Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (superl.) Laughingly gay; overflowing with good humor and good spirits; jovial; inclined to laughter or play ; sportive.
2. (superl.) Cheerful; joyous; not sad; happy.
3. (superl.) Causing laughter, mirth, gladness, or delight; as, / merry jest.
Greek2165. euphraino -- to cheer, make merry
... to cheer, make merry. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: euphraino Phonetic Spelling:
(yoo-frah'-ee-no) Short Definition: I cheer, am glad, make merry ...
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2167. euphrosune -- gladness
2431. hilaros -- cheerful
2114. euthumeo -- to be of good cheer
Strong's Hebrew8056. sameach -- glad, joyful, merry
... glad, joyful, merry. Transliteration: sameach Phonetic Spelling: (saw-may'-akh)
Short Definition: joyful. ... be glad, joyful, making merry-hearted, rejoicing. ...
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8055. samach -- rejoice, be glad
7832. sachaq -- to laugh
3820. leb -- inner man, mind, will, heart
1974. hillul -- a rejoicing, praise
7937. shakar -- to be or become drunk or drunken
3190. yatab -- to be good, well, glad, or pleasing
2896. towb -- pleasant, agreeable, good
2895. tob -- to be pleasing or good
2416. chay -- alive, living
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ThesaurusMerry (38 Occurrences)
... 2. (superl.) Cheerful; joyous; not sad; happy. 3. (superl.) Causing laughter, mirth,
gladness, or delight; as, / merry jest. ...Merry (38 Occurrences). ...
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Merry-hearted (1 Occurrence)
Fare (13 Occurrences)
Merrymakers (3 Occurrences)
Drank (70 Occurrences)
Joke (1 Occurrence)
Lady's (8 Occurrences)
Ease (46 Occurrences)
Damsel's (8 Occurrences)
Cheer (22 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceMerry (38 Occurrences)
Luke 12:19 I will tell my soul, "Soul, you have many goods laid up for many years. Take your ease, eat, drink, be merry."'
Luke 15:23 And bring hither the fatted calf, and kill it; and let us eat, and be merry:
Luke 15:24 For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found. And they began to be merry.
Luke 15:29 And he answering said to his father, Lo, these many years do I serve thee, neither transgressed I at any time thy commandment: and yet thou never gavest me a kid, that I might make merry with my friends:
Luke 15:32 It was meet that we should make merry, and be glad: for this thy brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.
Luke 16:19 And -- a certain man was rich, and was clothed in purple and fine linen, making merry sumptuously every day,
James 5:13 Is any among you afflicted? let him pray. Is any merry? let him sing psalms.
Revelation 11:10 And they that dwell upon the earth shall rejoice over them, and make merry, and shall send gifts one to another; because these two prophets tormented them that dwelt on the earth.
Genesis 43:34 He sent portions to them from before him, but Benjamin's portion was five times as much as any of theirs. They drank, and were merry with him.
Exodus 32:6 And they rose up early on the morrow, and offered burnt-offerings, and brought peace-offerings; and the people sat down to eat and to drink, and rose up to play.
Judges 9:27 And they went out into the fields, and gathered their vineyards, and trode the grapes, and made merry, and went into the house of their god, and did eat and drink, and cursed Abimelech.
Judges 16:25 It happened, when their hearts were merry, that they said, "Call for Samson, that he may entertain us." They called for Samson out of the prison; and he performed before them. They set him between the pillars;
Judges 19:6 So they sat down, ate, and drank, both of them together: and the young lady's father said to the man, "Please be pleased to stay all night, and let your heart be merry."
Judges 19:9 When the man rose up to depart, he, and his concubine, and his servant, his father-in-law, the young lady's father, said to him, "Behold, now the day draws toward evening, please stay all night: behold, the day grows to an end, lodge here, that your heart may be merry; and tomorrow go on your way early, that you may go home."
Judges 19:22 As they were making their hearts merry, behold, the men of the city, certain base fellows, surrounded the house, beating at the door; and they spoke to the master of the house, the old man, saying, "Bring out the man who came into your house, that we may have sex with him!"
Ruth 3:7 When Boaz had eaten and drunk, and his heart was merry, he went to lie down at the end of the heap of grain. She came softly, uncovered his feet, and laid her down.
1 Samuel 18:7 The women sang one to another as they played, and said, "Saul has slain his thousands, David his ten thousands."
1 Samuel 25:36 Abigail came to Nabal; and behold, he held a feast in his house, like the feast of a king. Nabal's heart was merry within him, for he was very drunken. Therefore she told him nothing, less or more, until the morning light.
2 Samuel 6:5 David and all the house of Israel played before Yahweh with all manner of instruments made of fir wood, and with harps, and with stringed instruments, and with tambourines, and with castanets, and with cymbals.
2 Samuel 6:21 And David said unto Michal, It was before Jehovah, who chose me above thy father, and above all his house, to appoint me prince over the people of Jehovah, over Israel: therefore will I play before Jehovah.
2 Samuel 13:28 Absalom commanded his servants, saying, "Mark now, when Amnon's heart is merry with wine; and when I tell you,'Strike Amnon,' then kill him. Don't be afraid. Haven't I commanded you? Be courageous, and be valiant!"
1 Kings 4:20 Judah and Israel were many as the sand which is by the sea in multitude, eating and drinking and making merry.
1 Kings 21:7 Jezebel his wife said to him, "Do you now govern the kingdom of Israel? Arise, and eat bread, and let your heart be merry. I will give you the vineyard of Naboth the Jezreelite."
1 Chronicles 13:8 David and all Israel played before God with all their might, even with songs, and with harps, and with stringed instruments, and with tambourines, and with cymbals, and with trumpets.
1 Chronicles 15:29 And it came to pass, as the ark of the covenant of Jehovah came to the city of David, that Michal the daughter of Saul looked out at the window, and saw king David dancing and playing; and she despised him in her heart.
2 Chronicles 7:10 And on the three and twentieth day of the seventh month he sent the people away into their tents, glad and merry in heart for the goodness that the LORD had showed unto David, and to Solomon, and to Israel his people.
Esther 1:10 On the seventh day, when the heart of the king was merry with wine, he commanded Mehuman, Biztha, Harbona, Bigtha, and Abagtha, Zethar, and Carcass, the seven eunuchs who served in the presence of Ahasuerus the king,
Job 21:12 They sing to the tambourine and harp, and rejoice at the sound of the pipe.
Proverbs 15:13 A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.
Proverbs 15:15 All the days of the afflicted are evil: but he that is of a merry heart hath a continual feast.
Proverbs 17:22 A merry heart doeth good like a medicine: but a broken spirit drieth the bones.
Ecclesiastes 8:15 Then I commended mirth, because a man hath no better thing under the sun, than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry: for that shall abide with him of his labour the days of his life, which God giveth him under the sun.
Ecclesiastes 9:7 Go your way-eat your bread with joy, and drink your wine with a merry heart; for God has already accepted your works.
Ecclesiastes 10:19 A feast is made for laughter, and wine maketh merry: but money answereth all things.
Jeremiah 15:17 I didn't sit in the assembly of those who make merry, nor rejoiced; I sat alone because of your hand; for you have filled me with indignation.
Jeremiah 30:19 Out of them shall proceed thanksgiving and the voice of those who make merry: and I will multiply them, and they shall not be few; I will also glorify them, and they shall not be small.
Jeremiah 31:4 Again will I build you, and you shall be built, O virgin of Israel: again you shall be adorned with your tambourines, and shall go forth in the dances of those who make merry.
Jeremiah 31:13 Then shall the virgin rejoice in the dance, and the young men and the old together; for I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice from their sorrow.
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