1873. epakouó
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epakouó: to listen to, to hearken to
Original Word: ἐπακούω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: epakouó
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-ak-oo'-o)
Short Definition: I listen to, hear favorably
Definition: I listen to, hear favorably.

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1873 epakoúō (from 1909 /epí, "on, fitting," which intensifies 191 /akoúō, "to hear") – properly, listen appropriately (aptly), i.e. attentively "with the implication of heeding and responding to what is heard" (L & N, 1, 24.60); to really listen, with suitable (attentive) hearing.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from epi and akouó
to listen to, to hearken to
NASB Translation
listened (1).

STRONGS NT 1873: ἐπακούω

ἐπακούω: 1 aorist ἐπήκουσά; from Homer down; the Sept. often for עָנָה and שָׁמַע ;

1. to give ear to, listen to; to perceive by the ear.

2. to listen to i. e. hear with favor, grant one's prayer (Aeschylus choëph. 725; τῶν εὐχῶν, Lucian, Tim. 34): τίνος, to hearken to one, 2 Corinthians 6:2 from Isaiah 49:8; often so in the Sept.


From epi and akouo; to hearken (favorably) to -- hear.

see GREEK epi

see GREEK akouo

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