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εὐδοκ-έω , be well pleased or content, Plb.2.49.2, al.; ἐάν . . Id.29.12.8: c. part., Id.15.36.6: c. dat., to be content with, find pleasure in a person or thing, Id.18.52.5, D.S.17.47, D.H.8.74; “τῇ ἀδικίᾳ2 Ep.Thess.2.12; “ἔν τινιLXX Is.62.4, al., 2 Ep.Cor.12.10, al.; “εἴς τινα2 Ep.Pet.1.17; “ἐπί τινιLXX Ju.15.10: also c. acc., τινα ib.Ge.33.10; [ἐγγύους] SIG672.27 (Delph., ii B. C.); “ γῆ -ήσει τὰ σάββαταLXX Le.26.34.
2. consent, approve, c. dat., “τοῖς γεγραμμένοιςPLond.3.1168.15 (i A. D.), al.; “τῇ δημοσιώσειPOxy.1273.40 (iii A. D.); also “ἐπί τινιPTeb.317.33 (ii A. D.), al.: freq. abs. in legal documents, PRyl.120.24 (ii A. D.), etc.
3. c. inf., consent, agree to do, Plb.1.78.8, al. (and c. acc. et inf., consent that . . , Id.1.8.4, LXX 2 Ma.14.35); to be ready, willing, PGrenf.1.1.17 (ii B. C.), 1 Ep.Thess.2.8.
b. determine, resolve, Ev. Luc.12.32, etc.
4. to be content, happy, Phld.D.1.1:— also in Med., “τῆς εὐδοκουμένης ζωῆςId.Mort.36.
5. Med., = Act. in signf. 1, “ἐπί τινιPlb.1.8.4; τινι Id.3.31.6, D.S.15.16 codd.; “περί τινοςPhld.Rh.Supp.p.44S.
II. Pass., to be favoured, i.e. prosper, LXX 1 Ch.29.23: c. dat., find approval with, τισι Plb.1.88.4, al.
2. to be approved, “ὑπό τινωνBGU1157.12 (i B. C.).
III. of persons or things, to be well-pleasing or acceptable, find favour with, τινι Plb.20.5.10, Max.Tyr.32.5; “τὰ -οῦντα ἑαυτῷPhld.Rh.Supp. p.54 S.
IV. c. acc. et gen., deem worthy of, “τινα τιμῆςPLond.1.3.6 (ii B. C.).
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    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 15.16
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 17.47
    • New Testament, 2 Peter, 1.17
    • Old Testament, 1 Chronicles, 29.23
    • New Testament, 1 Thessalonians, 2.8
    • New Testament, 2 Corinthians, 12.10
    • Old Testament, Leviticus, 26.34
    • Polybius, Histories, 15.36.6
    • Polybius, Histories, 18.52.5
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.78.8
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.88.4
    • Polybius, Histories, 1.8.4
    • Polybius, Histories, 20.5.10
    • Polybius, Histories, 29.12.8
    • Polybius, Histories, 2.49.2
    • Polybius, Histories, 3.31.6
    • Old Testament, 2 Maccabees, 14.35
    • New Testament, 2 Thessalonians, 2.12
    • Old Testament, Genesis, 33.10
    • Old Testament, Isaiah, 62.4
    • Old Testament, Judith, 15.10
    • Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, 8.74
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