Encouragement
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The act of encouraging; incitement to action or to practice; as, the encouragement of youth in generosity.

2. (n.) That which serves to incite, support, promote, or advance, as favor, countenance, reward, etc.; incentive; increase of confidence; as, the fine arts find little encouragement among a rude people.

Greek
3874. paraklesis -- a calling to one's aid, ie encouragement ...
... a calling to one's aid, ie encouragement, comfort. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: paraklesis Phonetic Spelling: (par-ak'-lay-sis) Short ...
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3889. paramuthia -- encouragement, exhortation, comfort
... encouragement, exhortation, comfort. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration:
paramuthia Phonetic Spelling: (par-am-oo-thee'-ah) Short Definition ...
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3890. paramuthion -- exhortation, encouragement
... exhortation, encouragement. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: paramuthion
Phonetic Spelling: (par-am-oo'-thee-on) Short Definition: comfort ...
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3888. paramutheomai -- to encourge, comfort
... 3888 (derived from 3844 , "from close-beside" and , " speaking") -- properly, that
shows sympathy (encouragement), cheering someone up by speech with a " touch ...
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1936. epithesis -- a laying on, an assault
... 1936 (from 2007 , "place upon") -- properly to put, lay on (hands); used of the
Lord conveying supernatural encouragement and revelation by "the laying on of ...
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404. anapsucho -- to refresh
... bring cooling (reviving, with fresh air); (figuratively) bring much-needed (much-) ,
"causing someone to recover a state of cheer or encouragement after a time ...
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3931. paregoria -- exhortation, comfort
... word.]. Word Origin from paregoreo (to address) Definition exhortation,
comfort NASB Word Usage encouragement (1). comfort. From ...
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4837. sumparakaleo -- to exhort together, pass. to be strengthened ...
... par-ak-al-eh'-o) Short Definition: I invite, encourage along with others Definition:
I invite, encourage along with others; pass: I share in encouragement with ...
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Strong's Hebrew
2388. chazaq -- to be or grow firm or strong, strengthen
... 1), devote (1), display great strength (1), display strength (1), encourage (4),
encourage* (1), encouraged (2), encouraged* (3), encouragement (1), encourages ...
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Library

Encouragement.
... II. Seeking, Pleading, and Hoping. Hymn 9 Encouragement. John Newton
10,10,11,11. Encouragement. My soul is beset. With grief and dismay,. ...
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Encouragement for the Depressed
... Encouragement for the Depressed. A Sermon (No.3489). ... May the words I utter be
an encouragement to them, and to feeble workers collectively. ...
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Encouragement to the Desponding.
... 18TH DAY. Encouragement to the Desponding. ... "Him that cometh unto me, I will in
no wise cast out.""John 6:37. Encouragement to the Desponding. ...
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An Encouragement and Confirmation of the Pious.
... The Divine Institutes. Book VII. Of a Happy Life. Chap. XXVII."An Encouragement
and Confirmation of the Pious. Since we have completed ...
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Encouragement to Christian Effort.
... PHILANTHROPIC SUBJECTS. 822. " Encouragement to Christian Effort. 822.
CM Lond. Inquirer. Encouragement to Christian Effort. ...
/.../adams/hymns for christian devotion/822 encouragement to christian.htm

Assurance and Encouragement. --Matt. vii. 7, 8
... ORIGINAL HYMNS HYMN CXII. Assurance and Encouragement."Matt. vii. 7, 8.
6.6.6.6.8.6.8.8 James Montgomery. Assurance and Encouragement."Matthew 7:7, 8. ...
/.../sacred poems and hymns/hymn cxii assurance and encouragement matt.htm

Hearken and Look; Or, Encouragement for Believers
... Hearken and Look; or, Encouragement for Believers. A Sermon (No.1596). Delivered
on Wednesday, April 27th, 1881, by. CH SPURGEON,. At Exeter Hall. ...
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The Reader Reminded How Much He Needs the Assistance of the Spirit ...
... THE READER REMINDED HOW MUCH HE NEEDS THE ASSISTANCE OF THE SPIRIT OF GOD TO FORM
HIM TO THE TEMPER DESCRIBED ABOVE, AND WHAT ENCOURAGEMENT HE HAS TO EXPECT IT ...
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Two Fountains, one Stream
... were written for our learning, that we, through patience,'"or rather the brave
perseverance"'and consolation'"or rather perhaps encouragement"'of the ...
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Sanctification.
... Yet it appears to me that as a source of encouragement to the church, it is of great
importance whether, as a matter of fact, a state of entire and continued ...
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Thesaurus
Encouragement (25 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The act of encouraging; incitement to action or to practice; as, the
encouragement of youth in generosity. ...Encouragement (25 Occurrences). ...
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Encouraged (37 Occurrences)
... 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 ...
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Endurance (31 Occurrences)
... that was written of old has been written for our instruction, so that we may always
have hope through the power of endurance and the encouragement which the ...
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Encourages (4 Occurrences)
... 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 ...
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Comfort (130 Occurrences)
... 4. (n.) Assistance; relief; support. 5. (n.) Encouragement; solace;
consolation in trouble; also, that which affords consolation. ...
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Steadfastness (15 Occurrences)
... Romans 15:4 For whatever things were written before were written for our learning,
that through patience and through encouragement of the Scriptures we might ...
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Perseverance (27 Occurrences)
... Romans 15:4 For whatever things were written before were written for our learning,
that through patience and through encouragement of the Scriptures we might ...
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Patience (59 Occurrences)
... Romans 15:4 For whatever things were written before were written for our learning,
that through patience and through encouragement of the Scriptures we might ...
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Barnabas (33 Occurrences)
... of Barnabas had begun a movement toward Christianity among the Greeks at Antioch,
Barnabas was sent from Jerusalem to give it encouragement and direction, and ...
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Sure (142 Occurrences)
... 2 Corinthians 1:7 (and our hope for you is sure;) or whether we are encouraged,
it is for your encouragement and salvation: knowing that as ye are partakers of ...
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Concordance
Encouragement (25 Occurrences)

Acts 4:36
Joses, who by the apostles was surnamed Barnabas (which is, being interpreted, Son of Encouragement), a Levite, a man of Cyprus by race,
(WEB WEY NAS RSV NIV)

Acts 9:31
The Church, however, throughout the whole of Judaea, Galilee and Samaria, had peace and was spiritually built up; and grew in numbers, living in the fear of the Lord and receiving encouragement from the Holy Spirit.
(WEY)

Acts 13:15
After the reading of the law and the prophets, the rulers of the synagogue sent to them, saying, "Brothers, if you have any word of exhortation for the people, speak."
(See NIV)

Acts 15:31
When they had read it, they rejoiced over the encouragement.
(WEB NAS)

Acts 20:1
When the uproar had ceased, Paul sent for the disciples; and, after speaking words of encouragement to them, he took his leave, and started for Macedonia.
(WEY)

Acts 20:2
When he had gone through those parts, and had encouraged them with many words, he came into Greece.
(See RSV NIV)

Romans 15:4
For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that through patience and through encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.
(WEB WEY DBY NAS RSV NIV)

Romans 15:5
Now the God of patience and of encouragement grant you to be of the same mind one with another according to Christ Jesus,
(WEB WEY DBY NAS RSV NIV)

1 Corinthians 14:3
But he who prophesies speaks to men words of edification, encouragement and comfort.
(WEY DBY RSV NIV)

2 Corinthians 1:3
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassions, and God of all encouragement;
(DBY)

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.
(DBY)

2 Corinthians 1:5
Because, even as the sufferings of the Christ abound towards us, so through the Christ does our encouragement also abound.
(DBY)

2 Corinthians 1:6
But whether we are in tribulation, it is for your encouragement and salvation, wrought in the endurance of the same sufferings which we also suffer,
(DBY)

2 Corinthians 1:7
(and our hope for you is sure;) or whether we are encouraged, it is for your encouragement and salvation: knowing that as ye are partakers of the sufferings, so also of the encouragement.
(DBY)

2 Corinthians 7:4
Great is my boldness towards you, great my exulting in respect of you; I am filled with encouragement; I overabound in joy under all our affliction.
(DBY)

2 Corinthians 7:7
and not by his coming only, but also through the encouragement with which he was encouraged as to you; relating to us your ardent desire, your mourning, your zeal for me; so that I the more rejoiced.
(DBY)

2 Corinthians 7:13
For this reason we have been encouraged. And we the rather rejoiced in our encouragement more abundantly by reason of the joy of Titus, because his spirit has been refreshed by you all.
(DBY NIV)

Philippians 2:1
If there is therefore any exhortation in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any tender mercies and compassion,
(See NAS RSV NIV)

Colossians 4:11
and Jesus who is called Justus, who are of the circumcision. These are my only fellow workers for the Kingdom of God, men who have been a comfort to me.
(See NAS)

2 Thessalonians 2:16
Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father, who loved us and gave us eternal comfort and good hope through grace,
(See NIV)

Philemon 1:7
For we have great thankfulness and encouragement through thy love, because the bowels of the saints are refreshed by thee, brother.
(DBY NIV)

Hebrews 6:18
that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we may have a strong encouragement, who have fled for refuge to take hold of the hope set before us.
(WEB WEY ASV DBY NAS RSV)

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;
(See NIV)

1 Peter 2:14
or to provincial Governors as sent by him for the punishment of evil-doers and the encouragement of those who do what is right.
(WEY)

Daniel 11:1
"As for me, in the first year of Darius the Mede, I stood up to confirm and strengthen him.
(See NAS)

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