Good in the Bible (634 instances)

634 occurrences

'Good' in the Bible

And God saw the light, that [it was] good, and God caused [there to be] a separation between the light and between the darkness.

And God called the dry ground "earth," and he called the collection of the waters "seas." And God saw that [it was] good.

And the earth brought forth green plants bearing seed according to its kind, and trees bearing fruit {in which there was seed} according to its kind. And God saw that [it was] good.

and to rule over the day and over the night, and to {separate light from darkness}. And God saw that [it was] good.

So God created the great sea creatures and every living creature [that] moves, [with] which the waters swarm, according to their kind, and every bird [with] wings according to its kind. And God saw that [it was] good.

So God made wild animals according to their kind and the cattle according to their kind, and every creeping thing of the earth according to its kind. And God saw that [it was] good.

And Yahweh God caused to grow every tree [that] was pleasing to the sight and good for food. And the tree of life [was] in the midst of the garden, {along with} the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.

(The gold of that land [is] good; bdellium and onyx stones [are] there.)

For God knows that on the day you [both] eat from it, then your eyes will be opened and you [both] shall be like gods, knowing good and evil."

And Yahweh God said, "Look--the man has become as one of us, to know good and evil. {What if} he stretches out his hand and takes also from the tree of life and eats, and lives forever?"

And [as for] you, you shall go to your ancestors in peace; you shall be buried in a good old age.

And Abram said to Sarai, "Look, your servant [is] {under your authority}. Do to her that which [is] good in your eyes." And Sarai mistreated her, and she fled from her presence.

And Abraham ran to the cattle and took a {calf}, tender and good, and gave it to the servant, and he made haste to prepare it.

Behold, I have two daughters who have not known a man. Please, let me bring them out to you; then do to them as [it seems] good in your eyes. Only to these men do not do [this] thing, since they came under{ my roof} for protection."

And she went and {she sat a good distance away}, for she said, "Let me not see the child's death." So she sat away from him and lifted up her voice and wept.

And the servant took ten camels from his master's camels, and he went with all [kinds of] his master's good things in his hand. And he arose and went to Aram-Naharaim, to the city of Nahor.

Then Laban and Bethuel answered, and they said, "The matter has gone out from Yahweh; we are not able to speak bad or good to you.

And Abraham passed away and died in a good old age, old and full of years. And he was gathered to his people.

that you may not do us harm just as we have not touched you, but have only done good to you and sent you away in peace. You [are] now blessed by Yahweh."

Go to the flock and take two good young goats from it for me, and I will prepare them [as] tasty food for your father, just as he likes.

Then Leah said, "Good fortune!" And she called his name Gad.

And Leah said, "God has endowed me with a good gift. This time my husband will acknowledge me, because I bore him six sons." And she called his name Zebulun.

And God came to Laban the Aramean in a dream at night and said to him, "{Take care} that you not speak with Jacob, whether good or evil."

{It is in my power} to do harm to you, but the God of your father spoke to me last night saying, '{Take care} from speaking with Jacob, whether good or evil.'

And their words were good in the eyes of Hamor and in the eyes of Shechem, the son of Hamor.

And when the chief baker saw that the interpretation [was] good he said to Joseph, "I also [dreamed]. In my dream, now behold, [there were] three baskets of bread upon my head.

And he fell asleep and dreamed a second time, and behold, seven ears of grain, plump and good, were coming out of one stalk.

Then I saw in my dream and behold, seven ears of grain were coming out of one stalk, full and good.

And the thin ears of grain swallowed up the seven good ears of grain. And I told the magicians, but there was none to explain [it] to me."

The seven good cows, they are seven years, and the seven good ears of grain, they [are] seven years. The dreams [are] one.

Then let them gather all the food of these coming good years and let them pile up grain under the hand of Pharaoh [for] food in the cities, and let them keep [it].

And the plan was good in the eyes of Pharaoh and in the eyes of all his servants.

They went out of the city, [and] had not gone far when Joseph said to [the one] who [was] over his house, "Arise! Pursue after the men and overtake them. Then you shall say to them, 'Why have you repaid evil for good?

He saw a resting place that [was] good, and land that [was] pleasant. So he bowed his shoulder to the burden and became a servant of forced labor.

And God did the midwives good, and the [Israelite] people became many and were very numerous.

And I have come down to deliver them from the hand of [the] Egyptians and to bring them up from this land to a good and wide land, to a land flowing with milk and honey, to the place of the Canaanites and the Hittites and the Amorites and the Perizzites and the Hivites and the Jebusites.

And Jethro rejoiced over all the good that Yahweh had done for Israel when he delivered them from the hand of Egypt.

And the father-in-law of Moses said to him, "The thing that you are doing is not good.

Or when a person swears, speaking thoughtlessly with [his] lips, to do evil or to do good {with regard to} anything that {the person} in a sworn oath speaks thoughtlessly, but {he is unaware of it}, he will be guilty {in any of} these.

So Aaron said to Moses, "Look, today they presented their sin offering and their burnt offering {before} Yahweh, and [things] such as these have happened to me, and [if] I were to eat a sin offering today, would it have been good in Yahweh's eyes?"

When Moses heard, it was good in his eyes.

He shall not replace it, nor shall he exchange it, [either] good with bad or bad with good; and if he indeed exchanges a domestic animal with a domestic animal, then {it and its substitution shall be a holy object}.

And the priest shall set a value on it, {either good or bad}; as the priest [sets] your proper value, so it shall be.

" 'And if a man consecrates his house [as] a holy object for Yahweh, then the priest shall set a value on it, {either good or bad}; [just] as the priest sets a value on it, so it shall remain.

He shall not inspect between [the] good and [the] bad, and he shall not exchange it; but if he indeed exchanges it, then {it and its substitution shall be} a holy object--it shall not be redeemed.'"

Moses said to Hobab son of Reuel the Midianite, the father-in-law of Moses, "We [are] setting out to the place that Yahweh said, 'I will give it to you'; go with us, and we will {treat you well} because {Yahweh promised} good concerning Israel."

Moreover, if you go with us, the good that Yahweh will do to us we will do to you."

And you will say to the people, 'Sanctify yourselves tomorrow, for you will eat meat because you have wept in the ears of Yahweh, saying, "Who will feed us good meat? [It was] good for us in Egypt." Yahweh will give to you meat, and you will eat.

and whether the land that they [are] inhabiting [is] good or bad, and whether the cities they [are] inhabiting are camps or fortifications,

And they said to all the community of the {Israelites}, "The land that we went through to explore [is] an {exceptionally good land}.

How good are your tents, O Jacob, your dwellings, O Israel!

'If Balak gave to me the fullness of his house full of silver and gold, I am not able to go beyond {the command of Yahweh} to do good or evil, from my heart; what Yahweh speaks, I will speak'?

"And you answered me, and you said, 'The thing you have said to do is good.'

The plan was good {in my opinion}, and [so] I took from [among] you twelve men, {one from each tribe}.

They took in their hands {some of the fruit} of the land, and they brought [it] down to us, and they brought to us back {a report}, and they said, 'The land that Yahweh our God [is] giving to us [is] good.'

'No one of these men of this evil generation will see the good land that I swore to give to your ancestors,

And your little children, who you thought shall become plunder, and your sons, who do not today know good or bad, shall themselves go there, and I will give it to them, and they shall take possession of it.

Let me cross over, please, and let me see the good land {that is beyond the Jordan}, this good hill country and Lebanon.'

"And Yahweh was angry with me {because of you}, and he swore {that I would not cross the Jordan} and {that I would not go to the good land} that Yahweh your God is giving you as an inheritance.

For I [am] going to die in this land; I am not going to cross the Jordan, but you [are] going to cross, and you are going to take possession of this good land.

and houses full of all [sorts] of good things that you did not fill, and hewn cisterns that you did not hew, vineyards and olive groves that you did not plant, and {you have eaten your fill},

And you shall do [what is] right and good in the eyes of Yahweh, so that {it shall go well} for you and [so that] you may go and you may take possession of the good land that Yahweh swore for your ancestors,

For Yahweh your God [is] bringing you to a good land [with] streams of water, springs and underground water, welling up in the valleys and in the hills,

And you will eat, and {you will be satisfied}, and you will bless Yahweh your God because [of] the good land that he has given to you.

lest [when] you have eaten and you are satisfied and you have built good houses and you live [in them],

the one {feeding you} manna in the desert, [food] that your ancestors did not know, in order to humble you and in order to test you [so that he could] do good to you {in the future}.

"So you should understand that [it is] not because of your righteousness [that] Yahweh your God [is] giving you this good land to take possession of it, because {you are a stubborn people}.

to keep the commandments of Yahweh and his statutes that I am commanding you today {for your own good}.

And [then] {the anger of Yahweh will be kindled against you}, and he will shut up the heavens, and there shall not be rain, and [so] the ground will not give its produce, and you will perish quickly from the good land that Yahweh [is] giving to you.

{Be careful to obey} all these things that I [am] commanding you, so that {it will go well} for you and for your children after you {forever}, because then you will [be] doing what is good and right in the eyes of Yahweh your God.

And then [if] it will happen [that] he says to you, '{I do not want to go out} from you,' because he loves you and your family, because it is good for him [to be] with you;

So then please swear to me by Yahweh, because {I have shown loyalty to you}, and {you will also show loyalty} {to my family}. You must give me a sign of good faith,

So then, look, we [are] in your hand; do with us whatever seems good and right in your eyes."

And {nothing failed from} all the good things that Yahweh promised to the house of Israel; {everything came to pass}.

know for certain that Yahweh your God {will not continue to drive out} these nations from before you; they will be for you a snare and a trap, a whip on your sides and thorns in your eyes, until you perish from this good land that Yahweh your God has given to you.

Look! {I am about to die}, and you know in all your hearts and souls that not one thing {failed} from all the good things that Yahweh your God promised concerning you; everything {has been fulfilled}; {not one thing failed}.

But just as all the good things came to you that Yahweh your God promised, so will Yahweh bring to you all the bad things until he has destroyed you from this good land that Yahweh your God has given to you.

If you transgress the covenant of Yahweh your God, which he commanded [to] you, and you go and serve other gods and bow down to them, {Yahweh's anger will be kindled} against you, and you will perish quickly from the good land that he has given to you."

If you forsake Yahweh and serve foreign gods, he will turn and bring disaster to you; he will destroy you after he has done good to you."

And Gideon son of Joash died at a good old age, and he was buried in the tomb of Jehoash his father, in Ophrah [of] the Abiezrites.

nor did they show favor to the house of Jerub-Baal ([that is], Gideon) in accordance with all the good that he did for Israel.

But the fig tree said to them, 'Should I stop [producing] my sweetness, and my good crop, to go sway over the trees?'

And the thornbush said to the trees, 'If in good faith you [are] anointing me as king over you, then come and take refuge in my shade; if not, may fire go out from the thornbush and devour the cedars of Lebanon.'

"So then, if you have acted in good faith and sincerity in making Abimelech king, and if you have dealt well with Jerub-Baal and his house, and have dealt with him {according to his accomplishments}--

if you have acted in good faith and sincerity with Jerub-Baal and his house this day, then rejoice in Abimelech, and let him also rejoice in you.

And they said to them, "Come, let us go up against them; for we have seen the land, and [it is] very good. Will you do nothing? Do not hesitate to go, to enter, to possess the land.

And Naomi said to Ruth her daughter-in-law, "[It is] good, my daughter, that you go out with his maidservants so that you will not {be bothered} in another field."

Now Naomi her mother-in-law said to her, "My daughter, should I not seek for you security that [things] may be good for you?

{Stay tonight,} and in the morning, if he wants to redeem you, good; but if he is not willing to redeem, {then as Yahweh lives,} I will redeem you. Lie down until the morning."

No, my sons, the report [is] not good that I am hearing the people of Yahweh spreading.

You will look at the distress of my dwelling place, [despite] all the good caused for Israel, but there will never be an old [man] in your household {forever}!

So Samuel told him all the words and did not conceal [anything] from him. And he said, "He [is] Yahweh, he will do {what is} good in his {sight}."

So Saul said to his servant, "{Your suggestion is a good one}. Come, let us go." And they went to the town where the man of God [was].

The men of Jabesh said, "Tomorrow we will come out to you and you may do to us {whatever seems good to you}."

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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