57 occurrences

'Dear' in the Bible

Then he called out to the LORD and asked him, "LORD my God, have you also brought evil to this dear widow with whom I am living as her guest? Have you caused the death of her son?"

"Is Ephraim my dear son? Is he a darling child? Indeed, as often as I've spoken about him, I surely still remember him. Therefore I deeply yearn for him. I'll surely have great compassion on him," declares the LORD.

"How does that concern us, dear lady?" Jesus asked her. "My time hasn't come yet."

Jesus told her, "Believe me, dear lady, the hour is coming when you Samaritans will worship the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem.

Then Jesus stood up and asked her, "Dear lady, where are your accusers? Hasn't anyone condemned you?"

When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he kept loving standing there, he told his mother, "Dear lady, here is your son."

Jesus asked her, "Dear lady, why are you crying? Who are you looking for?" Thinking he was the gardener, she told him, "Sir, if you have carried him away, tell me where you have put him, and I will take him away."

So we have unanimously decided to choose men and send them to you with our dear Barnabas and Paul,

Greet also the church in their house. Greet my dear friend Epaenetus, who was the first convert to the Messiah in Asia.

Greet Ampliatus, my dear friend in the Lord.

Greet Urbanus, our co-worker in the Messiah, and my dear friend Stachys.

Greet Tryphaena and Tryphosa, who have worked hard for the Lord. Greet my dear friend Persis, who has toiled diligently for the Lord.

Have you been thinking all along that we are trying to defend ourselves before you? We are speaking before God in the authority of the Messiah, and everything, dear friends, is meant to build you up.

So that you may know what has happened to me and how I am doing, Tychicus, our dear brother and a faithful minister in service to the Lord, will tell you everything.

You learned about this gospel from Epaphras, our dear fellow servant, who is a faithful minister of the Messiah on your behalf.

Tychicus will tell you everything that has happened to me. He is a dear brother, a faithful minister, and a fellow servant in the Lord.

He is coming with Onesimus, that faithful and dear brother, who is one of you. They will tell you everything that is happening here.

Moreover, those who have believing masters should be respectful to them, because they are fellow believers. In fact, they must serve them even better, because those who benefit from their service are believers and dear to them. These are the things you must teach and exhort.

To: Timothy, my dear child. May grace, mercy, and peace from God the Father and the Messiah Jesus our Lord be yours!

1From: Paul, a prisoner of the Messiah Jesus, and Timothy our brother. To: Philemon our dear friend and fellow worker,

16no longer as a slave but better than a slave as a dear brother, especially to me, but even more so to you, both as a person and as a believer.

Even though we speak like this, dear friends, we are convinced of better things in your case, things that point to salvation.

Dear friends, do not be surprised by the fiery ordeal that is taking place among you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you.

Dear friends, this is now the second of two letters I am writing to you, in which I have been trying to stimulate your pure minds by reminding you

Don't forget this fact, dear friends: With the Lord a single day is like a thousand years, and a thousand years are like a single day.

Think of our Lord's patience as facilitating salvation, just as our dear brother Paul also wrote to you according to the wisdom given him.

And so, dear friends, since you already know these things, continuously be on your guard not to be carried away by the deception of lawless people. Otherwise, you may fall from your secure position.

Dear friends, I am not writing to you a new commandment, but an old commandment that you have had from the beginning. This old commandment is the word you have heard.

Dear lady, I am now requesting of you that we all continue to love one another. It is not as though I am writing to give you a new commandment, but one that we have had from the beginning.

From: The Elder To: My dear friend Gaius, whom I genuinely love.

Dear friend, I pray that you are doing well in every way and that you are healthy, just as your soul is healthy.

Dear friend, you are faithful in whatever you do for the brothers, especially when they are strangers.

Dear friend, do not imitate what is evil, but what is good. The person who does what is good is from God. The person who does what is evil has never seen God.

Dear friends, although I was eager to write to you about the salvation we share, I found it necessary to write to you and urge you to continue your vigorous defense of the faith that was passed down to the saints once and for all.

But you, dear friends, must remember the statements and predictions of the apostles of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah.

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Definition
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בּצּרת 
Batstsoreth 
Usage: 2

ידדוּת 
Y@diduwth 
Usage: 1

יקּיר 
Yaqqiyr 
Usage: 1

רעב 
Ra`ab 
Usage: 101

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ἀγάπη 
Agape 
Usage: 105

G27
ἀγαπητός 
Agapetos 
Usage: 60

ἔντιμος 
Entimos 
Usage: 4

λιμός 
Limos 
Usage: 6

τίμιος 
Timios 
Usage: 14

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