5111. tolmaó
Strong's Concordance
tolmaó: to have courage, to be bold
Original Word: τολμάω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: tolmaó
Phonetic Spelling: (tol-mah'-o)
Definition: to have courage, to be bold
Usage: I dare, endure, am bold, have courage, make up the mind.
HELPS Word-studies

5111 tolmáō (from tolma, "bold courage") – properly, to show daring courage necessary for a valid risk ("putting it all on the line"); courageously venture forward by putting fear behind and embracing the fruit that lies ahead for taking a necessary risk.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from tolma (boldness)
to have courage, to be bold
NASB Translation
am...bold (1), bold (2), courageous (1), dare (4), dared (1), gathered up courage (1), have courage (1), have...courage (1), presume (1), venture (2), ventured (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5111: τολμάω

τολμάω, τολμῶ; imperfect 3 person singular ἐτόλμα, plural ἐτόλμων; future τολμήσω; 1 aorist ἐτόλησα; (τολμᾷ or τόλμῃ (`daring'; Curtius, § 236)); from Homer down; to dare;

a. not to dread or shun through fear: followed by an infinitive, Matthew 22:46; Mark 12:34; Luke 20:40; John 21:12 (Winer's Grammar, § 65, 7b.); Acts 5:13; Acts 7:32; Romans 15:18; 2 Corinthians 10:12; Philippians 1:14; Jude 1:9; τολμήσας εἰσῆλθεν, took courage and went in, Mark 15:43 (Herodian, 8, 5, 22; Plutarch, vit. Cam. 22, 6).

b. to bear, endure; to bring oneself to; (cf. Winer's Grammar, as above): followed by an infinitive, Romans 5:7; 1 Corinthians 6:1.

c. absolutely, to be bold; bear oneself boldly, deal boldly: 2 Corinthians 11:21; ἐπί τινα, against one, 2 Corinthians 10:2. (Compare: ἀποτολμάω.) [SYNONYMS: τολμάω, θαρρέω: θαρρέω denotes confidence in one's own strength or capacity, θαρρέω boldness or daring in undertaking; θαρρέω has reference more to the character, τολμάω to its manifestation. Cf. Schmidt, chapter 24, 4; chapter 141. The words are found together in 2 Corinthians 10:2.]

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
be bold, dare

From tolma (boldness; probably itself from the base of telos through the idea of extreme conduct); to venture (objectively or in act; while tharrheo is rather subjective or in feeling); by implication, to be courageous -- be bold, boldly, dare, durst.

see GREEK telos

see GREEK tharrheo

Forms and Transliterations
ετολμα ετόλμα ἐτόλμα ετόλμησε ετόλμησέ ετολμησεν ετόλμησεν ἐτόλμησεν ἐτόλμησέν ετολμων ετόλμων ἐτόλμων τολμα τολμά τολμᾷ τολμαν τολμάν τολμᾷν τολμᾶν τολμησαι τολμήσαι τολμῆσαι τολμησας τολμήσας τολμήσουσιν τολμησω τολμήσω τολμω τολμώ τολμῶ τολμωμεν τολμώμεν τολμῶμεν etolma etólma etolmesen etolmēsen etólmesen etólmesén etólmēsen etólmēsén etolmon etolmōn etólmon etólmōn tolma tolmā̂i tolmā̂in tolman tolmesai tolmêsai tolmēsai tolmē̂sai tolmesas tolmēsas tolmḗsas tolmeso tolmēsō tolmḗso tolmḗsō tolmo tolmô tolmō tolmō̂ tolmomen tolmômen tolmōmen tolmō̂men
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 22:46 V-AIA-3S
GRK: λόγον οὐδὲ ἐτόλμησέν τις ἀπ'
NAS: did anyone dare from that day
KJV: a word, neither durst any [man] from
INT: a word nor dared anyone from

Mark 12:34 V-IIA-3S
GRK: οὐδεὶς οὐκέτι ἐτόλμα αὐτὸν ἐπερωτῆσαι
NAS: After that, no one would venture to ask
KJV: no man after that durst ask him
INT: no one no longer dared him to question

Mark 15:43 V-APA-NMS
GRK: τοῦ θεοῦ τολμήσας εἰσῆλθεν πρὸς
NAS: of God; and he gathered up courage and went
KJV: came, and went in boldly unto Pilate,
INT: of God having boldness he went in to

Luke 20:40 V-IIA-3P
GRK: οὐκέτι γὰρ ἐτόλμων ἐπερωτᾷν αὐτὸν
NAS: For they did not have courage to question
KJV: And after that they durst not ask
INT: no longer moreover did they dare to ask him

John 21:12 V-IIA-3S
GRK: οὐδεὶς δὲ ἐτόλμα τῶν μαθητῶν
NAS: of the disciples ventured to question
KJV: none of the disciples durst ask him,
INT: none however dared of the disciples

Acts 5:13 V-IIA-3S
GRK: λοιπῶν οὐδεὶς ἐτόλμα κολλᾶσθαι αὐτοῖς
NAS: of the rest dared to associate
KJV: of the rest durst no man
INT: rest no one dared join them

Acts 7:32 V-IIA-3S
GRK: Μωυσῆς οὐκ ἐτόλμα κατανοῆσαι
NAS: shook with fear and would not venture to look.
KJV: Moses trembled, and durst not behold.
INT: Moses not he dared examine [it]

Romans 5:7 V-PIA-3S
GRK: τις καὶ τολμᾷ ἀποθανεῖν
NAS: someone would dare even
KJV: would even dare to die.
INT: someone even might dare to die

Romans 15:18 V-FIA-1S
GRK: οὐ γὰρ τολμήσω τι λαλεῖν
NAS: For I will not presume to speak
KJV: I will not dare to speak of any
INT: except indeed will I dare anything to speak

1 Corinthians 6:1 V-PIA-3S
GRK: Τολμᾷ τις ὑμῶν
NAS: his neighbor, dare to go to law
KJV: Dare any of you,
INT: Dare anyone of you

2 Corinthians 10:2 V-ANA
GRK: ᾗ λογίζομαι τολμῆσαι ἐπί τινας
NAS: I propose to be courageous against
KJV: I think to be bold against
INT: with which I reckon to be daring toward some

2 Corinthians 10:12 V-PIA-1P
GRK: Οὐ γὰρ τολμῶμεν ἐνκρῖναι ἢ
NAS: For we are not bold to class or
KJV: For we dare not make
INT: not indeed dare we rank among or

2 Corinthians 11:21 V-PSA-3S
GRK: ἄν τις τολμᾷ ἐν ἀφροσύνῃ
NAS: respect anyone [else] is bold-- I speak
KJV: any is bold, (I speak
INT: anyhow anyone might be daring in foolishness

2 Corinthians 11:21 V-PIA-1S
GRK: ἀφροσύνῃ λέγω τολμῶ κἀγώ
NAS: in foolishness-- I am just
KJV: (I speak foolishly,) I am bold also.
INT: foolishness I speak am daring I also

Philippians 1:14 V-PNA
GRK: μου περισσοτέρως τολμᾷν ἀφόβως τὸν
NAS: because of my imprisonment, have far more
KJV: are much more bold to speak
INT: my more abundantly dare fearlessly the

Jude 1:9 V-AIA-3S
GRK: σώματος οὐκ ἐτόλμησεν κρίσιν ἐπενεγκεῖν
NAS: of Moses, did not dare pronounce against
KJV: of Moses, durst not
INT: body not did dare a judgment to bring against [him]

Strong's Greek 5111
16 Occurrences

ἐτόλμα — 4 Occ.
ἐτόλμησέν — 2 Occ.
ἐτόλμων — 1 Occ.
τολμᾷ — 3 Occ.
τολμᾷν — 1 Occ.
τολμῆσαι — 1 Occ.
τολμήσας — 1 Occ.
τολμήσω — 1 Occ.
τολμῶ — 1 Occ.
τολμῶμεν — 1 Occ.

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