35 occurrences in 14 translations

'Good' in the Bible

I said to myself, "Go ahead, I will test you with pleasure and enjoy what is good." But it turned out to be futile.

I sought in mine heart to give myself unto wine, yet acquainting mine heart with wisdom; and to lay hold on folly, till I might see what was that good for the sons of men, which they should do under the heaven all the days of their life.

There is nothing better for a man, than that he should eat and drink, and that he should make his soul enjoy good in his labour. This also I saw, that it was from the hand of God.

For God giveth to a man that is good in his sight wisdom, and knowledge, and joy: but to the sinner he giveth travail, to gather and to heap up, that he may give to him that is good before God. This also is vanity and vexation of spirit.

I know that there is no good in them, but for a man to rejoice, and to do good in his life.

And also that every man should eat and drink, and enjoy the good of all his labour, it is the gift of God.

I said in my heart, God will be judge of the good and of the bad; because a time for every purpose and for every work has been fixed by him.

There is one alone, and there is not a second; yea, he hath neither child nor brother: yet is there no end of all his labour; neither is his eye satisfied with riches; neither saith he, For whom do I labour, and bereave my soul of good? This is also vanity, yea, it is a sore travail.

It is good generally for a country where the land is worked to have a king.

When goods increase, they are increased that eat them: and what good is there to the owners thereof, saving the beholding of them with their eyes?

Behold that which I have seen: it is good and comely for one to eat and to drink, and to enjoy the good of all his labour that he taketh under the sun all the days of his life, which God giveth him: for it is his portion.

If a man beget an hundred children, and live many years, so that the days of his years be many, and his soul be not filled with good, and also that he have no burial; I say, that an untimely birth is better than he.

Yea, though he live a thousand years twice told, yet hath he seen no good: do not all go to one place?

It is better to enjoy the good that is present than the wandering of desire; this is also vanity and vexation of spirit.

For who knoweth what is good for man in this life, all the days of his vain life which he spendeth as a shadow? for who can tell a man what shall be after him under the sun?

Sorrow is better than laughter, because sober reflection is good for the heart.

Wisdom is good with an inheritance: and by it there is profit to them that see the sun.

When times are good, be joyful; when times are bad, consider this: God made the one as well as the other, so people won't seek anything outside of his best.

These two have I seen in my life which is to no purpose: a good man coming to his end in his righteousness, and an evil man whose days are long in his evil-doing.

It is good that thou shouldest take hold of this; yea, also from this withdraw not thine hand: for he that feareth God shall come forth of them all.

And I am finding more bitter than death, the woman whose heart is nets and snares, her hands are bands; the good before God escapeth from her, but the sinner is captured by her.

Though a sinner is doing evil a hundred times, and prolonging himself for it, surely also I know that there is good to those fearing God, who fear before Him.

And good is not to the wicked, and he doth not prolong days as a shadow, because he is not fearing before God.

There is a thing which is to no purpose done on the earth: that there are good men to whom is given the same punishment as those who are evil, and there are evil men who get the reward of the good. I say that this again is to no purpose.

And I have praised mirth because there is no good to man under the sun except to eat and to drink, and to rejoice, and it remaineth with him of his labour the days of his life that God hath given to him under the sun.

All things come alike to all: there is one event to the righteous, and to the wicked; to the good and to the clean, and to the unclean; to him that sacrificeth, and to him that sacrificeth not: as is the good, so is the sinner; and he that sweareth, as he that feareth an oath.

A wise person's good sense protects him, but a fool's lack of sense leaves him vulnerable.

In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand: for thou knowest not whether shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.

Sweet also is the light, And good for the eyes to see the sun.

And moreover, because the preacher was wise, he still taught the people knowledge; yea, he gave good heed, and sought out, and set in order many proverbs.

For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
אדּיר 
'addiyr 
Usage: 27

אדר 
'eder 
Usage: 2

אדּרת 
'addereth 
Usage: 12

און 
'own 
Usage: 12

אזן 
'azan 
Usage: 0

אל 
'el 
Usage: 114

גּמל 
Gamal 
Usage: 37

הדר 
Hadar 
Usage: 30

הוד 
Howd 
Usage: 24

חמדּה 
Chemdah 
Usage: 16

חסד 
Checed 
Usage: 247

חסיד 
Chaciyd 
Usage: 32

טב 
Tab (Aramaic), 
Usage: 2

טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 31

טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 553

טוּב 
Tuwb 
Usage: 32

יטב 
Yatab 
Usage: 115

יטב 
Y@tab (Aramaic) 
Usage: 1

יעל 
Ya`al 
Usage: 23

ישׁר 
Yashar 
Usage: 26

כּשׁרון 
Kishrown 
Usage: 3

מאד 
M@`od 
Usage: 300

מחמד 
Machmad 
Usage: 12

מלאכה 
M@la'kah 
Usage: 167

נכס 
N@kac (Aramaic) 
Usage: 2

עד עוד 
`owd 
Usage: 483

פּאר 
P@'er 
Usage: 7

צבי 
Ts@biy 
Usage: 32

צלח צלח 
Tsalach 
Usage: 66

קנין 
Qinyan 
substance , of...getting , goods , riches , with
Usage: 10

רחק 
Rachaq 
...far , ...off , ...away , remove , good way
Usage: 57

רכשׁ רכוּשׁ 
R@kuwsh 
Usage: 28

רנן 
Renen 
Usage: 1

שׁלם 
Shalam 
Usage: 116

שׁפר 
Sh@phar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

שׁפר 
Shepher 
Usage: 1

תּאר 
To'ar 
Usage: 15

תּחבּוּלה תּחבּלה 
Tachbulah 
Usage: 6

ἀγαθοεργέω 
Agathoergeo 
do good
Usage: 1

ἀγαθοποιέω 
Agathopoieo 
do good , well doing , do well
Usage: 6

ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

ἀγαθωσύνη 
Agathosune 
Usage: 4

ἀξιόω 
Axioo 
Usage: 7

ἀρχαῖος 
Archaios 
old , of old time , a good while ago
Usage: 9

βίος 
Bios 
Usage: 6

δοκέω 
Dokeo 
Usage: 45

εὖ 
Eu 
Usage: 2

εὐαγγελίζω 
Euaggelizo 
Usage: 50

εὐδοκέω 
Eudokeo 
Usage: 20

εὐδοκία 
Eudokia 
Usage: 7

εὐεργεσία 
Euergesia 
Usage: 2

εὐεργετέω 
Euergeteo 
Usage: 1

εὐθυμέω 
Euthumeo 
be of good cheer , be merry
Usage: 3

εὔθυμος 
Euthumos 
Usage: 2

εὔνοια 
Eunoia 
Usage: 2

εὐποιΐ́α 
Eupoiia 
to do good
Usage: 1

εὐφημία 
Euphemia 
Usage: 1

εὔφημος 
Euphemos 
Usage: 1

εὐψυχέω 
Eupsucheo 
be of good comfort
Usage: 1

θαρσέω 
Tharseo 
be of good cheer , be of good comfort
Usage: 1

καλλιέλαιος 
Kallielaios 
Usage: 1

καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

καλῶς 
Kalos 
well , good , full well , .
Usage: 26

κόσμιος 
Kosmios 
Usage: 2

λαμπρός 
Lampros 
Usage: 8

μακράν 
Makran 
Usage: 7

μαρτυρέω 
Martureo 
Usage: 58

οἰκοδεσπότης 
Oikodespotes 
Usage: 0

οὐσία 
Ousia 
Usage: 0

πλουτέω 
Plouteo 
be rich , be made rich , rich , wax rich , be increased with goods
Usage: 9

σκεῦος 
Skeuos 
Usage: 17

σός 
Sos 
Usage: 10

συμφέρω 
Sumphero 
Usage: 13

ὕπαρξις 
Huparxis 
Usage: 2

ὑπάρχοντα 
Huparchonta 
Usage: 5

φιλάγαθος 
Philagathos 
Usage: 1

χρηστολογία 
Chrestologia 
Usage: 1

χρηστός 
Chrestos 
Usage: 4

χρηστότης 
Chrestotes 
Usage: 10



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