'Cheer' in the Bible
So now, do not be afraid; I will provide for you and support you and your little ones.” So he comforted them [giving them encouragement and hope] and spoke [with kindness] to their hearts.
When a man hath taken a new wife, he shall not go out to war, neither shall he be charged with any business: but he shall be free at home one year, and shall cheer up his wife which he hath taken.
If I say, I will forget my complaint, I will put off my'sad countenance, and be of good cheer;
“Would He not let my few days alone?Withdraw from me that I may have a little cheer
You give him blessings forever;You cheer him with joy in Your presence.
When my anxious thoughts multiply within me,Your comforts delight me.
Anxiety in the heart of a man will weigh him down, but a good word will cheer him.
Bright eyes cheer the heart;good news strengthens the bones.
My innermost being will cheerwhen your lips say what is right.
I searched in my heart how to cheer my flesh with wine, my heart yet guiding me with wisdom, and how to lay hold on folly, till I might see what it was good for the sons of men that they should do under heaven all the days of their life.
The officials make a feast for enjoyment [instead of repairing what is broken], and serve wine to make life merry, and money is the answer to everything.
Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment.
There is an outcry in the streets over wine; all cheer turns to gloom; the fun times of the earth are banished.
For this is what the high and exalted one says, the one who rules forever, whose name is holy: "I dwell in an exalted and holy place, but also with the discouraged and humiliated, in order to cheer up the humiliated and to encourage the discouraged.
And, behold, they brought to him a man sick of the palsy, lying on a bed: and Jesus seeing their faith said unto the sick of the palsy; Son, be of good cheer; thy sins be forgiven thee.
But Jesus turning and seeing her said, Daughter, be of good cheer; thy faith hath made thee whole. And the woman was made whole from that hour.
But straightway Jesus spake unto them, saying, Be of good cheer; it is I; be not afraid.
For they all saw him, and were troubled. And immediately he talked with them, and saith unto them, Be of good cheer: it is I; be not afraid.
And Jesus stood still, and said, Call ye him. And they call the blind man, saying unto him, Be of good cheer: rise, he calleth thee.
But woe (judgment is coming) to you who are rich [and place your faith in possessions while remaining spiritually impoverished], for you are [already] receiving your comfort in full [and there is nothing left to be awarded to you].
He said to her, "Daughter, cheer up. Your faith has made you well. Go in peace."
Now there was a rich man and he was clothed in purple and fine linen, making good cheer in splendour every day.
These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.
And the night following the Lord stood by him, and said, Be of good cheer, Paul: for as thou hast testified of me in Jerusalem, so must thou bear witness also at Rome.
And now I exhort you to be of good cheer: for there shall be no loss of any man's life among you, but of the ship.
Wherefore, sirs, be of good cheer: for I believe God, that it shall be even as it was told me.
Then were they all of good cheer, and they also took some meat.
For if I cause you pain, then who will cheer me other than the one being hurt by me?
I have sent him to you for this very purpose, so that you may know how we are, and that he may comfort and encourage and strengthen your hearts.
I have sent him to you for this very purpose, that you may know how we are doing and that he may encourage your hearts;
for this reason, brothers and sisters, during all our distress and suffering we have been comforted and greatly encouraged about you because of your faith [your unwavering trust in God—placing yourselves completely in His loving hands];
We urge you, brothers, to admonish those who are idle, cheer up those who are discouraged, and help those who are weak. Be patient with everyone.
Yes, brother, let me have some benefit and joy from you in the Lord; refresh my heart in Christ.
Doth any one suffer evil among you? let him pray; is any of good cheer? let him sing psalms;
Dear friends, since I am eager to begin a letter to you on the subject of our common salvation, I find myself constrained to write and cheer you on to the vigorous defense of the faith delivered once for all to God's people.
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