σπουδαῖος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
σπουδαῖος, α, ον
Greek transliteration: 
spoudaios
Simplified transliteration: 
spoudaios
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4705
GK Number: 
5080
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
a-1a(1)
Gloss: 
zealous, eager, earnest; (compar.) more enthusiastic, very earnest
Definition: 
earnest, eager, forward, zealous, 2 Cor. 8:17, 22 (2x)*

Greek-English Concordance for

2 Corinthians 8:17 because he not only accepted our request, but being very eager (spoudaioteros | σπουδαιότερος | nom sg masc comparative) and acting on his own initiative, he is on his way to you.
2 Corinthians 8:22 And we are sending along with them our brother whom we have often tested in many matters and found to be eager (spoudaion | σπουδαῖον | acc sg masc), and now he is all the more eager (spoudaioteron | σπουδαιότερον | acc sg masc comparative) because of his great confidence in you.