2106. eudokeó
Strong's Concordance
eudokeó: to think well of, i.e. to be well-pleased
Original Word: εὐδοκέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: eudokeó
Phonetic Spelling: (yoo-dok-eh'-o)
Definition: to think well of, to be well-pleased
Usage: I am well-pleased, think it good, am resolved.
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2106 eudokéō (from 2095 /eú, "good, well" and dokeō, "to think, seem") – properly, what seems good (pleasingly acceptable).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from eu and dokeó
to think well of, i.e. to be well-pleased
NASB Translation
am well content (1), am well-pleased (5), been pleased (1), chosen gladly (1), good pleasure (1), has...pleasure (1), pleased (2), prefer (1), taken pleasure (1), taken...pleasure (1), thought it best (1), took pleasure (1), well-pleased (4).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2106: εὐδοκέω

εὐδοκέω, εὐδοκῶ; imperfect 1 person plural εὐδοκοῦμεν (1 Thessalonians 2:8 (where WH after Vat. ἠυδοκουμεν; Winers Grammar, and Buttmann, as below)); 1 aorist εὐδόκησα and (in Hebrews 10:6, 8, L T Tr; 1 Corinthians 10:5 L Tr WH; Romans 15:26, 27 and 1 Thessalonians 3:1 T Tr WH; Matthew 12:18 T Tr; Matthew 3:17 T; Colossians 1:19 L marginal reading) ἠυδόκησα, cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 456 and 140; Winers Grammar, 71 (69); (Buttmann, 34 (30); Tdf. Proleg., p. 120; WH's Appendix, p. 162); (from εὖ aud δοκέω, cf. Fritzsche on Romans, ii., p. 370, who treats of the word fully and with his usual learning (cf. Winers Grammar, 101 (95))); the Sept. mostly for רָצָה; among Greek writers used especially by Polybius, Diodorus, and Dionysius Halicarnassus;

1. as in secular authors, followed by an infinitive, it seems good to one, is one's good pleasure; to think it good, choose, determine, decide: Luke 12:32; 1 Corinthians 1:21; Galatians 1:15; once followed by the accusative with an infinitive, Colossians 1:19 (cf. Lightfoot; Winers Grammar, § 64, 3 b.; Buttmann, § 129, 16); with the included idea of kindness accompanying the decision, Romans 15:26f; to do willingly what is signified by the infinitive, to be ready to, 1 Thessalonians 2:8; to prefer, choose rather (A. V. we thought it good), 1 Thessalonians 3:1; Sir. 25:16; more fully μᾶλλον εὐδοκῶ, 2 Corinthians 5:8.

2. by a usage peculiar to Biblical writers, followed by ἐν τίνι, to be well pleased with, take pleasure in, a person or thing (cf. Winers Grammar, 38, 232 (218); Buttmann, 185 (160)): Matthew 3:17; Matthew 12:18 Tr; ; Mark 1:11; Luke 3:22 (on the tense in the preceding passage cf. Winers Grammar, 278 (261); Buttmann, 198 (171)); 1 Corinthians 10:5; 2 Corinthians 12:10; 2 Thessalonians 2:12 R G L brackets; Hebrews 10:38 (בְּ חָפֵץ, 2 Samuel 22:20; Malachi 2:17; בְּ רָצָה, Psalm 149:4). followed by εἰς τινα (i. e. when directing the mind, turning the thoughts, unto), to be favorably inclined toward one (cf. Winers Grammar, § 31, 5; Buttmann, § 133, 23): Matthew 12:18 R G; 2 Peter 1:17; with a simple accusative of person to be favorable to, take pleasure in (cf. Winer's Grammar, 222 (209)): Matthew 12:18 L T WH; with the accusative of the thing: Hebrews 10:6, 8 (Psalm 50:18, 21 (); Psalm 84:2 (); Genesis 33:10; Leviticus 26:34, 41); as in Greek writings also, with the dative of the person or thing with which one is well pleased: 2 Thessalonians 2:12 T Tr WH (see above); 1 Macc. 1:43; 1 Esdr. 4:39. (Compare: συνευδοκέω.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
think good, be well pleased, be willing.

From eu and dokeo; to think well of, i.e. Approve (an act); specially, to approbate (a person or thing) -- think good, (be well) please(-d), be the good (have, take) pleasure, be willing.

see GREEK eu

see GREEK dokeo

Forms and Transliterations
ευδοκει ευδοκεί εὐδοκεῖ ευδοκησα ευδόκησα εὐδόκησα ευδοκήσαι ευδοκήσαί ευδοκήσαμεν εὐδοκήσαμεν ευδόκησαν εὐδόκησαν ευδοκησαντες ευδοκήσαντες εὐδοκήσαντες ευδοκησας ευδοκήσας ευδόκησας εὐδόκησας ευδόκησε ευδοκήσει ευδοκήσεις ευδοκησεν ευδόκησεν εὐδόκησεν ευδόκησον ευδοκήσουσι ευδοκήσουσιν ευδοκήσω ευδοκουμεν ευδοκούμεν εὐδοκοῦμεν ευδοκω ευδοκώ εὐδοκῶ ηυδοκησαμεν ηὐδοκήσαμεν ηυδοκησαν ηὐδόκησαν ηυδόκησεν eudokei eudokeî eudokesa eudokēsa eudókesa eudókēsa eudokesamen eudokēsamen eudokḗsamen eudokesan eudokēsan eudókesan eudókēsan eudokesantes eudokēsantes eudokḗsantes eudokesas eudokēsas eudókesas eudókēsas eudokesen eudokēsen eudókesen eudókēsen eudoko eudokô eudokō eudokō̂ eudokoumen eudokoûmen
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 3:17 V-AIA-1S
GRK: ἐν ᾧ εὐδόκησα
NAS: Son, in whom I am well-pleased.
KJV: in whom I am well pleased.
INT: in whom I am well pleased

Matthew 12:18 V-AIA-3S
GRK: εἰς ὃν εὐδόκησεν ἡ ψυχή
KJV: my soul is well pleased: I will put my
INT: in whom has found delight the soul

Matthew 17:5 V-AIA-1S
GRK: ἐν ᾧ εὐδόκησα ἀκούετε αὐτοῦ
NAS: with whom I am well-pleased; listen
KJV: whom I am well pleased; hear ye
INT: in whom I am well pleased Listen you to him

Mark 1:11 V-AIA-1S
GRK: ἐν σοὶ εὐδόκησα
NAS: Son, in You I am well-pleased.
KJV: in whom I am well pleased.
INT: in whom I am well pleased

Luke 3:22 V-AIA-1S
GRK: ἐν σοὶ εὐδόκησα
NAS: Son, in You I am well-pleased.
KJV: in thee I am well pleased.
INT: in you I am well pleased

Luke 12:32 V-AIA-3S
GRK: ποίμνιον ὅτι εὐδόκησεν ὁ πατὴρ
NAS: for your Father has chosen gladly to give
KJV: Father's good pleasure to give
INT: flock for took delight the Father

Romans 15:26 V-AIA-3P
GRK: εὐδόκησαν γὰρ Μακεδονία
NAS: and Achaia have been pleased to make
KJV: For it hath pleased them of Macedonia
INT: were pleased indeed Macedonia

Romans 15:27 V-AIA-3P
GRK: εὐδόκησαν γάρ καὶ
NAS: Yes, they were pleased [to do so], and they are indebted
KJV: It hath pleased them verily; and
INT: they were pleased indeed and

1 Corinthians 1:21 V-AIA-3S
GRK: τὸν θεόν εὐδόκησεν ὁ θεὸς
NAS: God was well-pleased through
KJV: not God, it pleased God by
INT: God was pleased God

1 Corinthians 10:5 V-AIA-3S
GRK: πλείοσιν αὐτῶν εὐδόκησεν ὁ θεός
NAS: of them God was not well-pleased; for they were laid low
KJV: not well pleased: for
INT: most of them was well pleased God

2 Corinthians 5:8 V-PIA-1P
GRK: δὲ καὶ εὐδοκοῦμεν μᾶλλον ἐκδημῆσαι
NAS: we are of good courage, I say, and prefer rather
KJV: [I say], and willing rather
INT: moreover and are pleased rather to be from home

2 Corinthians 12:10 V-PIA-1S
GRK: διὸ εὐδοκῶ ἐν ἀσθενείαις
NAS: Therefore I am well content with weaknesses,
KJV: Therefore I take pleasure in
INT: Therefore I take pleasure in weaknesses

Galatians 1:15 V-AIA-3S
GRK: Ὅτε δὲ εὐδόκησεν ὁ θεὸς
NAS: me through His grace, was pleased
KJV: But when it pleased God, who
INT: when moreover was pleased God

Colossians 1:19 V-AIA-3S
GRK: ἐν αὐτῷ εὐδόκησεν πᾶν τὸ
NAS: For it was the [Father's] good pleasure for all
KJV: For it pleased [the Father] that in
INT: in him was pleased all the

1 Thessalonians 2:8 V-IIA-1P
GRK: ὀμειρόμενοι ὑμῶν εὐδοκοῦμεν μεταδοῦναι ὑμῖν
NAS: fond an affection for you, we were well-pleased to impart
KJV: of you, we were willing to have imparted
INT: yearning over you we were pleased to have imparted to you

1 Thessalonians 3:1 V-AIA-1P
GRK: μηκέτι στέγοντες εὐδοκήσαμεν καταλειφθῆναι ἐν
NAS: [it] no longer, we thought it best to be left behind
KJV: forbear, we thought it good to be left
INT: no longer enduring we thought good to be left in

2 Thessalonians 2:12 V-APA-NMP
GRK: ἀληθείᾳ ἀλλὰ εὐδοκήσαντες τῇ ἀδικίᾳ
NAS: the truth, but took pleasure in wickedness.
KJV: but had pleasure in
INT: truth but having delighted in unrighteousness

Hebrews 10:6 V-AIA-2S
GRK: ἁμαρτίας οὐκ εὐδόκησας
KJV: thou hast had no pleasure.
INT: sin not you delighted in

Hebrews 10:8 V-AIA-2S
GRK: ἠθέλησας οὐδὲ εὐδόκησας αἵτινες κατὰ
KJV: neither hadst pleasure [therein]; which
INT: you desired nor delighted in which according to

Hebrews 10:38 V-PIA-3S
GRK: ὑποστείληται οὐκ εὐδοκεῖ ἡ ψυχή
KJV: shall have no pleasure in him.
INT: he draw back not delights the soul

2 Peter 1:17 V-AIA-1S
GRK: ὃν ἐγὼ εὐδόκησα
NAS: Son with whom I am well-pleased--
KJV: whom I am well pleased.
INT: whom I have found delight

Strong's Greek 2106
21 Occurrences

εὐδόκησα — 5 Occ.
εὐδοκήσαμεν — 1 Occ.
εὐδόκησαν — 2 Occ.
εὐδοκήσαντες — 1 Occ.
εὐδόκησας — 2 Occ.
εὐδόκησεν — 6 Occ.
εὐδοκεῖ — 1 Occ.
εὐδοκῶ — 1 Occ.
εὐδοκοῦμεν — 2 Occ.

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