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Lexicon :: Strong's G5479 - chara

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χαρά
Transliteration
chara (Key)
Pronunciation
khar-ah' (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:359,1298

Strong’s Definitions

χαρά chará, khar-ah'; from G5463; cheerfulness, i.e. calm delight:—gladness, × greatly, (X be exceeding) joy(-ful, -fully, -fulness, -ous).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 59x

The KJV translates Strong's G5479 in the following manner: joy (51x), gladness (3x), joyful (1x), joyous (1x), joyfulness (1x), joyfully (with G3326) (1x), greatly (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 59x
The KJV translates Strong's G5479 in the following manner: joy (51x), gladness (3x), joyful (1x), joyous (1x), joyfulness (1x), joyfully (with G3326) (1x), greatly (1x).
  1. joy, gladness

    1. the joy received from you

    2. the cause or occasion of joy

      1. of persons who are one's joy

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
χαρά chará, khar-ah'; from G5463; cheerfulness, i.e. calm delight:—gladness, × greatly, (X be exceeding) joy(-ful, -fully, -fulness, -ous).
STRONGS NT 5479: χαρά
χαρά, χαρᾶς, (χαίρω), from Aeschylus and Sophocles down, the Sept. for שִׂמְחָה and שָׂשׂון, joy, gladness;
a. Luke 1:14; Luke 15:7, 10; John 15:11; John 16:22, 24; John 17:13; Acts 8:8; 2 Corinthians 7:13; 2 Corinthians 8:2; Galatians 5:22; Colossians 1:11; Philippians 2:2; 1 John 1:4; 2 John 1:12; opposed to κατήφεια, James 4:9; opposed to λύπη, John 16:20; 2 Corinthians 2:3; Hebrews 12:11; ὑμῶν, i. e. the joy received from you, 2 Corinthians 1:24 (opposed to the 'sorrow' which Paul on returning to Corinth would both experience and give, 2 Corinthians 2:1-3); χαρά τῆς πίστεως, springing from faith, Philippians 1:25; χαίρειν χαράν μέγαν Matthew 2:10 (Winers Grammar, § 32, 2; Buttmann, 131, 5); ἀγαλλίασθαι χαρά, 1 Peter 1:8; χαράν (Rec.st χάριν) πολλήν ἐήξειν ἐπί with a dative of the thing, Philemon 1:7; πληροῦν τινα χαρᾶς, Romans 15:13; πληροῦσθαι χαρᾶς, Acts 13:52; 2 Timothy 1:4; ποιεῖν τίνι χαράν μεγάλην, Acts 15:3; ἀπό τῆς χαρᾶς, for joy, Matthew 13:44; Luke 24:41; Acts 12:14; ἐν χαρά (ἔρχεσθαι), Romans 15:32; μετά χαρᾶς, with joy, Matthew 13:20; Matthew 28:8; Mark 4:16; Luke 8:13; Luke 10:17; Luke 24:52; Acts 20:24 Rec.; Philippians 1:4; Philippians 2:29; Hebrews 10:34; Hebrews 13:17 (Polybius 11, 33, 7; 22, 17, 12; Xenophon, Hiero 1, 25); with πνεύματος ἁγίου added, joy wrought by the Holy Spirit, 1 Thessalonians 1:6; χαρά ἐν πνεύματι ἁγίῳ, joyousness caused by (cf. ἐν, I. 6 (p. 211{b} bottom) and Buttmann, § 133, 23) the Holy Spirit, Romans 14:17; χαρά ἐπί τίνι, 2 Corinthians 7:4; χαίρειν χαρά διά τί, John 3:29 (cf. χαίρω, a.); also διά τινα (a relative pronoun intervening), 1 Thessalonians 3:9; χαρά ὅτι, John 16:21; χαρά ἵνα (see ἵνα, II. 2 d.), 3 John 1:4.
b. by metonymy, the cause or occasion of joy: Luke 2:10; James 1:2; (so 2 Corinthians 1:15 WH text Tr marginal reading (others, χάρις, which see 3 b.)); of persons who are one's 'joy': 1 Thessalonians 2:19; Philippians 4:1; of a joyful condition or state: ἀντί... χαρᾶς, to attain to blessedness at the right hand of God in heaven, Hebrews 12:2; the same idea is expressed in the parable by the words, χαρά τοῦ κυρίου, the blessedness which the Lord enjoys, Matthew 25:21, 23.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Song of Songs
2
Matthew
2:10; 13:20; 13:44; 25:21; 25:23; 28:8
Mark
4:16
Luke
1:14; 2:10; 8:13; 10:17; 15:7; 15:10; 24:41; 24:52
John
3:29; 15:11; 16:20; 16:21; 16:22; 16:24; 17:13
Acts
8:8; 12:14; 13:52; 15:3; 20:24
Romans
14:17; 15:13; 15:32
2 Corinthians
1:24; 2:1; 2:2; 2:3; 2:3; 7:4; 7:13; 8:2
Galatians
5:22
Philippians
1:4; 1:25; 2:2; 2:29; 4:1
Colossians
1:11
1 Thessalonians
1:6; 2:19; 3:9
2 Timothy
1:4
Philemon
1:7
Hebrews
10:34; 12:2; 12:11; 13:17
James
1:2; 4:9
1 Peter
1:8
1 John
1:4
2 John
1:12
3 John
1:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5479 matches the Greek χαρά (chara),
which occurs 59 times in 57 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 2:10–Heb 12:11)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:10 - When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:20 - As for what was sown on rocky ground, this is the one who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:44 - “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:21 - His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant.[fn] You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:23 - His master said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant. You have been faithful over a little; I will set you over much. Enter into the joy of your master.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:8 - So they departed quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, and ran to tell his disciples.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:16 - And these are the ones sown on rocky ground: the ones who, when they hear the word, immediately receive it with joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:14 - And you will have joy and gladness, and many will rejoice at his birth,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:10 - And the angel said to them, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:13 - And the ones on the rock are those who, when they hear the word, receive it with joy. But these have no root; they believe for a while, and in time of testing fall away.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:17 - The seventy-two returned with joy, saying, “Lord, even the demons are subject to us in your name!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:7 - Just so, I tell you, there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who need no repentance.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:10 - Just so, I tell you, there is joy before the angels of God over one sinner who repents.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:41 - And while they still disbelieved for joy and were marveling, he said to them, “Have you anything here to eat?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:52 - And they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:29 - The one who has the bride is the bridegroom. The friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly at the bridegroom’s voice. Therefore this joy of mine is now complete.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:11 - These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:20 - Truly, truly, I say to you, you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice. You will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will turn into joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:21 - When a woman is giving birth, she has sorrow because her hour has come, but when she has delivered the baby, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born into the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:22 - So also you have sorrow now, but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:24 - Until now you have asked nothing in my name. Ask, and you will receive, that your joy may be full.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:13 - But now I am coming to you, and these things I speak in the world, that they may have my joy fulfilled in themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:8 - So there was much joy in that city.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:14 - Recognizing Peter’s voice, in her joy she did not open the gate but ran in and reported that Peter was standing at the gate.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:52 - And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:3 - So, being sent on their way by the church, they passed through both Phoenicia and Samaria, describing in detail the conversion of the Gentiles, and brought great joy to all the brothers.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:17 - For the kingdom of God is not a matter of eating and drinking but of righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:13 - May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:32 - so that by God’s will I may come to you with joy and be refreshed in your company.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:24 - Not that we lord it over your faith, but we work with you for your joy, for you stand firm in your faith.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 2:3 - And I wrote as I did, so that when I came I might not suffer pain from those who should have made me rejoice, for I felt sure of all of you, that my joy would be the joy of you all.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:4 - I am acting with great boldness toward you; I have great pride in you; I am filled with comfort. In all our affliction, I am overflowing with joy.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:13 - Therefore we are comforted. And besides our own comfort, we rejoiced still more at the joy of Titus, because his spirit has been refreshed by you all.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:2 - for in a severe test of affliction, their abundance of joy and their extreme poverty have overflowed in a wealth of generosity on their part.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:22 - But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:4 - always in every prayer of mine for you all making my prayer with joy,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:25 - Convinced of this, I know that I will remain and continue with you all, for your progress and joy in the faith,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:2 - complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:29 - So receive him in the Lord with all joy, and honor such men,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:1 - Therefore, my brothers,[fn] whom I love and long for, my joy and crown, stand firm thus in the Lord, my beloved.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:11 - being strengthened with all power, according to his glorious might, for all endurance and patience with joy;
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 1:6 - And you became imitators of us and of the Lord, for you received the word in much affliction, with the joy of the Holy Spirit,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:19 - For what is our hope or joy or crown of boasting before our Lord Jesus at his coming? Is it not you?
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:20 - For you are our glory and joy.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:9 - For what thanksgiving can we return to God for you, for all the joy that we feel for your sake before our God,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 1:4 - As I remember your tears, I long to see you, that I may be filled with joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:7 - For I have derived much joy and comfort from your love, my brother, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed through you.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:34 - For you had compassion on those in prison, and you joyfully accepted the plundering of your property, since you knew that you yourselves had a better possession and an abiding one.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:2 - looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:11 - For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.

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