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Strong's #1596 - ἑκουσίως

from the same as (G1595)
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  1. voluntarily, willingly, of one's own accord
    1. to sin wilfully as opposed to sins committed inconsiderately, and from ignorance or from weakness
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1738 ‑ דָּוָה (daw‑vaw');  5375 ‑ נָסָה (naw‑saw', naw‑saw');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


Adverb from the same as G1595

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἑκουσίως, adverb (from Euripides down), voluntarily, willingly, of one's own accord: Hebrews 10:26 (ἑκουσίως ἁμαρτάνειν (A. V. to sin willfully) is tacitly opposed to sins committed inconsiderately, and from ignorance or from weakness); 1 Peter 5:2.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἑκουσίως ,


[in LXX: Psalms 54:6 (H5071) 2 Maccabees 14:3, al.;]

voluntarily, willingly: Hebrews 10:26, 1 Peter 5:2.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For a legal formula similar to that cited s.v. ἑκούσιος, cf. P Strass I. 29.31 (A.D. 289) ὁμολ ̣ο ̣γ ̣οῦμεν κα ̣ι ̣, νῦν δ ̣ιηρῆσθαι πρὸς ἀλλήλους ̣ χυριευ ̣τ ̣[ι ]κ ̣ῶς ἑκουσίω ̣ς ̣ κ ̣α ̣ὶ α ̣ ̣θ ̣α ̣ι ̣ρε ̣[τ ]ως καὶ ἀμετανοήτως. Other exx. are P Fay 11.21 (c. B.C. 115) ὁ ἐνκαλούμενος πλεονάκις ἀπῃτημένος [ο ]ὐχ ὑπομένει ἑκουσίως ἀποδιδόναι, ";the accused, though frequent demands have been made, persistently refuses to pay voluntarily"; (Edd.), P Ryl II. 154.25 (A.D. 66) a contract of marriage in which certain provisions are made in the event of the bride ";voluntarily"; withdrawing from her husband — αὐτῆς ἑκουσίω [ς ἀ ]παλλασσομέν [η ]ς [ ]π᾽ αὐτοῦ, and ib. 169.4 (A.D. 196–7) βουλόμεθα ἑκουσίως μισθώσασθαι παρὰ σοῦ. . . τὰς ὑπαρχούσας σοι. . (ἀρούρας), Michel 459.7 (an honorary decree—beginning of ii/B.C.) μετά τε ταῦτα ἀνεδέξατο ἑκου [σ ]ίω [ς ] τὴν αὐτὴν πάλιν λειτουργίαν δαπάνας μὲν οὐδενὶ [ἐν ] λόγ [ωι ] ποιούμενος.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
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List of Word Forms
Εκουσιως εκουσίως Ἑκουσίως Ekousios Ekousiōs Hekousios Hekousiōs Hekousíos Hekousíōs
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