euergetés: a doer of good, i.e. a benefactorOriginal Word: εὐεργέτης, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Phonetic Spelling: (yoo-erg-et'-ace)
Short Definition: a benefactor
Definition: a benefactor, well-doer.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from eu and the same as ergon
a doer of good, i.e. a benefactor
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 2110: εὐεργέτης
εὐεργέτης, Αὐεργέτου, ὁ, a benefactor (from Pindar and Herodotus down); it was also a title of honor, conferred on such as had done their country service, and upon princes; equivalent to Sorer, Pater Patriae: Luke 22:25. (Cf. Herodotus 8, 85; Thucydides 1, 129; Xenophon, vect. 3, 11; Hell. 6, 1, 4; Plato, de virt., p. 379 b.; others; cf. 2 Macc. 4:2; joined with σωτήρ, Josephus, b. j. 3, 9, 8; Additions to Esther 6:12
Strong's Exhaustive Concordancebenefactor.
see GREEK eu
see GREEK ergon
Forms and Transliterationsευεργεται ευεργέται εὐεργέται εύζωνοι ευήκοον ευήχοις ευήχων ευθαλή ευθαλών euergetai euergétai
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