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International Standard Bible EncyclopediaCOURAGE
kur'-aj: Hebrew chazaq, "to show oneself strong" (Numbers 13:20 2 Samuel 10:12 1 Chronicles 19:13 2 Chronicles 15:8 Ezra 10:4 Psalm 27:14; Psalm 31:24 Isaiah 41:6); ruach, "spirit," "animus" (Joshua 2:11 the King James Version); 'amats, "to be alert" (physically and mentally), "to be agile," "quick," "energetic" (Deuteronomy 31:6, 7, 23 Joshua 1:6, 9, 18; Joshua 10:25 1 Chronicles 22:13; 1 Chronicles 28:20); lebhabh, "the heart," and figuratively, "person," "spirit" (Daniel 11:25); Greek tharsos, "cheer" (Acts 28:15). A virtue highly esteemed among all nations, one of the four chief "natural" (cardinal) virtues (The Wisdom of Solomon 8:7), while cowardice ranks as one of the mortal sins (Ecclesiasticus 2:12, 13; Revelation 21:8).
Greek2293. tharseo -- to be of good courage
... to be of good courage. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: tharseo Phonetic Spelling:
(thar-seh'-o) Short Definition: be of good cheer Definition: I am of ...
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5111. tolmao -- to have courage, to be bold
2294. tharsos -- courage
2292. tharreo -- to be of good courage
2174. eupsucheo -- to be of good courage
2115. euthumos -- of good cheer
2114. euthumeo -- to be of good cheer
3642. oligopsuchos -- fainthearted
85. ademoneo -- to be distressed
Strong's Hebrew2388. chazaq -- to be or grow firm or strong, strengthen
... 1), strong (31), strong support (1), stronger (6), strongly support (1), support*
(1), supported (1), sure (1), sustain (1), take (1), take courage (6), take ...
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553. amets -- to be stout, strong, bold, alert
7307. ruach -- breath, wind, spirit
3824. lebab -- inner man, mind, will, heart
7503. raphah -- sink, relax
3027. yad -- hand
3820. leb -- inner man, mind, will, heart
1369. geburah -- strength, might
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (n.) The heart; spirit; temper; disposition.
2. (n.) Heart; inclination; desire; will.
Topical Bible Verses1 Chronicles 22:13
Then shall you prosper, if you take heed to fulfill the statutes and judgments which the LORD charged Moses with concerning Israel: be strong, and of good courage; dread not, nor be dismayed.
2 Timothy 1:7
1 Corinthians 16:13
ThesaurusCourage (74 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. COURAGE. ... Multi-Version Concordance Courage (74
Occurrences). Matthew 9:2 Here they brought to Him a paralytic lying on a bed. ...
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Courageous (24 Occurrences)
Discouraged (19 Occurrences)
Dismayed (69 Occurrences)
Confidence (103 Occurrences)
Fortitude (5 Occurrences)
Dare (19 Occurrences)
Faint (76 Occurrences)
Timid (8 Occurrences)
Tremble (92 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceCourage (74 Occurrences)
Matthew 9:2 Here they brought to Him a paralytic lying on a bed. Seeing their faith Jesus said to the paralytic, "Take courage, my child; your sins are pardoned."
Matthew 9:22 And Jesus turned and saw her, and said, "Take courage, daughter; your faith has cured you." And the woman was restored to health from that moment.
Matthew 14:27 But Jesus immediately spoke to them, saying, Take courage; it is I: be not afraid.
Mark 6:50 For all saw him and were troubled. And immediately he spoke with them, and says to them, Be of good courage: it is I; be not afraid.
Mark 10:49 And Jesus, standing still, desired him to be called. And they call the blind man, saying to him, Be of good courage, rise up, he calls thee.
Mark 15:43 Joseph of Arimathaea came, a highly respected member of the Council, who himself also was living in expectation of the Kingdom of God. He summoned up courage to go in to see Pilate and beg for the body of Jesus.
Luke 8:48 And he said to her, Be of good courage, daughter; thy faith has healed thee; go in peace.
Luke 20:40 They didn't dare to ask him any more questions.
John 16:33 "I have spoken all this to you in order that in me you may have peace. In the world you have affliction. But keep up your courage: *I* have won the victory over the world."
Acts 4:29 And now, Lord, listen to their threats, and enable Thy servants to proclaim Thy Message with fearless courage,
Acts 23:11 The following night the Lord came and stood at Paul's side, and said, "Be of good courage, for as you have borne faithful witness about me in Jerusalem, so you must also bear witness in Rome."
Acts 27:22 But now take courage, for there will be no destruction of life among you, but of the ship only.
Acts 27:25 "Therefore, Sirs, take courage; for I believe God, and am convinced that things will happen exactly as I have been told.
Acts 27:36 And all taking courage, themselves also took food.
Acts 28:15 From there the brothers, when they heard of us, came to meet us as far as The Market of Appius and The Three Taverns. When Paul saw them, he thanked God, and took courage.
Romans 5:7 Why, it is scarcely conceivable that any one would die for a simply just man, although for a good and lovable man perhaps some one, here and there, will have the courage even to lay down his life.
1 Corinthians 16:13 Watch! Stand firm in the faith! Be courageous! Be strong!
2 Corinthians 5:6 Being therefore always of good courage, and knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord
2 Corinthians 5:8 We are of good courage, I say, and are willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be at home with the Lord.
2 Corinthians 7:16 I rejoice that in everything I am of good courage concerning you.
2 Corinthians 10:1 Now I Paul, myself, entreat you by the humility and gentleness of Christ; I who in your presence am lowly among you, but being absent am of good courage toward you.
2 Corinthians 10:2 Yes, I beg you that I may not, when present, show courage with the confidence with which I intend to be bold against some, who consider us to be walking according to the flesh.
2 Corinthians 13:11 Finally, brethren, be joyful, secure perfection of character, take courage, be of one mind, live in peace. And then God who gives love and peace will be with you.
Galatians 6:9 Let us not abate our courage in doing what is right; for in due time we shall reap a reward, if we do not faint.
Philippians 1:14 and that most of the brothers in the Lord, being confident through my bonds, are more abundantly bold to speak the word of God without fear.
Philippians 1:20 according to my earnest expectation and hope, that I will in no way be disappointed, but with all boldness, as always, now also Christ will be magnified in my body, whether by life, or by death.
1 Thessalonians 2:2 but having suffered before and been shamefully treated, as you know, at Philippi, we grew bold in our God to tell you the Good News of God in much conflict.
Hebrews 3:6 but Christ is faithful as a Son over his house; whose house we are, if we hold fast our confidence and the glorying of our hope firm to the end.
Hebrews 12:5 and you have quite forgotten the encouraging words which are addressed to you as sons, and which say, "My son, do not think lightly of the Lord's discipline, and do not faint when He corrects you;
Hebrews 13:6 So that with good courage we say, "The Lord is my helper. I will not fear. What can man do to me?"
James 5:8 So you also must be patient: keeping up your courage; for the Coming of the Lord is now close at hand.
Numbers 13:20 and what the land is, whether it is fat or lean, whether there is wood therein, or not. Be of good courage, and bring of the fruit of the land. Now the time was the time of the first-ripe grapes."
Deuteronomy 31:6 Be strong and of good courage, don't be afraid, nor be scared of them: for Yahweh your God, he it is who does go with you; he will not fail you, nor forsake you."
Deuteronomy 31:7 Moses called to Joshua, and said to him in the sight of all Israel, "Be strong and of good courage: for you shall go with this people into the land which Yahweh has sworn to their fathers to give them; and you shall cause them to inherit it.
Deuteronomy 31:23 He commissioned Joshua the son of Nun, and said, "Be strong and of good courage; for you shall bring the children of Israel into the land which I swore to them: and I will be with you."
Joshua 1:6 "Be strong and of good courage; for you shall cause this people to inherit the land which I swore to their fathers to give them.
Joshua 1:9 Haven't I commanded you? Be strong and of good courage. Don't be afraid, neither be dismayed: for Yahweh your God is with you wherever you go."
Joshua 1:18 Whoever rebels against your commandment, and doesn't listen to your words in all that you command him, he shall be put to death. Only be strong and of good courage."
Joshua 2:11 And as soon as we had heard these things, our hearts did melt, neither did there remain any more courage in any man, because of you: for the LORD your God, he is God in heaven above, and in earth beneath.
Joshua 5:1 It happened, when all the kings of the Amorites, who were beyond the Jordan westward, and all the kings of the Canaanites, who were by the sea, heard how that Yahweh had dried up the waters of the Jordan from before the children of Israel, until we had passed over, that their heart melted, neither was there spirit in them any more, because of the children of Israel.
Joshua 10:25 Joshua said to them, "Don't be afraid, nor be dismayed. Be strong and of good courage, for Yahweh will do this to all your enemies against whom you fight."
Judges 20:22 The people, the men of Israel, encouraged themselves, and set the battle again in array in the place where they set themselves in array the first day.
1 Samuel 4:9 Be strong, and behave like men, O you Philistines, that you not be servants to the Hebrews, as they have been to you. Strengthen yourselves like men, and fight!"
2 Samuel 4:1 When Ishbosheth, Saul's son, heard that Abner was dead in Hebron, his hands became feeble, and all the Israelites were troubled.
2 Samuel 7:27 For you, Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel, have revealed to your servant, saying,'I will build you a house.' Therefore your servant has found in his heart to pray this prayer to you.
2 Samuel 10:12 Be of good courage, and let us be strong for our people, and for the cities of our God; and Yahweh do that which seems good to him."
1 Kings 2:2 I go the way of all the earth: be of good courage therefore, and be a man;
1 Chronicles 17:25 For you, my God, have revealed to your servant that you will build him a house. Therefore your servant has found courage to pray before you.
1 Chronicles 19:13 Be of good courage, and let us be strong for our people, and for the cities of our God: and Yahweh do that which seems him good.
1 Chronicles 22:13 Then you shall prosper, if you observe to do the statutes and the ordinances which Yahweh gave Moses concerning Israel. Be strong, and of good courage. Don't be afraid, neither be dismayed.
1 Chronicles 28:20 David said to Solomon his son, Be strong and of good courage, and do it: don't be afraid, nor be dismayed; for Yahweh God, even my God, is with you; he will not fail you, nor forsake you, until all the work for the service of the house of Yahweh is finished.
2 Chronicles 15:7 But you be strong, and don't let your hands be slack; for your work shall be rewarded.
2 Chronicles 15:8 When Asa heard these words, and the prophecy of Oded the prophet, he took courage, and put away the abominations out of all the land of Judah and Benjamin, and out of the cities which he had taken from the hill country of Ephraim; and he renewed the altar of Yahweh, that was before the porch of Yahweh.
2 Chronicles 17:6 And he took courage in the ways of Jehovah; moreover, he removed the high places and Asherahs out of Judah.
2 Chronicles 19:11 Behold, Amariah the chief priest is over you in all matters of Yahweh; and Zebadiah the son of Ishmael, the ruler of the house of Judah, in all the king's matters: also the Levites shall be officers before you. Deal courageously, and Yahweh be with the good.
2 Chronicles 23:1 In the seventh year Jehoiada strengthened himself, and took the captains of hundreds, Azariah the son of Jeroham, and Ishmael the son of Jehohanan, and Azariah the son of Obed, and Maaseiah the son of Adaiah, and Elishaphat the son of Zichri, into covenant with him.
2 Chronicles 25:11 Amaziah took courage, and led forth his people, and went to the Valley of Salt, and struck of the children of Seir ten thousand.
2 Chronicles 32:5 He took courage, and built up all the wall that was broken down, and raised it up to the towers, and the other wall outside, and strengthened Millo in the city of David, and made weapons and shields in abundance.
2 Chronicles 32:7 Be strong and of good courage, don't be afraid nor dismayed for the king of Assyria, nor for all the multitude who is with him; for there is a greater with us than with him:
Ezra 7:28 and hath extended mercy unto me before the king, and his counsellors, and before all the king's mighty princes. And I was strengthened according to the hand of the LORD my God upon me, and I gathered together out of Israel chief men to go up with me.
Ezra 10:4 Arise; for the matter belongs to you, and we are with you: be of good courage, and do it.
Psalms 27:14 Wait for Yahweh. Be strong, and let your heart take courage. Yes, wait for Yahweh.
Psalms 31:24 Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who hope in Yahweh.
Psalms 107:26 They mount up to the sky; they go down again to the depths. Their soul melts away because of trouble.
Proverbs 24:10 If thou losest courage in the day of trouble, thy strength is small.
Isaiah 35:4 Say to those who are full of fear, Be strong and take heart: see, your God will give punishment; the reward of God will come; he himself will come to be your saviour.
Isaiah 41:6 They helped every one his neighbour; and every one said to his brother, Be of good courage.
Jeremiah 4:9 And it will come about in that day, says the Lord, that the heart of the king will be dead in him, and the hearts of the rulers; and the priests will be overcome with fear, and the prophets with wonder.
Lamentations 1:16 For these things I weep; my eye, my eye runs down with water; Because the comforter who should refresh my soul is far from me: My children are desolate, because the enemy has prevailed.
Ezekiel 22:14 Can your heart endure, or can your hands be strong, in the days that I shall deal with you? I, Yahweh, have spoken it, and will do it.
Daniel 10:19 Then he said, It is clear to you why I have come to you. And now I will give you an account of what is recorded in the true writings:
Daniel 11:25 He shall stir up his power and his courage against the king of the south with a great army; and the king of the south shall war in battle with an exceeding great and mighty army; but he shall not stand; for they shall devise devices against him.
Micah 3:8 But as for me, I am full of power by the Spirit of Yahweh, and of judgment, and of might, to declare to Jacob his disobedience, and to Israel his sin.
Haggai 2:4 Yet now be strong, Zerubbabel,' says Yahweh.'Be strong, Joshua, son of Jehozadak, the high priest. Be strong, all you people of the land,' says Yahweh,'and work, for I am with you,' says Yahweh of Armies.
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