52 occurrences

'Goodness' in the Bible

Jethro rejoiced for all the goodness the Lord had done to Israel in that He had delivered them out of the hand of the Egyptians.

And God said, I will make all My goodness pass before you, and I will proclaim My name, The Lord, before you; for I will be gracious to whom I will be gracious, and will show mercy and loving-kindness on whom I will show mercy and loving-kindness.

On the eighth day he sent the people away; they blessed the king and went to their tents with greatest joy and gratitude for all the goodness the Lord had shown to David His servant and Israel His people.

I did not believe it until I came and my eyes had seen. Behold, the half was not told me. You have added wisdom and goodness exceeding the fame I heard.

So now arise, O Lord God, and come into Your resting place, You and the ark of Your strength and power. Let Your priests, O Lord God, be clothed with salvation, and let Your saints (Your zealous ones) rejoice in good and in Your goodness.

And on the twenty-third day of the seventh month he sent the people away to their homes, glad and merry in heart for the goodness that the Lord had shown to David, to Solomon, and to Israel His people.

And they captured fortified cities and a rich land and took possession of houses full of all good things, cisterns hewn out, vineyards, olive orchards, and fruit trees in abundance. So they ate and were filled and became fat and delighted themselves in Your great goodness.

They did not serve You in their kingdom, and in Your great goodness that You gave them and in the large and rich land You set before them, nor did they turn from their wicked works.

Surely or only goodness, mercy, and unfailing love shall follow me all the days of my life, and through the length of my days the house of the Lord [and His presence] shall be my dwelling place.

Remember not the sins (the lapses and frailties) of my youth or my transgressions; according to Your mercy and steadfast love remember me, for Your goodness' sake, O Lord.

[What, what would have become of me] had I not believed that I would see the Lord's goodness in the land of the living!

Oh, how great is Your goodness, which You have laid up for those who fear, revere, and worship You, goodness which You have wrought for those who trust and take refuge in You before the sons of men!

Blessed (happy, fortunate, to be envied) is the man whom You choose and cause to come near, that he may dwell in Your courts! We shall be satisfied with the goodness of Your house, Your holy temple.

Oh, that men would praise [and confess to] the Lord for His goodness and loving-kindness and His wonderful works to the children of men!

Oh, that men would praise [and confess to] the Lord for His goodness and loving-kindness and His wonderful works to the children of men!

Oh, that men would praise [and confess to] the Lord for His goodness and loving-kindness and His wonderful works to the children of men!

Oh, that men would praise [and confess to] the Lord for His goodness and loving-kindness and His wonderful works to the children of men!

They shall pour forth [like a fountain] the fame of Your great and abundant goodness and shall sing aloud of Your rightness and justice.

A good man leaves an inheritance [of moral stability and goodness] to his children's children, and the wealth of the sinner [finds its way eventually] into the hands of the righteous, for whom it was laid up.

Many daughters have done virtuously, nobly, and well [with the strength of character that is steadfast in goodness], but you excel them all.

I will recount the loving-kindnesses of the Lord and the praiseworthy deeds of the Lord, according to all that the Lord has bestowed on us, and the great goodness to the house of Israel, which He has granted them according to His mercy and according to the multitude of His loving-kindnesses.

They shall come and sing aloud on the height of Zion and shall flow together and be radiant with joy over the goodness of the Lord -- "for the corn, for the juice [of the grape], for the oil, and for the young of the flock and the herd. And their life shall be like a watered garden, and they shall not sorrow or languish any more at all.

I will satisfy fully the life of the priests with abundance [of offerings shared with them], and My people will be satisfied with My goodness, says the Lord.

Afterward shall the children of Israel return and seek the Lord their God, [inquiring of and requiring Him] and [from the line of] David, their King [of kings]; and they shall come in [anxious] fear to the Lord and to His goodness and His good things in the latter days.

Israel is a luxuriant vine that puts forth its [material] fruit. According to the abundance of his fruit he has multiplied his altars [to idols]; according to the goodness and prosperity of their land they have made goodly pillars or obelisks [to false gods].

For how great is God's goodness and how great is His beauty! And how great [He will make Israel's] goodliness and [Israel's] beauty! Grain shall make the young men thrive and fresh wine the maidens.

We should not tempt the Lord [try His patience, become a trial to Him, critically appraise Him, and exploit His goodness] as some of them did -- "and were killed by poisonous serpents;

As it is written, He [the benevolent person] scatters abroad; He gives to the poor; His deeds of justice and goodness and kindness and benevolence will go on and endure forever!

And [God] Who provides seed for the sower and bread for eating will also provide and multiply your [resources for] sowing and increase the fruits of your righteousness [ which manifests itself in active goodness, kindness, and charity].

He did this that He might clearly demonstrate through the ages to come the immeasurable (limitless, surpassing) riches of His free grace (His unmerited favor) in [His] kindness and goodness of heart toward us in Christ Jesus.

For the fruit (the effect, the product) of the Light or the Spirit [consists] in every form of kindly goodness, uprightness of heart, and trueness of life.

For we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus [ the leaning of your entire human personality on Him in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness] and of the love which you [have and show] for all the saints (God's consecrated ones),

For though I am away from you in body, yet I am with you in spirit, delighted at the sight of your [standing shoulder to shoulder in such] orderly array and the firmness and the solid front and steadfastness of your faith in Christ [that leaning of the entire human personality on Him in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness].

For not only has the Word concerning and from the Lord resounded forth from you unmistakably in Macedonia and Achaia, but everywhere the report has gone forth of your faith in God [of your leaning of your whole personality on Him in complete trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness]. So we [find that we] never need to tell people anything [further about it].

With this in view we constantly pray for you, that our God may deem and count you worthy of [your] calling and [His] every gracious purpose of goodness, and with power may complete in [your] every particular work of faith (faith which is that leaning of the whole human personality on God in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness).

But as for you, O man of God, flee from all these things; aim at and pursue righteousness (right standing with God and true goodness), godliness (which is the loving fear of God and being Christlike), faith, love, steadfastness (patience), and gentleness of heart.

I am calling up memories of your sincere and unqualified faith (the leaning of your entire personality on God in Christ in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness), [a faith] that first lived permanently in [the heart of] your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice and now, I am [fully] persuaded, [dwells] in you also.

But he must be hospitable (loving and a friend to believers, especially to strangers and foreigners); [he must be] a lover of goodness [of good people and good things], sober-minded (sensible, discreet), upright and fair-minded, a devout man and religiously correct, temperate and keeping himself in hand.

For indeed we have had the glad tidings [Gospel of God] proclaimed to us just as truly as they [the Israelites of old did when the good news of deliverance from bondage came to them]; but the message they heard did not benefit them, because it was not mixed with faith (with the leaning of the entire personality on God in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness) by those who heard it; neither were they united in faith with the ones [Joshua and Caleb] who heard (did believe).

In order that you may not grow disinterested and become [spiritual] sluggards, but imitators, behaving as do those who through faith ( by their leaning of the entire personality on God in Christ in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness) and by practice of patient endurance and waiting are [now] inheriting the promises.

Remember your leaders and superiors in authority [for it was they] who brought to you the Word of God. Observe attentively and consider their manner of living (the outcome of their well-spent lives) and imitate their faith ( their conviction that God exists and is the Creator and Ruler of all things, the Provider and Bestower of eternal salvation through Christ, and their leaning of the entire human personality on God in absolute trust and confidence in His power, wisdom, and goodness).

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Root Form
Definition
Usage
G18
ἀγαθός 
Agathos 
Usage: 70

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

טוּב 
Tuwb 
Usage: 32

תּאר 
To'ar 
Usage: 15

εὐδοκέω 
Eudokeo 
Usage: 20

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

οἰκοδεσπότης 
Oikodespotes 
Usage: 0

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

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

תּחבּוּלה תּחבּלה 
Tachbulah 
Usage: 6

G14
ἀγαθοεργέω 
Agathoergeo 
do good
Usage: 1

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

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

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

λαμπρός 
Lampros 
Usage: 8

μακράν 
Makran 
Usage: 7

μαρτυρέω 
Martureo 
Usage: 58

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