19. agathosune
Strong's Concordance
agathosune: goodness
Original Word: ἀγαθωσύνη, ης, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: agathosune
Phonetic Spelling: (ag-ath-o-soo'-nay)
Short Definition: goodness
Definition: intrinsic goodness, especially as a personal quality, with stress on the kindly (rather than the righteous) side of goodness.
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Cognate: 19 agathōsýnē (from 18 /agathós, "inherently good," see there) – properly, intrinsic goodness (especially as a unique quality and condition, note the -synē suffix); as relating to believers, the goodness that comes from God (Souter) and showing itself in spiritual, moral excellence (virtue).

19 (agathōsynē) occurs four times in the NT, and is apparently strictly a biblical term, i.e. it does not seem to appear at all in secular Greek/the papyri (see N. Turner, Christian Words, 89). See 18 (agathos).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 19: ἀγαθωσύνη

ἀγαθωσύνη, (ης, (on its formation see Winers Grammar, 95 (90); WHs Appendix, p. 152), found only in Biblical and ecclesiastical writings, uprightness of heart and life (A. V. goodness): 2 Thessalonians 1:11; Galatians 5:22 (unless here it denote kindness, beneficence); Romans 15:14; Ephesians 5:9. (Cf. Trench, § lxiii.; Ellicott and Lightfoot on Galatians, the passage cited.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From agathos; goodness, i.e. Virtue or beneficence -- goodness.

see GREEK agathos

Forms and Transliterations
αγαθωσυνη αγαθωσύνη ἀγαθωσύνη ἀγαθωσύνῃ αγαθωσυνήν αγαθωσύνην αγαθωσυνης αγαθωσύνης ἀγαθωσύνης αγαλλίαμα αγαλλίαμά αγαλλιάματι αγαλλιάματος agathosune agathōsunē agathosunes agathōsunēs agathosyne agathosýne agathōsynē agathōsýnē agathosýnei agathōsýnēi agathosynes agathosýnes agathōsynēs agathōsýnēs
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Strong's Greek 19
4 Occurrences

ἀγαθωσύνη — 2 Occ.
ἀγαθωσύνης — 2 Occ.

Romans 15:14 N-GFS
GRK: μεστοί ἐστε ἀγαθωσύνης πεπληρωμένοι πάσης
NAS: are full of goodness, filled
KJV: are full of goodness, filled with all
INT: full are of goodness being filled with all

Galatians 5:22 N-NFS
GRK: μακροθυμία χρηστότης ἀγαθωσύνη πίστις
NAS: kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
KJV: gentleness, goodness, faith,
INT: patience kindness goodness faithfulness

Ephesians 5:9 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν πάσῃ ἀγαθωσύνῃ καὶ δικαιοσύνῃ
NAS: [consists] in all goodness and righteousness
KJV: [is] in all goodness and righteousness
INT: in all goodness and righteousness

2 Thessalonians 1:11 N-GFS
GRK: πᾶσαν εὐδοκίαν ἀγαθωσύνης καὶ ἔργον
NAS: desire for goodness and the work
KJV: the good pleasure of [his] goodness, and
INT: every good pleasure of goodness and work

4 Occurrences

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