2431. hilaros
Strong's Concordance
hilaros: cheerful
Original Word: ἱλαρός, ά, όν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: hilaros
Phonetic Spelling: (hil-ar-os')
Definition: cheerful
Usage: joyous, cheerful, not grudging.
HELPS Word-studies

2431 hilarós – properly, propitious; disposed because satisfied – describing someone who is cheerfully ready to act because already approving ("already persuaded"). 2431 /hilarós ("won over, already inclined") is only used in 2 Cor 9:7 where it describes spontaneously non-reluctant giving.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from the same as hileós
NASB Translation
cheerful (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2431: ἱλαρός

ἱλαρός, ἱλαρα, ἱλαρόν (ἴλαος propitious), cheerful, joyous, prompt to do anything: 2 Corinthians 9:7; Proverbs 19:12; Proverbs 22:8; Sir. 13:26 (); ; 3Macc. 6:35; Aristophanes, Xenophon, others.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From the same as hileos; propitious or merry ("hilarious"), i.e. Prompt or willing -- cheerful.

see GREEK hileos

Forms and Transliterations
ιλαρον ιλαρόν ἱλαρὸν hilaron hilaròn ilaron
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Englishman's Concordance
2 Corinthians 9:7 Adj-AMS
GRK: ἐξ ἀνάγκης ἱλαρὸν γὰρ δότην
NAS: for God loves a cheerful giver.
KJV: God loveth a cheerful giver.
INT: of necessity a cheerful indeed giver

Strong's Greek 2431
1 Occurrence

ἱλαρὸν — 1 Occ.

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