19. agathosune
Strong's Concordance
agathosune: goodness
Original Word: ?γαθωσ?νη, η?, ?
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: agathosune
Phonetic Spelling: (ag-ath-o-soo'-nay)
Definition: to do good
Usage: intrinsic goodness, especially as a personal quality, with stress on the kindly (rather than the righteous) side of goodness.
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Cognate: 19 agathōsynē (from 18 /agathós, "inherently good," see there) – properly, intrinsic goodness (especially as a unique quality and condition, note the -synē suffix); as relating to believers, the goodness that comes from God (Souter) and showing itself in spiritual, moral excellence (virtue).

19 (agathōsynē) occurs four times in the NT, and is apparently strictly a biblical term, i.e. it does not seem to appear at all in secular Greek/the papyri (see N. Turner, Christian Words, 89). See 18 (agathos).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 19: ?γαθωσ?νη

?γαθωσ?νη, (η?, ? (on its formation see Winers Grammar, 95 (90); WHs Appendix, p. 152), found only in Biblical and ecclesiastical writings, uprightness of heart and life (A. V. goodness): 2 Thessalonians 1:11; Galatians 5:22 (unless here it denote kindness, beneficence); Romans 15:14; Ephesians 5:9. (Cf. Trench, § lxiii.; Ellicott and Lightfoot on Galatians, the passage cited.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From agathos; goodness, i.e. Virtue or beneficence -- goodness.

see GREEK agathos

Forms and Transliterations
αγαθωσυνη αγαθωσ?νη ?γαθωσ?νη ?γαθωσ?ν? αγαθωσυν?ν αγαθωσ?νην αγαθωσυνη? αγαθωσ?νη? ?γαθωσ?νη? αγαλλ?αμα αγαλλ?αμ? αγαλλι?ματι αγαλλι?ματο? agathosune agathōsunē agathosunes agathōsunēs agathosyne agathosyne agathōsynē agathōsynē agathosynei agathōsynēi agathosynes agathosynes agathōsynēs agathōsynēs
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Englishman's Concordance
Romans 15:14 N-GFS
GRK: μεστο? ?στε ?γαθωσ?νη? πεπληρωμ?νοι π?ση?
NAS: are full of goodness, filled
KJV: are full of goodness, filled with all
INT: full are of goodness being filled with all

Galatians 5:22 N-NFS
GRK: μακροθυμ?α χρηστ?τη? ?γαθωσ?νη π?στι?
NAS: kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
KJV: gentleness, goodness, faith,
INT: patience kindness goodness faithfulness

Ephesians 5:9 N-DFS
GRK: ?ν π?σ? ?γαθωσ?ν? κα? δικαιοσ?ν?
NAS: [consists] in all goodness and righteousness
KJV: [is] in all goodness and righteousness
INT: in all goodness and righteousness

2 Thessalonians 1:11 N-GFS
GRK: π?σαν ε?δοκ?αν ?γαθωσ?νη? κα? ?ργον
NAS: desire for goodness and the work
KJV: the good pleasure of [his] goodness, and
INT: every good pleasure of goodness and work

Strong's Greek 19
4 Occurrences

?γαθωσ?νη — 2 Occ.
?γαθωσ?νη? — 2 Occ.

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