701. arestos
Strong's Concordance
arestos: pleasing, i.e. fit
Original Word: ἀρεστός, ή, όν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: arestos
Phonetic Spelling: (ar-es-tos')
Definition: pleasing, fit
Usage: pleasing, satisfactory, acceptable.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 701 arestós (an adjective) – pleasing (because in moral agreement). See 700 (areskō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from areskó
Definition
pleasing, i.e. fit
NASB Translation
desirable (1), pleased (1), pleasing (1), things that are pleasing (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 701: ἀρεστός

ἀρεστός, ἀρεστή, ἀρεστόν (ἀρέσκω), pleasing, agreeable: τίνι, John 8:29; Acts 12:3; ἐνώπιον τίνος, 1 John 3:22 (cf. ἀρέσκω, a.); ἀρεστόν ἐστι followed by an accusative with an infinitive it is fit, Acts 6:2 (yet cf. Meyer at the passage). (In Greek writings from (Sophocles) Herodotus down.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
pleasing, fit.

From aresko; agreeable; by implication, fit -- (things that) please(-ing), reason.

see GREEK aresko

Forms and Transliterations
αρέση αρεστα αρεστά ἀρεστὰ αρεστον αρεστόν ἀρεστόν αρεστών aresta arestà areston arestón
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Englishman's Concordance
John 8:29 Adj-ANP
GRK: ἐγὼ τὰ ἀρεστὰ αὐτῷ ποιῶ
NAS: do the things that are pleasing to Him.
KJV: always those things that please him.
INT: I the things pleasing to him do

Acts 6:2 Adj-NNS
GRK: εἶπαν Οὐκ ἀρεστόν ἐστιν ἡμᾶς
NAS: and said, It is not desirable for us to neglect
KJV: It is not reason that we should leave
INT: said Not pleasing it is [for] us

Acts 12:3 Adj-NNS
GRK: δὲ ὅτι ἀρεστόν ἐστιν τοῖς
NAS: When he saw that it pleased the Jews,
INT: now that pleasing it is to the

1 John 3:22 Adj-ANP
GRK: καὶ τὰ ἀρεστὰ ἐνώπιον αὐτοῦ
NAS: and do the things that are pleasing in His sight.
KJV: do those things that are pleasing in his
INT: and the things pleasing before him

Strong's Greek 701
4 Occurrences


ἀρεστὰ — 2 Occ.
ἀρεστόν — 2 Occ.











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