2236. hédista
Strong's Concordance
hédista: most gladly.
Original Word: ἥδιστα
Part of Speech: Adverb, Superlative
Transliteration: hédista
Phonetic Spelling: (hay'-dis-tah)
Short Definition: most gladly, pleasantly
Definition: most gladly, most pleasantly.
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Cognate: 2236 hḗdista (an adverb) – "most sweetly" (gladly); the sweetest (2 Cor 12:9,15), functioning as the superlative (-est) form of hēdys ("sweet") emphasizing an action done with full gladness (no regret or reservation). See 2234 (hēdeōs).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
superl. from the same as hédeós, q.v.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2236: ἥδιστα

ἥδιστα (neuter plural of the superlative ἥδιστος from ἡδύς), adverb, most gladly (cf. ἡδέως): 2 Corinthians 12:9, 15. (Sophocles, Xenophon, Plato, others.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
most gladly.

Neuter plural of the superlative of the same as hedeos; with great pleasure -- most (very) gladly.

see GREEK hedeos

Forms and Transliterations
Ηδιστα ήδιστα Ἥδιστα edista Ēdista Hedista Hēdista Hḗdista
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Strong's Greek 2236
2 Occurrences


Ἥδιστα — 2 Occ.

2 Corinthians 12:9 Adv
GRK: ἀσθενείᾳ τελεῖται Ἥδιστα οὖν μᾶλλον
KJV: weakness. Most gladly therefore
INT: weakness is perfected Most gladly therefore rather

2 Corinthians 12:15 Adv
GRK: ἐγὼ δὲ ἥδιστα δαπανήσω καὶ
KJV: And I will very gladly spend and
INT: I moreover most gladly will spend and

2 Occurrences

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