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James 5:16
Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that you may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.
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1 Corinthians 1:17
For Christ sent me not to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not with wisdom of words, lest the cross of Christ should be made of none effect.
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2 John 1:9
Whoever transgresses, and stays not in the doctrine of Christ, has not God. He that stays in the doctrine of Christ, he has both the Father and the Son.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(v. t.) To inspire with courage, spirit, or hope; to raise, or to increase, the confidence of; to animate; enhearten; to incite; to help forward; -- the opposite of discourage.
Greek
3870. parakaleo -- to call to or for, to exhort, to encourage
... to call to or for, to exhort, to encourage. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration:
parakaleo Phonetic Spelling: (par-ak-al-eh'-o) Short Definition: I summon ...
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3888. paramutheomai -- to encourge, comfort
... comfort. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: paramutheomai Phonetic Spelling:
(par-am-oo-theh'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I encourage, comfort, console ...
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4389. protrepo -- to turn forward, urge forward
... forward, urge forward. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: protrepo Phonetic Spelling:
(prot-rep'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I encourage, exhort Definition: I ...
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4837. sumparakaleo -- to exhort together, pass. to be strengthened ...
... strengthened with. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: sumparakaleo Phonetic Spelling:
(soom-par-ak-al-eh'-o) Short Definition: I invite, encourage along with ...
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3618. oikodomeo -- to build a house
... Definition: I erect a building, build; fig. of the building up of character:
I build up, edify, encourage. 3618 (from 3624 , "a house" and ...
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404. anapsucho -- to refresh
... bring much-needed (much-) , "causing someone to recover a state of cheer or
encouragement after a time of anxiety and trouble -- 'to encourage, to cheer up ...
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4994. sophronizo -- to recall one to his senses, admonish
... Word Origin from sophron Definition to recall one to his senses, admonish NASB Word
Usage encourage (1). correct, discipline, teach to be sober. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3823a. labab -- to get a mind or to encourage
... 3823, 3823a. labab. 3823b . to get a mind or to encourage. Transliteration:
labab Short Definition: faster. Word Origin denominative ...
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3823. labab -- to get a mind or to encourage
... labab. 3823a . to get a mind or to encourage. Transliteration: labab Phonetic
Spelling: (law-bab') Short Definition: cakes. make cakes, ravish, be wise ...
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2388. chazaq -- to be or grow firm or strong, strengthen
... hold (1), collected his strength (1), courageous (3), detained (1), devote (1),
display great strength (1), display strength (1), encourage (4), encourage* (1 ...
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3027. yad -- hand
... defiantly* (1), delivered (1), deserved* (1), direction (10), directions (1),
discouraged* (2), discouraging* (1), do (1), done (2), encourage* (1), encouraged ...
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Library

"Encourage Him!" Deut. I. 38
... XIV. "ENCOURAGE HIM!" DEUT. i. 38. "Encourage" who? Why, your new Minister.
He will need it. No one but God knows how much some ...
//christianbookshelf.org/champness/broken bread/xiv encourage him deut i.htm

It is Very Desirable that Parents Should Encourage the Desire for ...
... To Marcellina, His Sister. Book I. Chapter XII. It is very desirable that
parents should encourage the desire for the virgin lifeďż˝ ...
/.../ambrose/works and letters of st ambrose/chapter xii it is very.htm

Summary of the Creed, or Rule of Faith no Questions ever Raised ...
... Raised About It by Believers. Heretics Encourage and Perpetuate Thought
Independent of Christ's Teaching. Now, with regard to this ...
/.../the prescription against heretics/chapter xiii summary of the creed.htm

Fear Not
... I have to speak to-day to myself; and whilst I shall be endeavoring to encourage
those who are distressed and down-hearted, I shall be preaching, I trust to ...
//christianbookshelf.org/spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 3 1857/fear not.htm

Through-The-Week Activities for Boys' Organized Classes
... Leaders to encourage boys to get into athletics. Leaders to encourage boys in
outdoor life. Leaders to encourage boys in camps and hikes. ...
/.../the boy and the sunday school/x through-the-week activities for boys.htm

The Christian Race.
... Then thou must encourage thyself with the freeness of the promises, the
tender-heartedness of Christ, the freeness of his invitations to come in, the greatness ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/bunyan/the riches of bunyan/xiii the christian race.htm

On the Difficulties and Duties of the Christian Life.
... Let us encourage ourselves, my dear friend, let us encourage ourselves with those
mighty aids we are to expect in this spiritual warfare; for greater is he ...
/.../scougal/the life of god in the soul of man/part iii on the difficulties.htm

Atonement.
... that the same is true when an atonement has been made, and that therefore, the
doctrines of atonement and consequent forgiveness tend to encourage the hope of ...
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Secondly, the Motives by which the Christian Religion Enforces the ...
... upon such repentance, which the Christian religion affords us, is a most powerful
and necessary motive to frail and sinful creatures, to encourage and support ...
/.../xi proposition xi secondly the.htm

The Next Petition Is, Forgive us Our Debts. ...
... been carried away from Christ, since he, by instructing all to confess their guilt,
receives none but sinners, not that he may soothe, and so encourage them in ...
/.../of prayer--a perpetual exercise of faith/chapter 45 the next petition.htm

Thesaurus
Encourage (34 Occurrences)
... help forward; -- the opposite of discourage. Multi-Version Concordance
Encourage (34 Occurrences). Acts 11:23 On getting there he ...
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Strengthen (105 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To animate; to encourage; to fix in resolution. 3. (vi) To grow strong or
stronger. Multi-Version Concordance Strengthen (105 Occurrences). ...
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Encouraged (37 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Encourage. Multi-Version Concordance
Encouraged (37 Occurrences). Acts 9:31 So the assemblies ...
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Comfort (130 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To impart strength and hope to; to encourage; to relieve; to console;
to cheer. 4 ... assistance. To comfort is to cheer and encourage. ...
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Support (135 Occurrences)
... 3. (vt) To keep from failing or sinking; to solace under afflictive circumstances;
to assist; to encourage; to defend; as, to support the courage or spirits. ...
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Encouraging (12 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Encourage. 2. (a.) Furnishing
ground to hope; inspiriting; favoring. Multi-Version Concordance ...
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Inherit (98 Occurrences)
... Deuteronomy 1:38 Joshua the son of Nun, who stands before you, he shall go in there:
encourage you him; for he shall cause Israel to inherit it. ...
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Short (128 Occurrences)
... the sentence which God pronounces against actions such as theirs, as things which
deserve death, they not only practise them, but even encourage and applaud ...
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Qualified (5 Occurrences)
... Titus 1:9 holding fast to the faithful Message which he has received, so that he
may be well qualified both to encourage others with sound teaching and to ...
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Zealous (40 Occurrences)
... 2 Timothy 4:2 proclaim God's message, be zealous in season and out of season; convince,
rebuke, encourage, with the utmost patience as a teacher. (WEY). ...
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Bible Concordance
Encourage (34 Occurrences)

Acts 11:23 On getting there he was delighted to see the grace which God had bestowed; and he encouraged them all to remain, with fixed resolve, faithful to the Lord.
(Root in WEY NAS NIV)

Acts 15:32 Judas and Silas, also being prophets themselves, encouraged the brothers with many words, and strengthened them.
(Root in WEB NAS NIV)

Acts 27:34 Therefore I beg you to take some food, for this is for your safety; for not a hair will perish from any of your heads."
(See NAS)

Romans 1:32 In short, though knowing full well the sentence which God pronounces against actions such as theirs, as things which deserve death, they not only practise them, but even encourage and applaud others who do them.
(WEY)

Romans 12:8 or he who is exhorting -- 'In the exhortation!' he who is sharing -- 'In simplicity!' he who is leading -- 'In diligence?' he who is doing kindness -- 'In cheerfulness.'
(See NIV)

2 Corinthians 1:4 who encourages us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to encourage those who are in any tribulation whatever, through the encouragement with which we ourselves are encouraged of God.
(Root in DBY)

2 Corinthians 2:7 so that on the contrary ye should rather shew grace and encourage, lest perhaps such a one should be swallowed up with excessive grief.
(DBY)

Ephesians 6:22 I have sent him to you for the very purpose--that you may know about us and that he may encourage you.
(WEY DBY RSV NIV)

Colossians 4:8 whom I have sent to you for this very purpose, that he might know your state, and that he might encourage your hearts:
(DBY NAS RSV NIV)

1 Thessalonians 3:2 and sent Timothy our brother and God's minister in the service of Christ's Good News, that he might help you spiritually and encourage you in your faith;
(WEY DBY NAS NIV)

1 Thessalonians 4:18 And so we shall be with the Lord for ever. Therefore encourage one another with these words.
(WEY DBY NIV)

1 Thessalonians 5:11 Therefore encourage one another, and let each one help to strengthen his friend, as in fact you do.
(WEY DBY NAS RSV NIV)

1 Thessalonians 5:14 We exhort you, brothers, admonish the disorderly, encourage the fainthearted, support the weak, be patient toward all.
(WEB ASV NAS RSV NIV)

2 Thessalonians 2:17 encourage your hearts, and establish you in every good work and word.
(DBY NIV)

1 Timothy 1:16 But mercy was shown me in order that in me as the foremost of sinners Christ Jesus might display the fulness of His long-suffering patience as an example to encourage those who would afterwards be resting their faith on Him with a view to the Life of the Ages.
(WEY)

2 Timothy 4:2 proclaim God's message, be zealous in season and out of season; convince, rebuke, encourage, with the utmost patience as a teacher.
(WEY DBY NIV)

Titus 1:9 holding fast to the faithful Message which he has received, so that he may be well qualified both to encourage others with sound teaching and to reply successfully to opponents.
(WEY DBY NIV)

Titus 2:4 that they may train the young women to love their husbands, to love their children,
(See NAS)

Titus 2:6 Likewise, exhort the younger men to be sober minded;
(See NIV)

Titus 2:15 Say these things and exhort and reprove with all authority. Let no man despise you.
(See NIV)

Hebrews 3:13 On the contrary encourage one another, day after day, so long as To-day lasts, so that not one of you may be hardened through the deceitful character of sin.
(WEY DBY NAS NIV)

Hebrews 10:25 not neglecting--as some habitually do--to meet together, but encouraging one another, and doing this all the more since you can see the day of Christ approaching.
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1 Peter 5:12 I send this short letter by Silas, our faithful brother--for such I regard him--in order to encourage you, and to bear witness that what I have told you is the true grace of God. In it stand fast.
(WEY)

Deuteronomy 1:38 Joshua the son of Nun, who stands before you, he shall go in there: encourage you him; for he shall cause Israel to inherit it.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 3:28 But commission Joshua, and encourage him, and strengthen him; for he shall go over before this people, and he shall cause them to inherit the land which you shall see."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

2 Samuel 11:25 Then David said to the messenger, "Thus you shall tell Joab,'Don't let this thing displease you, for the sword devours one as well as another. Make your battle stronger against the city, and overthrow it.' Encourage him."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Ezra 6:22 and kept the feast of unleavened bread seven days with joy: for Yahweh had made them joyful, and had turned the heart of the king of Assyria to them, to strengthen their hands in the work of the house of God, the God of Israel.
(See NAS)

Job 16:5 But I would encourage you with my mouth, and the solace of my lips should assuage your pain.
(DBY NIV)

Psalms 10:17 Yahweh, you have heard the desire of the humble. You will prepare their heart. You will cause your ear to hear,
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Psalms 64:5 They encourage themselves in evil plans. They talk about laying snares secretly. They say, "Who will see them?"
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NIV)

Psalms 138:3 In the day that I called, you answered me. You encouraged me with strength in my soul.
(Root in WEB JPS ASV DBY)

Isaiah 1:17 Take pleasure in well-doing; let your ways be upright, keep down the cruel, give a right decision for the child who has no father, see to the cause of the widow.
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Isaiah 35:3 Make strong the feeble hands, give support to the shaking knees.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 29:8 For thus says Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel: Don't let your prophets who are in the midst of you, and your diviners, deceive you; neither listen to your dreams which you cause to be dreamed.
(See NIV)

Subtopics

Encourage

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Encouraged (37 Occurrences)

Comfort (130 Occurrences)

Support (135 Occurrences)

Encouraging (12 Occurrences)

Inherit (98 Occurrences)

Short (128 Occurrences)

Qualified (5 Occurrences)

Zealous (40 Occurrences)

Nun (31 Occurrences)

Nations (683 Occurrences)

Nourish (16 Occurrences)

Upset (9 Occurrences)

Utmost (21 Occurrences)

Urge (34 Occurrences)

Oppose (29 Occurrences)

Opponents (11 Occurrences)

Long-suffering (23 Occurrences)

Lasts (9 Occurrences)

Idlers (2 Occurrences)

Idle (33 Occurrences)

Foremost (14 Occurrences)

Flatter (5 Occurrences)

Fellow-workman (5 Occurrences)

Fulness (76 Occurrences)

Fainthearted (7 Occurrences)

Foster (2 Occurrences)

Theirs (96 Occurrences)

Refute (6 Occurrences)

Exhort (37 Occurrences)

Encountereth (1 Occurrence)

Encouragement (25 Occurrences)

Encourages (4 Occurrences)

Exhortation (16 Occurrences)

Embolden (1 Occurrence)

Erect (17 Occurrences)

Deserve (40 Occurrences)

Devoureth (27 Occurrences)

Desire (565 Occurrences)

Displease (7 Occurrences)

Discourage (3 Occurrences)

Devours (26 Occurrences)

Disorderly (8 Occurrences)

Maccabees

Privily (15 Occurrences)

Promote (21 Occurrences)

Patient (34 Occurrences)

Practise (52 Occurrences)

Pronounces (5 Occurrences)

Bounty (14 Occurrences)

Bowman (5 Occurrences)

Clinging (4 Occurrences)

Convince (7 Occurrences)

Countenance (67 Occurrences)

Concert (1 Occurrence)

Call

Commune (7 Occurrences)

Commission (11 Occurrences)

Confirm (39 Occurrences)

Convict (12 Occurrences)

Converse (5 Occurrences)

Cherish (20 Occurrences)

Admonish (13 Occurrences)

Actions (62 Occurrences)

Applaud (1 Occurrence)

All (60349 Occurrences)

Plans (55 Occurrences)

Successfully (4 Occurrences)

Snares (24 Occurrences)

Sentence (53 Occurrences)

Spirit (706 Occurrences)

Spiritually (8 Occurrences)

Spur (3 Occurrences)

Character (27 Occurrences)

Standeth (111 Occurrences)

Longsuffering (17 Occurrences)

Overthrow (48 Occurrences)

Discomfiture (6 Occurrences)

Resting (117 Occurrences)

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