110 occurrences in 13 translations

'Goodness' in the Bible

behold now, thy servant has found favour in thine eyes, and thou hast magnified thy goodness, which thou hast shewn to me in preserving my soul alive; but I cannot escape to the mountain, lest calamity lay hold on me, that I die.

And Jethro rejoiced for all the goodness which the LORD had done to Israel, whom he had delivered out of the hand of the Egyptians.

And it shall be, if thou go with us, yea, it shall be, that what goodness the LORD shall do unto us, the same will we do unto thee.

Jehovah is slow to anger, and abundant in goodness, forgiving iniquity and transgression, but by no means clearing the guilty, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children, upon the third and fourth generation.

"The LORD will show his abundant goodness with respect to your children, the offspring of your animals, and the produce of your farmland that he promised your ancestors he would give you.

Neither shewed they kindness to the house of Jerubbaal, namely, Gideon, according to all the goodness which he had shewed unto Israel.

Now, may the Lord show special kindness and faithfulness to you, and I will also show the same goodness to you because you have done this deed.

And now, O Lord GOD, thou art that God, and thy words be true, and thou hast promised this goodness unto thy servant:

Perhaps the Lord will see my affliction and restore goodness to me instead of Shimei's curses today."

On the eighth day he sent the people away: and they blessed the king, and went unto their tents joyful and glad of heart for all the goodness that the LORD had done for David his servant, and for Israel his people.

and I gave no credence to the words till that I have come, and my eyes see, and lo, it was not declared to me -- the half; thou hast added wisdom and goodness unto the report that I heard.

And now, LORD, thou art God, and hast promised this goodness unto thy servant:

Now therefore arise, O LORD God, into thy resting place, thou, and the ark of thy strength: let thy priests, O LORD God, be clothed with salvation, and let thy saints rejoice in goodness.

And on the three and twentieth day of the seventh month he sent the people away into their tents, glad and merry in heart for the goodness that the LORD had shewed unto David, and to Solomon, and to Israel his people.

Now the rest of the acts of Hezekiah, and his goodness, behold, they are written in the vision of Isaiah the prophet, the son of Amoz, and in the book of the kings of Judah and Israel.

Now the rest of the acts of Josiah, and his goodness, according to that which was written in the law of the LORD,

And they took strong cities, and a fat land, and possessed houses full of all goods, wells digged, vineyards, and oliveyards, and fruit trees in abundance: so they did eat, and were filled, and became fat, and delighted themselves in thy great goodness.

For they have not served thee in their kingdom, and in thy great goodness that thou gavest them, and in the large and fat land which thou gavest before them, neither turned they from their wicked works.

Here we are today, slaves in the land You gave our ancestors so that they could enjoy its fruit and its goodness. Here we are-slaves in it!

If they hearken and serve him, they shall spend their days in goodness and their years in delight.

O my soul, thou hast said unto the LORD, Thou art my Lord: my goodness extendeth not to thee;

For thou preventest him with the blessings of goodness: thou settest a crown of pure gold on his head.

Remember not the sins of my youth, nor my transgressions: according to thy mercy remember thou me for thy goodness' sake, O LORD.

I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.

Oh how great is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee; which thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee before the sons of men!

{To the chief Musician, Maschil, A Psalm of David, when Doeg the Edomite came and told Saul, and said unto him, David is come to the house of Ahimelech.} Why boastest thou thyself in mischief, O mighty man? the goodness of God endureth continually.

Blessed is the man whom thou choosest, and causest to approach unto thee, that he may dwell in thy courts: we shall be satisfied with the goodness of thy house, even of thy holy temple.

Show me a sign of Your goodness; my enemies will see and be put to shame because You, Lord, have helped and comforted me.

Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!

Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!

Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!

Oh that men would praise the LORD for his goodness, and for his wonderful works to the children of men!

But You, God my Lord, deal [kindly] with me because of Your name; deliver me because of the goodness of Your faithful love.

My goodness, and my fortress; my high tower, and my deliverer; my shield, and he in whom I trust; who subdueth my people under me.

They shall abundantly utter the memory of thy great goodness, and shall sing of thy righteousness.

A good man leaves an inheritance [of moral stability and goodness] to his children's children, and the wealth of the sinner [finds its way eventually] into the hands of the righteous, for whom it was laid up.

All the days of the poor [are] hard, but goodness of heart [is] a continuous feast.

He who is attentive to a matter will find goodness, and he who trusts in Yahweh, his own happiness.

He who is crooked of heart will not find goodness, and he who is perverse, by his tongue he will fall into calamity.

But they who rebuke will have delight, and upon them blessings of goodness will come.

Many daughters have done virtuously, nobly, and well [with the strength of character that is steadfast in goodness], but you excel them all.

The only worthwhile thing for a human being is to eat, drink, and enjoy life's goodness that he finds in what he accomplishes. This, I observed, is also from the hand of God himself,

A man might father a hundred children, and live for many years, so that the length of his life is long but if his life does not overflow with goodness, and he doesn't receive a proper burial, I maintain that stillborn children are better off than he is,

A voice was saying, "Cry out!" Another said, "What should I cry out?" "All humanity is grass, and all its goodness is like the flower of the field.

I will mention the lovingkindnesses of the LORD, and the praises of the LORD, according to all that the LORD hath bestowed on us, and the great goodness toward the house of Israel, which he hath bestowed on them according to his mercies, and according to the multitude of his lovingkindnesses.

And I brought you into a plentiful country, to eat the fruit thereof and the goodness thereof; but when ye entered, ye defiled my land, and made mine heritage an abomination.

Therefore they shall come and sing in the height of Zion, and shall flow together to the goodness of the LORD, for wheat, and for wine, and for oil, and for the young of the flock and of the herd: and their soul shall be as a watered garden; and they shall not sorrow any more at all.

And I will satiate the soul of the priests with fatness, and my people shall be satisfied with my goodness, saith the LORD.

And it shall be to me a name of joy, a praise and an honour before all the nations of the earth, which shall hear all the good that I do unto them: and they shall fear and tremble for all the goodness and for all the prosperity that I procure unto it.

My life has been removed from peace, I have forgotten goodness.

Afterward shall the children of Israel return, and seek the LORD their God, and David their king; and shall fear the LORD and his goodness in the latter days.

Hear the word of Jehovah, ye children of Israel; for Jehovah hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land; for there is no truth, nor goodness, nor knowledge of God in the land.

O Ephraim, what shall I do unto thee? O Judah, what shall I do unto thee? for your goodness is as a morning cloud, and as the early dew it goeth away.

Israel is an empty vine, he bringeth forth fruit unto himself: according to the multitude of his fruit he hath increased the altars; according to the goodness of his land they have made goodly images.

And Ephraim is a trained heifer -- loving to thresh, And I -- I have passed over on the goodness of its neck, I cause one to ride Ephraim, Plough doth Judah, harrow for him doth Jacob.

Because of the abundance of the fornications of an harlot, The goodness of the grace of the lady of witchcrafts, Who is selling nations by her fornications, And families by her witchcrafts.

For how great is his goodness, and how great is his beauty! corn shall make the young men cheerful, and new wine the maids.

This statement of Peter's silenced his opponents. They extolled the goodness of God, and said, "So, then, to the Gentiles also God has given the repentance which leads to Life."

All have gone out of the way, they have together become unprofitable; there is not one that practises goodness, there is not so much as one:

in order to make known His infinite goodness towards the subjects of His mercy whom He has prepared beforehand for glory,

Behold therefore the goodness and severity of God: on them which fell, severity; but toward thee, goodness, if thou continue in his goodness: otherwise thou also shalt be cut off.

We should not tempt the Lord [try His patience, become a trial to Him, critically appraise Him, and exploit His goodness] as some of them did -- "and were killed by poisonous serpents;

As it is written, He [the benevolent person] scatters abroad; He gives to the poor; His deeds of justice and goodness and kindness and benevolence will go on and endure forever!

And [God] Who provides seed for the sower and bread for eating will also provide and multiply your [resources for] sowing and increase the fruits of your righteousness [ which manifests itself in active goodness, kindness, and charity].

You are imagining, all this time, that we are making our defense at your bar. In reality it is as in God's presence and in communion with Christ that we speak; but, dear friends, it is all with a view to your progress in goodness.

He did this that He might clearly demonstrate through the ages to come the immeasurable (limitless, surpassing) riches of His free grace (His unmerited favor) in [His] kindness and goodness of heart toward us in Christ Jesus.

For we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus [ the leaning of your entire human personality on Him in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness] and of the love which you [have and show] for all the saints (God's consecrated ones),

For though I am away from you in body, yet I am with you in spirit, delighted at the sight of your [standing shoulder to shoulder in such] orderly array and the firmness and the solid front and steadfastness of your faith in Christ [that leaning of the entire human personality on Him in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness].

For not only has the Word concerning and from the Lord resounded forth from you unmistakably in Macedonia and Achaia, but everywhere the report has gone forth of your faith in God [of your leaning of your whole personality on Him in complete trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness]. So we [find that we] never need to tell people anything [further about it].

But as for you, O man of God, flee from all these things; aim at and pursue righteousness (right standing with God and true goodness), godliness (which is the loving fear of God and being Christlike), faith, love, steadfastness (patience), and gentleness of heart.

I am calling up memories of your sincere and unqualified faith (the leaning of your entire personality on God in Christ in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness), [a faith] that first lived permanently in [the heart of] your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice and now, I am [fully] persuaded, [dwells] in you also.

And how from your childhood you have had a knowledge of and been acquainted with the sacred Writings, which are able to instruct you and give you the understanding for salvation which comes through faith in Christ Jesus [through the leaning of the entire human personality on God in Christ Jesus in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness].

Likewise, older women are to show their reverence for God by their behavior. They are not to be gossips or addicted to alcohol, but to be examples of goodness.

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Strong's
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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