dórea: a giftOriginal Word: δωρεά, ᾶς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (do-reh-ah')
Short Definition: a free gift
Definition: a (free) gift, a gift (without repayment).
1431 dōreá (a feminine noun, derived from 1325 /dídōmi) – a gift, freely given and hence not acquired by merit or "entitlement." 1431 /dōreá (a feminine noun) expresses a brand of giving that highlights the beneficent desire of the giver.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
freely (1), gift (12), needlessly (1), without a cause (1), without charge (1), without cost (2), without paying (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 1431: δωρεά
δωρεά, δωρεᾶς, ἡ (δίδωμι); from (Aeschyh and) Herodotus down; a gift: John 4:10; Acts 8:20; Acts 11:17; Romans 5:15; 2 Corinthians 9:15; Hebrews 6:4; ἡ χάρις ἐδόθη κατά τό μέτρον τῆς δωρεᾶς τοῦ Χριστοῦ, according to the measure in which Christ gave it, Ephesians 4:7; with an epexegetical genitive of the thing given, viz. τοῦ ἁγίου πνεύματος, Acts 2:38; Acts 10:45; δικαιοσύνης, Romans 5:17 (L WH Tr marginal reading brackets τῆς δωρεᾶς); τῆς χάριτος τοῦ Θεοῦ, Ephesians 3:7. The accusative δωρεάν (properly, as a gift, gift-wise (cf. Winers Grammar, 230 (216); Buttmann, 153 (134))) is used adverbially; the Sept. for חִנָּם;
a. freely, for naught, gratis, gratuitously: Matthew 10:8; Romans 3:24; 2 Corinthians 11:7; 2 Thessalonians 3:8; Revelation 21:6; Revelation 22:17 (Polybius 18, 17, 7; Exodus 21:11; δωρεάν ἄνευ ἀργυρίου, Isaiah 52:3).
b. by a usage of which as yet no example has been noted from Greek writings, without just cause, unnecessarily: John 15:25 (Psalm 68:5 From doron; a gratuity -- gift. see GREEK doron
From doron; a gratuity -- gift.
see GREEK doron
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 1431
δωρεὰ — 3 Occ.
δωρεὰν — 5 Occ.
δωρεᾶς — 3 Occ.
John 4:10 N-AFS
GRK: ᾔδεις τὴν δωρεὰν τοῦ θεοῦ
NAS: you knew the gift of God,
KJV: If thou knewest the gift of God, and
INT: you had known the gift of God