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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Glad (Be, Make), Gladly

Dictionaries :: Glad (Be, Make), Gladly

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Verb Strong's Number: g5463 Greek: chairo

Glad (Be, Make), Gladly:

is the usual word for "rejoicing, being glad;" it is rendered by the verb "to be glad" in Mar 14:11; Luk 15:32; 22:5; 23:8; Jhn 8:56; 11:15; 20:20; Act 11:23; 13:48; in the following the RV has "to rejoice" for AV, "to be glad," Rom 16:19; 1Cr 16:17; 2Cr 13:9; 1Pe 4:13; Rev 19:7.

A-2 Verb Strong's Number: g21 Greek: agalliao

Glad (Be, Make), Gladly:

"to exult, rejoice greatly," is chiefly used in the Middle Voice (Active in Luk 1:47; some mss. have the Passive in Jhn 5:35, "to be made glad"). In the OT, it is found abundantly in the Psalms, from Psa 2:11 onward to Psa 149:2, 5 (Sept.). It conveys the idea of jubilant exultation, spiritual "gladness," Mat 5:12, "be exceeding glad," the Lord's command to His disciples; Luk 1:47, in Mary's song; Luk 10:21, of Christ's exultation ("rejoiced"); cp. Act 2:26, "(My tongue) was glad," AV (RV, "rejoiced"); Jhn 8:56, of Abraham; Act 16:34, RV, "rejoiced greatly" (of the Philippian jailor); 1Pe 1:6, 8; 4:13 ("with exceeding joy"), of believers in general; in Rev 19:7, RV, "be exceeding glad" (AV, "rejoice").

A-3 Verb Strong's Number: g2165 Greek: euphraino

Glad (Be, Make), Gladly:

"to cheer, gladden," is rendered "maketh... glad" in 2Cr 2:2.

B-1 Adverb Strong's Number: g2234 Greek: hedeos

Glad (Be, Make), Gladly:

"gladly" (from hedus, "sweet"), is used in Mar 6:20; 12:37; 2Cr 11:19.

B-2 Adverb Strong's Number: g2236 Greek: hedista

Glad (Be, Make), Gladly:

the superlative degree of No. 1, "most gladly, most delightedly, with great relish," is rendered "most gladly" in 2Cr 12:9, 15 (RV; AV, "very gladly").

B-3 Adverb Strong's Number: g780 Greek: asmenos

Glad (Be, Make), Gladly:

"with delight, delightedly, gladly," is found in Act 21:17. It is absent from the best texts in Act 2:41 (see the RV).


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