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Dictionaries :: Bold, Boldness, Boldly

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Verb Strong's Number: g2292 Greek: tharreo

Bold, Boldness, Boldly:

a later form of tharseo (see CHEER, COMFORT), is connected with thero, "to be warm" (warmth of temperament being associated with confidence); hence, "to be confident, bold, courageous;" RV, invariably, "to be of good courage;" 2Cr 5:6, 8 (AV, "to be confident"); 2Cr 7:16 (AV, "to have confidence"); 2Cr 10:1, 2 (AV, "to be bold"); Hbr 13:6, AV, "boldly;" RV, "with good courage" (lit., "being courageous").

A-2 Verb Strong's Number: g3955 Greek: parrhesiazomai

Bold, Boldness, Boldly:

"to speak boldly, or freely," primarily had reference to speech (see B, below), but acquired the meaning of "being bold, or waxing bold," 1Th 2:2; in Act 13:46, RV, "spake out boldly" (the aorist participle here signifies "waxing bold"); Act 9:27, 29, "preached boldly (see also Act 18:26; 19:8); in Act 26:26, "speak freely."

A-3 Verb Strong's Number: g5111 Greek: tolmao

Bold, Boldness, Boldly:

signifies "to dare to do, or to bear, something terrible or difficult;" hence, "to be bold, to bear onself boldly, deal boldly;" it is translated "be bold" in 2Cr 10:2, as contrasted with tharreo in verse 2Cr 10:1, and the first line of verse 2, "shew courage" (see No. 1, above); in 2Cr 10:12, RV, "are not bold to," for AV, "dare not make ourselves of." Tharreo denotes confidence in one's own powers, and has reference to character; tolmao denotes boldness in undertaking and has reference to manifestation (Thayer).

A-4 Verb Strong's Number: g662 Greek: apotolmao

Bold, Boldness, Boldly:

apo (intensive), with No. 3, means "to be very bold, to speak out boldly," and is used in Rom 10:20.

B-1 Noun Strong's Number: g3954 Greek: parrhesia

Bold, Boldness, Boldly:

from pas, "all," rhesis, "speech" (see A, No. 2), denotes

(a), primarily, "freedom of speech, unreservedness of utterance," Act 4:29, 31; 2Cr 3:12; 7:4; Phm 1:8; or "to speak without ambiguity, plainly," Jhn 10:24; or "without figures of speech," Jhn 16:25;

(b) "the absence of fear in speaking boldly; hence, confidence, cheerful courage, boldness, without any connection necessarily with speech;" the RV has "boldness" in the following; Act 4:13; Eph 3:12; 1Ti 3:13; Hbr 3:6; 4:16; 10:19, 35; 1Jo 2:28; 3:21; 4:17; 5:14;

(c) the deportment by which one becomes conspicuous, Jhn 7:4; 11:54, acts openly, or secures publicity, Col 2:15.

C-1 Adverb Strong's Number: g5112 Greek: tolmeroteros

Bold, Boldness, Boldly:

the comparative degree of tolmeros, means "the more boldly," Rom 15:15; in some texts, tolmeroteron. Cp. A, No. 3. Cp. tolmetes, "presumptuous," RV, "daring," 2Pe 2:10.

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