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Lexicon :: Strong's G5463 - chairō

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chairō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primary verb
74x in 25 unique form(s)
74x in 26 unique form(s)
39x in 16 unique form(s)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:359,1298

Strong’s Definitions

χαίρω chaírō, khah'-ee-ro; a primary verb; to be "cheer"ful, i.e. calmly happy or well-off; impersonally, especially as salutation (on meeting or parting), be well:—farewell, be glad, God speed, greeting, hail, joy(- fully), rejoice.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 74x

The KJV translates Strong's G5463 in the following manner: rejoice (42x), be glad (14x), joy (5x), hail (5x), greeting (3x), God speed (2x), all hail (1x), joyfully (1x), farewell (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 74x
The KJV translates Strong's G5463 in the following manner: rejoice (42x), be glad (14x), joy (5x), hail (5x), greeting (3x), God speed (2x), all hail (1x), joyfully (1x), farewell (1x).
  1. to rejoice, be glad

  2. to rejoice exceedingly

  3. to be well, thrive

  4. in salutations, hail!

  5. at the beginning of letters: to give one greeting, salute

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
χαίρω chaírō, khah'-ee-ro; a primary verb; to be "cheer"ful, i.e. calmly happy or well-off; impersonally, especially as salutation (on meeting or parting), be well:—farewell, be glad, God speed, greeting, hail, joy(- fully), rejoice.
χαίρω; imperfect ἔχαιρον; future χαρήσομαι (Luke 1:14; John 16:20, 22; Philippians 1:18, for the earlier form καιρήσω, cf. (Winers Grammar, 90 (86); Buttmann, 68 (60)); Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Spr. ii. 322f; Matthiae, § 255, under the word; Kühner, § 343 under the word; Krüger, § 40, under the word; (Veitch, under the word)), once χάρω (Revelation 11:10 Rec., a form occurring nowhere else); 2 aorist (passive as active) ἐχάρην (cf. συγχαίρω, at the beginning); from Homer down; the Sept. for שָׂמַח, גִּיל, שׂוּשׂ; to rejoice, be glad;
a. in the properly, and strict sense: (Mark 14:11); Luke 15:5,(32); Luke 19:6,37; 22:5; 23:8; John 4:36; John 8:56; John 20:20; Acts 5:41; Acts 8:39; Acts 11:23; Acts 13:48; 2 Cor. (2 Corinthians 4:10); 2 Corinthians 7:7; 13:9,11 (some refer this to b. in the sense of farewell); Philippians 2:17, 28; Colossians 2:5; 1 Thessalonians 5:16; 1 Peter 4:13; 3 John 1:3; opposed to κλαίειν, Romans 12:15; 1 Corinthians 7:30; opposed to κλαίειν καί θρηνεῖν, John 16:20; opposed to λύπην ἔχειν, ibid. John 16:22; joined with ἀγαλλίασθαι, Matthew 5:12; Revelation 19:7; with σκιρταν, Luke 6:23; χαίρειν ἐν κυρίῳ (see ἐν, L 6 b, p. 211b middle (cf. Buttmann, 185 (161))), Philippians 3:1; Philippians 4:4, 10; χαίρειν χαράν μεγάλην (cf. χαρά, a.), to rejoice exceedingly, Matthew 2:10; also χαρά χαίρειν (Winers Grammar, § 54, 3; Buttmann, § 133, 22), John 3:29: χαρά χαίρομεν, 1 Thessalonians 3:9; χαίρειν ἐπί with a dative of the object, Matthew 18:13; Luke 1:14; Luke 13:17; Acts 15:31 Romans 16:19 L T Tr WH; 1 Corinthians 13:6; 1 Corinthians 16:17; 2 Corinthians 7:13; Revelation 11:10 (Xenophon, mem. 2, 6, 35; Cyril 8, 4, 12; Plato, legg. 5, p. 739 d.; cf. Kühner, § 425 Anm. 6; (Winers Grammar, § 33 a.; Buttmann, § 133, 23); in the Greek writings generally with a simple dative of the object as Proverbs 17:19); διά τί, John 3:29; διά τινα, John 11:15; 1 Thessalonians 3:9; ἐν τούτῳ, Philippians 1:18; (ἐν ταῖς παθήμασι μου, Colossians 1:24); with an accusative of the object, τό αὐτό, Philippians 2:18 (ταῦτα, Demosthenes, p. 323, 6; cf. Matthiae, § 414, p. 923; Krüger, § 46, 5, 9); τό ἐφ' ὑμῖν (see , II. 8, p. 436a), Romans 16:19 R G; ἀπό τίνος, equivalent to χαράν ἔχειν, to derive joy from one, 2 Corinthians 2:3; ἐχάρητε followed by ὅτι, John 14:28; 2 Corinthians 7:9, 16; 2 John 1:4; ἐν τούτῳ, Luke 10:20; with a dative of the cause: τῇ ἐλπίδι χαίροντες, let the hope of future blessedness give you joy, Romans 12:12 (yet cf. Winer's Grammar, § 31, 1 k., 7d.).
b. in a broader sense, to be well, to thrive; in salutations, the imperative χαῖρε, "Hail!" Latinsalve (so from Homer down): Matthew 26:49; Matthew 27:29; Mark 15:18; Luke 1:28; John 19:3; plural χαίρετε (A. V. all hail), Matthew 28:9; at the beginning of letters the infinitive χαίρειν (namely, λέγει or κελευει): Acts 15:23; Acts 23:26; James 1:1 (often in the books of Maccabees; cf. Grimm on 1 Macc. 10:18; Otto in the Jahrbb. f. deutsch. Theol. for 1867, p. 678ff; cf. Hilgenfeld, Galaterbrief, p. 99ff; Xenophon, Cyril 4, 5, 27; Aelian v. h. 1, 25); fully, χαίρειν λέγω, to give one greeting, salute, 2 John 1:10 (11). (Compare: συνχαίρω.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

2:10; 5:12; 18:13; 26:49; 27:29; 28:9
14:11; 15:18
1:14; 1:14; 1:28; 6:23; 10:20; 13:17; 15:5; 19:6; 19:37; 22:5; 23:8
3:29; 3:29; 4:36; 8:56; 11:15; 14:28; 16:20; 16:20; 16:22; 16:22; 19:3; 20:20
5:41; 8:39; 11:23; 13:48; 15:23; 15:31; 23:26
12:12; 12:15; 16:19; 16:19
1 Corinthians
7:30; 13:6; 16:17
2 Corinthians
2:3; 4:10; 7:7; 7:9; 7:13; 7:16; 13:9; 13:11
1:18; 1:18; 2:17; 2:18; 2:28; 3:1; 4:4; 4:10
1:24; 2:5
1 Thessalonians
3:9; 3:9; 5:16
1 Peter
2 John
1:4; 1:10
3 John
11:10; 11:10; 19:7

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5463 matches the Greek χαίρω (chairō),
which occurs 39 times in 37 verses in the LXX Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 45:16 - καὶ διεβοήθη ἡ φωνὴ εἰς τὸν οἶκον Φαραω λέγοντες ἥκασιν οἱ ἀδελφοὶ Ιωσηφ ἐχάρη G5463 δὲ Φαραω καὶ θεραπεία αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:14 - καὶ θυμωθεὶς ὀργῇ κύριος ἐπὶ Μωυσῆν εἶπεν οὐκ ἰδοὺ Ααρων ἀδελφός σου Λευίτης ἐπίσταμαι ὅτι λαλῶν λαλήσει αὐτός σοι καὶ ἰδοὺ αὐτὸς ἐξελεύσεται εἰς συνάντησίν σοι καὶ ἰδών σε χαρήσεται G5463 ἐν ἑαυτῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:31 - καὶ ἐπίστευσεν λαὸς καὶ ἐχάρη G5463 ὅτι ἐπεσκέψατο θεὸς τοὺς υἱοὺς Ισραηλ καὶ ὅτι εἶδεν αὐτῶν τὴν θλῗψιν κύψας δὲ λαὸς προσεκύνησεν
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 19:5 - καὶ ἔθετο τὴν ψυχὴν αὐτοῦ ἐν τῇ χειρὶ αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐπάταξεν τὸν ἀλλόφυλον καὶ ἐποίησεν κύριος σωτηρίαν μεγάλην καὶ πᾶς Ισραηλ εἶδον καὶ ἐχάρησαν G5463 καὶ ἵνα τί ἁμαρτάνεις εἰς αἷμα ἀθῷον θανατῶσαι τὸν Δαυιδ δωρεάν
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 5:7 - (LXX 5:21)καὶ ἐγενήθη καθὼς ἤκουσεν Χιραμ τῶν λόγων Σαλωμων ἐχάρη G5463 σφόδρα καὶ εἶπεν εὐλογητὸς θεὸς σήμερον ὃς ἔδωκεν τῷ Δαυιδ υἱὸν φρόνιμον ἐπὶ τὸν λαὸν τὸν πολὺν τοῦτον
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 8:66 - καὶ ἐν τῇ ἡμέρᾳ τῇ ὀγδόῃ ἐξαπέστειλεν τὸν λαὸν καὶ εὐλόγησεν αὐτόν καὶ ἀπῆλθον ἕκαστος εἰς τὰ σκηνώματα αὐτοῦ χαίροντες G5463 καὶ ἀγαθῇ καρδίᾳ ἐπὶ τοῗς ἀγαθοῗς οἷς ἐποίησεν κύριος τῷ Δαυιδ δούλῳ αὐτοῦ καὶ τῷ Ισραηλ λαῷ αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 11:14 - καὶ εἶδεν καὶ ἰδοὺ βασιλεὺς εἱστήκει ἐπὶ τοῦ στύλου κατὰ τὸ κρίμα καὶ οἱ ᾠδοὶ καὶ αἱ σάλπιγγες πρὸς τὸν βασιλέα καὶ πᾶς λαὸς τῆς γῆς χαίρων G5463 καὶ σαλπίζων ἐν σάλπιγξιν καὶ διέρρηξεν Γοθολια τὰ ἱμάτια ἑαυτῆς καὶ ἐβόησεν σύνδεσμος σύνδεσμος
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 11:20 - καὶ ἐχάρη G5463 πᾶς λαὸς τῆς γῆς καὶ πόλις ἡσύχασεν καὶ τὴν Γοθολιαν ἐθανάτωσαν ἐν ῥομφαίᾳ ἐν οἴκῳ τοῦ βασιλέως
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 20:13 - καὶ ἐχάρη G5463 ἐπ᾽ αὐτοῗς Εζεκιας καὶ ἔδειξεν αὐτοῗς ὅλον τὸν οἶκον τοῦ νεχωθα τὸ ἀργύριον καὶ τὸ χρυσίον τὰ ἀρώματα καὶ τὸ ἔλαιον τὸ ἀγαθόν καὶ τὸν οἶκον τῶν σκευῶν καὶ ὅσα ηὑρέθη ἐν τοῗς θησαυροῗς αὐτοῦ οὐκ ἦν λόγος ὃν οὐκ ἔδειξεν αὐτοῗς Εζεκιας ἐν τῷ οἴκῳ αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐν πάσῃ τῇ ἐξουσίᾳ αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 8:15 - δὲ Μαρδοχαῗος ἐξῆλθεν ἐστολισμένος τὴν βασιλικὴν στολὴν καὶ στέφανον ἔχων χρυσοῦν καὶ διάδημα βύσσινον πορφυροῦν ἰδόντες δὲ οἱ ἐν Σούσοις ἐχάρησαν G5463
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 96:12 - (LXX 95:12)χαρήσεται G5463 τὰ πεδία καὶ πάντα τὰ ἐν αὐτοῗς τότε ἀγαλλιάσονται πάντα τὰ ξύλα τοῦ δρυμοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:14 - οἱ εὐφραινόμενοι ἐπὶ κακοῗς καὶ χαίροντες G5463 ἐπὶ διαστροφῇ κακῇ
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:16 - ὅτι χαίρει G5463 πᾶσιν οἷς μισεῗ κύριος συντρίβεται δὲ δι᾽ ἀκαθαρσίαν ψυχῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:19 - φιλαμαρτήμων χαίρει G5463 μάχαις
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:25 - εὐφραινέσθω πατὴρ καὶ μήτηρ ἐπὶ σοί καὶ χαιρέτω G5463 τεκοῦσά σε
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:19 - μὴ χαῗρε G5463 ἐπὶ κακοποιοῗς μηδὲ ζήλου ἁμαρτωλούς
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 13:3 - ἐγὼ συντάσσω καὶ ἐγὼ ἄγω αὐτούς ἡγιασμένοι εἰσίν καὶ ἐγὼ ἄγω αὐτούς γίγαντες ἔρχονται πληρῶσαι τὸν θυμόν μου χαίροντες G5463 ἅμα καὶ ὑβρίζοντες
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 39:2 - καὶ ἐχάρη G5463 ἐπ᾽ αὐτοῗς Εζεκιας χαρὰν μεγάλην καὶ ἔδειξεν αὐτοῗς τὸν οἶκον τοῦ νεχωθα καὶ τῆς στακτῆς καὶ τῶν θυμιαμάτων καὶ τοῦ μύρου καὶ τοῦ ἀργυρίου καὶ τοῦ χρυσίου καὶ πάντας τοὺς οἴκους τῶν σκευῶν τῆς γάζης καὶ πάντα ὅσα ἦν ἐν τοῗς θησαυροῗς αὐτοῦ καὶ οὐκ ἦν οὐθέν οὐκ ἔδειξεν Εζεκιας ἐν τῷ οἴκῳ αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 48:22 - οὐκ ἔστιν χαίρειν G5463 τοῗς ἀσεβέσιν λέγει κύριος
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:21 - οὐκ ἔστιν χαίρειν G5463 τοῗς ἀσεβέσιν εἶπεν κύριος θεός
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:10 - εὐφράνθητι Ιερουσαλημ καὶ πανηγυρίσατε ἐν αὐτῇ πάντες οἱ ἀγαπῶντες αὐτήν χάρητε G5463 χαρᾷ πάντες ὅσοι πενθεῗτε ἐπ᾽ αὐτῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:14 - καὶ ὄψεσθε καὶ χαρήσεται G5463 ὑμῶν καρδία καὶ τὰ ὀστᾶ ὑμῶν ὡς βοτάνη ἀνατελεῗ καὶ γνωσθήσεται χεὶρ κυρίου τοῗς σεβομένοις αὐτόν καὶ ἀπειλήσει τοῗς ἀπειθοῦσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 7:34 - καὶ καταλύσω ἐκ πόλεων Ιουδα καὶ ἐκ διόδων Ιερουσαλημ φωνὴν εὐφραινομένων καὶ φωνὴν χαιρόντων G5463 φωνὴν νυμφίου καὶ φωνὴν νύμφης ὅτι εἰς ἐρήμωσιν ἔσται πᾶσα γῆ
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:13 - (LXX 38:13)τότε χαρήσονται G5463 παρθένοι ἐν συναγωγῇ νεανίσκων καὶ πρεσβῦται χαρήσονται G5463 καὶ στρέψω τὸ πένθος αὐτῶν εἰς χαρμονὴν καὶ ποιήσω αὐτοὺς εὐφραινομένους
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 1:21 - ἀκούσατε δὴ ὅτι στενάζω ἐγώ οὐκ ἔστιν παρακαλῶν με πάντες οἱ ἐχθροί μου ἤκουσαν τὰ κακά μου καὶ ἐχάρησαν G5463 ὅτι σὺ ἐποίησας ἐπήγαγες ἡμέραν ἐκάλεσας καιρόν καὶ ἐγένοντο ὅμοιοι ἐμοί
Unchecked Copy BoxLam 4:21 - χαῗρε G5463 καὶ εὐφραίνου θύγατερ Ιδουμαίας κατοικοῦσα ἐπὶ γῆς καί γε ἐπὶ σὲ διελεύσεται τὸ ποτήριον κυρίου καὶ μεθυσθήσῃ καὶ ἀποχεεῗς
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 7:12 - ἥκει καιρός ἰδοὺ ἡμέρα κτώμενος μὴ χαιρέτω G5463 καὶ πωλῶν μὴ θρηνείτω
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:1 - μὴ χαῗρε G5463 Ισραηλ μηδὲ εὐφραίνου καθὼς οἱ λαοί διότι ἐπόρνευσας ἀπὸ τοῦ θεοῦ σου ἠγάπησας δόματα ἐπὶ πάντα ἅλωνα σίτου
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:21 - θάρσει γῆ χαῗρε G5463 καὶ εὐφραίνου ὅτι ἐμεγάλυνεν κύριος τοῦ ποιῆσαι
Unchecked Copy BoxJoe 2:23 - καὶ τὰ τέκνα Σιων χαίρετε G5463 καὶ εὐφραίνεσθε ἐπὶ τῷ κυρίῳ θεῷ ὑμῶν διότι ἔδωκεν ὑμῗν τὰ βρώματα εἰς δικαιοσύνην καὶ βρέξει ὑμῗν ὑετὸν πρόιμον καὶ ὄψιμον καθὼς ἔμπροσθεν
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:6 - (LXX 4:6)καὶ προσέταξεν κύριος θεὸς κολοκύνθῃ καὶ ἀνέβη ὑπὲρ κεφαλῆς τοῦ Ιωνα τοῦ εἶναι σκιὰν ὑπεράνω τῆς κεφαλῆς αὐτοῦ τοῦ σκιάζειν αὐτῷ ἀπὸ τῶν κακῶν αὐτοῦ καὶ ἐχάρη G5463 Ιωνας ἐπὶ τῇ κολοκύνθῃ χαρὰν μεγάλην
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 1:15 - (LXX 1:15)συντέλειαν ἐν ἀγκίστρῳ ἀνέσπασεν καὶ εἵλκυσεν αὐτὸν ἐν ἀμφιβλήστρῳ καὶ συνήγαγεν αὐτὸν ἐν ταῗς σαγήναις αὐτοῦ ἕνεκεν τούτου εὐφρανθήσεται καὶ χαρήσεται G5463 καρδία αὐτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 3:18 - (LXX 3:18)ἐγὼ δὲ ἐν τῷ κυρίῳ ἀγαλλιάσομαι χαρήσομαι G5463 ἐπὶ τῷ θεῷ τῷ σωτῆρί μου
Unchecked Copy BoxZep 3:14 - (LXX 3:14)χαῗρε G5463 σφόδρα θύγατερ Σιων κήρυσσε θύγατερ Ιερουσαλημ εὐφραίνου καὶ κατατέρπου ἐξ ὅλης τῆς καρδίας σου θύγατερ Ιερουσαλημ
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 4:10 - (LXX 4:10)διότι τίς ἐξουδένωσεν εἰς ἡμέρας μικράς καὶ χαροῦνται G5463 καὶ ὄψονται τὸν λίθον τὸν κασσιτέρινον ἐν χειρὶ Ζοροβαβελ ἑπτὰ οὗτοι ὀφθαλμοὶ κυρίου εἰσὶν οἱ ἐπιβλέποντες ἐπὶ πᾶσαν τὴν γῆν
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 9:9 - (LXX 9:9)χαῗρε G5463 σφόδρα θύγατερ Σιων κήρυσσε θύγατερ Ιερουσαλημ ἰδοὺ βασιλεύς σου ἔρχεταί σοι δίκαιος καὶ σῴζων αὐτός πραῢς καὶ ἐπιβεβηκὼς ἐπὶ ὑποζύγιον καὶ πῶλον νέον
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 10:7 - (LXX 10:7)καὶ ἔσονται ὡς μαχηταὶ τοῦ Εφραιμ καὶ χαρήσεται G5463 καρδία αὐτῶν ὡς ἐν οἴνῳ καὶ τὰ τέκνα αὐτῶν ὄψονται καὶ εὐφρανθήσονται καὶ χαρεῗται G5463 καρδία αὐτῶν ἐπὶ τῷ κυρίῳ
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