Displeased - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ 1,,G23, aganakteo ]
from agan, much," and achomai, "to grieve," primarily meant "to feel a violent irritation, physically;" it was used, too, of the fermenting of wine; hence, metaphorically, "to show signs of grief, to be displeased, to be grieved, vexed;" it is translated "sore displeased" in Matthew 21:15, AV; "much displeased," in Mark 10:14; the RV always renders it "to be moved with, or to have indignation," as the AV elsewhere, Matthew 20:24; Matthew 26:8; Mark 14:4; Luke 13:14. See INDIGNATION.

[ 2,,G4360, prosochthizo ]
"to be wroth or displeased with" (pros, "toward," or "with," ochtheo, "to be sorely vexed"), is used in Hebrews 3:10, Hebrews 3:17 (AV, "grieved;" RV, "displeased"). "Grieved" does not adequately express the righteous anger of God intimated in the passage. See GRIEVE.

[ 3,,G2371, thumomacheo ]
lit., "to fight with great animosity" (thumos, "passion," machomai, "to fight"), hence, "to be very angry, to be highly displeased," is said of Herod's "displeasure" with the Tyrians and Sidonians, Acts 12:20.

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words