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ἱλαρός

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἱλαρός, ά, όν
Greek transliteration: 
hilaros
Simplified transliteration: 
hilaros
Numbers
Strong's number: 
2431
GK Number: 
2659
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
1
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
a-1a(1)
Gloss: 
cheerful, without grudging, with an implication of a gracious attitude; note that the transliteration hilarious does not communicate the meaning of this attitude
Definition: 
cheerful, not grudging, 2 Cor. 9:7*

Greek-English Concordance for

2 Corinthians 9:7 Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly nor under constraint, for it is the cheerful (hilaron | ἱλαρόν | acc sg masc) giver whom God loves.