dosis: the act of giving, a giftOriginal Word: δόσις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (dos'-is)
Short Definition: a giving, gift.
Definition: a giving, gift, donation.
1394 dósis (from 1325 /dídōmi, "give") – gift, emphasizing the intention (aim) that motivates the giving and the chain-reaction of giving-and-responding.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
the act of giving, a gift
giving (1), thing given (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 1394: δόσις
δόσις, δόσεως, ἡ (δίδωμι);
1. a giving (from Herodotus down): λόγος δόσεως καί λήψεως, an account of giving and receiving (i. e. debit and credit accounts; cf. λόγος II. 3), Philippians 4:15; here Paul, by a pleasant euphemism, refers to the pecuniary gifts, which the church bestowing them enters in the account of expenses, but he himself in the account of receipts; cf. Van Hengel at the passage; so δόσις καί λῆψις, of money given and received, Sir. 41:19 Sir. 42:7; (Hermas, mand. 5, 2, 2 [ET]), and plural Epictetus diss. 2, 9, 12.
2. a gift, (from Homer down): James 1:17. (Synonym: see δόμα, at the end.) From the base of didomi; a giving; by implication, (concretely) a gift -- gift, giving. see GREEK didomi
From the base of didomi; a giving; by implication, (concretely) a gift -- gift, giving.
see GREEK didomi
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 1394
δόσεως — 1 Occ.
δόσις — 1 Occ.
Philippians 4:15 N-GFS
GRK: εἰς λόγον δόσεως καὶ λήμψεως
NAS: with me in the matter of giving and receiving
KJV: as concerning giving and receiving,
INT: with regard to an account of giving and receiving