G5883 - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number


Synonyms for Prayer.
See Definition for euche { [G2171]}
See Definition for proseuche { [G4335]}
See Definition for deesis { [G1162]}
See Definition for enteuxis { [G1783]}
See Definition for eucharistia { [G2169]}
See Definition for aitema { [G155]}
See Definition for iketeria { [G2428]}

euche, when it means prayer, has apparently a general

proseuche and deesis are often used together. proseuche is
restricted to prayer to God, while deesis has no such restriction.
deesis also refers chiefly to prayer for particular benefits,
while proseuche is more general.

The prominent thought in enteuxis is that of boldness and freedom
in approach to God.

eucharistia is thanksgiving, the grateful acknowledgment of
God's mercies, chiefly in prayer.

aitema, much like deesis, denotes a specific petition for a
particular thing.

In iketeria the attitude of humility and deprecation in prayer is
specially emphasized. All these words may incticate at times not
different kinds of prayer, but the same prayer viewed from different