euché: a prayerOriginal Word: εὐχή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (yoo-khay')
Short Definition: a prayer, vow
Definition: a prayer comprising a vow; a prayer, vow.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
prayer (1), vow (2).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 2171: εὐχή
εὐχή, εὐχῆς, ἡ (εὔχομαι (from Homer down);
1. a prayer to God: James 5:15.
2. a vow (often so in the Sept. for נֵדֶר and נֶדֶר, also for נֵזֶר consecration, see ἁγνίζω): εὐχήν ἔχειν, to have taken a vow, Acts 18:18; with ἐφ' ἑαυτῶν added (see ἐπί, A. I. 1 f., p. 232a), Acts 21:23. From euchomai; properly, a wish, expressed as a petition to God, or in votive obligation -- prayer, vow. see GREEK euchomai
From euchomai; properly, a wish, expressed as a petition to God, or in votive obligation -- prayer, vow.
see GREEK euchomai
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 2171
εὐχὴ — 1 Occ.
εὐχήν — 2 Occ.
Acts 18:18 N-AFS
GRK: εἶχεν γὰρ εὐχήν
NAS: cut, for he was keeping a vow.
KJV: for he had a vow.
INT: he had indeed a vow