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Lexicon :: Strong's G5485 - charis

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charis (Key)
khar'-ece (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:372,1298

Trench's Synonyms: xlvii. χάρις, ἔλεος.

Strong’s Definitions

χάρις cháris, khar'-ece; from G5463; graciousness (as gratifying), of manner or act (abstract or concrete; literal, figurative or spiritual; especially the divine influence upon the heart, and its reflection in the life; including gratitude):—acceptable, benefit, favour, gift, grace(- ious), joy, liberality, pleasure, thank(-s, -worthy).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 156x

The KJV translates Strong's G5485 in the following manner: grace (130x), favour (6x), thanks (4x), thank (4x), thank (with G2192) (3x), pleasure (2x), miscellaneous (7x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 156x
The KJV translates Strong's G5485 in the following manner: grace (130x), favour (6x), thanks (4x), thank (4x), thank (with G2192) (3x), pleasure (2x), miscellaneous (7x).
  1. grace

    1. that which affords joy, pleasure, delight, sweetness, charm, loveliness: grace of speech

  2. good will, loving-kindness, favour

    1. of the merciful kindness by which God, exerting his holy influence upon souls, turns them to Christ, keeps, strengthens, increases them in Christian faith, knowledge, affection, and kindles them to the exercise of the Christian virtues

  3. what is due to grace

    1. the spiritual condition of one governed by the power of divine grace

    2. the token or proof of grace, benefit

      1. a gift of grace

      2. benefit, bounty

  4. thanks, (for benefits, services, favours), recompense, reward

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
χάρις cháris, khar'-ece; from G5463; graciousness (as gratifying), of manner or act (abstract or concrete; literal, figurative or spiritual; especially the divine influence upon the heart, and its reflection in the life; including gratitude):—acceptable, benefit, favour, gift, grace(- ious), joy, liberality, pleasure, thank(-s, -worthy).
STRONGS NT 5485: χάρις
χάρις, χάριτος, accusative χάριν, and twice in L T Tr WH the rarer form χάριτα (Acts 24:27; Jude 1:4) which is also poetic (cf. Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Spr. i. § 44 Anm. 1; (WHs Appendix, 157{b}; Buttmann, 13 (12))), accusative plural χάριτας (Acts 24:27 R G), (χαίρω), from Homer down, Hebrew חֵן, grace; i. e.
1. properly, that which affords joy, pleasure, delight, sweetness, charm, loveliness: grace of speech (Ecclesiastes 10:12; Sir. 21:16 Sir. 37:21; Homer, Odyssey 8, 175; τῶν λόγων, Demosthenes, 51, 9; 1419, 16; χάριτες μωρῶν, verbal pleasantries which the foolish affect in order to ingratiate themselves, Sir. 20:13), λόγοι χάριτος (genitive of quality), Luke 4:22; χάριν διδόναι τοῖς ἀκούουσιν, Ephesians 4:29; ἐν χάριτι, with grace (the substantive, ἅλας being added; see Lightfoot), Colossians 4:6.
2. good-will, loving-kindness, favor: in a broad sense, χάρις παρά τίνι, Luke 2:52; ἔχειν χάριν πρός τινα, to have favor with one, Acts 2:47; χάρις ἐναντίον τινας, Acts 7:10; (χάριν κατά τίνος αἴτεσθαι ὅπως (which see II. 2), Acts 25:3 (but others refer this to 3 b. below)); χάρις (of God) ἐστιν ἐπί τινα, attends and assists one, Luke 2:40; Acts 4:33; χάριν (χάριτα) χάριτας κατατίθεσθαι τίνι (see κατατίθημι), Acts 24:27; Acts 25:9; favor (i. e. act of favoring (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 66 at the end)), 2 Corinthians 8:4. χάρις is used of the kindness of a master toward his inferiors or servants, and so especially of God toward men: εὑρίσκειν χάριν παρά τῷ Θεῷ, Luke 1:30; ἐνώπιον τοῦ Θεοῦ, Acts 7:46; τοῦτο χάρις ἐστιν, this wins for us (God's) favor (R. V. is acceptable), 1 Peter 2:19; with παρά Θεῷ added, 1 Peter 2:20; παραδεδομένοι τῇ χάριτι τοῦ Θεοῦ, to be committed or commended to the protecting and helping favor of God, Acts 14:26; Acts 15:40. The apostles and N. T. writers at the beginning and end of their Epistles crave for their readers the favor (`grace') of God or of Christ, to which all blessings, especially spiritual, are due: Romans 1:7; Romans 16:20, 24 (R G); 1 Corinthians 1:3; 1 Corinthians 16:23; 2 Corinthians 1:2; 2 Corinthians 13:13 (14); Galatians 1:3; Galatians 6:18; Ephesians 1:2; Ephesians 6:24; Philippians 1:2; Philippians 4:23; Colossians 1:2; Colossians 4:18; 1 Thessalonians 1:1; 1 Thessalonians 5:28; 2 Thessalonians 1:2; 2 Thessalonians 3:18; 1 Timothy 1:2; 1 Timothy 6:21 (22); 2 Timothy 1:2; 2 Timothy 4:22: Titus 1:4; Titus 3:15; Philemon 1:3, 25; Hebrews 13:25; 1 Peter 1:2; 2 Peter 1:2; 2 Peter 3:18 (cf. 3 a.); 2 John 1:3; Revelation 1:4; Revelation 22:21; cf. Otto, Ueber d. apostol. Segensgruss χάρις ὑμῖν etc., in the Jahrbb. f. deutsche Theol. for 1867, p. 678ff. Moreover, the word χάρις contains the idea of kindness which bestows upon one what he has not deserved: Romans 11:6; hence, κατά χάριν and κατά ὀφείλημα are contrasted in Romans 4:4, 16; χάριτι and ἐξ ἔργων in Romans 11:6; κατ' ἀκλογην χάριτος, Romans 11:5; but the N. T. writers use χάρις pre-eminently of that kindness by which God bestow: favors even upon the ill-deserving, and grants to sinners the pardon of their offences, and bids them accept of eternal salvation through Christ: Romans 3:24; Romans 5:17, 20f; (Romans 6:1); 1 Corinthians 15:10; Galatians 1:15; Galatians 2:21; Ephesians 1:6,(Ephesians 1:7); Ephesians 2:5,7f; Philippians 1:7; Colossians 1:6; 2 Thessalonians 2:16; 1 Timothy 1:14; 2 Timothy 1:9; Hebrews 2:9 (here Treg. marginal reading χωρίς); Hebrews 10:29; Hebrews 12:15; Hebrews 13:9; 1 Peter 1:10; Jude 1:4; εὑρίσκειν χάριν, Hebrews 4:16; χάρις τοῦ Θεοῦ σωτήριος, Titus 2:11; λόγος τῆς χάριτος, the message of his grace, Acts 14:3; Acts 20:32; τό εὐαγγέλιον τῆς χάριτος τοῦ Θεοῦ, Acts 20:24; it is styled 'the grace of Christ,' in that through pity for sinful men Christ left his state of blessedness with God in heaven, and voluntarily underwent the hardships and miseries of human life, and by his sufferings and death procured salvation for mankind: (Acts 15:11); 2 Corinthians 8:9; Romans 5:15; Galatians 1:6; (Titus 3:7); John 1:14, 17. χάρις is used of "the merciful kindness by which God, exerting his holy influence upon souls, turns them to Christ, keeps, strengthens, increases them in Christian faith, knowledge, affection, and kindles them to the exercise of the Christian virtues": 2 Corinthians 4:15; 2 Corinthians 6:1; 2 Thessalonians 1:12; οἱ πεπιστευκότες διά τῆς χάριτος, Acts 18:27; ὑπό χάριν εἶναι,' to be subject to the power of grace, opposed to ὑπό νόμον εἶναι, Romans 6:14f; τῆς χάριτος ἐξεπέσατε, Galatians 5:4; προσμένειν τῇ χαρη, Acts 13:43 (G L T Tr WH); ἐπιμένειν, ibid. Rec.; ἐν τῇ χάριτι (R G WH text omit the article), prompted by grace, Colossians 3:16; the grace of God promoting the progress and blessings of the Christian religion, Acts 11:23; (prompting its possessors to benefactions, 2 Corinthians 9:14); sustaining and aiding the efforts of the men who labor for the cause of Christ, 1 Corinthians 15:10; 2 Corinthians 1:12; the favor of Christ, assisting and strengthening his followers and ministers to bear their troubles, 2 Corinthians 12:9.
3. what is due to grace;
a. the spiritual condition of one governed by the power of divine grace, what the theologians call the 'status gratiae': ἑστηκεναι ἐν τῇ χάριτι, Romans 5:2; εἰς τήν χάριν, 1 Peter 5:12; αὐξάνειν ἐν χάριτι, 2 Peter 3:18; ἐνδυναμουσθαι ἐν τῇ χάριτι τῇ ἐν Χριστῷ, 2 Timothy 2:1.
b. a token or proof of grace, 2 Corinthians 1:15 (A. V. benefit (WH text Tr marginal reading χαράν, which see under b.)); a gift of grace; benefaction, bounty: used of alms, 1 Corinthians 16:3; 2 Corinthians 8:6f, 19 (Sir. 3:29 (31); Sir. 29:15; 30:6; 4 Macc. 5:8; Xenophon, Ages. 4, 3f; Hier. 8, 4); πᾶσα χάρις, all earthly blessings, wealth, etc., which are due to divine goodness, 2 Corinthians 9:8; Θεός πάσης χάριτος, the author and giver of benefits of every kind, 1 Peter 5:10. the aid or succor of divine grace: διδόναι χάριν ταπεινοῖς, 1 Peter 5:5; James 4:6; the salvation offered to Christians is called χάρις, a gift of divine grace, 1 Peter 1:10, 13; of the various blessings of Christ experienced by souls: λαβεῖν χάριν ἀντί χάριτος (see ἀντί, 2 e., p. 49{b} bottom), John 1:16; χαρι ζωῆς, the gift of grace seen in the reception of life (cf. ζωή, 2 b.), 1 Peter 3:7; capacity and ability due to the grace of God (German Gnadenausrüstung), Ephesians 4:7; πλήρης χάριτος. Acts 6:8 G L T Tr WH; πικιλη χάρις, the aggregate of the extremely diverse powers and gifts granted to Christians, 1 Peter 4:10; used of the power to undertake and administer the apostolic office: λαβεῖν χάριν καί ἀποστολήν, i. e. χάριν τῆς ἀποστολῆς, Romans 1:5; τῆς χάριτος τῆς δοθείσης μοι (i. e., Paul), Romans 12:3, 6; Romans 15:15; 1 Corinthians 3:10; Galatians 2:9; Ephesians 3:2, 7; δοθείσῃ ὑμῖν, of the gifts of knowledge and utterance conferred upon Christians, 1 Corinthians 1:4; ἐδόθη μοι χάρις αὕτη, followed by an infinitive, Ephesians 3:8; of the desire to give alms roused by the grace of God, 2 Corinthians 8:1.
4. thanks (for benefits, services, favors); properly: χάριτι, with thanksgiving, 1 Corinthians 10:30; χάριν ἔχειν τίνι (Latingratiam habere alicui), to be thankful to one, Luke 17:9; 1 Timothy 1:12; 2 Timothy 1:3; Hebrews 12:28 (2 Macc. 3:33, and countless times in secular authors; cf. Passow, under the word, p. 2416{a} under the end; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, II. 2); Ast, Lex. Plato, ii, p. 539f; Bleek, Brief a. d. Hebrews 2:2, p. 975); followed by ἐπί with a dative of the thing, Philemon 1:7 T editions 2 and 7, bez (cf. p. 233a middle); χάρις τῷ Θεῷ namely, ἔστω, Romans 7:25 L T Tr WH text; followed by ὅτι, Romans 6:17 (χάρις τοῖς θεοῖς, ὅτι etc. Xenophon, Cyril 7, 5, 72; 8, 7, 3; an. 3, 3, 14; oec. 8, 16); with a participle added to the dative (by apposition), 1 Corinthians 15:57; 2 Corinthians 2:14; 2 Corinthians 8:16; followed by ἐπί; with a dative of the thing (cf. ἐπί, B. 2 a. δ.), 2 Corinthians 9:15. equivalent to recompense, reward, Luke 6:32-34 (for which Matthew 5:46 usesμισθός).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1:30; 2:40; 2:52; 4:22; 6:32; 6:33; 6:34; 17:9
1:14; 1:16; 1:17
2:47; 4:33; 6:8; 7:10; 7:46; 11:23; 13:43; 14:3; 14:26; 15:11; 15:40; 18:27; 20:24; 20:32; 24:27; 24:27; 24:27; 25:3; 25:9
1:5; 1:7; 3:24; 4:4; 4:16; 5:2; 5:15; 5:17; 5:20; 6:1; 6:14; 6:17; 7:25; 11:5; 11:6; 11:6; 12:3; 12:6; 15:15; 16:20; 16:24
1 Corinthians
1:3; 1:4; 3:10; 10:30; 15:10; 15:10; 15:57; 16:3; 16:23
2 Corinthians
1:2; 1:12; 1:15; 2:14; 4:15; 6:1; 8:1; 8:4; 8:6; 8:9; 8:16; 8:19; 9:8; 9:14; 9:15; 12:9; 13:13
1:3; 1:6; 1:15; 2:9; 2:21; 5:4; 6:18
1:2; 1:6; 1:7; 2:5; 2:7; 3:2; 3:7; 3:8; 4:7; 4:29; 6:24
1:2; 1:7; 4:23
1:2; 1:6; 3:16; 4:6; 4:18
1 Thessalonians
1:1; 5:28
2 Thessalonians
1:2; 1:12; 2:16; 3:18
1 Timothy
1:2; 1:12; 1:14; 6:21
2 Timothy
1:2; 1:3; 1:9; 2:1; 4:22
1:4; 2:11; 3:7; 3:15
1:3; 1:7; 1:25
2:2; 2:9; 4:16; 10:29; 12:15; 12:28; 13:9; 13:25
1 Peter
1:2; 1:10; 1:10; 1:13; 2:19; 2:20; 3:7; 4:10; 5:5; 5:10; 5:12
2 Peter
1:2; 3:18; 3:18
2 John
1:4; 1:4
1:4; 22:21

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5485 matches the Greek χάρις (charis),
which occurs 159 times in 148 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 3 (Luk 1:30–Rom 16:24)

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:30 - The angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; for you have found favor G5485 with God.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:40 - The Child continued to grow and become strong, [fn]increasing in wisdom; and the grace G5485 of God was upon Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:52 - And Jesus kept increasing in wisdom and [fn]stature, and in favor G5485 with God and men.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:22 - And all were [fn]speaking well of Him, and wondering at the [fn]gracious G5485 words which [fn]were falling from His lips; and they were saying, “Is this not Joseph’s son?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:32 - “If you love those who love you, what credit G5485 is that to you? For even sinners love those who love them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:33 - “If you do good to those who do good to you, what credit G5485 is that to you? For even sinners do the same.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:34 - “If you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, what credit G5485 is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners in order to receive back the same amount.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:9 - “He does not thank G5485 the slave because he did the things which were commanded, does he?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:14 - And the Word became flesh, and [fn]dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of [fn]the only begotten from the Father, full of grace G5485 and truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:16 - For of His fullness [fn]we have all received, and [fn]grace G5485 upon grace. G5485
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:17 - For the Law was given through Moses; grace G5485 and truth [fn]were realized through Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:47 - praising God and having favor G5485 with all the people. And the Lord was adding [fn]to their number day by day those who were being saved.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:33 - And with great power the apostles were giving testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and abundant grace G5485 was upon them all.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 6:8 - And Stephen, full of grace G5485 and power, was performing great wonders and [fn]signs among the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:10 - and rescued him from all his afflictions, and granted him favor G5485 and wisdom in the sight of Pharaoh, king of Egypt, and he made him governor over Egypt and all his household.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:46 - David found favor G5485 in God’s sight, and asked that he might find a dwelling place for the [fn]God of Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:23 - Then when he arrived and [fn]witnessed the grace G5485 of God, he rejoiced and began to encourage them all with [fn]resolute heart to remain true to the Lord;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:43 - Now when the meeting of the synagogue had broken up, many of the Jews and of the God-fearing [fn]proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas, who, speaking to them, were urging them to continue in the grace G5485 of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:3 - Therefore they spent a long time there speaking boldly with reliance upon the Lord, who was testifying to the word of His grace, G5485 granting that [fn]signs and wonders be done by their hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:26 - From there they sailed to Antioch, from which they had been commended to the grace G5485 of God for the work that they had [fn]accomplished.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:11 - “But we believe that we are saved through the grace G5485 of the Lord Jesus, in the same way as they also are.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:40 - But Paul chose Silas and left, being committed by the brethren to the grace G5485 of the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:27 - And when he wanted to go across to Achaia, the brethren encouraged him and wrote to the disciples to welcome him; and when he had arrived, he greatly [fn]helped those who had believed through grace, G5485
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:24 - “But I do not consider my life of any account as dear to myself, so that I may finish my course and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify solemnly of the gospel of the grace G5485 of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 20:32 - “And now I commend you to God and to the word of His grace, G5485 which is able to build you up and to give you the inheritance among all those who are sanctified.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 24:27 - But after two years had passed, Felix [fn]was succeeded by Porcius Festus, and wishing to do the Jews a favor, G5485 Felix left Paul imprisoned.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:3 - requesting a [fn]concession G5485 against [fn]Paul, that he might [fn]have him brought to Jerusalem (at the same time, setting an ambush to kill him on the way).
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:9 - But Festus, wishing to do the Jews a favor, G5485 answered Paul and said, “Are you willing to go up to Jerusalem and [fn]stand trial before me on these charges?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:5 - through whom we have received grace G5485 and apostleship [fn]to bring about the obedience of faith among all the Gentiles for His name’s sake,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:7 - to all who are beloved of God in Rome, called as [fn]saints: Grace G5485 to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 3:24 - being justified as a gift by His grace G5485 through the redemption which is in Christ Jesus;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:4 - Now to the one who works, his wage is not credited as a favor, G5485 but as what is due.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 4:16 - For this reason it is [fn]by faith, in order that it may be in accordance with grace, G5485 so that the promise will be guaranteed to all the [fn]descendants, not only to [fn]those who are of the Law, but also to [fn]those who are of the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:2 - through whom also we have obtained our introduction by faith into this grace G5485 in which we stand; and [fn]we exult in hope of the glory of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:15 - But [fn]the free gift is not like the transgression. For if by the transgression of the one the many died, much more did the grace G5485 of God and the gift by the grace G5485 of the one Man, Jesus Christ, abound to the many.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:17 - For if by the transgression of the one, death reigned through the one, much more those who receive the abundance of grace G5485 and of the gift of righteousness will reign in life through the One, Jesus Christ.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:20 - [fn]The Law came in so that the transgression would increase; but where sin increased, grace G5485 abounded all the more,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 5:21 - so that, as sin reigned in death, even so grace G5485 would reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 6:1 - What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin so that grace G5485 may increase?
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 6:14 - For sin shall not be master over you, for you are not under law but under grace. G5485
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 6:15 - What then? Shall we sin because we are not under law but under grace? G5485 May it never be!
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 6:17 - But thanks G5485 be to God that [fn]though you were slaves of sin, you became obedient from the heart to that form of teaching to which you were committed,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:25 - Thanks G5485 be to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, on the one hand I myself with my mind am serving the law of God, but on the other, with my flesh the law of sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:5 - In the same way then, there has also come to be at the present time a remnant according to God’s [fn]gracious G5485 choice.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:6 - But if it is by grace, G5485 it is no longer [fn]on the basis of works, otherwise grace G5485 is no longer grace. G5485
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:3 - For through the grace G5485 given to me I say to everyone among you not to think more highly of himself than he ought to think; but to think so as to have sound judgment, as God has allotted to each a measure of faith.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:6 - Since we have gifts that differ according to the grace G5485 given to us, each of us is to exercise them accordingly: if prophecy, [fn]according to the proportion of his faith;
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 15:15 - But I have written very boldly to you on some points so as to remind you again, because of the grace G5485 that was given me [fn]from God,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:20 - The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace G5485 of our Lord Jesus be with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:24 - [[fn]The grace G5485 of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all. Amen.]

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