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Lexicon :: Strong's G5479 - chara

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χαρά
Transliteration
chara
Pronunciation
khä-rä' (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 KJV

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 2:10–Heb 12:11)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:10 - When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceedingly great joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:20 - “But he who received the seed on stony places, this is he who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:44 - “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and hid; and for joy over it he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:21 - “His lord said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant; you were faithful over a few things, I will make you ruler over many things. Enter into the joy of your lord.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:23 - “His lord said to him, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant; you have been faithful over a few things, I will make you ruler over many things. Enter into the joy of your lord.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:8 - So they went out quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, and ran to bring His disciples word.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:16 - “These likewise are the ones sown on stony ground who, when they hear the word, immediately receive it with gladness;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:14 - “And you will have joy and gladness, and many will rejoice at his birth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:10 - Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:13 - “But the ones on the rock are those who, when they hear, receive the word with joy; and these have no root, who believe for a while and in time of temptation fall away.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:17 - Then the seventy[fn] returned with joy, saying, “Lord, even the demons are subject to us in Your name.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:7 - “I say to you that likewise there will be more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine just persons who need no repentance.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:10 - “Likewise, I say to you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:41 - But while they still did not believe for joy, and marveled, He said to them, “Have you any food here?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:52 - And they worshiped Him, and returned to Jerusalem with great joy,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:29 - “He who has the bride is the bridegroom; but the friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly because of the bridegroom’s voice. Therefore this joy of mine is fulfilled.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:11 - “These things I have spoken to you, that My joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be full.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:20 - “Most assuredly, I say to you that you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice; and you will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will be turned into joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:21 - “A woman, when she is in labor, has sorrow because her hour has come; but as soon as she has given birth to the child, she no longer remembers the anguish, for joy that a human being has been born into the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:22 - “Therefore you now have sorrow; but I will see you again and your heart will rejoice, and your joy no one will take 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 come to You, and these things I speak in the world, that they may have My joy fulfilled in themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:8 - And there was great joy in that city.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:14 - When she recognized Peter’s voice, because of her gladness she did not open the gate, but ran in and announced that Peter stood before 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 Phoenicia and Samaria, describing the conversion of the Gentiles; and they caused great joy to all the brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:24 - “But none of these things move me; nor do I count my life dear to myself,[fn] so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:17 - for the kingdom of God is not eating and drinking, but righteousness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:13 - Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:32 - that I may come to you with joy by the will of God, and may be refreshed together with you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:24 - Not that we have dominion over your faith, but are fellow workers for your joy; for by faith you stand.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 2:3 - And I wrote this very thing to you, lest, when I came, I should have sorrow over those from whom I ought to have joy, having confidence in you all that my joy is the joy of you all.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:4 - Great is my boldness of speech toward you, great is my boasting on your behalf. I am filled with comfort. I am exceedingly joyful in all our tribulation.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:13 - Therefore we have been comforted in your comfort. And we rejoiced exceedingly more for the joy of Titus, because his spirit has been refreshed by you all.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 8:2 - that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded in the riches of their liberality.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:22 - But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:4 - always in every prayer of mine making request for you all with joy,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:25 - And being confident of this, I know that I shall remain and continue with you all for your progress and joy of faith,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:2 - fulfill my joy by being like-minded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:29 - Receive him therefore in the Lord with all gladness, and hold such men in esteem;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:1 - Therefore, my beloved and longed-for brethren, my joy and crown, so stand fast in the Lord, beloved.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:11 - strengthened with all might, according to His glorious power, for all patience and longsuffering with joy;
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 1:6 - And you became followers of us and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, with joy of the Holy Spirit,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:19 - For what is our hope, or joy, or crown of rejoicing? Is it not even you in the presence of our Lord Jesus Christ at His coming?
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:20 - For you are our glory and joy.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:9 - For what thanks can we render to God for you, for all the joy with which we rejoice for your sake before our God,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 1:4 - greatly desiring to see you, being mindful of your tears, that I may be filled with joy,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:34 - for you had compassion on me[fn] in my chains, and joyfully accepted the plundering of your goods, knowing that you have a better and an enduring possession for yourselves in heaven.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:2 - looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:11 - Now no chastening seems to be joyful for the present, but painful; nevertheless, afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.

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