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Strong's #5479 - χαρά

Transliteration
chará
Phonetics
khar-ah'
Origin
from (G5463)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
9:359,1298
Definition
Thayer's
  1. joy, gladness
    1. the joy received from you
    2. the cause or occasion of joy
      1. of persons who are one's joy
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1524 ‑ גִּיל (gheel);  4234 ‑ מָחוֹל (maw‑khole');  7440 ‑ רִנָּה (rin‑naw');  7442 ‑ רָנַן (raw‑nan');  7814 ‑ שְׂחֹק (sekh‑oke', sekh‑oke');  8057 ‑ שִׂמְחָה (sim‑khaw');  8342 ‑ שָׂשׂן (saw‑sone', saw‑sone');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (59)
Matthew
6
Mark
1
Luke
8
John
9
Acts
5
Romans
3
2 Corinthians
5
Galatians
1
Philippians
5
Colossians
1
1 Thessalonians
4
2 Timothy
1
Hebrews
4
James
2
1 Peter
1
1 John
1
2 John
1
3 John
1
NAS (59)
Matthew
6
Mark
1
Luke
8
John
9
Acts
4
Romans
3
2 Corinthians
5
Galatians
1
Philippians
5
Colossians
1
1 Thessalonians
4
2 Timothy
1
Philemon
1
Hebrews
4
James
2
1 Peter
1
1 John
1
2 John
1
3 John
1
HCS (59)
Matthew
6
Mark
1
Luke
8
John
9
Acts
4
Romans
3
2 Corinthians
5
Galatians
1
Philippians
5
Colossians
1
1 Thessalonians
4
2 Timothy
1
Philemon
1
Hebrews
4
James
2
1 Peter
1
1 John
1
2 John
1
3 John
1
BSB (59)
Matthew
6
Mark
1
Luke
8
John
9
Acts
4
Romans
3
2 Corinthians
5
Galatians
1
Philippians
5
Colossians
1
1 Thessalonians
4
2 Timothy
1
Philemon
1
Hebrews
4
James
2
1 Peter
1
1 John
1
2 John
1
3 John
1
ESV (54)
Matthew
5
Mark
1
Luke
8
John
9
Acts
4
Romans
3
2 Corinthians
5
Galatians
1
Philippians
5
Colossians
1
1 Thessalonians
4
2 Timothy
1
Hebrews
3
James
2
1 Peter
1
1 John
1
WEB (62)
Matthew
6
Mark
1
Luke
9
John
9
Acts
5
Romans
4
2 Corinthians
5
Galatians
1
Philippians
5
Colossians
1
1 Thessalonians
4
2 Timothy
1
Philemon
1
Hebrews
4
James
2
1 Peter
1
1 John
1
2 John
1
3 John
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

χᾰρά, ἡ:

(χαίρω):

joy, delight, first in Sapph. Supp. 1.6, then in Trag. and (less freq.) in Com. and Prose: c. gen., στόματος ἐν πρώτῃ χ., of a hungry man, A. Fr. 258; c. gen. objecti, joy in or at a thing, μελέων E. Alc. 579 (lyr.); πρὸς χαρὰν λόγων in accordance with joyous tidings, S. Tr. 179 (v.l. cross χάριν) ; κέρτομος θεοῦ χ. a joy sent by some mocking god, E. Alc. 1125; ἅμα χαρᾷ δακρυούσας X. HG 7.2.9; χ. ἐπί τινι Pl. Def. 413e; ἔδωκας ἡμῖν χ. S. Tr. 201; ἐλάβομεν χ. E. Ion 1449 (lyr.); ἐμπλῆσαί τινα χαρᾶς Id. Ph. 170; χαρά μ' ὑφέρπει A. Ag. 270; λέγεις μοι χαράν wishest me joy, Ar. Pl. 637 (lyr.); χ. ἐνεργάσασθαι Gorg. Hel. 8; χαίρειν ἀνδραπόδων τινὰ χαράν Plu. 2.1091e, cf. Matthew 2:10; ἡδονὴ καὶ τέρψις καὶ χ. Pl. Phlb. 19; ἀπορέουσι.. χαρᾶς Democr. 293, cf. Epicur. Fr. 2; ζήλου καὶ χαρᾶς καὶ ἐπαίνων ἡ πόλις ἦν μεστή D. 18.217; εἴσελθε εἰς τήν χ. τοῦ Κυρίου σου Matthew 25:21 : χαρᾷ with joy, A. Ag. 1630, Ch. 233, etc.; μετὰ χαρᾶς Com.Adesp. 771, X. Hier. 1.25, LXX 1 Chronicles 29:22, al.; μετὰ μεγάλης χ. Plb. 21.34.12 (s.v.l.); μετὰ πολλῆς χ. BGU 1141.3 (i B. C.), cf. 1768.7 (i B. C.); χαρᾶς ὕπο A. Ag. 541; ὑπὸ χ. X. Cyn. 6.15; σὺν χαρᾷ S. El. 934, etc.; opp. λύπη, Sor. 1.46, al.

II in concrete sense, a joy, of persons, χ. μου Philippians 4:1; 1 Thessalonians 2:20.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

χαρά , -ᾶς ,

(< χαίρω ),

[in LXX for H8057, H8342, etc.;]

joy, delight: Luke 1:14; Luke 15:7; Luke 15:10, John 15:11; John 16:22; John 16:24; John 17:13, Acts 8:8, 2 Corinthians 1:24; 2 Corinthians 7:13; 2 Corinthians 8:2, Galatians 5:22, Colossians 1:11, Philippians 2:2, 1 John 1:4, 2 John 1:12; opp. to κατήφεια , James 4:9; to λύπη , John 16:20; χ . τῆς πίστεως , Philippians 1:25; ἀγαλλιᾶσθαι (χαίρειν , q.v.), χαρᾷ , John 3:29, 1 Peter 1:8; χ . ἔχειν , Philemon 1:7; πληροῦν (-οῦσθαι ) χαρᾶς , Acts 13:52, Romans 15:13, 2 Timothy 1:4; ποιεῖν χ . μεγάλην , Acts 15:3; ἀπὸ τῆς χ ., Matthew 13:44, Luke 24:41, Acts 12:14; ἐν χ ., Romans 15:32; μετὰ χαρᾶς , Matthew 13:20; Matthew 28:8, Mark 4:16, Luke 8:13; Luke 10:17; Luke 24:52, Philippians 1:4; Philippians 2:29, Hebrews 10:34; Hebrews 13:17; id. seq.πνεύματος ἁγίου , 1 Thessalonians 1:6; χ . ἐν Papyri , Romans 14:17; χ . ἐπί , 2 Corinthians 7:4; διά , 1 Thessalonians 3:9; ὅτι , John 16:21; ἵνα , 3 John 1:4 By meton., of the cause or occasion of joy: Luke 2:10, 2 Corinthians 1:15, WH, txt., R, mg., Philippians 4:1, 1 Thessalonians 2:19-20, Hebrews 12:2, James 1:2; ἡ χ . τ . κυρίου , Matthew 25:21; Matthew 25:23.†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";falsehood,"; ";untruth"; : cf. Chrest. I. 110A.18 (B.C. 110) οὐθὲν ψεῦδος ἐν τῷ ὅρκῳ ἐστίν, and the Delphic precept Syll 1268ii. 27 ψεῦδος αἰσχύνο [υ. In 2Th. 2:11 τῷ ψεύδει is contrasted with τῆς ἀληθείας (ver. 10). Note that ";among the Persians ‘the Lie’ (Drauga, akin to the Avestan demon Druj) is a comprehensive term for all evil"; (Moulton Exp T xviii. p. 537).

 

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List of Word Forms
χαρα χαρά χαρὰ χαρᾷ χαραν χαράν χαρὰν χαρας χαράς χαρᾶς χάριν chara chará charà charā̂i charan charàn charas charâs charin chárin
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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