'Cheer' in the Bible
Now therefore, do not be afraid. I will provide for and support you and your little ones. And he comforted them [imparting cheer, hope, strength] and spoke to their hearts [kindly].
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.
In the multitude of my [anxious] thoughts within me, Your comforts cheer and delight my soul!
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 cheer when 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.
[Instead of repairing the breaches, the officials] make a feast for laughter, serve wine to cheer life, and [depend on tax] money to answer for all of it.
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 said, O man greatly beloved, fear not: peace be unto thee, be of good cheer, and be well. And as he spoke unto me, I was strengthened and said, Let my Lord speak; for thou hast strengthened me.
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 to (alas for) you who are rich ( abounding in material resources), for you already are receiving your consolation (the solace and sense of strengthening and cheer that come from prosperity) and have taken and enjoyed your comfort in full [having nothing left to be awarded 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 hurt?
I have sent him to you for this very purpose, that you may know how we are and that he may console and cheer and encourage and strengthen your hearts.
I have sent him to you for this very purpose, that you may know how we are faring and that he may comfort and cheer and encourage your hearts.
Brethren, for this reason, in [spite of all] our stress and crushing difficulties we have been filled with comfort and cheer about you [because of] your faith ( the leaning of your whole personality on God in complete trust and confidence).
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 profit from you in the Lord. Cheer and 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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