Willing (Adjective and Verb) - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Willing (Adjective and Verb)

[ A-1,Adjective,G4289, prothumos ]
is rendered willing" in Matthew 26:41; Mark 14:38, RV. See READY, No. 2.

[ A-2,Adjective,G1595, hekousios ]
"willing," is used with kata in Philemon 1:14, lit., "according to willing," RV, "of free will" (AV, "willingly").

[ B-1,Verb,G2309, thelo ]
is rendered "ye were willing" in John 5:35. See WILL, C, No. 1.

[ B-2,Verb,G1014, boulomai ]
is rendered "(if) Thou be willing" in Luke 22:42; in 2 Peter 3:9, AV (RV, "wishing"). See WILL, C, No. 2.

[ B-3,Verb,G2106, eudokeo ]
"to be well pleased, to think it good," is rendered "we are willing" in 2 Corinthians 5:8; in 1 Thessalonians 2:8, AV, "we were willing" (RV, "we were well pleased"). See PLEASE, PLEASURE.


(1) In 2 Corinthians 8:3, AV, authairetos, "of one's own accord" (RV), is rendered "willing of themselves;" in 2 Corinthians 8:17, "of his own accord." See ACCORD.

(2) For "willing to communicate," 1 Timothy 6:18, See COMMUNICATE, C.

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