Jesus promised the disciples another Counselor (Comforter, KJV) who would be with them forever. (WEB WEY ASV BBE YLT NAS RSV), Hebrews 3:13But give comfort to one another every day as long as it is still Today; so that no one among you may be made hard by the deceit of sin: (BBE), Hebrews 6:18So that we, who have gone in flight from danger to the hope which has been put before us, may have a strong comfort in two unchanging things, in which it is not possible for God to be false;(BBE YLT), 1 John 3:19In this way we may be certain that we are true, and may give our heart comfort before him,(BBE), Genesis 5:29and he named him Noah, saying, "This same will comfort us in our work and in the toil of our hands, because of the ground which Yahweh has cursed. Augustin came into ... my flesh.... And so the comfort of woman's milk was ready for me. 1 : to give strength and hope to : cheer comforted by the knowledge that the program will be fully funded. I will nourish you and your little ones." 3. The meaning is to call or summon to one's aid, to call for help, to stand alongside of. It is no hard thing to despise human comfort when divine is present. (BBE), Proverbs 29:17Chastise thy son, and he giveth thee comfort, Yea, he giveth delights to thy soul. One of the earliest examples of this occurs in the book of Job. (KJV BBE WBS), Luke 2:25And there was then in Jerusalem a man whose name was Simeon; and he was an upright man, fearing God and waiting for the comfort of Israel: and the Holy Spirit was on him. | GotQuestions.org, In what ways should Christians be prepared to step outside their comfort zone? The comfort of friends and relations He said, "For I will go down to Sheol to my son mourning." Perhaps the most important aspect of God’s Word is the promises that are contained within, promises that the Lord makes to those who are prepared to trust Him. ... //christianbookshelf.org/kempis/imitation of christ/chapter ix of the lack.htm, The Sixteenth Chapter: True Comfort is to be Sought in God Alone ... BOOK THREE. an apostle of Christ Jesus … to the church of God in Corinth … Praise be to … the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves have received from (2 Corinthians 1:1-4) A primitive root; to spread (a bed); by implication, to refresh -- comfort, make (a bed), spread. Transliteration: nacham Phonetic Spelling: (naw-kham') Short Definition: comfort. Affording or imparting comfort or consolation; able to comfort; cheering; as, a comfortable hope. This is a thorough bible study about the meaning of the Hebrew word נָחַם, 'nacham' translated 'relent or comfort' (Strong's 5162), and gives every verse where the Hebrew word "nacham" appears. In the midst of his suffering 3 “comforters” come to advise Job. (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE WBS YLT RSV NIV), 1 Thessalonians 2:11As you know, we exhorted, comforted, and implored every one of you, as a father does his own children,(Root in WEB KJV BBE DBY WBS YLT), 1 Thessalonians 3:2and sent Timothy, our brother and God's servant in the Good News of Christ, to establish you, and to comfort you concerning your faith;(WEB KJV ASV BBE WBS YLT), 1 Thessalonians 4:18Therefore comfort one another with these words. (KJV BBE WBS YLT), 1 Thessalonians 5:14Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are unruly, comfort the feebleminded, support the weak, be patient toward all men. 6. For a complete Scripture study system, try SwordSearcher Bible Software, which includes the unabridged version of this dictionary. To strengthen the mind when depressed or enfeebled; to console; to give new vigor to the spirits; to cheer, or relieve from depression, or trouble. "Remember the word to Your servant, upon which You have caused me to hope. "(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NIV), Genesis 18:5And I will fetch a morsel of bread, and comfort ye your hearts; after that ye shall pass on: for therefore are ye come to your servant. So in the Old Testament, "Comfort ye my people" (Isaiah 40:1) is much stronger than "console," which affords only the power of calm endurance of affliction, while the brightest hopes of the future and the highest incentives to present activity are the gifts of the Divine grace that is here bestowed.H. Further meanings are to comfort, to encourage, to cheer up, to exhort. Scripture declares that God comforts his people in times of distress. In the Old Testament naham is most often translated "to comfort." From balag; desistance (or rather desolation) -- comfort self. David had assurance that His Shepherd would lead him out of this valley. (BBE), Acts 15:31The people read it, and were delighted with the comfort it brought them. Everyone also gave him a piece of money, and everyone a ring of gold. These are my only fellow workers for the Kingdom of God, men who have been a comfort to me. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV), Isaiah 32:9Give ear to my voice, you women who are living in comfort; give attention to my words, you daughters who have no fear of danger. (KJV BBE WBS), Isaiah 12:1In that day you will say, "I will give thanks to you, Yahweh; for though you were angry with me, your anger has turned away and you comfort me. (See NIV), Job 38:32Dost thou bring out Mazzaroth in its season? I lived as a king in the army, as one who comforts the mourners. Nechum. 2 Corinthians 13:11 | View whole chapter | See verse in context Finally, brethren, farewell. (Root in KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS), 2 Samuel 19:7Now therefore arise, go out, and speak to comfort your servants; for I swear by Yahweh, if you don't go out, not a man will stay with you this night. 4011 . That’s why he was able to write that he woul… Light excelleth in comforting the spirits of men. ... /hebrew/5150.htm - 6k, 5149. Comforting Bible Verses. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: anapsucho Phonetic Spelling: (an-aps-oo'-kho) Short Definition: I refresh, revive, comfort Definition: I ... //strongsnumbers.com/greek2/404.htm - 7k, 2174. eupsucheo -- to be of good courage ... be of good comfort, have courage. Light excelleth in comforting the spirits of men. "(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Ruth 3:1And Naomi, her mother-in-law, said to her, My daughter, am I not to get you a resting-place where you may be in comfort? CH SPURGEON. To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. It appears ten times in verses 3 through 7, and is translated comfort six times and consolation four times. 2. It has a positive force wanting in its synonym "console," as it indicates the dispelling of grief by the impartation of strength. And they said, So do, as thou hast said. Deuteronomy 31:6 Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD your God, he it is that does go with you; he will not fail you, nor forsake you. Baker's Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. It combines the idea of solace with soothing. (KJV ASV BBE WBS), Colossians 4:8I am sending him to you for this very purpose, that he may know your circumstances and comfort your hearts,(WEB KJV ASV BBE WBS YLT), Colossians 4:11and Jesus who is called Justus, who are of the circumcision. It's in the Bible, Psalm 119:49-50, NKJV. to summon for assistance. In the Old Testament naham [j"n] is most often translated "to comfort." (n.) Encouragement; solace; consolation in trouble; also, that which affords consolation. Etymologically, it is "to call alongside of," i.e. (n.) Unlawful support, countenance, or encouragement; as, to give aid and comfort to the enemy. ... /.../various/select masterpieces of biblical literature/a cry of comfort for.htm, The Comfort of the Milk ... SAINT AUGUSTIN III THE COMFORT OF THE MILK. Parakle„sis is made up of para meaning beside, and kaleo„ meaning to call. Definition of comfort. (BBE), Philemon 1:7For we have much joy and comfort in your love, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed through you, brother. In our comfort we rejoiced the more exceedingly for the joy of Titus, because his spirit has been refreshed by you all. 3. This is made possible through Christ, and makes patient endurance overflow to others. (BBE), Titus 1:9Keeping to the true word of the teaching, so that he may be able to give comfort by right teaching and overcome the arguments of the doubters. The church and the Christian are to function as comforters ( 2 Cor 1:4 ; 7:7 ). ... //strongsnumbers.com/greek2/2174.htm - 7k, 4837. sumparakaleo -- to exhort together, pass. ... /hebrew/5162.htm - 6k, 4010. mabligith -- smiling, cheerfulness, source of brightening... comfort self. to be strengthened, 5162. nacham -- to be sorry, console oneself, 4010. mabligith -- smiling, cheerfulness, source of brightening, (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS RSV), (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV), (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV), (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV), (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), What does it mean that God is the God of all comfort? COMFORT [ISBE] COMFORT - kum'-fert (nacham; parakaleo): The New Testament word is variously translated, as "comfort," "exhort," "beseech," the exact translation to be determined by the context. Isaiah intends to bring comfort as he echoes God's presence among his people: "So do not fear, for I am with you" ( 41:10 ). Serviceable; helpful. .../c/comfortable.htm - 7k, Consolation (23 Occurrences)... (n.) The act of consoling; the state of being consoled; alleviation of misery or distress of mind; refreshment of spirit; comfort; that which consoles or .../c/consolation.htm - 14k, Express (13 Occurrences)... (See NIV). & pp) of Comfort. 4009, 4010. mabligith. (BBE), Job 21:34So how can you comfort me with nonsense, seeing that in your answers there remains only falsehood? My couch shall ease my complaint;'(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Job 9:27If I say, I will forget my complaint, I will leave off my heaviness, and comfort myself:(KJV WBS), Job 10:20Aren't my days few? comfort zone definition: 1. a situation in which you feel comfortable and in which your ability and determination are not…. (n.) A state of quiet enjoyment; freedom from pain, want, or anxiety; also, whatever contributes to such a condition. (BBE), Romans 1:12That is, that I may be comforted together with you by the mutual faith both of you and me. Strong's Numbers. (WEB WEY ASV BBE YLT NAS RSV NIV), 2 Corinthians 1:6But if we are afflicted, it is for your comfort and salvation. 2 Corinthians 1:5 For as the sufferings of Christ abound to us, even so our comfort also abounds through Christ. (KJV WBS), John 11:19And many of the Jews came to Martha and Mary, to comfort them concerning their brother. (Root in KJV BBE WBS), 1 Corinthians 16:18For they gave comfort to my spirit and to yours: for which cause give respect to such people. Learn more. COMFORT, v.t. All rights reserved. For usage information, please read the Baker Book House Copyright Statement. 5151 . (BBE), International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, 3874. paraklesis -- a calling to one's aid, ie encouragement. We'll send you an email with steps on how to reset your password. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 1 Chronicles 19:2David said, "I will show kindness to Hanun the son of Nahash, because his father showed kindness to me." O stay, my LORD, my Love, 'tis I; Comfort me quickly, or I die. A Sermon (No.51). (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 2 Corinthians 1:7Our hope for you is steadfast, knowing that, since you are partakers of the sufferings, so also are you of the comfort. Prelude to the Rhapsody of 'Zion Redeemed'. 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