Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

from 2095 and 1380

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 2:738

KJV Translation Count — 21x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: be well pleased (7), please (5), have pleasure (4), be willing (2), be (one's) good pleasure (1), take pleasure (1), think good (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. it seems good to one, is one's good pleasure
a. think it good, choose, determine, decide
b. to do willingly
c. to be ready to, to prefer, choose rather
2. to be well pleased with, take pleasure in, to be favourably inclined towards one

Strong's Definitions

yoo-dok-eh'-o; from (2095) (εὐ̑) and (1380) (δοκέω); to think well of, i.e. approve (an act); specially to approbate (a person or thing): — think good, (be well) please (d), be the good (have, take) pleasure, be willing.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my G2106loved Son, in whom I am G2106 G2106.


G2106hold my servant, whom I G2106 chosen; my G2106loved, in whom my soul is G2106 G2106: I will put my spirit upon him, and he shall shew judgment to the Gentiles.


While he yet spake, G2106hold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and G2106hold a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my G2106loved Son, in whom I am G2106 G2106; hear ye him.


And there came a voice from heaven, saying, Thou art my G2106loved Son, in whom I am G2106 G2106.


And the Holy Ghost descended in a bodily shape like a dove upon him, and a voice came from heaven, which said, Thou art my G2106loved Son; in thee I am G2106 G2106.


Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father's G2106 G2106 to give you the kingdom.


For it hath G2106 them of Macedonia and Achaia to make a certain contribution for the poor saints which are at Jerusalem.


It hath G2106 them verily; and their debtors they are. For if the Gentiles G2106 G2106en made parG2106rs of their spiritual things, their duty is also to minister unto them in carnal things.


For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it G2106 God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that G2106lieve.


But with many of them God was not G2106 G2106: for they were overthrown in the wilderness.