Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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Forms of the word
εὐδοκία, ας, ἡ
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goodwill, good purpose, favor, pleasure, desire
good will, favor, Lk. 2:14; good pleasure, purpose, intention, Mt. 11:26; Lk. 10:21; Eph. 1:5, 9; Phil. 2:13; by impl. desire, Rom. 10:1; Phil. 1:15; 2 Thess. 1:11*

Greek-English Concordance for εὐδοκία

Matthew 11:26 yes, Father, for such was your gracious (eudokia | εὐδοκία | nom sg fem) will.
Luke 2:14 “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and peace on earth among those whom he has favored!” (eudokias | εὐδοκίας | gen sg fem)
Luke 10:21 At this time Jesus was filled with joy by the Holy Spirit, and said, “I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to little children; yes, Father, for such was well-pleasing (eudokia | εὐδοκία | nom sg fem) in your sight.
Romans 10:1 Brethren, my heart’s desire (eudokia | εὐδοκία | nom sg fem) and prayer to God for the Israelites is that they may be saved.
Ephesians 1:5 he predestined us for adoption as his own sons through Jesus Christ, according to the good (eudokian | εὐδοκίαν | acc sg fem) pleasure of his will,
Ephesians 1:9 He has made known to us the mystery of his will, according to his good (eudokian | εὐδοκίαν | acc sg fem) pleasure, which he purposed in Christ,
Philippians 1:15 To be sure, some are proclaiming Christ out of envy and strife, but others out of goodwill (eudokian | εὐδοκίαν | acc sg fem).
Philippians 2:13 for it is God who is at work in you, both to will and to work on behalf of his good pleasure (eudokias | εὐδοκίας | gen sg fem).
2 Thessalonians 1:11 With this in view we pray for you constantly, that our God will count you worthy of his calling, and by his power bring to fulfillment every good (eudokian | εὐδοκίαν | acc sg fem) resolve and work of faith,