55 occurrences in 14 translations

'Good' in the Bible

Do not take your servant to be a good-for-nothing woman: for my words have come from my stored-up sorrow and pain.

And Elkanah her husband said unto her, Do what seemeth thee good; tarry until thou have weaned him; only the LORD establish his word. So the woman abode, and gave her son suck until she weaned him.

Nay, my sons; for it is no good report that I hear: ye make the LORD'S people to transgress.

You will see distress [in the] place of worship, in spite of all that is good in Israel, and no one in your family will ever again reach old age.

And Samuel told him every whit, and hid nothing from him. And he said, It is the LORD: let him do what seemeth him good.

And he will take your fields and your vineyards and your good oliveyards and give them to his slaves.

And he will take your menslaves and your maidslaves and your good young men and your asses and do his work with them.

He had a son named Saul, a specially good-looking young man; there was no one better-looking among the children of Israel: he was taller by a head than any other of the people.

"Good," Saul replied to his attendant. "Come on, let's go." So they went to the city where the man of God was.

Then Saul came up to Samuel in the doorway of the town and said, Give me directions, if you will be so good, to the house of the seer.

But certain good-for-nothing persons said, How is this man to be our saviour? And having no respect for him, they gave him no offering.

Therefore the men of Jabesh said, To morrow we will come out unto you, and ye shall do with us all that seemeth good unto you.

If you will revere and fear the Lord and serve Him and hearken to His voice and not rebel against His commandment, and if both you and your king will follow the Lord your God, it will be good!

And Saul said, Let us go down after the Philistines by night, and spoil them until the morning light, and let us not leave a man of them. And they said, Do whatsoever seemeth good unto thee. Then said the priest, Let us draw near hither unto God.

Then said he unto all Israel, Be ye on one side, and I and Jonathan my son will be on the other side. And the people said unto Saul, Do what seemeth good unto thee.

All through the life of Saul there was bitter war against the Philistines; and whenever Saul saw any strong man or any good fighting man, he kept him near himself.

But Saul and the people spared Agag, and the best of the sheep, and of the oxen, and of the fatlings, and the lambs, and all that was good, and would not utterly destroy them: but every thing that was vile and refuse, that they destroyed utterly.

And he sendeth, and bringeth him in, and he is ruddy, with beauty of eyes, and of good appearance; and Jehovah saith, 'Rise, anoint him, for this is he.'

And one of the young men answered and said, Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, who is skilled in playing, and he is a valiant man and a man of war, and skilled in speech, and of good presence, and Jehovah is with him.

And when the Philistine, taking note, saw David, he had a poor opinion of him: for he was only a boy, red-haired and good-looking.

And David goeth out whithersoever Saul doth send him; he acted wisely, and Saul setteth him over the men of war, and it is good in the eyes of all the people, and also in the eyes of the servants of Saul.

When his officials delivered this message to David, David decided it would be a good thing to become the king's son-in-law. Before the time was up,

And Jonathan spake good of David unto Saul his father, and said unto him, Let not the king sin against his servant, against David; because he hath not sinned against thee, and because his works have been to theeward very good:

And Michal took the teraph (household good luck image) and laid it in the bed, put a pillow of goats' hair at its head, and covered it with a bedspread.

If he says, 'Good,' then your servant is safe, but if he becomes angry, you will know he has evil intentions.

And Jonathan said unto David, O LORD God of Israel, when I have sounded my father about to morrow any time, or the third day, and, behold, if there be good toward David, and I then send not unto thee, and shew it thee;

thus doth Jehovah do to Jonathan, and thus doth He add; when the evil concerning thee is good to my father, then I have uncovered thine ear, and sent thee away, and thou hast gone in peace, and Jehovah is with thee, as he was with my father;

For as long as this son of Jesse is alive on the earth, you and your kingdom will not be established. Now, send some men and bring him to me. For he is as good as dead!"

Abide thou with me; do not fear, for he that seeks my life seeks thy life; it is good that thou shalt be kept with me.

And the men of David said unto him, Behold the day of which the LORD said unto thee, Behold, I will deliver thine enemy into thine hand, that thou mayest do to him as it shall seem good unto thee. Then David arose, and cut off the skirt of Saul's robe privily.

And he said to David, Thou art more righteous than I: for thou hast rewarded me good, whereas I have rewarded thee evil.

You yourself have told me today what good you did for me: when the Lord handed me over to you, you didn't kill me.

For if a man find his enemy, will he let him go well away? wherefore the LORD reward thee good for that thou hast done unto me this day.

Now the name of the man was Nabal; and the name of his wife Abigail: and she was a woman of good understanding, and of a beautiful countenance: but the man was churlish and evil in his doings; and he was of the house of Caleb.

Ask thy young men, and they will shew thee. Wherefore let the young men find favour in thine eyes: for we come in a good day: give, I pray thee, whatsoever cometh to thine hand unto thy servants, and to thy son David.

But the men were very good unto us, and we were not hurt, neither missed we any thing, as long as we were conversant with them, when we were in the fields:

So now, give thought to what you are going to do; for evil is in store for our master and all his house: for he is such a good-for-nothing person that it is not possible to say anything to him.

Now David had said, Surely in vain have I kept all that this fellow hath in the wilderness, so that nothing was missed of all that pertained unto him: and he hath requited me evil for good.

Let my lord give no attention to Nabal, that good-for-nothing: for as his name is, so is he, a man without sense: but I, your servant, did not see the young men whom my lord sent.

And it shall come to pass, when the LORD shall have done to my lord according to all the good that he hath spoken concerning thee, and shall have appointed thee ruler over Israel;

there will not be remorse or a troubled conscience for my lord because of needless bloodshed or my lord's revenge. And when the Lord does good things for my lord, may you remember [me] your servant."

Blessed be your good judgment, and blessed be you, who today stopped me from shedding blood and delivering myself by my own actions.

Then Abigail went to Nabal, and there he was in his house, feasting like a king. Nabal was in a good mood and very drunk, so she didn't say anything to him until morning light.

This thing is not good that thou hast done. As the LORD liveth, ye are worthy to die, because ye have not kept your master, the LORD'S anointed. And now see where the king's spear is, and the cruse of water that was at his bolster.

David replied to Achish, "Good, you will find out what your servant can do." So Achish said to David, "Very well, I will appoint you as my permanent bodyguard."

Then the princes of the Philistines were angry with him, and the princes of the Philistines said unto him, Make this fellow return that he may go again to his place which thou hast appointed him and not come with us to the battle lest in the battle he be an adversary to us, for with what should he return to the good graces of his master than with the heads of these men?

Then Achish called David, and said unto him, Surely, as the LORD liveth, thou hast been upright, and thy going out and thy coming in with me in the host is good in my sight: for I have not found evil in thee since the day of thy coming unto me unto this day: nevertheless the lords favour thee not.

And Achish answered and said to David, I know that thou art good in my sight, as an angel of God: notwithstanding the princes of the Philistines have said, He shall not go up with us to the battle.

So get up early in the morning, with the servants of your lord who are with you, and go to the place I have given you, and have no evil design in your heart, for you are good in my eyes; but when there is light enough in the morning, go away.

Then the bad and good-for-nothing men among those who went with David said, Because they did not go with us, we will give them nothing of the goods which we have got back, but only to every man his wife and children, so that he may take them and go.

They cut off Saul's head, stripped off his armor, and sent messengers throughout the land of the Philistines to spread the good news in the temples of their idols and among the people.

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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

G14
ἀγαθοεργέω 
Agathoergeo 
do good
Usage: 1

G15
ἀγαθοποιέω 
Agathopoieo 
do good , well doing , do well
Usage: 6

G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

G19
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 
good pleasure , good will , seem good 9 , desire
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 
benevolence , good will
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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