The Greek word “dotes”

Limited to 2 Cor. 9:72 Cor. 9:7
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

7  Let each man do according as he hath purposed in his heart: not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.

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, the Greek noun “dotes” meant “giver.”  In this text,  attitude appears to be just as important as the gift.