19 occurrences

'Good-will' in the Bible

Then Rebekah said to Isaac, I am weary of my life because of the daughters of Heth [these wives of Esau]! If Jacob takes a wife of the daughters of Heth such as these Hittite girls around here, what good will my life be to me?

With the precious things of the earth and its fullness and the favor and goodwill of Him Who dwelt in the bush. Let these blessings come upon the head of Joseph, upon the crown of the head of him who was separate and prince among his brothers.

For You, Lord, will bless the [uncompromisingly] righteous [him who is upright and in right standing with You]; as with a shield You will surround him with goodwill (pleasure and favor).

Show me a sign of [Your evident] goodwill and favor, that those who hate me may see it and be put to shame, because You, Lord, [will show Your approval of me when You] help and comfort me.

A voice says, Cry [prophesy]! And I said, What shall I cry? [The voice answered, Proclaim:] All flesh is as frail as grass, and all that makes it attractive [its kindness, its goodwill, its mercy from God, its glory and comeliness, however good] is transitory, like the flower of the field.

Incline your ear [submit and consent to the divine will] and come to Me; hear, and your soul will revive; and I will make an everlasting covenant or league with you, even the sure mercy (kindness, goodwill, and compassion) promised to David.

Foreigners shall build up your walls, and their kings shall minister to you; for in My wrath I smote you, but in My favor, pleasure, and goodwill I have had mercy, love, and pity for you.

Glory to God in the highest [heaven], and on earth peace among men with whom He is well pleased [ men of goodwill, of His favor].

Constantly praising God and being in favor and goodwill with all the people; and the Lord kept adding [to their number] daily those who were being saved [from spiritual death].

And delivered him from all his distressing afflictions and won him goodwill and favor and wisdom and understanding in the sight of Pharaoh, king of Egypt, who made him governor over Egypt and all his house.

Now about food offered to idols: of course we know that all of us possess knowledge [concerning these matters. Yet mere] knowledge causes people to be puffed up (to bear themselves loftily and be proud), but love (affection and goodwill and benevolence) edifies and builds up and encourages one to grow [to his full stature].

It was with assurance of this that I wanted and planned to visit you first [of all], so that you might have a double favor and token of grace (goodwill).

Show to these men, therefore, in the sight of the churches, the reality and plain truth of your love (your affection, goodwill, and benevolence) and what [good reasons] I had for boasting about and being proud of you.

Some, it is true, [actually] preach Christ (the Messiah) [for no better reason than] out of envy and rivalry (party spirit), but others are doing so out of a loyal spirit and goodwill.

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

εὐδοκέω 
Eudokeo 
Usage: 20

εὐδοκία 
Eudokia 
good pleasure , good will , seem good 9 , desire
Usage: 7

טוּב 
Tuwb 
Usage: 32

θαρσέω 
Tharseo 
be of good cheer , be of good comfort
Usage: 1

H14
אבה 
'abah 
Usage: 54

חפץ 
Chaphets 
Usage: 10

חפץ 
Chephets 
Usage: 39

יאל 
Ya'al 
Usage: 18

נדב 
N@dab (Aramaic) 
Usage: 4

נדיב 
Nadiyb 
Usage: 28

ערב 
`arab 
Usage: 5

αὐθάδης 
Authades 
Usage: 2

αὐθαίρετος 
Authairetos 
Usage: 2

βούλομαι 
Boulomai 
will , would , be minded , intend , be disposed , be willing , list , of his own will
Usage: 31

ἑκουσίως 
hekousios 
Usage: 2

ἑκών 
hekon 
Usage: 2

προθυμία 
Prothumia 
Usage: 5

πρόθυμος 
Prothumos 
Usage: 1

אזן 
'azan 
Usage: 0

גּמל 
Gamal 
Usage: 37

חסד 
Checed 
Usage: 247

חסיד 
Chaciyd 
Usage: 32

טב 
Tab (Aramaic), 
Usage: 2

טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 31

טוב 
Towb 
Usage: 553

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

עד עוד 
`owd 
Usage: 483

צלח צלח 
Tsalach 
Usage: 66

רחק 
Rachaq 
...far , ...off , ...away , remove , good way
Usage: 57

שׁלם 
Shalam 
Usage: 116

שׁפר 
Sh@phar (Aramaic) 
Usage: 3

תּחבּוּלה תּחבּלה 
Tachbulah 
Usage: 6

G14
ἀγαθοεργέω 
Agathoergeo 
do good
Usage: 1

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

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

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

καλλιέλαιος 
Kallielaios 
Usage: 1

καλός 
Kalos 
Usage: 62

καλῶς 
Kalos 
well , good , full well , .
Usage: 26

κόσμιος 
Kosmios 
Usage: 2

μακράν 
Makran 
Usage: 7

μαρτυρέω 
Martureo 
Usage: 58

συμφέρω 
Sumphero 
Usage: 13

φιλάγαθος 
Philagathos 
Usage: 1

χρηστολογία 
Chrestologia 
Usage: 1

χρηστός 
Chrestos 
Usage: 4

χρηστότης 
Chrestotes 
Usage: 10