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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g829 Greek: authades


"self-pleasing" (autos, "self," hedomai, "to please"), denotes one who, dominated by self-interest, and inconsiderate of others, arrogantly asserts his own will, "self-willed," Tts 1:7; 2Pe 2:10 (the opposite of epieikes, "gentle," e.g., 1Ti 3:3), "one so far overvaluing any determination at which he has himself once arrived that he will not be removed from it" (Trench, who compares and contrasts philautos, "loving self, selfish;" Syn. xciii). In the Sept., Gen 49:3, 7; Pro 21:24.

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