Word: eudokEo- (2106)
  • Strong's:
    eudokEo-, yoo-dok-eh'-o, from 2095 eu, well, and 1380 dokEo-, to have an opinion, to seem.
    To think well of, i.e. approve (an act); specially, to approbate (a person or thing). KJV "think good, (be well) please(-d), be the good (have, take) pleasure, be willing".

Word: euPHRAINo- (2165)

  • Strong's:
    euPHRAIno-, yoo-frah'-ee-no.
    From 2095 eu, well, and 5424 phre-n midriff, heart, mind, thought.
    To put (middle voice or passively, be) in a good frame of mind, i.e. rejoice. KJV "fare, make glad, be (make) merry, rejoice".
  • Zodhiates:
    euPHRAIno-; future euphraNO-, from euPHRO-n (not found in NT), gladsome, cheerful, which is from eu (2095), well, and phre-n (5424), mind.
    To rejoice, make joyful in mind.
    • In a good and spiritual sense, to rejoice, make joyful. (2 Cor. 2:2; LXX: Ps. 19:9)
    • In the middle, euPHRAnomai, to be glad, joyful. (Acts 2:26; Rom. 15:10; Gal. 4:27)
    • To be joyful or merry.
      • In a natural sense. (Luke 15:23, 24, 29, 32; LXX: Deut. 14:26; 27:7)
      • Or in a bad sense. (Luke 12:19; Acts 7:41)
    • Referring to the rich man's luxurious and sumptuous living. (Luke 6:19)
  • Thayer's:
    euPHRAIno-; passive, present euPHRAInomai; imperfect euphraiNOme-n; first aorist euPHRANthe-n; first future euphranTHE-somai; (eu and phre-n); in Greek writings from Homer down.
    • A few manuscripts have e-uPHRAIno- as the imperfect. (Acts 7:41)
    • L T Tr and WH have e-uPHRANthe-n as the first aorist. (Acts 2:26)
    • In the LXX very often actively for simmach to make joyful, and passive for sa^mmach to be joyful; sometimes for ra^nan to sing.
    • To gladden, make joyful: tina, as opposed to LYpein. (2 Cor. 2:2)
    • Passive to be glad, to be merry, to rejoice.
      • Absolutely. (Luke 16:32; Acts 2:26 [from Psalm 15:9]; Rom. 15:10 [from Deut. 32:43]; Gal. 4:27 [from Is. 54:1]; Rev. 11:10; 12:12)
      • en tini, to rejoice in, be delighted with, a thing. (Acts 7:41)
      • ePI tini. (Rev. 18:20 L T Tr WH)
      • Of the merriment of a feast. (Luke 12:19; 15:23f, 29 [Deut. 14:25])
      • With lamPRO-S added, to live sumptuously. (Luke 16:19)
  • HELPS Word-studies:
    2165 euPHRAIno- (from 2095 eu, "good" and 5424 phre-n, "moderation as regulated by personal perspective").
    Properly, having a merry outlook (cheery state of mind) because feeling the sense of victory ("inner triumph").
  • Editor:
    See also LXX: Proverbs 2:14 and Hosea 7:3.

Word: syneudokEo- (4909)

  • Strong's:
    syneudokEo-, soon-yoo-dok-eh'-o.
    From 4862 syn, with, together with, and 2106 eudokEo-, to think well of, be well-pleased.
    To think well of in common, i.e. assent to, feel gratified with. KJV "allow, assent, be pleased, have pleasure".
  • Zodhiates:
    syneudoKEo-; contracted syneudoKO-, future syneduoKE-so-, from syn (4862), together with, and eudoKEo- (2106), to think well.
    To take pleasure with others, hence, to approve, assent to.
    • With the dative of person. (Rom. 1:32)
    • With dative of thing, in or as to which. (Lk. 11:48; Acts 8:1; 22:20)
    • Followed by the inf., to be like-minded, well-pleased to do something. (1 Cor 7:12,13)
  • Thayer's:
    syneudokEo-, -o-.
    1. To be pleased together with, to approve together (with others).
      • Absolute, yet so that the thing giving pleasure is evident from the context. (Acts 22:30)
      • With a dative of the thing. (Lk. 11:48; Acts 8:1; 22:20; LXX: 1 Macc. 1:57; 2 Macc. 11:24)
    2. To be pleased at the same time with, consent, agree to. (LXX: 2 Macc. 11:35)
      • Followed by an infinitive. (1 Cor. 7:12f)
      • With a dative of a person. To applaud (RV consent with). (Romans 1:32)
  • HELPS Word-studies:
    syneudokEo- (from 4862 syn, "identity with" and 2106 eudokEo-, "seems good").
    Properly, to consent in a "hearty" (personal) way, in keeping with the close identification involved (note the syn); enthusiastically agree to cooperate with a partner to reach solutions, i.e. to achieve the things both have committed to do together.

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