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Acts 1:8

Witness

martyr, witness.

Of uncertain affinity; a witness (literally (judicially) or figuratively (genitive case)); by analogy, a "martyr" -- martyr, record, witness.

From John 19:30

Tetelestai

Cognate: 5055 teléō (from 5056 /télos, "consummation, completion") – properly, to complete (consummate), i.e. finish (qualitatively) the necessary process – with the results "rolling-over" to the next level (phase) of consummation. See 5056 (telos).

[This root (tel-) means "reaching the end (aim)." It is well-illustrated with the old pirate's telescope, unfolding (extending out) one stage at a time to function at full-strength (capacity effectiveness).]

From Matthew 27:46

Transliteration: sabachthani
Phonetic Spelling: (sab-akh-than-ee')
Definition: you have forsaken me
Usage: thou hast forsaken me.

From Proverbs 31:10

Virtuous

Transliteration: chayil
Phonetic Spelling: (khah'-yil)
Definition: strength, efficiency, wealth, army

NAS Exhaustive Concordance

Word Origin
from chul
Definition
strength, efficiency, wealth, army
NASB Translation
able (5), armies (3), army (82), army* (1), capability (1), capable (3), elite army (1), excellence (1), excellent (2), forces (12), full (1), goods (1), great (1), might (1), mighty (1), nobly (1), power (2), retinue (2), riches (9), strength (10), strong (2), substance (1), troops (2), valiant (41), valiant* (4), valiantly (6), valor (18), very powerful (1), warriors (1), wealth (25), wealthy (1), worthy (1).

Feb. 18, 2024

Day of Distress

Deut. 4:30

adversary, affliction, anguish, close, distress, enemy, flint, foe,

Or tsar {tsawr}; from tsarar; narrow; (as a noun) a tight place (usually figuratively, i.e. Trouble); also a pebble (as in tsor); (transitive) an opponent (as crowding) -- adversary, afflicted(-tion), anguish, close, distress, enemy, flint, foe, narrow, small, sorrow, strait, tribulation, trouble.

Jan. 7, 2023

Examine from I Cor.11

Cognate: 1381 dokimázō (from 1384 /dókimos, "approved") – properly, to try (test) to show something is acceptable (real, approved); put to the test to reveal what is good (genuine). See 1384 (dokimos).

Kindness from Acts 28:2

5363 philanthrōpía (from 5384 /phílos, "a friend" and 444 /ánthrōpos, "of mankind, people") – properly, a "friend (benefactor) of humanity"; a person who warmly loves others, treating them with the respect (benevolence) that befits each one being created in the image of God. 5363 /philanthrōpía ("a benefactor") actively shares kindness (what is needed) with others.

Dec. 17, 2023

from Micah 5:2

Ruler

Transliteration: mashal
Phonetic Spelling: (maw-shal')
to rule, have dominion, reign
NASB Translation
dominion (1), gain control (1), govern (1), had charge (1), have authority (1), master (1), obtain dominion (1), really going to rule (1), rule (27), ruled (5), ruler (18), ruler's (2), rulers (6), rules (9), ruling (3), wielded (1).

Nov. 26, 2023

let us sing- Psalm 95

Ranan

aloud for joy, cry out, be joyful greatly, make to rejoice, cause to shout for joy

A primitive root; properly, to creak (or emit a stridulous sound), i.e. To shout (usually for joy) -- aloud for joy, cry out, be joyful (greatly, make to) rejoice, (cause to) shout (for joy), (cause to) sing (aloud, for joy, out), triumph.

Nov. 19, 2023

Worship- Psalm 100

keep in bondage, be bondmen, bond-service, compel, do, dress, ear,

A primitive root; to work (in any sense); by implication, to serve, till, (causatively) enslave, etc. -- X be, keep in bondage, be bondmen, bond-service, compel, do, dress, ear, execute, + husbandman, keep, labour(-ing man, bring to pass, (cause to, make to) serve(-ing, self), (be, become) servant(-s), do (use) service, till(-er), transgress (from margin), (set a) work, be wrought, worshipper,

Nov. 12, 2023

Repent from Rev. 16

3340 metanoéō (from 3326 /metá, "changed after being with" and 3539 /noiéō, "think") – properly, "think differently after," "after a change of mind"; to repent (literally, "think differently afterwards").

Nov. 5, 2023

from Daniel 9

Abomination- Or shiqquts {shik-koots'}; from shaqats; disgusting, i.e. Filthy; especially idolatrous or (concretely) an idol -- abominable filth (idol, -ation), detestable (thin

Oct. 29, 2023

Sorrow from Rev. 21:4

3997 pénthos – mourning, sadness. See 3996 (pentheō).

Oct 22, 2023

I Cor. 9 Control, temperance

Phonetic Spelling: (eng-krat-yoo'-om-ahee)
Definition: to exercise self-control
Usage: I exercise self-control, am continent.

HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 1467 egkrateúomai – properly, to exercise self control – literally "exercising dominion, from within." See 1466 (enkrateia).

Oct. 15, 2023

Fromes James 1:12 Crown

4735 stéphanos – properly, a wreath (garland), awarded to a victor in the ancient athletic games (like the Greek Olympics); the crown of victory (versus 1238 /diádēma, "a royal crown").

[4735 (stéphanos) is used of a plaited wreath ("crown"), like the one made of thorns placed on the head of Christ at His trial (Mt 27:29, Mk 15:17; Jn 19:2,5)

Sept. 24, 2023

I Thess 5:3

Peace

1515 eirḗnē (from eirō, "to join, tie together into a whole") – properly, wholeness, i.e. when all essential parts are joined together; peace (God's gift of wholeness).

Sept. 17, 2023

Romans 1:1

Set apart

873 aphorízō (from 575 /apó, "separated from" and 3724 /horízō, "make boundaries") – properly, separate from a boundary, i.e. a previous condition/situation (note the prefix, apo).

Aug. 27, 2023

Daniel 9

Transgressions

offend, rebel, revolt, transgression,

A primitive root (identical with pasa' through the idea of expansion); to break away (from just authority), i.e. Trespass, apostatize, quarrel -- offend, rebel, revolt, transgress(-ion, -or).

Aug. 20, 2023

I Thess 4:17

Caught up (Rature)

726 harpázō – properly, seize by force; snatch up, suddenly and decisively – like someone seizing bounty (spoil, a prize); to take by an open display of force (i.e. not covertly or secretly).

Aug. 6, 2023

from I Thess 5

Wrath

3709 orgḗ (from orgáō, "to teem, swelling up to constitutionally oppose") – properly, settled anger (opposition), i.e. rising up from an ongoing (fixed) opposition.

3709 /orgḗ ("settled anger") proceeds from an internal disposition which steadfastly opposes someone or something based on extended personal exposure, i.e. solidifying what the beholder considers wrong (unjust, evil).

["Orgē comes from the verb oragō meaning, 'to teem, to swell'; and thus implies that it is not a sudden outburst, but rather (referring to God's) fixed, controlled, passionate feeling against sin . . . a settled indignation (so Hendriksen)" (D. E. Hiebert, at 1 Thes 1:10).]

July 30, 2023

from Joshua

will serve:

to work, serve
NASB Translation
become slaves (1), been slaves (1), bondage (2), burdened (2), cultivate (7), cultivated (2), cultivates (1), do (6), do the work (1), enslaved (3), given (1), holding in bondage (1), imposed (1), keep (2), labor (3), laborers

July 16, 2023

Forgiving from Eph. 4

Cognate: 5483 xarízomai (from 5485 /xáris, "grace, extending favor") – properly, to extend favor ("grace"), freely give favor to grant forgiveness (pardon).

5483 /xarízomai ("favor that cancels") is used of God giving His grace to pardon. This is freely done and therefore not based on any merit of the one receiving forgiveness.

[5483 (xarízomai) literally means, "to exercise grace, freely show favor," i.e. willingly ("graciously") bestow.]

July 9, 2023

Knitted - from Col. 2:2

4822 symbibázō (from 4862 /sýn, "identified with" and 1688 /embibázō, "to board a ship") – properly, bring together (combine), "causing to stride together" (TDNT); (figuratively) to grasp a truth by intertwining ideas needed to "get on board," i.e. come to the necessary judgment (conclusion); "to prove" (J. Thayer).

June 25, 2025

Ecclesiology is the study of the church.

The word Ecclesiology comes from two Greek words meaning "assembly" and "word" - combining to mean "the study of the church." The church is the assembly of believers who belong to God. Ecclesiology is crucial to understand God’s purpose for believers in the world today.

June 18, 2023

From Gal. 5

Temperance

1466 egkráteia (from 1722 /en, "in the sphere of" and 2904 /krátos, "dominion, mastery") – properly, dominion within, i.e. "self-control" – proceeding out from within oneself, but not by oneself.

For the believer, 1466 /egkráteia ("self-control, Spirit-control") can only be accomplished by the power of the Lord. Accordingly, 1466 /egkráteia ("true mastery from within") is explicitly called a fruit of the Holy Spirit (Gal 5:23).

May 21, 2023

From Psalm 37:5

Commit

1556. galal

commit, remove, roll away, down, together, run down, seek occasion, trust,

A primitive root; to roll (literally or figuratively) -- commit, remove, roll (away, down, together), run down, seek occasion, trust, wallow.

May 7, 2023

From Luke 2:52 Stature

2244 hēlikía (from hēlix, "full-aged") – properly, the end-stage of a full life-span (Mt 6:27; Jn 9:21,23; Heb 11:11, etc.).

April 16, 2023

Preach-disciple in Matthew 28

Cognate: 3100 mathēteúō (from 3101 /mathētḗs, "disciple") – to disciple, i.e. helping someone to progressively learn the Word of God to become a matured, growing disciple (literally, "a learner," a true Christ-follower); to train (develop) in the truths of Scripture and the lifestyle required, i.e. helping a believer learn to be a disciple of Christ in belief and practice. See 3101 (mathētēs).

April 9, 2023

From John

Tetelestai

Cognate: 5055 teléō (from 5056 /télos, "consummation, completion") – properly, to complete (consummate), i.e. finish (qualitatively) the necessary process – with the results "rolling-over" to the next level (phase) of consummation. See 5056 (telos).

[This root (tel-) means "reaching the end (aim)." It is well-illustrated with the old pirate's telescope, unfolding (extending out) one stage at a time to function at full-strength (capacity effectiveness).]

April 2, 2023

From Matthew 21

5614 hōsanná – a transliteration of the Hebrew term (hôsî-âh-nā) meaning "Oh, save now!" or "Please save!"

[The -na suffix in Hebrew expresses intense emotion. 5614 (hōsanná) comes from two Hebrew roots meaning, "Save now!" (= "Save I pray!").]

March 26, 2023

Saved from Eph 2:8

4982 sṓzō (from sōs, "safe, rescued") – properly, deliver out of danger and into safety; used principally of God rescuing believers from the penalty and power of sin – and into His provisions (safety).

[4982 (sṓzō) is the root of: 4990 /sōtḗr ("Savior"), 4991 /sōtēría ("salvation") and the adjectival form, 4992 /sōtḗrion (what is "saved/rescued from destruction and brought into divine safety").]

March 19, 2023

Anxious from Phil 4

3309 merimnáō (from 3308 /mérimna, "a part, as opposed to the whole") – properly, drawn in opposite directions; "divided into parts" (A. T. Robertson); (figuratively) "to go to pieces" because pulled apart (in different directions), like the force exerted by sinful anxiety (worry). Positively, 3309 (merimnáō) is used of effectively distributing concern, in proper relation to the whole picture (cf. 1 Cor 12:25; Phil 2:20).

3809 (merimnaō ) is "an old verb for worry and anxiety – literally, to be divided, distracted" (WP, 2, 156). It is more commonly used in this negative sense in the NT.

March 5, 2023

Galatians 6

to bear one another burdens

bear, carry, take up.

Perhaps remotely derived from the base of basis (through the idea of removal); to lift, literally or figuratively (endure, declare, sustain, receive, etc.) -- bear, carry, take up

Feb. 26, 2023

from Romans 3:23 Sinned

264 hamartánō (from 1 /A "not" and 3313 /méros, "a part, share") – properly, having no share in; to sin, which always brings forfeiture – i.e. eternal loss due to missing God's mark. Like 266 /hamartía, 264 (hamartánō) is regularly used in ancient times of an archer missing the target (Homer, Aesch., etc). Every decision (action) done apart from faith (4102 /pístis) is sin (Ro 14:23; cf. Heb 11:6). See 266 (hamartia).

Feb. 12, 2023

from Proverbs 4:23 Keep thy heart

Heart

(labe)
Definition: inner man, mind, will, heart

Feb. 5, 2023

Humble

Cognate: 5013 tapeinóō – make (become) low, to humble. See 5011 (tapeinos).

With the believer, 5013 /tapeinóō ("show humility, true lowliness") happens by being fully dependent on the Lord – dismissing reliance upon self (self-government) and emptying carnal ego. This exalts the Lord as our all-in-all and prompts the gift of His fullness in us.

Jan. 29, 2023

From Gen. 4 Wroth or anger

verb burn, be kindled, of anger (Aramaic חרי Pa`el cause, fire to burn (rare); Zinjirli חרא anger, NöZMG 1893, 98. 103; Arabic burning sensation, in throat, etc., from rage and pain) —

Jan. 15, 2023

From II Peter 1 Grace

Cognate: 5485 xáris (another feminine noun from xar-, "favor, disposed to, inclined, favorable towards, leaning towards to share benefit") – properly, grace. 5485 (xáris) is preeminently used of the Lord's favor – freely extended to give Himself away to people (because He is "always leaning toward them").

5485 /xáris ("grace") answers directly to the Hebrew (OT) term 2580 /Kaná ("grace, extension-toward"). Both refer to God freely extending Himself (His favor, grace), reaching (inclining) to people because He is disposed to bless (be near) them.

[5485 (xáris) is sometimes rendered "thanks" but the core-idea is "favor, grace" ("extension towards").]

Dec. 18, 2022

Saviour

from Luke 2:11

Cognate: 4990 sōtḗr (a masculine noun, derived from 4982 /sṓzō, "save") – properly, the Savior, Jesus Christ who saves believers from their sins and delivers them into His safety. See 4982 (sōzō).

[4990 /sōtḗr ("Savior") is the root of the theological term, sotierology ("the study of salvation through Christ"). This term is also spelled "soteriology," but with the same meaning.]

Dec. 11, 2022

Christ

5547 Xristós (from 5548 /xríō, "anoint with olive oil") – properly, "the Anointed One," the Christ (Hebrew, "Messiah").

Dec. 4, 2022

will keep in perfect peace from

Isaiah 26:3

Shalom

well, favor, friend, great, good health, perfect,

Or shalom {shaw-lome'}; from shalam; safe, i.e. (figuratively) well, happy, friendly; also (abstractly) welfare, i.e. Health, prosperity, peace -- X do, familiar, X fare, favour, + friend, X great, (good) health, (X perfect, such as be at) peace(-able, -ably), prosper(-ity, -ous), rest, safe(-ty), salute, welfare, (X all is, be) well, X wholly.

Nov. 6, 2022

Anxious from Phil 4

3309 merimnáō (from 3308 /mérimna, "a part, as opposed to the whole") – properly, drawn in opposite directions; "divided into parts" (A. T. Robertson); (figuratively) "to go to pieces" because pulled apart (in different directions), like the force exerted by sinful anxiety (worry). Positively, 3309 (merimnáō) is used of effectively distributing concern, in proper relation to the whole picture (cf. 1 Cor 12:25; Phil 2:20).

3809 (merimnaō ) is "an old verb for worry and anxiety – literally, to be divided, distracted" (WP, 2, 156). It is more commonly used in this negative sense in the NT.

Oct. 24, 2022

Think for Phil 4

3049 logízomai (the root of the English terms "logic, logical") – properly, compute, "take into account"; reckon (come to a "bottom-line"), i.e. reason to a logical conclusion (decision).

Oct. 9, 2022

Understanding from Jeremiah 3:15

consider, expert, instruct, prosper, deal prudently, give skillful, have good success, teach,

A primitive root; to be (causatively, make or act) circumspect and hence, intelligent -- consider, expert, instruct, prosper, (deal) prudent(-ly), (give) skill(-ful), have good success, teach, (have, make to) understand(-ing), wisdom, (be, behave self, consider, make) wise(- ly), guide wittingly.

Oct. 2, 2022

Rock from Matthew 7:24

4073 pétra (a feminine noun) – "a mass of connected rock," which is distinct from 4074 (Pétros) which is "a detached stone or boulder" (A-S). 4073 (pétra) is a "solid or native rock, rising up through the earth" (Souter) – a huge mass of rock (a boulder), such as a projecting cliff.

Sept. 25, 2022

From Proverbs 6 Hates (God hates these 7 things)

enemy, foe, be hateful odious, utterly

A primitive root; to hate (personally) -- enemy, foe, (be) hate(-ful, -r), odious, X utterly

Sept. 18

From Gen. 3

Emnity-

emnity, hatred

From 'ayab; hostility -- emnity, hatred.

Sept 11, 2022

Devour from I Peter

Transliteration: katapinó
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-ap-ee'-no)
Definition: to drink down
Usage: I drink down, swallow, devour, destroy, consume.

Sept. 4, 2022

Yahweh

Jehovah, the Lord

From hayah; (the) self-Existent or Eternal; Jehovah, Jewish national name of God -- Jehovah, the Lord. Compare Yahh, Yhovih.

Aug. 28, 2022

Hamrtia- sin

failure, missed the mark

Aug. 14, 2022

From Gen. 2 to cleave

abide fast, cleave fast together, follow close hard after, be joined together

A primitive root; properly, to impinge, i.e. Cling or adhere; figuratively, to catch by pursuit -- abide fast, cleave (fast together), follow close (hard after), be joined (together), keep (fast), overtake, pursue hard, stick, take.

Aug. 7, 2022

From Genesis- God formed man

earthen, fashion, form, frame, maker, potter, purpose

Probably identical with yatsar (through the squeezing into shape); ((compare yatsa')); to mould into a form; especially as a potter; figuratively, to determine (i.e. Form a resolution) -- X earthen, fashion, form, frame, make(-r), potter, purpose.

July 31, 2022

Formed from Gen. where God formed man

earthen, fashion, form, frame, maker, potter, purpose

Probably identical with yatsar (through the squeezing into shape); ((compare yatsa')); to mould into a form; especially as a potter; figuratively, to determine (i.e. Form a resolution) -- X earthen, fashion, form, frame, make(-r), potter, purpose.

July 17, 2022

II Peter 1:5 Add

2023 epixorēgéō (from 1909 /epí, "appropriately on," which intensifies 5524/xorēgeō, "richly supply everything needed for an ancient chorus to be a grand production") – properly, lavishly supply, as it is suitable (apt) to outfit all that is needed to accomplish a grand objective.

July 10, 2022

Lam. 3:23 Mercies

favor, good deed, kindly, loving-kindness, merciful kindness, mercy, pity, reproach, wicked thing

From chacad; kindness; by implication (towards God) piety: rarely (by opposition) reproof, or (subject.) Beauty -- favour, good deed(-liness, -ness), kindly, (loving-)kindness, merciful (kindness), mercy, pity, reproach, wicked thing.

June 26, 2022

Gen. 1 Image

fashion, likeness, as, manner, similitude

From damah; resemblance; concretely, model, shape; adverbially, like -- fashion, like (-ness, as), manner, similitude.

see HEBREW d

June 12, 2022

Yahweh

Part of Speech: Proper Name
Transliteration: Yhvh
Phonetic Spelling: (yeh-ho-vaw')
Definition: the proper name of the God of Israel

June 5, 2022

From Acts 2:1

Day of Pentecost

4005 pentēkostḗ (from 4002 /pénte, "five") – properly fiftieth, referring to the festival of Pentecost – a one day festival celebrated at the end of the barley harvest. This was a joyous time of giving great thanks to God.

[The workers could only spare one day at this season of the year because the wheat harvest was already in process.]

May 29, 2022

From John 14:26

Holy Spirit

3875 paráklētos (from 3844 /pará, "from close-beside" and 2564 /kaléō, "make a call") – properly, a legal advocate who makes the right judgment-call because close enough to the situation. 3875 /paráklētos ("advocate, advisor-helper") is the regular term in NT times of an attorney (lawyer) – i.e. someone giving evidence that stands up in court.

May 22, 2022

From II Tim. God has not given us the following...

Sprit of cowardice

Definition: cowardice
Usage: cowardice, timidity.

HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 1167 deilía – timidity, reticence (used only in 2 Tim 1:7). See 1169 (deilós).

May 15, 2022

From Hebrews 10

Also a good description of what the Holy Spirit roles is, in our lives as Christians

3870 parakaléō (from 3844 /pará, "from close-beside" and 2564 /kaléō, "to call") – properly, "make a call" from being "close-up and personal." 3870 /parakaléō ("personally make a call") refers to believers offering up evidence that stands up in God's court.

[3870 (parakaléō), the root of 3875 /paráklētos ("legal advocate"), likewise has legal overtones.]

May 8, 2022

From Proverbs 31 Virtuous

able, activity, army, band of men soldiers, company, great forces, goods, host,

From chuwl; probably a force, whether of men, means or other resources; an army, wealth, virtue, valor, strength -- able, activity, (+) army, band of men (soldiers), company, (great) forces, goods, host, might, power, riches, strength, strong, substance, train, (+)valiant(-ly), valour, virtuous(-ly), war, worthy(-ily).

May 1, 2022

from Proverbs 22:6 Train

dedicate, train up

A primitive root; properly, to narrow (compare chanaq); figuratively, to initiate or discipline -- dedicate, train up.

see HEBREW chanaq

April 24, 2022

from Matthew

some doubted

1365 distázō (from 1364 /dís, "two, double" and 4714 /stásis, "stance, standing") – properly, going two ways, shifting between positions; choosing "a double-stance" and hence vacillate (waver); (figuratively) uncertain at a crossroad because refusing to choose one way over the other – "wanting to have our cake and eat it too"; to halt between two opinions (views, beliefs).

April 17, 2022

from John 19:30

It is finished

teléō (from 5056 /télos, "consummation, completion") – properly, to complete (consummate), i.e. finish (qualitatively) the necessary process – with the results "rolling-over" to the next level (phase) of consummation. See 5056 (telos).

[This root (tel-) means "reaching the end (aim)." It is well-illustrated with the old pirate's telescope, unfolding (extending out) one stage at a time to function at full-strength (capacity effectiveness).]

April 10, 2022

Luke "to seek and save"

4982 sṓzō (from sōs, "safe, rescued") – properly, deliver out of danger and into safety; used principally of God rescuing believers from the penalty and power of sin – and into His provisions (safety).

[4982 (sṓzō) is the root of: 4990 /sōtḗr ("Savior"), 4991 /sōtēría ("salvation") and the adjectival form, 4992 /sōtḗrion (what is "saved/rescued from destruction and brought into divine safety").]

April 3, 2022

from Acts 10

Cleanse

Cognate: 2511 katharízō – make pure ("clean"), removing all admixture (intermingling of filth). See 2513 (katharos).

March 27, 2022

will not leave you comfortless in John 14:18

Definition: an orphan
Usage: bereaved, an orphan, fatherless, desolate.

March 20, 2022

Holy Spirit from Acts 2

4151 pneúma – properly, spirit (Spirit), wind, or breath. The most frequent meaning (translation) of 4151 (pneúma) in the NT is "spirit" ("Spirit"). Only the context however determines which sense(s) is meant.

[Any of the above renderings (spirit-Spirit, wind, breath) of 4151 (pneúma) is always theoretically possible (spirit, Spirit, wind, breath). But when the attributive adjective ("holy") is used, it always refers to the Holy Spirit. "Spirit" ("spirit") is by far the most common translation (application) of 4151 (pneúma).

The Hebrew counterpart (rûach) has the same range of meaning as 4151 (pneúma), i.e. it likewise can refer to spirit/Spirit, wind, or breath.]

March 13, 2022

Love one another

Cognate: 25 agapáō – properly, to prefer, to love; for the believer, preferring to "live through Christ" (1 Jn 4:9,10), i.e. embracing God's will (choosing His choices) and obeying them through His power. 25 (agapáō) preeminently refers to what God prefers as He "is love" (1 Jn 4:8,16). See 26 (agapē).

With the believer, 25 /agapáō ("to love") means actively doing what the Lord prefers, with Him (by His power and direction). True 25 /agapáō ("loving") is always defined by God – a "discriminating affection which involves choice and selection" (WS, 477). 1 Jn 4:8,16,17 for example convey how loving ("preferring," 25 /agapáō) is Christ living His life through the believer.

March 6, 2022

Christology

The word "Christology" comes from two Greek words meaning "Christ / Messiah" and "word" - which combine to mean "the study of Christ." Christology is the study of the Person and work of Jesus Christ. There are numerous important questions that Christology answers:

Feb. 27, 2022

from Proverbs 31 Virtuous Women


Transliteration: chayil
Phonetic Spelling: (khah'-yil)
Definition: strength, efficiency, wealth, army

NAS Exhaustive Concordance

Word Origin
from chul
Definition
strength, efficiency, wealth, army
NASB Translation
able (5), armies (3), army (82), army* (1), capability (1), capable (3), elite army (1), excellence (1), excellent (2), forces (12), full (1), goods (1), great (1), might (1), mighty (1), nobly (1), power (2), retinue (2), riches (9), strength (10), strong (2), substance (1), troops (2), valiant (41), valiant* (4), valiantly (6), valor (18), very powerful (1), warriors (1), wealth (25), wealthy (1), worthy (1).

Feb. 13, 2022

from Proverbs 4:23

Diligence

From shamar; a guard (the man, the post or the prison); a deposit (fig.); also (as observed) a usage (abstr.), or an example (concr.) -- diligence, guard, office, prison, ward, watch.

Feb. 6, 2022

Rua

7321. rua

Strong's Concordance

rua: to raise a shout, give a blast

Original Word: רוּעַ
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: rua
Phonetic Spelling: (roo-ah')
Definition: to raise a shout, give a blast


to raise a shout, give a blast
NASB Translation
battle cry (1), cry (1), cry aloud (1), crying (1), jubilant shouting (1), raise your battle cry (1), raised a war cry (1), raised the war cry (1), shout (9), shout for joy (1), shout in triumph (1), shout aloud (1), shout joyfully (8), shout loud (1), shouted (8), shouted for joy (1), shouting the cry (1), sound an alarm (3), sound the alarm (1), sounding an alarm (1), utter a shout (1).

 

Brown-Driver-Briggs

[רוּעַ] verb Hiph`il40

1 raise a shout.

2 give a blast with clarion or horn (Late Hebrew id., Hiph`il; Thes compare Arabic utter a grumbling cry); — Perfect3masculine plural הֵרִיעוּ Judges 15:14; Ezra 3:11, הֵרֵעוּ 1 Samuel 17:20, etc.; Imperfect3masculine singular יָרִיעַ Isaiah 42:13; Psalm 41:12, וַיָּ֫רַע Joshua 6:20, etc.; Imperative feminine singular הָרִיעִי Zechariah 9:9; masculine plural הָרִיעוּ Joshua 6:10 +; Infinitive construct הָרִיעַ2Chronicles 13:12,15; Participle plural מְרִיעִים Ezra 3:13; —

1 shout a war-cry, or alarm of battle, Joshua 6:10 (3 t. in verse); Joshua 6:16,20; Judges 7:21; 1 Samuel 17:52; Isaiah 42:13; 2Chronicles 13:15 (twice in verse); הריע תְּרוּעָה Joshua 6:5,20; לקראת Judges 15:14; בַּמִּלְחָמָה 1 Samuel 17:20.

2 sound a signal for war or march: with חֲצֹצְרוֺת Numbers 10:7,9 (P); "" תקע שׁוֺפָר Hosea 5:8, compare Joel 2:1; with על against2Chronicles 13:12; so also probably Job 30:5 (against a thief).

3 shout in triumph over enemies: with עַל, Jeremiah 50:15; Psalm 41:12; absolute Zephaniah 3:14 ("" רנן).

4 shout in applause: absolute 1 Samuel 10:24; Zechariah 9:9, compare (of angels) Job 38:7.

5 shout with religious impulse: תְּרוּעָה ׳הר 1 Samuel 4:5; Ezra 3:11,13; so in public worship with music and sacrifice, with לְ, to God Psalm 47:2; Psalm 66:1; Psalm 81:2; Psalm 95:1; Psalm 95:2; Psalm 98:4; Psalm 100:1, לפני Psalm 98:6; in joy, תַּחְתִּיּוֺת אֶרֶץ Isaiah 44:23 ("" תָנּוּ שָׁמַיִם).

6 cry out in distress, Isaiah 15:4 (but Du Bu יָָֽרְעוּ tremble); לָמָּה תָרִיעִי רֵ֑עַ Micah 4:9 (of Zion under figure of woman, but perhaps read למה תָּרוֺעִי רֹעַ why art thou broken all to pieces? as Proverbs 11:15).

Po`lal. Imperfect3masculine singular impersonal לֹא יְרֹעָ֑ע Isaiah 16:10 a shout shall not be uttered (of joy in harvest; "" יְרֻנָּן).

Hithpo`lel Imperfect1singular אֶתְרוֺעָ֑ע Psalm 108:10; 3masculine plural יִתְרוֺעֲעוּ Psalm 65:14; Imperative feminine singular הִתְרוֺעָ֑עִי Psalm 60:10; —

1 shout in triumph: with על Psalm 60:10 (subject Philistia; iron.) "" Psalm 108:10 (subject ׳י).

2 shout for joy, Psalm 65:14 (meadows, valleys; "" שׁיר).
 

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

blow an alarm, cry alarm, aloud, out, destroy, make a joyful noise, smart, shout for joy,

A primitive root; to mar (especially by breaking); figuratively, to split the ears (with sound), i.e. Shout (for alarm or joy) -- blow an alarm, cry (alarm, aloud, out), destroy, make a joyful noise, smart, shout (for joy), sound an alarm, triumph.

Jan. 30, 2022

from Gen. 1:1

God

Transliteration: elohim
Phonetic Spelling: (el-o-heem')
Definition: God, god

NAS Exhaustive Concordance

Word Origin
pl. of eloah
Definition
God, god
NASB Translation
divine (1), divine being (1), exceedingly (1), God (2326), god (45), God's (14), goddess (2), godly (1), gods (204), great (2), judges (3), mighty (2), rulers (1), shrine* (1).

Jan. 23, 2022

from Phil 4:6

Request-

Phonetic Spelling: (ah'-ee-tay-mah)
Definition: a request
Usage: a petition, request.

Jan. 9, 2022

Theology proper is the study of God and His attributes. Theology proper focuses on God the Father. Paterology comes from two Greek words which mean "father" and "word" - which combine to mean "the study of the Father." Theology proper answers several important questions about God:

an. 2, 2022

Teach from Matthew 28

Cognate: 3100 mathēteúō (from 3101 /mathētḗs, "disciple") – to disciple, i.e. helping someone to progressively learn the Word of God to become a matured, growing disciple (literally, "a learner," a true Christ-follower); to train (develop) in the truths of Scripture and the lifestyle required, i.e. helping a believer learn to be a disciple of Christ in belief and practice. See 3101 (mathētēs).

Dec. 19, 2021

Jesus

2424 Iēsoús – Jesus, the transliteration of the Hebrew term, 3091 /Lṓt ("Yehoshua"/Jehoshua, contracted to "Joshua") which means "Yahweh saves" (or "Yahweh is salvation").

"Jesus Christ" is properly "Jesus the Christ." "Jesus" (2424 /Iēsoús) is His human name, as the incarnate, eternal Son of God (Mt 1:21,25, see also Lk 1:31) – the Christ, the divine Messiah (the second Person of the holy Trinity).

[Christ (His title) means "the Anointed One" (the eternal pre-incarnate, Logos, Jn

Dec. 12, 2021

Messiah from John

3323 Messías – literally, "the anointed one," referring to Jesus as the Christ – supremely empowered by the Holy Spirit to accomplish all of the divine plan.

Dec. 5, 2021

Prepared from Prov. (Look at all the synonyms for this word)

aim (1), appointed (1), carried (1), certain (2), certainty (1), confirm (2), confirmed (1), consider (1), could (1), counted (1), definitely (1), determined (1), direct (3), direct your right (1), directed (1), directs (1), establish (15), established (52), establishes (2), fashion (1), fashioned (1), firm (1), firmly established (3), formed (1), founds (1), full (1), get yourself ready (1), installed (1), made it ready (1), made preparations (1), made provision (1), made...preparations (1), made...ready (1), maintain his position (1), make preparation (1), make ready (2), make...sure (1), makes his sure (1), makes ready (1), making my firm (1), ordained (1), ordered (1), place (1), prepare (21), prepared (37), prepares (5), provide (1), provided (5), provides (1), ready (7), reliable (1), rested (1), rests (1), right (3), set (10), set the in order (1), steadfast (6), strengthen (1), took (1).

Nov. 28, 2021

Learn in Phil 4:9

3129 manthánō (akin to 3101 /mathētḗs, "a disciple") – properly, learning key facts; gaining "fact-knowledge as someone learns from experience, often with the implication of reflection – 'come to realize' "

Nov. 21, 2021

Rua from II Sam.

blow an alarm, cry alarm, aloud, out, destroy, make a joyful noise, smart, shout for joy,

A primitive root; to mar (especially by breaking); figuratively, to split the ears (with sound), i.e. Shout (for alarm or joy) -- blow an alarm, cry (alarm, aloud, out), destroy, make a joyful noise, smart, shout (for joy), sound an alarm, triumph.

Nov. 7, 2021

Comfort from II Cor. 1:4

3870 parakaléō (from 3844 /pará, "from close-beside" and 2564 /kaléō, "to call") – properly, "make a call" from being "close-up and personal." 3870 /parakaléō ("personally make a call") refers to believers offering up evidence that stands up in God's court.

[3870 (parakaléō), the root of 3875 /paráklētos ("legal advocate"), likewise has legal overtones.]

Oct. 31, 2021

Phil. 4:6 Anxious

3309 merimnáō (from 3308 /mérimna, "a part, as opposed to the whole") – properly, drawn in opposite directions; "divided into parts" (A. T. Robertson); (figuratively) "to go to pieces" because pulled apart (in different directions), like the force exerted by sinful anxiety (worry). Positively, 3309 (merimnáō) is used of effectively distributing concern, in proper relation to the whole picture (cf. 1 Cor 12:25; Phil 2:20).

3809 (merimnaō ) is "an old verb for worry and anxiety – literally, to be divided, distracted" (WP, 2, 156). It is more commonly used in this negative sense in the NT.

Oct. 24, 2021

Endure from I Cor. 10:13

5297 hypophérō (from 5259 /hypó, "under" and 5342 /phérō, "bear, carry") – properly, carry-under (like an under-current of a river carrying someone away, LS); (figuratively) to endure because carried safely away from danger (cf. the river of God's Spirit, Jn 7:37-39).

Oct. 17, 2021

We will back in "business" after tomorrow services.

August 29, 2021

godliness from II Peter 1:3

2150 eusébeia (from 2095 /eú "well" and 4576 /sébomai, "venerate, pay homage") – properly, someone's inner response to the things of God which shows itself in godly piety (reverence). 2150 /eusébeia ("godly heart-response") naturally expresses itself in reverence for God, i.e. what He calls sacred (worthy of veneration).

August 22, 2021

Faith for Romans 10:17

4102 pístis (from 3982/peithô, "persuade, be persuaded") – properly, persuasion (be persuaded, come to trust); faith.

Faith (4102/pistis) is always a gift from God, and never something that can be produced by people. In short, 4102/pistis ("faith") for the believer is "God's divine persuasion" – and therefore distinct from human belief (confidence), yet involving it. The Lord continuously births faith in the yielded believer so they can know what He prefers, i.e. the persuasion of His will (1 Jn 5:4).

[4102 (pistis) in secular antiquity referred to a guarantee (warranty). In Scripture, faith is God's warranty, certifying that the revelation He inbirthed will come to pass (His way).

August 15, 2021

Stewardss from I Cor. 4:2

Cognate: 3623 oikonómos (from 3624 /oíkos, "house, household" and nemō, "to allot, apportion") – properly, a steward (literally, "household-manager"). See 3622 (oikonomia).

[3623 /oikonómos ("manager") often functioned as the "steward" of a household, and was generally a freedman – i.e. a slave released from forced, legal servitude (J. Thayer).]

August 1, 2021

Refreshed from Romans 15:32

Transliteration: sunanapauomai
Phonetic Spelling: (soon-an-ap-ow'-om-ahee)
Definition: to lie down to rest with, to be refreshed in spirit with
Usage: I rest along with.

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4875 synanapaúomai (from 4862 /sýn, "identified with" and 373 /anapaúō, "pause completely") – properly, pause together, i.e. when people enjoy God's unique rest together which only results from first fighting God's battles in the unity of the Spirit. It only occurs in Ro 15:32 in reference to the Roman Christians coming alongside Paul to "struggle together" against those opposing his important mission to help the suffering saints in Jerusalem.

uly 18, 2021

Virtue from II Peter 1:3

703 arétē – properly, virtue ("moral excellence") which is displayed to enrich life.

July 4, 2021

Humble from II Chon. 7:14

bring down low, into subjection, under, humble self, subdue

A primitive root; properly, to bend the knee; hence, to humiliate, vanquish -- bring down (low), into subjection, under, humble (self), subdue.

June 27, 2021

From Romans 15:32

Joy

xará (another feminine noun from the root xar-, "extend favor, lean towards, be favorably disposed") – properly, the awareness (of God's) grace, favor; joy ("grace recognized").

June 20, 2021

Worship from Job 1

shachah
Phonetic Spelling: (shaw-khaw')
Definition: to bow dow
to bow down

bow (5), bow ourselves down (1), bow yourselves down (1), bow down (21), bowed (16), bowed in worship (1), bowed themselves down (2), bowed down (14), bowing (1), bowing down (1), bows down (1), did homage (1), down in homage (1), homage (1), lie down (1), paid homage (3), prostrate (2), prostrated (13), prostrating (1), weighs it down (1), worship (47), worshiped (31), worshiping (3), worships (2).

June 13, 2021

Trust from Proverbs 3:5

be bold confident, secure, sure, careless one, put confidence, make to hope, put,

A primitive root; properly, to hie for refuge (but not so precipitately as chacah); figuratively, to trust, be confident or sure -- be bold (confident, secure, sure), careless (one, woman), put confidence, (make to) hope, (put, make to) trust.

May 30, 2021

Theology proper is the study of God and His attributes. Theology proper focuses on God the Father. Paterology comes from two Greek words which mean "father" and "word" - which combine to mean "the study of the Father." Theology proper answers several important questions about God:

May 23, 2021

From John 14:26 Comforter

Holy Spirit

3875 paráklētos (from 3844 /pará, "from close-beside" and 2564 /kaléō, "make a call") – properly, a legal advocate who makes the right judgment-call because close enough to the situation. 3875 /paráklētos ("advocate, advisor-helper") is the regular term in NT times of an attorney (lawyer) – i.e. someone giving evidence that stands up in court.

May 16, 2021

From Proverbs 31 Virtuous Women

strength, efficiency, wealth, army

May 9, 2021

annoint from Psalm 23:5

1878. dashen

accept, anoint, take away the receive ashes from, make wax fat

A primitive root; to be fat; transitively, to fatten (or regard as fat); specifically to anoint; figuratively, to satisfy; denominatively (from deshen) to remove (fat) ashes (of sacrifices) -- accept, anoint, take away the (receive) ashes (from), make (wax) fat.

April 25, 2021

Virtue from II Peter 1:3

703 arétē – properly, virtue ("moral excellence") which is displayed to enrich life.

April 18, 2021

Refreshed from Romans 15:32

4875 synanapaúomai (from 4862 /sýn, "identified with" and 373 /anapaúō, "pause completely") – properly, pause together, i.e. when people enjoy God's unique rest together which only results from first fighting God's battles in the unity of the Spirit. It only occurs in Ro 15:32 in reference to the Roman Christians coming alongside Paul to "struggle together" against those opposing his important mission to help the suffering saints in Jerusalem.

April 11, 2021

Phil 4 :6

Anxious

3309 merimnáō (from 3308 /mérimna, "a part, as opposed to the whole") – properly, drawn in opposite directions; "divided into parts" (A. T. Robertson); (figuratively) "to go to pieces" because pulled apart (in different directions), like the force exerted by sinful anxiety (worry). Positively, 3309 (merimnáō) is used of effectively distributing concern, in proper relation to the whole picture (cf. 1 Cor 12:25; Phil 2:20).

3809 (merimnaō ) is "an old verb for worry and anxiety – literally, to be divided, distracted" (WP, 2, 156). It is more commonly used in this negative sense in the NT.

April 4, 2021

John 19:1 Scourge/FLog

3146 mastigóō – properly, to whip (scourge) with a mastigos (see 3148 /mástiks, a "whip"); to "flog (scourge) a victim, strapped to a pole or frame" (Souter); (figuratively) God sending severe pain in the best eternal interests of the believer (see Heb 12:6)

Reflection: As in the Lord's dealing with Job, God's purifying love is all-wise when we experience temporal suffering. Hence, it always works for our greater eternal gain as we live in faith (Ro 8:18-25,38). For example, God authorized an incredible amount of earthly pain (bringing heavenly gain) in the lives of Jeremiah and John the Baptist.

March 14, 2021

I Cor 10:23

Expediency

4851 symphérō (from 4862 /sýn, "together with" and 5342 /phérō, "bring, carry") – properly, combine in a way that brings a profit (gain), especially by a "concurrence of circumstances" that results in benefit or advancement (M. Vincent).

March 7, 2021

Godliness from II Peter 1

2150 eusébeia (from 2095 /eú "well" and 4576 /sébomai, "venerate, pay homage") – properly, someone's inner response to the things of God which shows itself in godly piety (reverence). 2150 /eusébeia ("godly heart-response") naturally expresses itself in reverence for God, i.e. what He calls sacred (worthy of veneration).

Feb. 28, 2021

Ruth 1 to cleave

abide fast, cleave fast together, follow close hard after, be joined together

A primitive root; properly, to impinge, i.e. Cling or adhere; figuratively, to catch by pursuit -- abide fast, cleave (fast together), follow close (hard after), be joined (together), keep (fast), overtake, pursue hard, stick, take.

Feb. 21, 2021

John 14 Let not your heart be troubled

5015 tarássō – properly, put in motion (to agitate back-and-forth, shake to-and-fro); (figuratively) to set in motion what needs to remain still (at ease); to "trouble" ("agitate"), causing inner perplexity (emotional agitation) from getting too stirred up inside ("upset").

Feb. 14, 2021

Prov. 4:23 Keep

A primitive root; to guard, in a good sense (to protect, maintain, obey, etc.) Or a bad one (to conceal, etc.) -- besieged, hidden thing, keep(-er, -ing), monument, observe, preserve(-r), subtil, watcher(-man).

Feb.7, 2021

Humble for II Chron. 7:14

bring down low, into subjection, under, humble self, subdue

A primitive root; properly, to bend the knee; hence, to humiliate, vanquish -- bring down (low), into subjection, under, humble (self), subdue.

 

Jan. 31, 2021

anxious from Phil 4:6

3309 merimnáō (from 3308 /mérimna, "a part, as opposed to the whole") – properly, drawn in opposite directions; "divided into parts" (A. T. Robertson); (figuratively) "to go to pieces" because pulled apart (in different directions), like the force exerted by sinful anxiety (worry). Positively, 3309 (merimnáō) is used of effectively distributing concern, in proper relation to the whole picture (cf. 1 Cor 12:25; Phil 2:20).

3809 (merimnaō ) is "an old verb for worry and anxiety – literally, to be divided, distracted" (WP, 2, 156). It is more commonly used in this negative sense in the

Jan. 24, 2021

apostle

Cognate: 652 apóstolos (from 649 /apostéllō, "to commission, send forth") – properly, someone sent (commissioned), focusing back on the authority (commissioning) of the sender (note the prefix, apo); apostle.

Jan 17, 2012

godliness from II Peter 1

2150 eusébeia (from 2095 /eú "well" and 4576 /sébomai, "venerate, pay homage") – properly, someone's inner response to the things of God which shows itself in godly piety (reverence). 2150 /eusébeia ("godly heart-response") naturally expresses itself in reverence for God, i.e. what He calls sacred (worthy of veneration).

Jan. 3, 2021

Exodus  28:41- consecrate

accomplish, confirm, consecrate, be at an end, be expired, be fenced, fill, fulfill,

Or malae (Esth. 7:5) {maw-law'}; a primitive root, to fill or (intransitively) be full of, in a wide application (literally and figuratively) -- accomplish, confirm, + consecrate, be at an end, be expired, be fenced, fill, fulfil, (be, become, X draw, give in, go) full(-ly, -ly set, tale), (over-)flow, fulness, furnish, gather (selves, together), presume, replenish, satisfy, set, space, take a (hand-)full, + have wholly.

Dec. 27, 2020

Vision from Proverbs 29

From chazah; a sight (mentally), i.e. A dream, revelation, or oracle -- vision.

Dec. 20, 2020

Save from Matt 1:21

4982 sṓzō (from sōs, "safe, rescued") – properly, deliver out of danger and into safety; used principally of God rescuing believers from the penalty and power of sin – and into His provisions (safety).

[4982 (sṓzō) is the root of: 4990 /sōtḗr ("Savior"), 4991 /sōtēría ("salvation") and the adjectival form, 4992 /sōtḗrion (what is "saved/rescued from destruction and brought into divine safety").]

Dec. 13, 2020

Messiah

3323 Messías – literally, "the anointed one," referring to Jesus as the Christ – supremely empowered by the Holy Spirit to accomplish all of the divine plan.

Dec. 6, 2020

Victory in Proverbs 21:31

deliverance, help, safety, salvation, victory

Or tshuah {tesh-oo-aw'}; from shava' in the sense of yasha'; rescue (literal or figurative, pers., national or spir.) -- deliverance, help, safety, salvation, victory.

see HEBREW shava'

Nov. 29, 2020

exalted as found in Psalm 138:2

bow self down, crouch, fall down flat, humbly beseech, do reverence, worship

A primitive root; to depress, i.e. Prostrate (especially reflexive, in homage to royalty or God) -- bow (self) down, crouch, fall down (flat), humbly beseech, do (make) obeisance, do reverence, make to stoop, worship.

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