Greek Words for GIVING

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Dosis: the act of giving, a gift

Original Word: δόσις, εως, ἡ
Phonetic Spelling: (dos’-is)
Definition: gift, emphasizing the intention (aim) that motivates the giving and the chain-reaction of giving-and-responding, donation.
Scriptures: There are 2 occurrences and here are they: Philippians 4:15 and James 1:17
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 1394

Eucharistia: thankfulness, giving of thanks

Original Word: εὐχαριστία, ας, ἡ
Phonetic Spelling: (yoo-khar-is-tee’-ah)
Definition:  euxaristía (from 2170/euxáristos,”thankful for God’s grace”) – properly, thankfulness (thanksgiving) – literally, “the giving of thanks for God’s grace.” See 2168 (euxaristeō).
Scripture: There are 15 occurrences and here are a few: Acts 24:3,  1 Corinthians 14:16, 2 Corinthians 4:15, 2 Corinthians 9:11-12, Ephesians 5:4, Philippians 4:6, Colossians 2:7.
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 2169

Hupékoos: giving ear, obedient

Original Word: ὑπήκοος, ον
Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-ay’-ko-os)
Definition: attentively listening, i.e. (by implication) submissive — obedient.
Scriptures: There are 3 occurrences and here are they: Acts 7:39, 2 Corinthians 2:9, and Philippians 2:8.
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 5255

Nomothesia: legislation, lawgiving

Original Word: νομοθεσία, ας, ἡ
Phonetic Spelling: (nom-oth-es-ee’-ah)
Definition: giving of the law, lawgiving, legislation.
Scriptures: There are 1 occurrences and here it is: Romans 9:4
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 3548

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