2107. eudokia
Strong's Concordance
eudokia: good pleasure
Original Word: εὐδοκία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: eudokia
Phonetic Spelling: (yoo-dok-ee'-ah)
Short Definition: good-will, favor
Definition: (a) good-will (good-pleasure), favor, feeling of complacency of God to man, (b) good-pleasure, satisfaction, happiness, delight of men.
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Cognate: 2107 eudokía – properly, what seems good or beneficial to someone; "good pleasure." See 2106 (eudokeō).

God's good pleasure (2107 /eudokía) requires something is done through His work of inbirthing faith.

2 Thes 1:11: "for which [glorification, cf. 1:10], indeed each time we pray about (peri) you – for the purpose (hina) that our God may deem you worthy of the calling, and may fulfill every good-pleasure (2107 /eudokía, of God) that comes from (His) goodness and (His) work of faith (4102 /pístis), in (His) ability."

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from eudokeó
Definition
good pleasure
NASB Translation
desire (2), good pleasure (1), good will (1), kind intention (2), pleased (1), well-pleasing (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2107: εὐδοκία

εὐδοκία, εὐδοκίας, (from εὐδοκέω, as εὐλογία from εὐλογέω), unknown to secular authors (Boeckh, Inscriptions 5960), found in the O. T. in some of the Psalms (for רָצון) and often in Sir.; on it cf. Fritzsche on Romans, ii., p. 371f; (especially Lightfoot on Philippians 1:15); properly,beneplacitum (Vulg. (edited by Clement.) Ephesians 1:9);

1. will, choice: Matthew 11:26; Luke 10:21 (on both passages see ἔμπροσθεν, 2 b.); Sir. 1:27 (); , etc.; in particular, good-will, kindly intent, benevolence: Ephesians 1:5, 9; Philippians 2:13 (Psalm 50:20 (); Sir. 2:16 Sir. 11:17 () etc.); δἰ εὐδοκίαν, prompted by good will, Philippians 1:15.

2. delight, pleasure, satisfaction: with the genitive of the thing that pleases, 2 Thessalonians 1:11; ἐν ἀνθρώποις εὐδοκία, either among men pleasure produced by salvation, or God's pleasure in men, Luke 2:14 R G Tr marginal reading WH marginal reading; ἄνθρωποι εὐδοκίας, men in whom God is well pleased (i. e. not a particular class of men (viz. believers), but the whole race, contemplated as blessed in Christ's birth), Luke 2:14. L T Tr text WH text (see WH's Appendix at the passage; Field, Otium Norv. iii. at the passage) (Psalm 144:16 (); Sir. 9:12).

3. desire (for delight in any absent thing easily begets a longing for it): Romans 10:1; cf. Philippi and Tholuck at the passage.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
delight, good pleasure

From a presumed compound of eu and the base of dokeo; satisfaction, i.e. (subjectively) delight, or (objectively) kindness, wish, purpose -- desire, good pleasure (will), X seem good.

see GREEK eu

see GREEK dokeo

Forms and Transliterations
ευδοκια ευδοκία εὐδοκία ευδοκίαις ευδοκιαν ευδοκίαν εὐδοκίαν ευδοκιας ευδοκίας εὐδοκίας ευδοκιμούν ευεκτείν εύελπις eudokia eudokía eudokian eudokían eudokias eudokías
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9 Occurrences


εὐδοκία — 3 Occ.
εὐδοκίαν — 4 Occ.
εὐδοκίας — 2 Occ.

Matthew 11:26 N-NFS
GRK: ὅτι οὕτως εὐδοκία ἐγένετο ἔμπροσθέν
NAS: for this way was well-pleasing in Your sight.
KJV: so it seemed good in thy sight.
INT: for thus well-pleasing it was before

Luke 2:14 N-GFS
GRK: ἐν ἀνθρώποις εὐδοκίας
NAS: among men with whom He is pleased.
KJV: earth peace, good will toward men.
INT: among men with whom he is pleased

Luke 10:21 N-NFS
GRK: ὅτι οὕτως εὐδοκία ἐγένετο ἔμπροσθέν
NAS: for this way was well-pleasing in Your sight.
KJV: so it seemed good in thy
INT: for thus well-pleasing was it before

Romans 10:1 N-NFS
GRK: ἡ μὲν εὐδοκία τῆς ἐμῆς
NAS: my heart's desire and my prayer
KJV: my heart's desire and prayer
INT: the indeed good pleasure of the my

Ephesians 1:5 N-AFS
GRK: κατὰ τὴν εὐδοκίαν τοῦ θελήματος
NAS: according to the kind intention of His will,
KJV: according to the good pleasure of his
INT: according to the good pleasure of the will

Ephesians 1:9 N-AFS
GRK: κατὰ τὴν εὐδοκίαν αὐτοῦ ἣν
NAS: of His will, according to His kind intention which
KJV: his good pleasure which
INT: according to the pleasure of him which

Philippians 1:15 N-AFS
GRK: καὶ δι' εὐδοκίαν τὸν χριστὸν
NAS: but some also from good will;
KJV: also of good will:
INT: also from good-will Christ

Philippians 2:13 N-GFS
GRK: ὑπὲρ τῆς εὐδοκίας
NAS: and to work for [His] good pleasure.
KJV: to do of [his] good pleasure.
INT: according to the good pleasure

2 Thessalonians 1:11 N-AFS
GRK: πληρώσῃ πᾶσαν εὐδοκίαν ἀγαθωσύνης καὶ
NAS: every desire for goodness
KJV: all the good pleasure of [his] goodness,
INT: might fulfill every good pleasure of goodness and

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