700. areskó
Strong's Concordance
areskó: to please
Original Word: ἀρέσκω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: areskó
Phonetic Spelling: (ar-es'-ko)
Short Definition: I please, serve
Definition: I please, with the idea of willing service rendered to others; hence almost: I serve.
HELPS Word-studies

700 aréskō – properly, satisfy (make good on something, LS); hence to please, winning someone's favor (affection, approval) because meeting their expectation (especially by being in moral agreement).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from a prim. root ar- (fit together)
Definition
to please
NASB Translation
found approval (1), please (12), pleased (2), pleasing (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 700: ἀρέσκω

ἀρέσκω; imperfect ἤρεσκον; future ἀρέσω; 1 aorist ἤρεσα; (ἈΡΩ (see ἄρα at the beginning)); (from Homer down);

a. to please: τίνι, Matthew 14:6; Mark 6:22; Romans 8:8; Romans 15:2; 1 Thessalonians 2:15; 1 Thessalonians 4:1; 1 Corinthians 7:32-34; Galatians 1:10; 2 Timothy 2:4; ἐνώπιον τίνος, after the Hebrew בְּעֵינֵי, Acts 6:5 (1 Kings 3:10; Genesis 34:18, etc.).

b. to strive to please; to accommodate oneself to the opinions, desires, interests of others: τίνι, 1 Corinthians 10:33 (πάντα πᾶσιν ἀρέσκω); 1 Thessalonians 2:4. ἀρέσκειν ἑαυτῷ, to please oneself and therefore to have an eye to one's own interests: Romans 15:1, 3.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
to please

Probably from airo (through the idea of exciting emotion); to be agreeable (or by implication, to seek to be so) -- please.

see GREEK airo

Forms and Transliterations
αρεσαι αρέσαι ἀρέσαι αρεσάσης αρεσάτω αρέσει αρεση αρέση ἀρέσῃ αρέσκει αρεσκειν αρέσκειν ἀρέσκειν αρεσκετω αρεσκέτω ἀρεσκέτω αρέσκη αρέσκοι αρεσκοντες αρέσκοντες ἀρέσκοντες αρεσκοντων αρεσκόντων ἀρεσκόντων αρεσκω αρέσκω ἀρέσκω ήρεσαν ήρεσε ηρεσεν ήρεσεν ἤρεσεν ήρεσκεν ηρεσκον ήρεσκον ἤρεσκον aresai arésai arese aresē arései arésēi areskein aréskein aresketo aresketō areskéto areskétō aresko areskō arésko aréskō areskontes aréskontes areskonton areskontōn areskónton areskóntōn eresen ēresen ḗresen ereskon ēreskon ḗreskon
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17 Occurrences


ἀρέσαι — 1 Occ.
ἀρέσῃ — 4 Occ.
ἀρέσκειν — 3 Occ.
ἀρεσκέτω — 1 Occ.
ἀρέσκω — 1 Occ.
ἀρέσκοντες — 1 Occ.
ἀρεσκόντων — 1 Occ.
ἤρεσεν — 4 Occ.
ἤρεσκον — 1 Occ.

Matthew 14:6 V-AIA-3S
GRK: μέσῳ καὶ ἤρεσεν τῷ Ἡρῴδῃ
NAS: before [them] and pleased Herod,
KJV: before them, and pleased Herod.
INT: midst and pleased Herod

Mark 6:22 V-AIA-3S
GRK: καὶ ὀρχησαμένης ἤρεσεν τῷ Ἡρῴδῃ
NAS: in and danced, she pleased Herod
KJV: danced, and pleased Herod and
INT: and having danced pleased Herod

Acts 6:5 V-AIA-3S
GRK: καὶ ἤρεσεν ὁ λόγος
NAS: The statement found approval with the whole
KJV: the saying pleased the whole
INT: And was pleasing the saying

Romans 8:8 V-ANA
GRK: ὄντες θεῷ ἀρέσαι οὐ δύνανται
NAS: cannot please God.
KJV: the flesh cannot please God.
INT: are God to please not are able

Romans 15:1 V-PNA
GRK: μὴ ἑαυτοῖς ἀρέσκειν
NAS: without strength and not [just] please ourselves.
KJV: and not to please ourselves.
INT: not ourselves to please

Romans 15:2 V-PMA-3S
GRK: τῷ πλησίον ἀρεσκέτω εἰς τὸ
NAS: Each of us is to please his neighbor
KJV: of us please [his] neighbour
INT: the neighbor let please unto the

Romans 15:3 V-AIA-3S
GRK: οὐχ ἑαυτῷ ἤρεσεν ἀλλὰ καθὼς
NAS: Christ did not please Himself;
KJV: even Christ pleased not himself;
INT: not himself pleased but as

1 Corinthians 7:32 V-ASA-3S
GRK: κυρίου πῶς ἀρέσῃ τῷ κυρίῳ
NAS: how he may please the Lord;
KJV: the Lord, how he may please the Lord:
INT: Lord how he shall please the Lord

1 Corinthians 7:33 V-ASA-3S
GRK: κόσμου πῶς ἀρέσῃ τῇ γυναικί
NAS: how he may please his wife,
KJV: how he may please [his] wife.
INT: world how he shall please the wife

1 Corinthians 7:34 V-ASA-3S
GRK: κόσμου πῶς ἀρέσῃ τῷ ἀνδρί
NAS: how she may please her husband.
KJV: how she may please [her] husband.
INT: world how she shall please the husband

1 Corinthians 10:33 V-PIA-1S
GRK: πάντα πᾶσιν ἀρέσκω μὴ ζητῶν
NAS: as I also please all
KJV: Even as I please all [men] in all
INT: all in all things please not seeking

Galatians 1:10 V-PNA
GRK: ζητῶ ἀνθρώποις ἀρέσκειν εἰ ἔτι
NAS: Or am I striving to please men? If
KJV: or do I seek to please men? for
INT: do I seek men to please For if yet

Galatians 1:10 V-IIA-1S
GRK: ἔτι ἀνθρώποις ἤρεσκον Χριστοῦ δοῦλος
NAS: I were still trying to please men,
KJV: I yet pleased men, I should
INT: yet men I were pleasing Christ's servant

1 Thessalonians 2:4 V-PPA-NMP
GRK: ὡς ἀνθρώποις ἀρέσκοντες ἀλλὰ θεῷ
NAS: we speak, not as pleasing men,
KJV: not as pleasing men, but
INT: as men pleasing but God

1 Thessalonians 2:15 V-PPA-GMP
GRK: θεῷ μὴ ἀρεσκόντων καὶ πᾶσιν
NAS: and drove us out. They are not pleasing to God,
KJV: us; and they please not God,
INT: God not do please and all

1 Thessalonians 4:1 V-PNA
GRK: περιπατεῖν καὶ ἀρέσκειν θεῷ καθὼς
NAS: you ought to walk and please God (just
KJV: to walk and to please God, [so]
INT: to walk and to please God just as

2 Timothy 2:4 V-ASA-3S
GRK: τῷ στρατολογήσαντι ἀρέσῃ
NAS: so that he may please the one who enlisted him as a soldier.
KJV: that he may please him who hath chosen him to be a soldier.
INT: the [one] having enlisted him he might please

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