apolausis: enjoymentOriginal Word: ἀπόλαυσις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (ap-ol'-ow-sis)
Short Definition: the faculty or experience of enjoyment
Definition: the faculty or experience of enjoyment.
619 apólausis (from 575 /apó, "away from" and lauō, "enjoy") – properly, enjoyment, especially a particular advantage or benefit (note the looking back conveyed by the prefix, apo).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from apolauó (to take of, enjoy)
enjoy (1), enjoy the pleasures (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 619: ἀπόλαυσις
ἀπόλαυσις, ἀπολαυσεως, ἡ (from ἀπολαύω to enjoy), enjoyment (Latinfructus): 1 Timothy 6:17 (εἰς ἀπόλαυσιν to enjoy); Hebrews 11:25 (ἁμαρτίας ἀπόλαυσιν, pleasure born of sin). (In Greek writings from (Euripides and) Thucydides down.)
Strong's Exhaustive Concordanceenjoyment.
From a comparative of apo and lauo (to enjoy); full enjoyment -- enjoy(-ment).
see GREEK apo
Forms and Transliterationsαπελέγετο απολαυσιν απόλαυσιν ἀπόλαυσιν απολαύσωμεν apolausin apólausin
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Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 619
ἀπόλαυσιν — 2 Occ.
1 Timothy 6:17 N-AFS
GRK: πλουσίως εἰς ἀπόλαυσιν
NAS: supplies us with all things to enjoy.
KJV: all things to enjoy;
INT: richly for enjoyment