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Strong's #5487 - χαριτόω

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  1. to make graceful
    1. charming, lovely, agreeable
  2. to peruse with grace, compass with favour
  3. to honour with blessings
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KJV (3)
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Ephesians 2
NAS (3)
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Ephesians 2
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


show grace to any one, τῆς χάριτος ἧς ἐχαρίτωσεν ἡμᾶς Ephesians 1:6 : Med. χαριτώσομαι I will bestow favour upon thee, BGU 1026 xxiii 24 (iv A. D.): Pass., to have grace shown one, to be highly favoured, LXX Si. 18.17, Luke 1:28; πρὸς πάντας ἀνθρώπους Aristeas 225, cf. Heph.Astr. 1.1; ὄμμα στροφαῖς -ούμενον prob. in Lib. Descr. 30.12.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

χαριτόω, χαρίτω: 1 aorist ἐχαριτωσα; perfect passive participle κεχαριτωμένος; (χάρις);

1. to make graceful i. e. charming, lovely, agreeable: passive, Sir. 18:17; ταῖς διαλοξοις στροφαῖς χαριτουμενος ὀφρυν, Libanius, vol. iv., p. 1071, 14.

2. to pursue with grace, compass with favor; to honor with blessings: τινα, Ephesians 1:6; passive, Luke 1:28 (some would take it in these two examples subjectively (R. V. marginal reading endued frith grace)); Psalm 18:26 Symm.; (Hermas, sim. 9, 24, 3 [ET]; Test xii. Patr. test. Joseph. 1); ecclesiastical and Byzantine writings.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

χαριτόω , -

(< χάρις ),

[in LXX: Sirach 18:17 (ἀνδρί κεχαριτωμένῳ ; Vg., justificato; Syr., saintly) *;]

to endow with χάρις (q.v.), i.e.

1. (a) to make graceful;

(b) to make gracious (Sir, l.c.).

2. In Hellenistic writings (for exx., v. AR, Eph., 227; Lft., Notes, 315),

(a) to cause to find favour;

(b) to endue with grace (i.e. divine favour): Luke 1:28, Ephesians 1:6.†

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
εχαριτωσεν εχαρίτωσεν ἐχαρίτωσεν κεχαριτωμενη κεχαριτωμένη χαρμονή χαρμονήν χαρμοσύνη χαρμοσύνην χαρμοσύνηνς χαρμοσύνης χαροποιοί echaritosen echaritōsen echarítosen echarítōsen kecharitomene kecharitoméne kecharitōmenē kecharitōménē