

(3) for God's gifts to them, 1Cr 1:4;

(d) is recorded

(1) of Paul elsewhere, Act 27:35; 28:15; Rom 7:25; 1Cr 1:14; 14:18;

(2) of Paul and others, Rom 16:4; 1Th 2:13; of himself, representatively, as a practice, 1Cr 10:30;

(3) of others, Luk 17:16; Rom 14:6 (twice); 1Cr 14:17; Rev 11:17;

(e) is used in admonitions to the saints, the Name of the Lord Jesus suggesting His character and example, Eph 5:20; Col 1:12; 3:17; 1Th 5:18;

(f) as the expression of a purpose, 2Cr 1:11, RV;

(g) negatively of the ungodly, Rom 1:21. "Thanksgiving" is the expression of joy Godward, and is therefore the fruit of the Spirit (Gal 5:22); believers are encouraged to abound in it (e.g., Col 2:7, and see C, below).

B-2 Verb Strong's Number: g1843 Greek: exomologeo

Thank, Thanks (Noun and Verb), Thankful, Thankfulness, Thanksgiving, Thankworthy:

in the Middle Voice, signifies "to make acknowledgement," whether of sins (to confess), or in the honor of a person, as in Rom 14:11; 15:9 (in some mss. in Rev 3:5); this is the significance in the Lord's address to the Father, "I thank (Thee)," in Mat 11:25; Luk 10:21, the meaning being "I make thankful confession" or "I make acknowledgment with praise."
See CONFESS, No. 2, CONSENT, PROMISE.

B-3 Verb Strong's Number: g437 Greek: anthomologeomai

Thank, Thanks (Noun and Verb), Thankful, Thankfulness, Thanksgiving, Thankworthy:

"to acknowledge fully, to celebrate fully (anti) in praise with thanksgiving," is used of Anna in Luk 2:38.

Note: For homologeo, rendered "giving thanks" in Hbr 13:15 (RV, "make confession"), see CONFESS, A, No. 1 (d).

C-1 Adjective Strong's Number: g2170 Greek: eucharistos

Thank, Thanks (Noun and Verb), Thankful, Thankfulness, Thanksgiving, Thankworthy:

primarily, "gracious, agreeable" (as in the Sept., Pro 11:16, of a wife, who brings glory to her husband), then "grateful, thankful," is so used in Col 3:15.

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