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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 74 times in 68 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 2:10–Phl 1:18)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:10 - When they saw the star, they rejoiced G5463 exceedingly with great joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:12 - “Rejoice G5463 and be glad, for your reward in heaven is great; for in this same way they persecuted the prophets who were before you.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:13 - “And if it turns out that he finds it, truly I say to you, he rejoices G5463 over it more than over the ninety-nine that have not gone astray.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:49 - And immediately Judas went up to Jesus and said, “Greetings G5463, Rabbi!” and kissed Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:29 - And after twisting together a crown of thorns, they put it on His head, and put a [fn]reed in His right hand; and they knelt down before Him and mocked Him, saying, “Hail G5463, King of the Jews!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 28:9 - And behold, Jesus met them [fn]and said, [fn]Rejoice G5463!” And they came up and took hold of His feet, and worshiped Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:11 - They were delighted G5463 when they heard this, and promised to give him money. And he began seeking how to betray Him at an opportune time.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:18 - and they began saluting Him: “Hail G5463, King of the Jews!”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:14 - “You will have joy and gladness, and many will rejoice G5463 over his birth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:28 - And coming in, he said to her, “Greetings G5463, favored one! The Lord [fn]is with you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:23 - “Rejoice G5463 on that day and jump for joy, for behold, your reward is great in heaven. For their fathers used to [fn]treat the prophets the same way.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:20 - “Nevertheless, do not [fn]rejoice G5463 in this, that the spirits are subject to you, but rejoice G5463 that your names are recorded in heaven.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:17 - And as He said this, all His opponents were being [fn]humiliated; and the entire crowd was rejoicing G5463 over all the glorious things being done by Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:5 - “And when he has found it, he puts it on his shoulders, rejoicing G5463.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:32 - ‘But we had to celebrate and rejoice G5463, because this brother of yours was dead and has begun to live, and was lost and has been found.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:6 - And he hurried and came down, and received Him [fn]joyfully G5463.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:37 - And as soon as He was approaching, near the descent of the Mount of Olives, the whole crowd of the disciples began to praise God [fn]joyfully G5463 with a loud voice for all the [fn]miracles which they had seen,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:5 - And they were delighted G5463, and agreed to give him money.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:8 -

Now Herod was overjoyed G5463 when he saw Jesus; for he had wanted to see Him for a long time, because he had been hearing about Him and was hoping to see some [fn]sign performed by Him.

Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:29 - “He who has the bride is the groom; but the friend of the groom, who stands and listens to him, rejoices G5463 greatly because of the groom’s voice. So this joy of mine has been made full.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:36 - “Already the one who reaps is receiving wages and is gathering fruit for eternal life, so that the one who sows and the one who reaps may rejoice G5463 together.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:56 - “Your father Abraham was overjoyed that he would see My day, and he saw it and rejoiced G5463.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:15 - and I am G5463 glad G5463 for your sakes that I was not there, so that you may believe; but let’s go to him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 14:28 - “You heard that I said to you, ‘I am going away, and I am coming to you.’ If you loved Me, you would have rejoiced G5463 [fn]because I am going to the Father, for the Father is greater than I.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:20 - “Truly, truly I say to you that you will weep and mourn, but the world will rejoice G5463; you will grieve, but your grief will be turned into joy!
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:22 - “Therefore you too have grief now; but I will see you again, and your heart will rejoice G5463, and no one is going to take your joy away from you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:3 - and they repeatedly came up to Him and said, “Hail G5463, King of the Jews!” and slapped Him in the face again and again.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 20:20 - And when He had said this, He showed them both His hands and His side. The disciples then rejoiced G5463 when they saw the Lord.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:41 - So they went on their way from the presence of the [fn]Council, rejoicing G5463 that they had been considered worthy to suffer shame for His name.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:39 - When they came up out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord snatched Philip away; and the eunuch no longer saw him, [fn]but went on his way rejoicing G5463.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 11:23 - Then when he arrived and [fn]witnessed the grace of God, he rejoiced G5463 and began to encourage them all with [fn]resolute heart to remain true to the Lord;
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:48 -

When the Gentiles heard this, they began rejoicing G5463 and glorifying the word of [fn]the Lord; and all who had been appointed to eternal life believed.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:23 - and they [fn]sent this letter with them:

“The apostles and the brothers who are elders, to the brothers and sisters in Antioch, Syria, and Cilicia who are from the Gentiles: Greetings G5463.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 15:31 - When they had read it, they rejoiced G5463 because of its [fn]encouragement.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:26 -

“Claudius Lysias, to the most excellent governor Felix: Greetings G5463.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:12 - rejoicing G5463 in hope, persevering in tribulation, devoted to prayer,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:15 - Rejoice G5463 with those who rejoice G5463, and weep with those who weep.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:19 - For the report of your obedience has reached everyone; therefore I am rejoicing G5463 over you, but I want you to be wise in what is good, and innocent in what is evil.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:30 - and those who weep, as though they did not weep; and those who rejoice G5463, as though they did not rejoice G5463; and those who buy, as though they did not possess;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 13:6 - it does not rejoice G5463 in unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:17 - I rejoice G5463 over the [fn]coming of Stephanas, Fortunatus, and Achaicus, because they have [fn]supplied what was lacking on your part.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 2:3 - This is the very thing I wrote you, so that when I came, I would not have sorrow from those who ought to make G5463 me rejoice G5463; having confidence in you all that my joy was the joy of you all.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 6:10 - as sorrowful yet always rejoicing G5463, as poor yet making many rich, as having nothing and yet possessing all things.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:7 - and not only by his arrival, but also by the comfort with which he was comforted among you, as he reported to us your longing, your mourning, your zeal for me; so that I rejoiced G5463 even more.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:9 - I now rejoice G5463, not that you were made sorrowful, but that you were made sorrowful to the point of repentance; for you were made sorrowful according to the will of God, so that you might not suffer loss in anything [fn]through us.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:13 - Because of this, we have been comforted.

And besides our comfort, we rejoiced G5463 even much more for the joy of Titus, because his spirit has been refreshed by you all.

Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:16 - I rejoice G5463 that in everything I have confidence in you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:9 - For we rejoice G5463 when we ourselves are weak, but you are strong; this we also pray for, [fn]that you become mature.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 13:11 -

Finally, brothers and sisters, [fn]rejoice G5463, mend your ways, be comforted, be like-minded, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.

Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:18 - What then? Only that in every way, whether in pretense or in truth, Christ is proclaimed, and in this I rejoice G5463.

But not only that, I also will rejoice G5463,

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