Consent - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ A-1,Verb,G1843, exomologeo ]
to agree openly, to acknowledge outwardly, or fully" (ex, for ek, "out," intensive), is translated "consented" in the RV of Luke 22:6 (AV, "promised"). See CONFESS, THANK.

[ A-2,Verb,G1962, epineuo ]
lit. "signifies to nod to" (epi, "upon or to," neuo, "to nod"); hence, "to nod assent, to express approval, consent," Acts 18:20.

[ A-3,Verb,G4334, proserchomai ]
"to come to," signifies "to consent," implying a coming to agreement with, in 1 Timothy 6:3. See COME, No. 10.

[ A-4,Verb,G4784, sunkatatithemi ]
lit., "to put or lay down together with" (sun, "with," kata, "down," tithemi, "to put"), was used of depositing one's vote in an urn; hence, "to vote for, agree with, consent to." It is said negatively of Joseph of Arimathaea, who had not "consented" to the counsel and deed of the Jews, Luke 23:51 (Middle Voice).

[ A-5,Verb,G4852, sumphemi ]
lit., "to speak with" (sun, "with," phemi, "to speak"), hence, "to express agreement with," is used of "consenting" to the Law, agreeing that it is good, Romans 7:16.

[ A-6,Verb,G4909, suneudokeo ]
lit., "to think well with" (sun, "with," eu, "well," dokeo, "to think"), to take pleasure with others in anything, to approve of, to assent, is used in Luke 11:48, of "consenting" to the evil deeds of predecessors (AV, "allow"); in Romans 1:32, of "consenting" in doing evil; in Acts 8:1; Acts 22:20, of "consenting" to the death of another. All these are cases of "consenting" to evil things. In 1 Corinthians 7:12-13, it is used of an unbelieving wife's "consent" to dwell with her converted husband, and of an unbelieving husband's "consent" to dwell with a believing wife (AV, "be pleased;" RV, "be content"). See ALLOW, CONTENT, PLEASE.

[ B-1,Phrase,575 3391,apo mias ] lit., "from one," is found in Luke 14:18, some word like "consent" being implied; e.g., "with one consent."

[ B-2,Phrase,1537 4859,ek sumphonou ] lit., "from (or by) agreement" (sun, "with," phone, "a sound"), i.e., "by consent," is found in 1 Corinthians 7:5. Cp. AGREE.

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