2168 EUCHARISTEO (38): eu = good, well + a form of charis = to favor or thank; to respond to a good favor; that is, to thank or give thanks. Eucharisteo is also used as the verb form of "favor" (5485 charis ).
TO SPEAK A PRAYER OF THANKS TO GOD; as in Jesus' prayer of Jn.11.41, "Father, I thank (eucharisteo) you that you heard me." Also Eph.1.16: "I...do not cease giving thanks on your+ behalf, making mention [of you] in my prayers."
TO THANK JESUS; as in Lk.17.16, "...and (the leper) fell on his face at his (Jesus') feet, thanking (eucharisteo) him..."
TO THANK A HUMAN: Rom.16.3-4: "Greet Prisca and Aquila, my fellow-workers in the Anointed one, Jesus; who risked their own necks on behalf of my life; to whom not only I give thanks but also all the communities of the nations..."
2169 EUCHARISTIA (15): an attitude of thankfulness or the speaking of thanks, depending upon whether the context deals with attitudes or actions.
AN ATTITUDE OF THANKFULNESS: as in Col.2.6-7: "So then, as you+ received the Anointed One, Jesus the Master, [so] walk in him; having been rooted and being built up in him and being confirmed in the trust as you+ were taught, overflowing in thanksgiving (eucharistia)."
A SPEAKING OF THANKS TO GOD: as in Php.4.6, "Be anxious about nothing,but in everything by prayer (4335 proseuche) and pleading (1162 de'esis) let your requests be made known to God with giving of thanks (eucharistia).
2170 EUCHARISTOS (1): thankful. Col.3.15: "And let the peace of the Anointed One rule in your+ hearts, to which indeed you+ were called into one body; and be thankful (eucharistos)."
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