Someone with agathosune will selflessly act on behalf of others. The Greek word, agathosune, at first glance seems very similar to chrestotes ("kindness"). to sum up, let all be harmonious, sympathetic, brotherly, kind-hearted and humble in spirit” 1 Peter 3:8 NASB Kind-hearted – eusplanchnoi in Greek. Psalm 62:3 ESV Attack – The Hebrew word tehotetu is a hapax legomenon, i.e., this is its only occurrence in the Tanakh. 5:9; 2 Thess. The Hebrew and Greek uses are similar but the Hebrew, like the English, has a broader application. Together with the adjective φιλος ( philos ), meaning beloved: The adjective φιλαγαθος ( philagathos ), meaning loving what is good or virtue-loving ( Titus 1:8 only). Agathosune. It's used 4 times; see full concordance . Wow! WLC Westminster Leningrad Codex. VUL Latin Vulgate. Gemilut chasidim ( גְּמִילוּת חֲסָדִים ) means "the bestowal of kindnesses," or the practice of chesed (i.e., love). TR Textus Receptus. 1:11; generosity, Gal. The Greek word, agathosune, at first glance seems very similar to chrestotes ("kindness"). Agathosune is goodness for the benefit of others, not goodness simply for the sake of being virtuous. Follow the Blue Letter Bible on: Or subscribe to our Newsletter: Regarding the middot ha-lev (qualities of heart) that are to mark the follower of Yeshua, the Apostle Paul wrote, "the fruit of the Spirit (פְּרִי הָרוּחַ) is love, joy, peace; long-suffering, generosity, acts of kindness; faithfulness, humility, and modesty – against such there is no Torah" (Gal. The Hebrew and Greek uses are similar, but the Hebrew, like the English, has a broader application. The difficulty is seen in that the word "goodness" takes it meaning from its context 1) E.g., we might say "that is a good animal", or "he is a good man" 2) But good in what way? mGNT Morphological Greek New Testament. Greek and Hebrew study involves more than a mere ability to parse verbs and look up words in a lexicon or concordance or in one of several analytical tools in ways that can be taught in a matter of two to four hours of instruction. LXX Septuagint. RVR60 Reina-Valera 1960. This word is perhaps the most difficult to define, for it is so general in nature b. The prefix eu means “well” or “good” (you remember eulogize?). Goodness (גְּמִילוּת חֲסָדִים) – The Greek word is agathosune (ἀγαθωσύνη); this refers to acts of chesed, lovingkindness, that are esteemed as "good" in the eyes of God. Confronting someone about a sin demonstrates goodness. 5:22* The Greek word translated “goodness,” agathosune, is defined as "uprightness of heart and life." Don’t even try to say this word. 5:14; Eph. The second part of the word (splanchnon) means “intestine” or in … Gut-level Goodness Read More » How long will all of you attack a man to batter him, like a leaning wall, a tottering fence? 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