epakouó: to listen to, to hearken toOriginal Word: ἐπακούωPart of Speech:
I listen to, hear favorablyDefinition:
I listen to, hear favorably.
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 ConcordanceWord Origin
to listen to, to hearken toNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 1873: ἐπακούωἐπακούω
: 1 aorist ἐπήκουσά
; from Homer
down; the Sept.
often for עָנָה
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.<1>
From epi and akouo; to hearken (favorably) to -- hear.
see GREEK epi
see GREEK akouo