hekón: of one's own free will, voluntaryOriginal Word: ἑκών, ἑκοῦσα, ἑκόν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Phonetic Spelling: (hek-own')
Short Definition: willing, willingly
Definition: willing, willingly, voluntarily.
1635 hekṓn (an adjective, a primitive term) – properly, willing; "unforced, of one's own will, voluntary" (J. Thayer), i.e. acting on one's own accord. The root (hek-) emphasizes intentional, deliberate action (choice), i.e. "of free-will" (J. Thayer).Word Origin
from a prim. word
of one's own free will, voluntary
voluntarily (1), willingly (1).
STRONGS NT 1635: ἑκών
ἑκών, ἑκοῦσα, ἑκον, unforced, voluntary, willing, of one's own will, of one's own accord: Romans 8:20; 1 Corinthians 9:17. (From Homer down.)<1>
Of uncertain affinity; voluntary -- willingly. εκουσα εκούσα ἑκοῦσα εκων εκών ἑκὼν ekon ekōn ekousa hekon hekōn hekṑn hekousa hekoûsa