16. agathopoiia
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agathopoiia: welldoing
Original Word: ἀγαθοποιΐα, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: agathopoiia
Phonetic Spelling: (ag-ath-op-oy-ee'-ah)
Short Definition: the doing of that which is good
Definition: the doing of that which is good, well-doing.

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Cognate: 16 agathopoiía (from 15 /agathopoiéō, "do what is intrinsically good") – properly, well-doing; what is constitutionally (inherently) good, i.e. what originates from faith (4102 /pístis, "God's inworked persuasion") and therefore is His work (used only in 1 Pet 4:19). See 18 (agathos).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from agathopoios
NASB Translation
doing what (1), doing what is right (1).

STRONGS NT 16: ἀγαθοποιΐᾳ

ἀγαθοποιΐᾳ (WH (see Iota)), (ας, , a course of right action, well-doing: ἐν ἀγαθοποιΐᾳ, 1 Peter 4:19 equivalent to ἀγαθοποιοῦντες acting uprightly (cf. xii. Patr. Jos. § 18); if we read here with L Tr marginal reading ἐν ἀγαθοποιΐαις we must understand it of single acts of rectitude (cf. Winers Grammar, § 27, 3; Buttmann, § 123, 2). (In ecclesiastical writings ἀγαθοποιΐᾳ denotes beneficence.)


From agathopoios; well-doing, i.e. Virtue -- well-doing.

see GREEK agathopoios

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