International Standard Bible EncyclopediaBEHALF
be-haf': "On the part of" (Exodus 27:21, i.e. so far as it affects them); "on the side of" (Job 36:2). For huper, "over," in the sense of furnishing assistance, as in 2 Corinthians 5:20, "in the interest of Christ" (2 Corinthians 5:21); "for our good," "in his cause" (Philippians 1:29); also, often in 2 Cor, in general sense of "concerning" (2 Corinthians 5:12; 2 Corinthians 7:4; 2 Corinthians 8:24; 2 Corinthians 9:2; 2 Corinthians 12:5). Huper does not of itself indicate substitution, although one who shelters ("is over") another, suffers "in his stead" (the King James Version 2 Corinthians 5:20), as well as "in his behalf."
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary(n.) Advantage; favor; stead; benefit; interest; profit; support; defense; vindication.
Greek5228. huper -- over, beyond, fig. on behalf of, for the sake of ...
... on behalf of, for the sake of, concerning. Part of Speech: Preposition Transliteration:
huper Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-er') Short Definition: in behalf of ...
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4012. peri -- about, concerning, around (denotes place, cause or ...
5241. huperentugchano -- to intercede, to make petition for
3313. meros -- a part, share, portion
473. anti -- over against, opposite, hence instead of, in comp. ...
1909. epi -- on, upon
3008. leitourgeo -- to serve the state, ie by anal. to perform ...
1217. demiourgos -- builder, maker, creator
4536. salpigx -- a trumpet
Strong's Hebrew1157. baad -- away from, behind, about, on behalf of
... << 1156, 1157. baad. 1158 >>. away from, behind, about, on behalf of. Transliteration:
baad Phonetic Spelling: (beh-ad') Short Definition: through. ...
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5227. nokach -- in front of, opposite to
5973. im -- with
4616. maan -- purpose, intent
5921. al -- upon, above, over
Epistle of Adrian in Behalf of the Christians.
How Constantine was Stirred in Behalf of the Christians Thus in ...
Letter clxxx. To the Master Sophronius, on Behalf of Eunathius.
Letter Lxxviii. Without Inscription, on Behalf of Elpidius.
Clement's Interposition on Behalf of Barnabas.
Thus Much Will Suffice to have Treated on Behalf of True ...
Philo's Embassy to Caius in Behalf of the Jews.
Of Martyrs, and their Intercession on Behalf of Scandalous ...
There is Also Another and a Greater Necessity for Our Offering ...
To Olympias. Do not be Anxious on My Behalf, nor Rack Yourself ...
ThesaurusBehalf (140 Occurrences)
... defense; vindication. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. BEHALF. be-haf ... as "in his
behalf.". Multi-Version Concordance Behalf (140 Occurrences). ...
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Boasting (42 Occurrences)
Glorying (27 Occurrences)
Entreaty (12 Occurrences)
Supplication (71 Occurrences)
Entreat (55 Occurrences)
Boast (86 Occurrences)
Bestowed (43 Occurrences)
Helping (35 Occurrences)
Christ's (64 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceBehalf (140 Occurrences)
Mark 14:24 "This is my blood," He said, "which is to be poured out on behalf of many--the blood which makes the Covenant sure. (WEY)
Luke 18:7 And will not God avenge the wrongs of His own People who cry aloud to Him day and night, although He seems slow in taking action on their behalf? (WEY)
Luke 22:19 Then, taking a Passover biscuit, He gave thanks and broke it, and gave it to them, saying, "This is my body which is being given on your behalf: this do in remembrance of me." (WEY)
Luke 22:20 He gave them the cup in like manner, when the meal was over. "This cup," He said, "is the new Covenant ratified by my blood which is to be poured out on your behalf. (WEY)
John 1:30 This is he of whom I said,'After me comes a man who is preferred before me, for he was before me.' (See NAS)
John 5:34 But the testimony on my behalf which I accept is not from man; though I say all this in order that you may be saved. (WEY)
John 8:14 Jesus answered them, "Even if I testify about myself, my testimony is true, for I know where I came from, and where I am going; but you don't know where I came from, or where I am going. (See NIV)
John 13:37 "Master," asked Peter again, "why cannot I follow you now? I will lay down my life on your behalf. (WEY)
John 13:38 "You say you will lay down your life on my behalf!" said Jesus; "in most solemn truth I tell you that the cock will not crow before you have three times disowned me." (WEY)
John 16:26 At that time you will make your requests in my name; and I do not promise to ask the Father on your behalf, (WEY NAS NIV)
John 17:9 I pray for them. I don't pray for the world, but for those whom you have given me, for they are yours. (See NAS)
John 17:19 and on their behalf I consecrate myself, in order that they may become perfectly consecrated in truth. (WEY)
John 17:20 Not for these only do I pray, but for those also who believe in me through their word, (See NAS)
John 18:14 Now Caiaphas was the one who had advised the Jews that it was expedient for one man to die on behalf of the people. (YLT)
Acts 5:41 They, therefore, left the Sanhedrin and went their way, rejoicing that they had been deemed worthy to suffer disgrace on behalf of the NAME. (WEY)
Acts 12:5 So Peter was kept in prison; but long and fervent prayer was offered to God by the Church on his behalf. (WEY)
Acts 24:2 When he was called, Tertullus began to accuse him, saying, "Seeing that by you we enjoy much peace, and that excellent measures are coming to this nation, (See RSV)
Romans 1:5 by whom we have received grace and apostleship in behalf of his name, for obedience of faith among all the nations, (DBY YLT)
Romans 9:3 For I could pray to be accursed from Christ on behalf of my brethren, my human kinsfolk--for such the Israelites are. (WEY)
Romans 10:1 Brethren, the longing of my heart, and my prayer to God, on behalf of my countrymen is for their salvation. (WEY)
Romans 15:8 Now I say that Christ has been made a servant of the circumcision for the truth of God, that he might confirm the promises given to the fathers, (See NAS NIV)
Romans 15:30 But I entreat you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love which His Spirit inspires, to help me by wrestling in prayer to God on my behalf, (WEY RSV)
Romans 16:19 For your obedience is come abroad unto all men. I am glad therefore on your behalf: but yet I would have you wise unto that which is good, and simple concerning evil. (KJV WBS)
1 Corinthians 1:4 I thank my God always on your behalf, for the grace of God which is given you by Jesus Christ; (KJV WEY WBS)
1 Corinthians 1:13 Is the Christ in fragments? Is it Paul who was crucified on your behalf? Or were you baptized to be Paul's adherents? (WEY)
1 Corinthians 4:6 Now these things, brothers, I have in a figure transferred to myself and Apollos for your sakes, that in us you might learn not to think beyond the things which are written, that none of you be puffed up against one another. (See NAS)
1 Corinthians 15:29 Or else what will they do who are baptized for the dead? If the dead aren't raised at all, why then are they baptized for the dead? (See RSV)
2 Corinthians 1:11 you also helping together on our behalf by your supplication; that, for the gift bestowed on us by means of many, thanks may be given by many persons on your behalf. (WEB KJV WEY ASV WBS NAS RSV NIV)
2 Corinthians 5:12 For we are not commending ourselves to you again, but speak as giving you occasion of boasting on our behalf, that you may have something to answer those who boast in appearance, and not in heart. (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT)
2 Corinthians 5:15 He died for all, that those who live should no longer live to themselves, but to him who for their sakes died and rose again. (See NAS)
2 Corinthians 5:20 We are therefore ambassadors on behalf of Christ, as though God were entreating by us: we beg you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God. (WEB WEY ASV YLT NAS RSV NIV)
2 Corinthians 5:21 For him who knew no sin he made to be sin on our behalf; so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. (WEB ASV YLT NAS)
2 Corinthians 7:4 Great is my boldness of speech toward you. Great is my boasting on your behalf. I am filled with comfort. I overflow with joy in all our affliction. (WEB ASV YLT NAS)
2 Corinthians 7:7 but also by the fact that he had felt comforted on your account, and by the report which he brought of your eager affection, of your grief, and of your jealousy on my behalf, so that I rejoiced more than ever. (WEY)
2 Corinthians 7:12 Therefore, though I wrote to you, it was not to punish the offender, nor to secure justice for him who had suffered the wrong, but it was chiefly in order that your earnest feeling on our behalf might become manifest to yourselves in the sight of God. (WEY YLT NAS)
2 Corinthians 7:14 For if in anything I have boasted to him on your behalf, I was not disappointed. But as we spoke all things to you in truth, so our glorying also which I made before Titus was found to be truth. (WEB ASV YLT)
2 Corinthians 8:16 But thanks be to God, who puts the same earnest care for you into the heart of Titus. (See NAS)
2 Corinthians 8:23 Whether as regards Titus, he is my companion and fellow-labourer in your behalf; or our brethren, they are deputed messengers of assemblies, Christ's glory. (DBY)
2 Corinthians 8:24 Therefore show the proof of your love to them in front of the assemblies, and of our boasting on your behalf. (WEB KJV ASV WBS YLT)
2 Corinthians 9:2 for I know your readiness, of which I boast on your behalf to them of Macedonia, that Achaia has been prepared for a year past. Your zeal has stirred up very many of them. (WEB ASV YLT)
2 Corinthians 9:3 But I have sent the brothers that our boasting on your behalf may not be in vain in this respect, that, just as I said, you may be prepared, (WEB KJV ASV WBS YLT)
2 Corinthians 9:14 while they themselves also, with supplication on your behalf, yearn for you by reason of the exceeding grace of God in you. (WEB WEY ASV YLT NAS)
2 Corinthians 12:5 On behalf of such a one I will boast, but on my own behalf I will not boast, except in my weaknesses. (WEB ASV NAS RSV)
Galatians 1:14 and how in devotion to Judaism I outstripped many men of my own age among my people, being far more zealous than they on behalf of the traditions of my forefathers. (WEY)
Galatians 2:20 I have been crucified with Christ, and it is no longer I that live, but Christ that lives in me; and the life which I now live in the body I live through faith in the Son of God who loved me and gave Himself up to death on my behalf. (WEY)
Ephesians 1:16 offer never ceasing thanks on your behalf while I make mention of you in my prayers. (WEY)
Ephesians 3:1 For this cause I, Paul, am the prisoner of Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles, (WEB WEY ASV RSV)
Ephesians 3:13 Therefore I entreat you not to lose heart in the midst of my sufferings on your behalf, for they bring you honour. (WEY NAS)
Ephesians 5:2 And live and act lovingly, as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up to death on our behalf as an offering and sacrifice to God, yielding a fragrant odor. (WEY)
Ephesians 6:18 Pray with unceasing prayer and entreaty on every fitting occasion in the Spirit, and be always on the alert to seize opportunities for doing so, with unwearied persistence and entreaty on behalf of all God's people, (WEY)
Ephesians 6:19 on my behalf, that utterance may be given to me in opening my mouth, to make known with boldness the mystery of the Good News, (WEB WEY ASV YLT NAS)
Philippians 1:4 always in every request of mine on behalf of you all making my requests with joy, (WEB WEY ASV)
Philippians 1:7 It is even right for me to think this way on behalf of all of you, because I have you in my heart, because, both in my bonds and in the defense and confirmation of the Good News, you all are partakers with me of grace. (WEB ASV YLT)
Philippians 1:29 Because it has been granted to you on behalf of Christ, not only to believe in him, but also to suffer on his behalf, (WEB KJV WEY ASV WBS YLT NIV)
Colossians 1:7 even as you learned of Epaphras our beloved fellow servant, who is a faithful servant of Christ on our behalf, (WEB ASV NAS RSV NIV)
Colossians 1:24 Now I can find joy amid my sufferings for you, and I fill up in my own person whatever is lacking in Christ's afflictions on behalf of His Body, the Church. (WEY NAS)
Colossians 2:1 For I would have you know in how severe a struggle I am engaged on behalf of you and the brethren in Laodicea and of all who have not known me personally, (WEY NAS)
Colossians 4:12 Epaphras, who is one of yourselves, a bondservant of Jesus Christ, sends greetings to you, always wrestling on your behalf in his prayers, that you may stand firm--Christians of ripe character and of clear conviction as to everything which is God's will. (WEY)
1 Thessalonians 3:9 For what thanksgiving on your behalf can we possibly offer to God in return for all the joy which fills our souls before our God for you, (WEY)
1 Thessalonians 5:10 who died on our behalf, so that whether we are awake or are sleeping we may share His Life. (WEY)
2 Thessalonians 1:3 Unceasing thanks are due from us to God on your behalf, brethren. They are appropriate because your faith is growing greatly, and the love of every one of you for all the others goes on increasing. (WEY)
1 Timothy 2:1 I exhort then, first of all, that supplications, prayers, intercessions and thanksgivings be offered on behalf of all men; (WEY NAS)
Philemon 1:10 I entreat you on behalf of my own child whose father I have become while in my chains--I mean Onesimus. (WEY)
Philemon 1:13 whom I desired to keep with me, that on your behalf he might serve me in my chains for the Good News. (WEB ASV YLT NAS RSV)
Hebrews 5:1 For every High Priest is chosen from among men, and is appointed to act on behalf of men in matters relating to God, in order to offer both gifts and sin-offerings, (WEY YLT NAS RSV)
Hebrews 6:20 where Jesus has entered as a forerunner on our behalf, having become, like Melchizedek, a High Priest for ever. (WEY RSV NIV)
Hebrews 9:7 But into the second, the High Priest goes only on one day of the year, and goes alone, taking with him blood, which he offers on his own behalf and on account of the sins which the people have ignorantly committed. (WEY)
Hebrews 9:24 For not into a Holy place built by men's hands--a mere copy of the reality--did Christ enter, but He entered Heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God on our behalf. (WEY RSV)
Hebrews 13:17 Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they watch on behalf of your souls, as those who will give account, that they may do this with joy, and not with groaning, for that would be unprofitable for you. (WEB ASV)
1 Peter 2:21 And it is to this you were called; because Christ also suffered on your behalf, leaving you an example so that you should follow in His steps. (WEY)
1 Peter 4:16 Yet if any man suffer as a Christian, let him not be ashamed; but let him glorify God on this behalf. (KJV WBS)
1 John 3:16 We know what love is--through Christ's having laid down His life on our behalf; and in the same way we ought to lay down our lives for our brother men. (WEY)
Revelation 13:12 He exercises all the authority of the first beast in his presence. He makes the earth and those who dwell in it to worship the first beast, whose fatal wound was healed. (See NIV)
Revelation 13:14 He deceives my own people who dwell on the earth because of the signs he was granted to do in front of the beast; saying to those who dwell on the earth, that they should make an image to the beast who had the sword wound and lived. (See NIV)
Revelation 19:20 The beast was taken, and with him the false prophet who worked the signs in his sight, with which he deceived those who had received the mark of the beast and those who worshiped his image. These two were thrown alive into the lake of fire that burns with sulfur. (See NIV)
Genesis 23:8 He talked with them, saying, "If it be your mind that I should bury my dead out of my sight, hear me, and entreat for me to Ephron the son of Zohar, (See NIV)
Genesis 25:21 Isaac entreated Yahweh for his wife, because she was barren. Yahweh was entreated by him, and Rebekah his wife conceived. (See NAS NIV)
Leviticus 1:4 He shall lay his hand on the head of the burnt offering, and it shall be accepted for him to make atonement for him. (See NAS NIV)
Leviticus 5:10 He shall offer the second for a burnt offering, according to the ordinance; and the priest shall make atonement for him concerning his sin which he has sinned, and he shall be forgiven. (See NAS)
Leviticus 8:34 What has been done this day, so Yahweh has commanded to do, to make atonement for you. (See NAS)
Leviticus 14:18 The rest of the oil that is in the priest's hand he shall put on the head of him who is to be cleansed, and the priest shall make atonement for him before Yahweh. (See NAS)
Leviticus 14:29 The rest of the oil that is in the priest's hand he shall put on the head of him who is to be cleansed, to make atonement for him before Yahweh. (See NAS)
Leviticus 14:31 even such as he is able to afford, the one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering, with the meal offering. The priest shall make atonement for him who is to be cleansed before Yahweh." (See NAS NIV)
Leviticus 15:15 and the priest shall offer them, the one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering. The priest shall make atonement for him before Yahweh for his discharge. (See NAS)
Leviticus 15:30 The priest shall offer the one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering; and the priest shall make atonement for her before Yahweh for the uncleanness of her discharge. (See NAS)
Leviticus 19:5 "'When you offer a sacrifice of peace offerings to Yahweh, you shall offer it so that you may be accepted. (See NIV)
Leviticus 22:19 that you may be accepted, you shall offer a male without blemish, of the bulls, of the sheep, or of the goats. (See NIV)
Leviticus 22:20 But whatever has a blemish, that you shall not offer: for it shall not be acceptable for you. (See NIV)
Leviticus 22:25 Neither shall you offer the bread of your God from the hand of a foreigner of any of these; because their corruption is in them. There is a blemish in them. They shall not be accepted for you.'" (See NIV)
Leviticus 22:29 "When you sacrifice a sacrifice of thanksgiving to Yahweh, you shall sacrifice it so that you may be accepted. (See NIV)
Leviticus 23:11 and he shall wave the sheaf before Yahweh, to be accepted for you. On the next day after the Sabbath the priest shall wave it. (See NIV)
Leviticus 23:28 You shall do no manner of work in that same day; for it is a day of atonement, to make atonement for you before Yahweh your God. (See NAS)
Leviticus 24:8 Every Sabbath day he shall set it in order before Yahweh continually. It is on the behalf of the children of Israel an everlasting covenant. (WEB ASV RSV NIV)
Numbers 3:9 You shall give the Levites to Aaron and to his sons. They are wholly given to him on the behalf of the children of Israel. (WEB ASV)
Numbers 3:38 Those who encamp before the tabernacle eastward, in front of the Tent of Meeting toward the sunrise, shall be Moses, and Aaron and his sons, keeping the requirements of the sanctuary for the duty of the children of Israel. The stranger who comes near shall be put to death. (See NIV)
Numbers 5:15 then the man shall bring his wife to the priest, and shall bring her offering for her: the tenth part of an ephah of barley meal. He shall pour no oil on it, nor put frankincense on it, for it is a meal offering of jealousy, a meal offering of memorial, bringing iniquity to memory. (See NIV)
Numbers 8:11 and Aaron shall offer the Levites before Yahweh for a wave offering, on the behalf of the children of Israel, that it may be theirs to do the service of Yahweh. (WEB ASV)
Numbers 8:19 I have given the Levites as a gift to Aaron and to his sons from among the children of Israel, to do the service of the children of Israel in the Tent of Meeting, and to make atonement for the children of Israel; that there be no plague among the children of Israel, when the children of Israel come near to the sanctuary." (See NAS NIV)
Numbers 21:7 and the people come in unto Moses and say, 'We have sinned, for we have spoken against Jehovah, and against thee; pray unto Jehovah, and He doth turn aside from us the serpent;' and Moses prayeth in behalf of the people. (YLT)
Deuteronomy 1:30 Yahweh your God who goes before you, he will fight for you, according to all that he did for you in Egypt before your eyes, (See NAS)