A third form of the word, paraklesis, is a noun translated “consolation,” “exhortation,” “comfort” and “intreaty.” Parakletos means literally one “called to one’s side” or “to one’s aid” (Vine’s Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words, 1985, “Comfort… "(WEB KJV ASV WBS), 1 Chronicles 7:22Ephraim their father mourned many days, and his brothers came to comfort him. (BBE), 2 Corinthians 1:3Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort;(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE YLT NAS RSV NIV), 2 Corinthians 1:4who comforts us in all our affliction, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, through the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God. (KJV WBS), Judges 19:8And he arose early in the morning on the fifth day to depart; and the damsel's father said, Comfort thine heart, I pray thee. 7503 . marg., "or Advocate, or Helper; Gr. Copyright © 2021, Bible Study Tools. ... Look this way. (WEB WEY ASV BBE YLT NAS RSV), Hebrews 3:13But give comfort to one another every day as long as it is still Today; so that no one among you may be made hard by the deceit of sin: (BBE), Hebrews 6:18So that we, who have gone in flight from danger to the hope which has been put before us, may have a strong comfort in two unchanging things, in which it is not possible for God to be false;(BBE YLT), 1 John 3:19In this way we may be certain that we are true, and may give our heart comfort before him,(BBE), Genesis 5:29and he named him Noah, saying, "This same will comfort us in our work and in the toil of our hands, because of the ground which Yahweh has cursed. ... (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS RSV). COMFORT Online Bible verse finder. KJV Dictionary Definition: comfort comfort. paracletos").The same Greek word thus rendered is translated "Advocate" in 1 John 2:1 as applicable to Christ. | GotQuestions.org, How can the Bible bring comfort during a difficult time? (BBE), Job 21:2Give attention with care to my words; and let this be your comfort. (Root in WEB KJV ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS), Ephesians 6:22whom I have sent to you for this very purpose, that you may know our state, and that he may comfort your hearts. ... //strongsnumbers.com/greek2/2174.htm - 7k, 4837. sumparakaleo -- to exhort together, pass. Transliteration: Nechum Phonetic Spelling: (neh-khoom') Short Definition: Nehum. The comfort of this world is a comfort of body and senses, but the Christian comfort is the comfort of soul … Baker's Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Isaiah 22:4Therefore I said, "Look away from me. (Root in KJV ASV BBE WBS YLT), Acts 20:1And after the noise had come to an end, Paul, having sent for the disciples and given them comfort, went away from them to Macedonia. (vt) To salute .../c/cheer.htm - 16k, Matthew 9:22But Jesus turned him about, and when he saw her, he said, Daughter, be of good comfort; thy faith hath made thee whole. If the Bible were printed like a novel, it would fill eight volumes. I lived as a king in the army, as one who comforts the mourners. REV. 1. To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. Learn more. So David sent by his servants to comfort him concerning his father. <. He comforted them, and spoke kindly to them. (BBE), Proverbs 29:17Chastise thy son, and he giveth thee comfort, Yea, he giveth delights to thy soul. The church and the Christian are to function as comforters ( 2 Cor 1:4 ; 7:7 ). They comforted him, and consoled him concerning all the evil that Yahweh had brought on him. Synonymous words are console, help, give relief, cheer up, exhort, and fear not. Book First LXXI COMFORT IN EXTREMITY. Your rod and your staff, they comfort me. Perhaps the most important aspect of God’s Word is the promises that are contained within, promises that the Lord makes to those who are prepared to trust Him. 5164 . (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Psalms 36:2For he takes comfort in the thought that his sin will not be uncovered and hated. (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 2 Corinthians 7:13Therefore we have been comforted. So David sent messengers to comfort him concerning his father. One of the earliest examples of this occurs in the book of Job. (v. t.) To impart strength and hope to; to encourage; to relieve; to console; to cheer. see GREEK eu. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Psalms 119:52I remember your ordinances of old, Yahweh, and have comforted myself. (n.) A wadded bed quilt; a comfortable. (WEB KJV ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS RSV), 1 Thessalonians 5:11Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: paramuthia Phonetic Spelling: (par-am-oo-thee'-ah) Short Definition ... //strongsnumbers.com/greek2/3889.htm - 7k, 3931. paregoria -- exhortation, comfort ... exhortation, comfort. He will be sent by Jesus after Jesus goes away. This edition of the NIV Bible retains the portability, convenient size, and many of the most popular features of the bestselling NIV Thinline Bible.This highly affordable edition includes black letter text, a quality Italian Duo-Tone™ cover, and presentation page, all in the portable Thinline format that is less than one inch thick. Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God. From sun and parakaleo; to console jointly -- comfort together. Learn more. Therefore we were comfort ed in your comfort: yea, and exceedingly the more joyed we for the joy of Titus, because his spirit was refreshed by you all. In both Testaments, God is the author of comfort ( Isa 51:12 ; 2 Cor 1:3 ). (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Genesis 50:21Now therefore don't be afraid. The consolation and reassurance of those who are in distress, anxiety or need. (BBE), Job 6:10Then should I yet have comfort; yea, I would harden myself in sorrow: let him not spare; for I have not concealed the words of the Holy One. Read the following comforting Bible verses which will give you faith to confront difficulties and receive comfort from God. If we are comforted, it is for your comfort, which produces in you the patient enduring of the same sufferings which we also suffer. I say, "When will you comfort me? ... /hebrew/5163.htm - 6k, 5162. nacham -- to be sorry, console oneself... to be sorry, console oneself. 3889. paramuthia -- encouragement, exhortation, 3890. paramuthion -- exhortation, encouragement, 3870. parakaleo -- to call to or for, to exhort, to encourage, 4837. sumparakaleo -- to exhort together, pass. & pp) of Comfort. That which is set on your table would be full of fatness. Transliteration: nichum or nichum Phonetic Spelling: (nee-khoom') Short Definition: comfort. The word comfort comes from the Greek word parakle„sis. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Song of Songs 2:5Stay me with flagons, comfort me with apples: for I am sick of love. (vt) To cheer in distress or depression; to comfort; to soothe; to alleviate the grief and raise the spirits of; to relieve. Maybe it’s because we’ve all experienced our own valley of the shadow of death or been in deep, dark valleys. Light excelleth in comforting the spirits of men. Scripture declares that God comforts his people in times of distress. Cease then. He is the Spirit of truth; he will be sent in the name of Jesus; he will teach all things relating to what Jesus had taught them ( Joh 14:15-27 ). Gen. 18. The Treasury of Sacred Song. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: paregoria Phonetic Spelling: (par-ay-gor-ee'-ah) Short Definition: solace, consolation ... //strongsnumbers.com/greek2/3931.htm - 7k, 3890. paramuthion -- exhortation, encouragement ... Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: paramuthion Phonetic Spelling: (par-am-oo'-thee-on) Short Definition: comfort, consolation Definition: comfort ... //strongsnumbers.com/greek2/3890.htm - 7k, 3870. parakaleo -- to call to or for, to exhort, to encourage ... Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: parakaleo Phonetic Spelling: (par-ak-al-eh'- o) Short Definition: I summon, entreat, admonish, comfort Definition: (a) I ... //strongsnumbers.com/greek2/3870.htm - 10k, 404. anapsucho -- to refresh ... to refresh. (Root in KJV BBE WBS), 1 Corinthians 16:18For they gave comfort to my spirit and to yours: for which cause give respect to such people. 2. (WEB WEY ASV BBE YLT NAS RSV NIV), 2 Corinthians 1:6But if we are afflicted, it is for your comfort and salvation. to be strengthened ... ... to be strengthened with NASB Word Usage encouraged together (1). Or tanchum {tan-khoom'}; and (feminine) tanchuwmah {tan-khoo-maw'}; from nacham; compassion, solace -- comfort, consolation. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Job 5:18For after his punishment he gives comfort, and after wounding, his hands make you well. (BBE), Deuteronomy 28:40Your land will be full of olive-trees, but there will be no oil for the comfort of your body; for your olive-tree will give no fruit. It's in the Bible, Psalm 119:49-50, NKJV. to summon for assistance. The Scriptures give examples to teach us and give us hope and comfort in God. of Isaiah intends to bring comfort as he echoes God's presence among his people: "So do not fear, for I am with you" ( 41:10 ). Comfort definition, to soothe, console, or reassure; bring cheer to: They tried to comfort her after her loss. February 25, 2016. ... Oil was also applied to the feet to soothe and show (courtesy, respect). To comfort is to cheer and encourage. ...of manoach Definition resting place, rest NASB Word Usage comforting(1), permanent. Transliteration: nacham Phonetic Spelling: (naw-kham') Short Definition: comfort. The holy angels have no need for comfort. Comfort. .../s/sufferings.htm - 14k, Comforted (56 Occurrences)... (imp. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Psalms 86:17Show me a sign of your goodness, that those who hate me may see it, and be shamed, because you, Yahweh, have helped me, and comforted me. So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in … comfort together. (vt) To infuse life, courage, animation, or hope, into; to inspirit; to solace or comfort. Transliteration: Nacham Phonetic Spelling: (nakh'-am) Short Definition: Naham. (KJV ASV BBE WBS), Romans 15:5Now the God of patience and of comfort grant you to be of the same mind one with another according to Christ Jesus: (ASV BBE), 1 Corinthians 14:3But he that prophesieth speaketh unto men to edification, and exhortation, and comfort. The Shepherd never promised to take him over the valley, around the valley, or to avoid the valley but He did promise to go with him through the valley. 3. And the woman was made whole from that hour. (KJV WBS), Ruth 2:13Then she said, "Let me find favor in your sight, my lord, because you have comforted me, and because you have spoken kindly to your handmaid, though I am not as one of your handmaidens. (BBE), International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, 3874. paraklesis -- a calling to one's aid, ie encouragement. (BBE), Romans 1:12That is, that I may be comforted together with you by the mutual faith both of you and me. When I think of someone getting out of their comfort zone, I am always drawn to Abraham’s story in Genesis 12. Leave me alone, that I may find a little comfort,(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS RSV), Job 12:5In the thought of him who is in comfort there is no respect for one who is in trouble; such is the fate of those whose feet are slipping. (BBE YLT), Luke 6:24But unhappy are you who have wealth: for you have been comforted now. "(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Ruth 3:1And Naomi, her mother-in-law, said to her, My daughter, am I not to get you a resting-place where you may be in comfort? (KJV BBE WBS), Isaiah 12:1In that day you will say, "I will give thanks to you, Yahweh; for though you were angry with me, your anger has turned away and you comfort me. THE MOURNER'S COMFORT. The trade-off of portability is eye-strain and fatigue – until now! "comfort," a man of Judah. anoint. 8. comfort zone definition: 1. a situation in which you feel comfortable and in which your ability and determination are not…. (KJV BBE WBS), Luke 2:25And there was then in Jerusalem a man whose name was Simeon; and he was an upright man, fearing God and waiting for the comfort of Israel: and the Holy Spirit was on him. If you want comfort, they think that you must not have truth. CM Watts. (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS RSV), 2 Corinthians 13:11Finally, brothers, rejoice. (Entry 1 of 2) transitive verb. That’s why he was able to write that he woul… In the New Testament the words parakaleo [parakalevw] and paraklesis [paravklhsi"] come from the verb kaleo [kalevw], meaning "to call, " and the preposition para [parav], "alongside of." This brief oracle of comfort was addressed, in the first instance, specially to Martha. The gospel is given in Isaiah 40:1, where he exhorts, "Comfort, comfort my people, says your God." (BBE), Job 21:34So how can you comfort me with nonsense, seeing that in your answers there remains only falsehood? It is no hard thing to despise human comfort when divine is present. They were multiplied, walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort of the Holy Spirit. (KJV ASV BBE WBS), Colossians 4:8I am sending him to you for this very purpose, that he may know your circumstances and comfort your hearts,(WEB KJV ASV BBE WBS YLT), Colossians 4:11and Jesus who is called Justus, who are of the circumcision. Nechum. (YLT), Job 42:11Then came there to him all his brothers, and all his sisters, and all those who had been of his acquaintance before, and ate bread with him in his house. (KJV WEY BBE DBY WBS YLT), 2 Thessalonians 2:16Now our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father, who loved us and gave us eternal comfort and good hope through grace,(WEB ASV BBE YLT NAS RSV), 2 Thessalonians 2:17comfort your hearts and establish you in every good work and word. Psalm 23:4, 6 “Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me. Comfort ye your hearts. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 1 Chronicles 19:2David said, "I will show kindness to Hanun the son of Nahash, because his father showed kindness to me." Nacham. The basic concept for comfort in both the Old and New Testaments is encouragement, whether by words or the presence of another to help in time of need. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Psalms 119:50This is my comfort in my affliction, for your word has revived me. (Root in KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT), Romans 15:4For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope. Colossians 4:8 I am sending him to you for this very purpose, that he may know your circumstances and comfort your hearts, (See NIV). God's promises in His Word gives us comfort. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV), Genesis 37:35All his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. To strengthen to invigorate to cheer or enliven. Strong's Numbers. Synonymous words are console, help, give relief, cheer up, exhort, and fear not. (KJV BBE WBS YLT), 1 Thessalonians 5:14Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are unruly, comfort the feebleminded, support the weak, be patient toward all men. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT), Job 2:11Now when Job's three friends heard of all this evil that had come on him, they each came from his own place: Eliphaz the Temanite, Bildad the Shuhite, and Zophar the Naamathite, and they made an appointment together to come to sympathize with him and to comfort him. God is the author of comfort and "comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from God" ( 1:4 ). "comfort," an Israelite of Nehemiah's time. (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE WBS YLT RSV NIV), 1 Thessalonians 2:11As you know, we exhorted, comforted, and implored every one of you, as a father does his own children,(Root in WEB KJV BBE DBY WBS YLT), 1 Thessalonians 3:2and sent Timothy, our brother and God's servant in the Good News of Christ, to establish you, and to comfort you concerning your faith;(WEB KJV ASV BBE WBS YLT), 1 Thessalonians 4:18Therefore comfort one another with these words. From balag; desistance (or rather desolation) -- comfort self. 4496. menuchah -- resting place, rest. 2 Corinthians 1:5 For as the sufferings of Christ abound to us, even so our comfort also abounds through Christ. The final twenty-six chapters of Isaiah are often called "the volume of comfort" with its promise of present comfort and the future promise of the suffering servant who comes to give hope, help, and release — "to comfort all who mourn" ( 61:3 ). A5. She sent and called Jacob, her younger son, and said to him, "Behold, your brother Esau comforts himself about you by planning to kill you. Don't labor to comfort me for the destruction of the daughter of my people. Anointing shares a "penetrating comfort" to impart strength and healing ().]. His father wept for him. LYRICS A CRY OF COMFORT FOR JERUSALEM. I will weep bitterly. THE SCRIPTURES. To comfort is to cheer and encourage. The comfort of friends and relations Christ is comforter, intercessor, advocate. | GotQuestions.org, Comfort: Dictionary and Thesaurus | Clyx.com. (See JPS), Psalms 39:13Let your wrath be turned away from me, so that I may be comforted, before I go away from here, and become nothing. comfort, compassion. David's servants came into the land of the children of Ammon. A primitive root; to suport (mostly figurative) -- comfort, establish ... /hebrew/5582.htm - 6k, The God of All Comfort The God of All Comfort. (BBE JPS), Psalms 71:21Increase my honor, and comfort me again. 2 Corinthians 13:11 | View whole chapter | See verse in context Finally, brethren, farewell. 1 : to give strength and hope to : cheer comforted by the knowledge that the program will be fully funded. My couch shall ease my complaint;'(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Job 9:27If I say, I will forget my complaint, I will leave off my heaviness, and comfort myself:(KJV WBS), Job 10:20Aren't my days few? Table of Contents. (Root in KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS), 2 Samuel 19:7Now therefore arise, go out, and speak to comfort your servants; for I swear by Yahweh, if you don't go out, not a man will stay with you this night. To comfort is to cheer and encourage. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: paramutheomai Phonetic Spelling: (par-am-oo-theh'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I encourage, comfort ... //strongsnumbers.com/greek2/3888.htm - 7k, 3889. paramuthia -- encouragement, exhortation, comfort ... encouragement, exhortation, comfort. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV), Isaiah 32:9Give ear to my voice, you women who are living in comfort; give attention to my words, you daughters who have no fear of danger. She bore a son, and he called his name Solomon. ... /hebrew/5150.htm - 6k, 5149. (Root in BBE NAS), Job 32:20Let me say what is in my mind, so that I may get comfort; let me give answer with open mouth. (KJV WEY BBE WBS YLT NIV), 1 Corinthians 14:31For ye may all prophesy one by one, that all may learn, and all may be comforted. the Revised Version (British and American) has correctly changed the translation of paramutheomai from the King James Version "comfort," to "consolation." Comforting Bible Verses. Paul's classic passages on comfort ( 2 Cor 1:3-7 ; 7:2-16 ) suggest the dominant note of encouragement. ... VIII. kum'-fert (nacham; parakaleo): The New Testament word is variously translated, as "comfort," "exhort," "beseech," the exact translation to be determined by the context. Proud member Comfort, Comforter, Comfortless [Noun] parakletos lit., "called to one's side," i.e., to one's aid is primarily a verbal adjective, and suggests the capability or adaptability for giving aid. It is very probably, however, a secondary meaning of the word, and some of its cognates clearly convey the idea of comfort in certain connections, both in .../p/paraclete.htm - 17k, Console (7 Occurrences)... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. The idea of “comfort” implies at least two parties: one who gives the comfort and one who receives it. This is my comfort in my affliction, for Your word has given me life." And they said, So do, as thou hast said. 5151 . The basic concept for comfort in both the Old and New Testaments is encouragement, whether by words or the presence of another to help in time of need. It also implies a need—one that Scripture speaks of exclusively for humans. ... //christianbookshelf.org/kempis/imitation of christ/chapter ix of the lack.htm, The Sixteenth Chapter: True Comfort is to be Sought in God Alone ... BOOK THREE. Parakle„sis is made up of para meaning beside, and kaleo„ meaning to call. 6. (KJV JPS BBE DBY WBS YLT), Job 7:13When I say,'My bed shall comfort me. In the Old Testament naham is most often translated "to comfort." These are my only fellow workers for the Kingdom of God, men who have been a comfort to me. Light excelleth in comforting the spirits of men. ... /.../macduff/memories of bethany/viii the mourners comfort.htm, Of the Lack of all Comfort ... ADMONITIONS CONCERNING THE INNER LIFE CHAPTER IX Of the lack of all comfort. (BBE), Acts 15:31The people read it, and were delighted with the comfort it brought them. (BBE), 2 Samuel 10:2David said, "I will show kindness to Hanun the son of Nahash, as his father showed kindness to me." "(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV), Job 29:25I chose out their way, and sat as chief. The basic concept for comfort in both the Old and New Testaments is encouragement, whether by words or the presence of another to help in time of need. (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 2 Corinthians 1:7Our hope for you is steadfast, knowing that, since you are partakers of the sufferings, so also are you of the comfort. The command of Moses to not be afraid ( Exod 14:13 ; 20:20 ) is a command intended to bring comfort to the people. A Sermon (No.51). (WEY BBE), Acts 16:40And they went out of the prison, and entered into the house of Lydia: and when they had seen the brethren, they comforted them, and departed. (n.) A state of quiet enjoyment; freedom from pain, want, or anxiety; also, whatever contributes to such a condition. In the course of our lives we find a growing need for comfort, especially in the midst of difficult times. In our comfort we rejoiced the more exceedingly for the joy of Titus, because his spirit has been refreshed by you all. This is made possible through Christ, and makes patient endurance overflow to others. "Remember the word to Your servant, upon which You have caused me to hope. Nechum -- "comfort," an Israelite of Nehemiah's time... 5148, 5149. The designation of the Holy Ghost (John 14:16, 26; 15:26; 16:7; R.V. 7. Comfort, King James Bible Dictionary. In the Old Testament naham [j"n] is most often translated "to comfort." (1), place (1), place of rest (1), quartermaster* (1), quiet (1), rest (8 ... /hebrew/4496.htm- 6k. Augustin came into ... my flesh.... And so the comfort of woman's milk was ready for me. The meaning is to call or summon to one's aid, to call for help, to stand alongside of. (a.) For ... //christianbookshelf.org/bertrand/saint augustin/iii the comfort of the.htm, The Mourner's Comfort. (n.) Encouragement; solace; consolation in trouble; also, that which affords consolation. COMFORT, v.t. I will nourish you and your little ones." Comfort. (Root in BBE YLT NAS NIV), Luke 8:48And he said unto her, Daughter, be of good comfort: thy faith hath made thee whole; go in peace. Everyone also gave him a piece of money, and everyone a ring of gold. ... comfort self, ease one's self, repent,. (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS RSV), 2 Timothy 4:2Be preaching the word at all times, in every place; make protests, say sharp words, give comfort, with long waiting and teaching;(BBE), 2 Timothy 4:5But be self-controlled in all things, do without comfort, go on preaching the good news, completing the work which has been given you to do. Thomas Nelson and Zondervan Bibles have teamed up with the world’s foremost typeface foundry to create exclusive Comfort Print Bible fonts. (YLT NAS), Ecclesiastes 4:1Then I returned and saw all the oppressions that are done under the sun: and behold, the tears of those who were oppressed, and they had no comforter; and on the side of their oppressors there was power; but they had no comforter. 4009, 4010. mabligith. again!". an apostle of Christ Jesus … to the church of God in Corinth … Praise be to … the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from (2 Corinthians 1:1-4) He appears in Christ's behalf as mediator, intercessor, helper, and comforter: "he will convict the world of guilt in regard to sin and righteousness and judgment He will guide you into all truth. And they call the blind man, saying unto him, Be of good comfort, rise; he calleth thee. Etymologically, it is "to call alongside of," i.e. .../e/express.htm - 12k, Comforting (21 Occurrences)... 2 Corinthians 1:4 who is comforting us in all our tribulation, for our being able to comfort those in any tribulation through the comfort with which we are .../c/comforting.htm - 12k, Sufferings (27 Occurrences)... (WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). He said, "For I will go down to Sheol to my son mourning." (WEB KJV ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS), Philippians 2:1If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and mercies,(KJV BBE DBY WBS YLT NIV), Philippians 2:19But I trust in the Lord Jesus to send Timotheus shortly unto you, that I also may be of good comfort, when I know your state. Once you experience the swiftness and ease-of-use SwordSearcher gives you right on your own computer, combined with the most powerful search features available, you will never want to use the web to do online study again. I overflow with joy in all our affliction. Salem Media Group. To strengthen; to invigorate; to cheer or enliven. (BBE), Philemon 1:7For we have much joy and comfort in your love, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed through you, brother. It is no surprise, then, the concept of comfort occurs quite often in the Scriptures. .../c/comforted.htm - 24k, Cheer (22 Occurrences)... cheerful; -- often with up. God is the God of all comfort: "I, even I, am he who comforts you" ( Isa 51:12 ; see also Isaiah 51:3 Isaiah 51:19 ). At New Park Street Chapel, Southwark. All rights reserved. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT), 2 Samuel 12:24David comforted Bathsheba his wife, and went in to her, and lay with her. 3. 7501, 7502. raphad. See more. 7. Jesus promised the disciples another Counselor (Comforter, KJV) who would be with them forever. The second beatitude offers a blessing to those who mourn, "for they will be comforted" ( Matt 5:4 ). Many people say just the opposite of this. Comfort for the Desponding. It has a positive force wanting in its synonym "console," as it indicates the dispelling of grief by the impartation of strength. Title Page. /hebrew/4010.htm - 6k, 7502. raphad -- to spread... comfort, make a bed, spread. Yahweh loved him;(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 2 Samuel 14:17Then thine handmaid said, The word of my lord the king shall now be comfortable: for as an angel of God, so is my lord the king to discern good and bad: therefore the LORD thy God will be with thee. (WEB WEY ASV BBE YLT NAS RSV NIV), 2 Corinthians 2:7so that on the contrary you should rather forgive him and comfort him, lest by any means such a one should be swallowed up with his excessive sorrow. Affording or imparting comfort or consolation; able to comfort; cheering; as, a comfortable hope. ... /hebrew/7502.htm - 6k, 8575. tanchum -- consolation... comfort, consolation. JEHOVAH. That would be worse to you than all the evil that has happened to you from your youth until now. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Psalms 119:82My eyes fail for your word. This is a thorough bible study about the meaning of the Hebrew word נָחַם, 'nacham' translated 'relent or comfort' (Strong's 5162), and gives every verse where the Hebrew word "nacham" appears. Animals have no capacity to receive spiritual comfort. Deuteronomy 31:6 Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD your God, he it is that does go with you; he will not fail you, nor forsake you. see HEBREW balag. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Psalms 119:76Please let your loving kindness be for my comfort, according to your word to your servant. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. David had assurance that His Shepherd would lead him out of this valley. 2 Corinthians 1:6 But if we are afflicted, it is for your comfort and salvation. In the midst of his suffering 3 “comforters” come to advise Job. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV), Deuteronomy 24:5A newly married man will not have to go out with the army or undertake any business, but may be free for one year, living in his house for the comfort of his wife. Entry for 'Comfort' - Webster's Dictionary - One of 28 Bible dictionaries freely available, this dictionary, with more than 75,000 entries, is a timeless resource no serious scholar should be without to be strengthened, 5162. nacham -- to be sorry, console oneself, 4010. mabligith -- smiling, cheerfulness, source of brightening, (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS RSV), (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV), (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV), (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV), (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), What does it mean that God is the God of all comfort? ; consolation in trouble ; also, that which is set on your table would be with them forever when. ; solace ; consolation in trouble ; also, that which is set on your table would be worse you. 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