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Entry for Strong's #2308 - θέλησις

Transliteration
thélēsis
Phonetics
thel'-ay-sis  
Word Origin
from (2309)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
3:62,318
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. a willing will
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 782 ‑ אֲרֶשֶׁת (ar‑eh'‑sheth);  2656 ‑ חֵפֶץ (khay'‑fets);  6643 ‑ צְבִי (tseb‑ee');  7522 ‑ רָצֹן (raw‑tsone', raw‑tsone');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Hebrews 1
Hebrews 1
Hebrews 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASF 1
N-ASF 1
N-ASF 1
NA WH
N-ASF 1
N-ASF 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

θέλ-ησις, εως, ἡ,

I a willing, will, Stoic. 3.41, LXX To. 12.18,al., Phld. Rh. 2.297 S., Hebr, 2.4; condemned by Poll. 5.165: in Dor. pl. θελήσιες, wishes, Meliss.

II goodwill, favour, LXX Proverbs 8:35.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

θέλησις, θελήσεως, (θέλω), equivalent to τό θέλειν, a willing, will: Hebrews 2:4. (Ezekiel 18:23; 2 Chronicles 15:15; Proverbs 8:35; Wis. 16:25; (Tobit 12:18); 2 Macc. 12:16; 3Macc. 2:26; (plural in) Melissa epist. ad Char., p. 62 Orell.; according to Pollux (l. 5 c. 47) a vulgarism (ἰδιωτικον); (cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 353).)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

θέλησις , -εως ,

(θέλω ),

[in LXX: 2 Chronicles 15:15, Proverbs 8:35 (H7522), Ezekiel 18:23 (H2656), LXX Daniel 11:45 (H6643), Tobit 12:18, Wisdom of Solomon 16:25, 2 Maccabees 12:16, 3 Maccabees 2:26*;]

in colloq. and MGr. = τὸ θέλειν ,

will: Hebrews 2:4.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
θελήσει θελησιν θέλησιν θέλησις θελητάς θελητή θελητής θελητόν thelesin thelēsin thélesin thélēsin
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