charitoó: to make graceful, endow with graceOriginal Word: χαριτόω
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (khar-ee-to'-o)
Short Definition: I favor, bestow freely on
Definition: I favor, bestow freely on.
Cognate: 5487 xaritóō (from 5486 /xárisma, "grace," see there) – properly, highly-favored because receptive to God's grace. 5487 (xaritóō) is used twice in the NT (Lk 1:28 and Eph 1:6), both times of God extending Himself to freely bestow grace (favor).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to make graceful, endow with grace
favored (1), freely bestowed (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 5487: χαριτόω
χαριτόω, χαρίτω: 1 aorist ἐχαριτωσα; perfect passive participle κεχαριτωμένος; (χάρις);
1. to make graceful i. e. charming, lovely, agreeable: passive, Sir. 18:17; ταῖς διαλοξοις στροφαῖς χαριτουμενος ὀφρυν, Libanius, vol. iv., p. 1071, 14.
2. to pursue with grace, compass with favor; to honor with blessings: τινα, Ephesians 1:6; passive, Luke 1:28 (some would take it in these two examples subjectively (R. V. marginal reading endued frith grace)); Psalm 18:26 Symm.; (Hermas, sim. 9, 24, 3 [ET]; Test xii. Patr. test. Joseph. 1); ecclesiastical and Byzantine writings. From charis; to grace, i.e. Indue with special honor -- make accepted, be highly favoured. see GREEK charis
From charis; to grace, i.e. Indue with special honor -- make accepted, be highly favoured.
see GREEK charis
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 5487
ἐχαρίτωσεν — 1 Occ.
κεχαριτωμένη — 1 Occ.
Luke 1:28 V-RPM/P-NFS
GRK: εἶπεν Χαῖρε κεχαριτωμένη ὁ κύριος
NAS: to her, Greetings, favored one! The Lord
KJV: Hail, [thou that art] highly favoured, the Lord
INT: said Greetings [you] favored one the Lord [is]