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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 4 times in 4 verses in 'Heb' in the Greek concordance of the KJV

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.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:17 - Obey those who rule over you, and be submissive, for they watch out for your souls, as those who must give account. Let them do so with joy and not with grief, for that would be unprofitable for you.
 
 
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