courage (n.) c. 1300, corage, "heart (as the seat of emotions)," hence "spirit, temperament, state or frame of mind,"from Old French corage "heart, innermost feelings; temper" (12c., Modern French courage), from Vulgar Latin *coraticum (source of Italian coraggio, Spanish coraje), from Latin cor "heart" (from PIE root *kerd-"heart"). Those with it will be raised to thrones of glory, Rev 6:9-11; 20:4. Their soul melts away because of trouble. (WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Romans 5:7Why, it is scarcely conceivable that any one would die for a simply just man, although for a good and lovable man perhaps some one, here and there, will have the courage even to lay down his life. 2 Chronicles 35:2 | View whole chapter | See verse in context And he set the priests in their charges, and en courage d them to the service of the house of the LORD, Ezra 10:4 | View whole chapter | See verse in context Arise; for this matter belongeth unto thee: we also will be with thee: be of good courage, and do it. Christian Courage and Self-denial. Or the pain may be mental as in confrontation and controversy. Courage is something that everybody wantsâan attribute of good character that makes us worthy of respect. So, the Bible tells us to encourage one another, to remind each other of the truth that God loves us, that God equips us, that we are treasured, that our struggles are worth it. The pain may be physical, as in war and rescue operations. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: eupsucheo Phonetic Spelling: (yoo-psoo-kheh'-o) Short Definition: I am of good cheer Definition: I ... //strongsnumbers.com/greek2/2174.htm - 7k, 2115. euthumos -- of good cheer ... Adjective; Adverb, Comparative Transliteration: euthumos Phonetic Spelling: (yoo'-thoo-mos) Short Definition: cheerful, having good courage Definition: cheerful ... //strongsnumbers.com/greek2/2115.htm - 6k, 2114. euthumeo -- to be of good cheer ... Transliteration: euthumeo Phonetic Spelling: (yoo-thoo-meh'-o) Short Definition: I am cheerful Definition: I keep up spirit, am cheerful, am of good courage. One of the Hebrew words translated "courage" means "to show oneself strong." Psalm 16:3. (See NIV), Hebrews 12:5and you have quite forgotten the encouraging words which are addressed to you as sons, and which say, "My son, do not think lightly of the Lord's discipline, and do not faint when He corrects you;(See RSV NIV), Hebrews 13:6So that with good courage we say, "The Lord is my helper. "(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Joshua 1:18Whoever rebels against your commandment, and doesn't listen to your words in all that you command him, he shall be put to death. David acted on faith to fight Goliath with a slingshot, and God gave him victory. (DBY YLT NAS NIV), Mark 10:49And Jesus, standing still, desired him to be called. It also teaches that courage comes not from looking at the problem, but the one who can solve the problem. What is Courage? .../d/discouraged.htm - 12k, Dismayed (69 Occurrences)... Joshua 1:9 Haven'tI commanded you? 3 Bible Stories That Teach Your Kids About Courage Joshua. (Root in WEB RSV NIV), 2 Corinthians 5:6Being therefore always of good courage, and knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we are absent from the Lord(ASV YLT NAS RSV), 2 Corinthians 5:8We are of good courage, I say, and are willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be at home with the Lord. The Courage of perfect Trust. (See NAS), John 16:33"I have spoken all this to you in order that in me you may have peace. Stand firm in the faith! (DBY YLT), Luke 20:40They didn't dare to ask him any more questions. 3. | GotQuestions.org, What does it mean to mount up with wings like eagles? T he Bible is full of people that showed great courage. 2. Collaboration Combines Various Talents to Accomplish a Task. What can man do to me? (1 Sam. LM Courage in death, and hope of the resurrection. Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter Transliteration: tharsos Phonetic Spelling: (thar'-sos) Short Definition: courage Definition: courage, confidence. To give courage to; to give or increase confidence of success; to inspire with courage, spirit, or strength of mind; to embolden; to animate; to incite; to inspirit. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Deuteronomy 31:23He commissioned Joshua the son of Nun, and said, "Be strong and of good courage; for you shall bring the children of Israel into the land which I swore to them: and I will be with you. Brave; bold; possessing, or characterized by,courage; Multi-Version Concordance Courageous (24 Occurrences). And all people from every ethnic group can be redeemed by the blood of the cross. And they call the blind man, saying to him, Be of good courage, rise up, he calls thee. courage meaning: 1. the ability to control your fear in a dangerous or difficult situation: 2. to be brave andâ¦. 2 Pet 1:5: âVirtueâ in the moral excellence (courage) to stand for what is right against all opposition and every adversity. A person with courage is willing to stand up for what is right in the sight of God, even if it means accepting rejection, verbal abuse, or â¦ (vi) To have adequate or sufficient courage for any purpose; to be bold or venturesome; not to be afraid; to venture. Barbara Rainey, Karis Kimmel Murray, Tim and Darcy Kimmel, and Stephen Williams give their definitions of courage, and stories of their own courageous decisions. A definition of courage. I will not fear. Jesus Christ spoke the Word of God throughout his ministry. "Seeing their faith, Jesus said to the paralytic, 'Take courage, son; your sins are forgiven'" (Matthew 9:2). (WEB ASV YLT NAS RSV), 2 Corinthians 7:16I rejoice that in everything I am of good courage concerning you. Show Notes and Resources (KJV WBS NAS RSV NIV), Joshua 5:1It happened, when all the kings of the Amorites, who were beyond the Jordan westward, and all the kings of the Canaanites, who were by the sea, heard how that Yahweh had dried up the waters of the Jordan from before the children of Israel, until we had passed over, that their heart melted, neither was there spirit in them any more, because of the children of Israel. | GotQuestions.org, What is the key to overcoming discouragement? FROM THE EXAMPLE OF OTHERS - "Most of the brethren, trusting in the Lord because of my imprisonment, have far more courage to speak the word of God without fear" (Philippians 1:14). "(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Joshua 1:6"Be strong and of good courage; for you shall cause this people to inherit the land which I swore to their fathers to give them. Third Part. It is God that commands us to have courage, for that means having faith and confidence in Him. 1. Joshua was courageous when he conquered Canaan. (See NAS RSV NIV), 2 Samuel 7:27For you, Yahweh of Armies, the God of Israel, have revealed to your servant, saying,'I will build you a house.' (See RSV), Lamentations 1:16For these things I weep; my eye, my eye runs down with water; Because the comforter who should refresh my soul is far from me: My children are desolate, because the enemy has prevailed. Deal courageously, and Yahweh be with the good. David also said to Solomon his son, "Be strong and courageous, and do the work. Those with it will be raised to thrones of glory, Rev 6:9-11; 20:4. for the one with us is greater than the one with him. What does courage look like for your life?Are you needing some strength and courage from God? He â¦ But keep up your courage: *I* have won the victory over the world." Bible Verses about Courage. 'Be strong, Joshua, son of Jehozadak, the high priest. Whether it's taking a stand for Christ, or simply refusing to buckle under peer pressure, courage can be cultivated in our everyday decisions. In the Bible, courage is the opposite of fear. And I was strengthened according to the hand of the LORD my God upon me, and I gathered together out of Israel chief men to go up with me. Bible verses about courage such as Psalm 31:24, âBe strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the LORD!â get to the heart of the matter, literally. Learn more. (WEB JPS ASV NAS), 2 Chronicles 32:7Be strong and of good courage, don't be afraid nor dismayed for the king of Assyria, nor for all the multitude who is with him; for there is a greater with us than with him:(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Ezra 7:28and hath extended mercy unto me before the king, and his counsellors, and before all the king's mighty princes. Courage definition is - mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty. Don't be afraid, neither be dismayed. We take so much of our strength and resilience for granted. Good courage always relies upon the supernatural power of God to strengthen and motivate believers to be courageous as children of God (Romans 5:3-5). With him is only an arm of flesh, but with us is the LORD our God to help us and to fight our battles" (2 Chronicles 32:7–8). Paul had been arrested and was being sent to Rome for a trial. | GotQuestions.org, Courage: Dictionary and Thesaurus | Clyx.com. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV), Micah 3:8But as for me, I am full of power by the Spirit of Yahweh, and of judgment, and of might, to declare to Jacob his disobedience, and to Israel his sin. . "(See NAS RSV), 2 Samuel 4:1When Ishbosheth, Saul's son, heard that Abner was dead in Hebron, his hands became feeble, and all the Israelites were troubled. But charge Joshua, and encourage him. (Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS RSV NIV), 2 Chronicles 23:1In the seventh year Jehoiada strengthened himself, and took the captains of hundreds, Azariah the son of Jeroham, and Ishmael the son of Jehohanan, and Azariah the son of Obed, and Maaseiah the son of Adaiah, and Elishaphat the son of Zichri, into covenant with him. Usage: I dare, endure, am bold, have courage, make up the mind. And immediately he spoke with them, and says to them, Be of good courage: it is I; be not afraid. .../d/dare.htm - 12k, Faint (76 Occurrences)... 2. Through scripture, we can find the courage God desires us to have. (See RSV NIV), Daniel 10:19Then he said, It is clear to you why I have come to you. An act takes courage if it will likely be painful. (See NIV). And the woman was restored to health from that moment. 1 When God is nigh, my ... //christianbookshelf.org/watts/the psalms of david/psalm 16 3 third part l.htm, Christian Courage and Self-Denial. Ruth 1:18 CM Watts. without fear; bravery. Christian courage is the willingness to say and do the right thing regardless of the earthly cost, because God promises to help you and save you on account of Christ. Or the pain may be mental as in confrontation and controversy. INT: but be strong and courageous. Wanting in courage, spirit, or energy; timorous; cowardly; dejected; depressed; as, Faint heart ne'er won fair lady. + Matthew 10:28 And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. 3. The courage to venture forth, akin to faith, is the mark of the saints celebrated in Hebrews 11 . Courage is something that is developed; it isnât innate. Invaluable to faith; without moral courage faith weakens and falters. Most people in the world have no experience of lasting joy in their lives. COURAGE that grows from constitution, often forsakes a man when he has occasion for it; courage which arises from a sense of duty, acts in a uniform manner. FROM GOD'S PROMISE TO BE WITH YOU - "Have I not commanded you? Psalms 27:14 | View whole chapter | See verse in context In a manner to give courage, or hope of success. By Rebecca Perkins. THROUGH PRAYER - "On the day I called, You answered me; You made me bold with strength in my soul" (Psalm 138:3; see also Ephesians 6:19-20). Joshua 1:1-9. (See RSV NIV), 1 Thessalonians 2:2but having suffered before and been shamefully treated, as you know, at Philippi, we grew bold in our God to tell you the Good News of God in much conflict. When Christ gives you new life by the Spirit, you are no longer a victim under sin’s power, but a victor who has the strength to triumph. The Bible teaches that courage comes from having people around us that encourage us. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: tharreo Phonetic Spelling: (thar-hreh'-o) Short Definition: I am courageous, of good cheer ... //strongsnumbers.com/greek2/2292.htm - 7k, 2174. eupsucheo -- to be of good courage ... to be of good courage. Don't be afraid, neither be dismayed. Learn more. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV), Jeremiah 4:9And it will come about in that day, says the Lord, that the heart of the king will be dead in him, and the hearts of the rulers; and the priests will be overcome with fear, and the prophets with wonder. Courage. I, Yahweh, have spoken it, and will do it. FROM TRUSTING GOD AND HOPING IN HIM - "Be strong and let your heart take courage, all you who hope in the LORD" (Psalm 31:24; see also 2 Corinthians 3:12). (WEY DBY NAS NIV), Acts 27:25"Therefore, Sirs, take courage; for I believe God, and am convinced that things will happen exactly as I have been told. What does courage look like for your life?Are you needing some strength and courage from God? Courage is something that everybody wantsâan attribute of good character that makes us worthy of respect. How to use courage in a sentence. Consider these pointers. Courage, my mind, and press on mightily. Be strong and of good courage. Physical courage is bravery in the face of physical pain, hardship, even death or threat of death, while moral courage is the ability to act rightly in the face of popular opposition, shame, scandal, discouragement, or personal loss. For a complete Scripture study system, try SwordSearcher Bible Software , which includes the unabridged version of this dictionary. Acts 27. What does it mean to be courageous? "(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), Joshua 2:11And as soon as we had heard these things, our hearts did melt, neither did there remain any more courage in any man, because of you: for the LORD your God, he is God in heaven above, and in earth beneath. Be strong and of good courage, for Yahweh will do this to all your enemies against whom you fight. John Piper is founder and teacher of desiringGod.org and chancellor of Bethlehem College & Seminary. (n.) That strength or firmness of mind which .../f/fortitude.htm - 8k, Dare (19 Occurrences)... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. Invaluable to faith; without moral courage faith weakens and falters. Isaiah 41:10 â So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be â¦ Paul Gerhardt.1653. (NIV) 1 Corinthians 16:13. However, the Bible talks about what motivates the heart to produce courage. Whether it's taking a stand for Christ, or simply refusing to buckle under peer pressure, courage can be cultivated in our everyday decisions. It is a constituent part of fortitude; but fortitude implies patience to bear continued suffering. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV), 1 Chronicles 28:20David said to Solomon his son, Be strong and of good courage, and do it: don't be afraid, nor be dismayed; for Yahweh God, even my God, is with you; he will not fail you, nor forsake you, until all the work for the service of the house of Yahweh is finished. Seeing their faith Jesus said to the paralytic, "Take courage, my child; your sins are pardoned. 1. THE FIRST BOOK OF SAMUEL THE SECRET OF COURAGE. XII. (DBY RSV), 2 Chronicles 19:11Behold, Amariah the chief priest is over you in all matters of Yahweh; and Zebadiah the son of Ishmael, the ruler of the house of Judah, in all the king's matters: also the Levites shall be officers before you. LM Courage in death, and hope of the resurrection. 3. THE BOOK OF NEHEMIAH DISCOURAGEMENTS AND COURAGE. Joshua 10:25 HEB: ×ªÖµÖ¼×Ö¸Ö×ªÖ¼×Ö¼ ×Ö´×Ö°×§Ö£×Ö¼ ×Ö°×Ö´×Ö°×¦Ö×Ö¼ ×Ö´Ö¼Ö£× ×Ö¸Ö×Ö¸× NAS: Be strong and courageous, for thus KJV: be strong and of good courage: for thus shall the LORD INT: be dismayed be strong and courageous for thus. Read more in this original post by Michael Anthony, author of A Call for Courage. We show courage on a daily basis because our lives and the lives of those we love matter to us. Acts 4:13, 18-20. ?us, as exemplified in the character of one of his soldiers. Definitions from Webster's American Dictionary of the English Language, 1828 . Yes, wait for Yahweh. Strength in Courage. Or the pain may be mental as in confrontation and controversy. (Blessed, Matt 5:10-12) a. The more time we spend with Jesus, the less afraid and small we will feel, the more we will walk according to His Word. (WEB JPS ASV RSV), 2 Chronicles 32:5He took courage, and built up all the wall that was broken down, and raised it up to the towers, and the other wall outside, and strengthened Millo in the city of David, and made weapons and shields in abundance. (See RSV), Ezekiel 22:14Can your heart endure, or can your hands be strong, in the days that I shall deal with you? In the Bible, the Hebrew word saris (eunuch), refers to a man in some sort of service to a ruler, but castration isnât always a part of the story.. Eunuch Definition in Hebrew and Greek The Old Testament has many examples of women who spoke words of courage and help and displayed a kind of God-confidence that is to be admired. Courage: The Courage of Conviction: Peter and John, in Refusing to Obey Men, Rather than God Courage: The Courage of Conviction: The Jews, in Returning Answer to Tatnai Courage: The Courage of Conviction: The Three Hebrews, Who Refused to Bow Down to the Image of Nebuchadnezzar Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go" (Joshua 1:9). (1), supported (1), sure (1), sustain (1), take (1), take courage(6), take ... /hebrew/2388.htm- 8k. Therefore your servant has found courage to pray before you. God holds you in the palm of His hand. Where then shall we get this courage? FROM BEING FILLED WITH SPIRIT - "They were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak the word of God with boldness" (Acts 4:31). Consider these ten women in the Bible who were bold and faithful in their Spirit-led interventions and, in â¦ Holman gives the most thorough explanation concerning the definition of the English word âheart,â when it states: The heart is the center of the physical, mental, and spiritual life of humans. He is author of. (WEY), Numbers 13:20and what the land is, whether it is fat or lean, whether there is wood therein, or not. (WEB ASV YLT), 2 Corinthians 10:2Yes, I beg you that I may not, when present, show courage with the confidence with which I intend to be bold against some, who consider us to be walking according to the flesh. Be strong! Strengthen yourselves like men, and fight! (Blessed, Matt 5:10-12) a. 29:25) Genuine hope helps us to see beyond present trials and to face the future with confidence. Check out these great Bible verses about courage. COURAGE One characteristic of the person who has a strong faith in God is courage in the midst of danger. Moral Courage . Only be strong and of good courage. ... Mark the courage of the leader, Judas Maccab? And then God who gives love and peace will be with you. It is a constituent part of fortitude but fortitude implies patience to bear continued suffering. (See NAS NIV), Philippians 1:20according to my earnest expectation and hope, that I will in no way be disappointed, but with all boldness, as always, now also Christ will be magnified in my body, whether by life, or by death. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS NIV), Psalms 27:14Wait for Yahweh. Bravery; intrepidity; that quality of mind which enables men to encounter danger and difficulties with firmness, or without fear or depression of spirits; valor; boldness; resolution. HELPS Word-studies 5111 tolmáÅ (from tolma , "bold courage") â properly, to show daring courage necessary for a valid risk ("putting it all on the line"); courageously venture forward by putting fear behind and embracing the fruit that lies ahead for taking a necessary risk . Christian courage is the willingness to say and do the right thing regardless of the earthly cost, because God promises to help you and save you on account of Christ. âBran thought about it. Be strong and of good courage Deuteronomy 31:6. What a powerful wordâ¦ ... //strongsnumbers.com/greek2/2114.htm - 7k, 3642. oligopsuchos -- fainthearted ... Adjective Transliteration: oligopsuchos Phonetic Spelling: (ol-ig-op'-soo-khos) Short Definition: faint-hearted Definition: faint-hearted, of small courage. Wanting courage to meet danger; easily frightened; timorous; not bold; fearful; shy. Isaiah 41:6 âEveryone helped his neighbor, And said to his brother, â Be of good courage!â The word encourage means to fill someone with courage. 369. The courage of endurance, akin to patience, is the will to bear manfully the pains and frustrations of life, and is frequently enjoined in the Bible (Ps 27:14; 31:24). Warum sollt ich mich denn gr??men. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: tolmao Phonetic Spelling: (tol-mah'-o) Short Definition: I dare, endure, am bold Definition ... //strongsnumbers.com/greek2/5111.htm - 8k, 2294. tharsos -- courage ... courage. Feeling Fear Yet Choosing to Act. (DBY), Isaiah 35:4Say to those who are full of fear, Be strong and take heart: see, your God will give punishment; the reward of God will come; he himself will come to be your saviour. Le courage, vertu du coeur, est une fermeté qui rend capable, en dominant la crainte, de supporter ou de surmonter les dangers, la douleur physique et de regarder en face la mort elle-même. Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the LORD God, my God, is with you. Now the time was the time of the first-ripe grapes. (superl.) The Real Definition Of Courage. THE COURAGE OF THE SAVIOUR. Bad courage relies on human abilities and motives such as the lust of the flesh, lust of the eyes, and pride. There is a courage which does not come by faith. We get courage by trusting in God and following the steps of his Son. Strength in Courage. (WEY DBY), Galatians 6:9Let us not abate our courage in doing what is right; for in due time we shall reap a reward, if we do not faint. The pain may be physical, as in war and rescue operations. The Tabernacle of Ancient Israel - Brief Overview of the Tabernacle of Moses in the Wilderness and the Ark of the Covenant. But rather fear Him â¦ 'Can a man still be brave if he's afraid?' ...1), strong (31), strong support (1), stronger (6), strongly support (1), support*. Good courage always relies upon the supernatural power of God to strengthen and motivate believers to be courageous as children of God (Romans 5:3-5). The Bible addresses these motivations as either being good or bad. (See NAS RSV NIV), 2 Samuel 10:12Be of good courage, and let us be strong for our people, and for the cities of our God; and Yahweh do that which seems good to him. Multi-Version Concordance .../t/timid.htm - 8k, Tremble (92 Occurrences)... Deuteronomy 31:6 Be strong and of good courage, don't be afraid, nor be scared of them: for Yahweh your God, he it is who does go with you; he will not fail you .../t/tremble.htm - 34k, Matthew 9:2Here they brought to Him a paralytic lying on a bed. Encouragement from the Bible gives us the will to carry on. b. KJV Dictionary Definition: courage courage. Intro. However, the Bible talks about what motivates the heart to produce courage. When Paul saw them, he thanked God, and took courage. Like the biblical expression âBe of good courageâ, it is a way of giving encouragement to those who need it (Josh 1:6-7,9; 2 Sam 10:12). The courage to venture forth, akin to faith, is the mark of the saints celebrated in Hebrews 11 . 2388. chazaq -- to be or grow firm or strong, strengthen. Christian Courage and Self-denial. COURAGE, n. L., the heart. Key Bible verses. (See NAS), Isaiah 41:6They helped every one his neighbour; and every one said to his brother, Be of good courage. The Greek word translated âcourageâ and âgood cheerâ means literally âboldness and confidence.â. All of our resources exist to guide you toward everlasting joy in Jesus Christ. Be courageous! Don't be afraid, neither be dismayed: for Yahweh your God is with you wherever you go. THE Psalms of David, In Metre. (WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS RSV), 1 Chronicles 22:13Then you shall prosper, if you observe to do the statutes and the ordinances which Yahweh gave Moses concerning Israel. Answer: In the Bible, courage is also called âgood cheerâ as in Mark 6:50 when Jesus gave the command to the disciples who saw Him walking on the water of the Sea of Galilee and coming toward them. For Christians 'having courage' or 'strength to carry on' is linked to faith in God's promises - promises of God's presence, protection and power. I say, the courage which comes by faith. Third Part. 1 Samuel 17:32-33, 37 ESV. Nehemiah 4:12-18 (NLT) â âThe Jews who lived near the enemy came and told us again and again, âThey will come from all directions and attack us!â So I placed armed guards behind the lowest parts of the wall in the exposed areas. Therefore your servant has found in his heart to pray this prayer to you. To repeat our definition of encouragement, encouragement is finding (or helping others to find) the courage, by Godâs grace and strength, to run the race He has laid out before us no matter how difficult or painful the course. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV), Psalms 107:26They mount up to the sky; they go down again to the depths. The History of Rome - Brief Overview Of Roman History from Her Dawn to the First Punic War. Synonym Discussion of courage. (n.) Strength to resist attack; endurance;courage. Young David was courageous when he faced and fell the giant Philistine, Goliath. Courage (also called bravery or valour) is the choice and willingness to confront agony, pain, danger, uncertainty, or intimidation. The Bible defines courage as being either good or bad. Be of good courage, and bring of the fruit of the land. Indeed, courage is All ethnic groups stand condemned apart from Christ. Check out these great Bible verses about courage. Christian courage is the willingness to say and do the right thing regardless of the earthly cost, because God promises to help you and save you on account of Christ. b. God is our helper, He made us, and not we ourselves. ... /.../adams/hymns for christian devotion/369 christian courage and.htm, Courage, My Mind, and Press on Mightily. Miriam is a portrait of courage, deep family connections, leadership and a faithful 9 Significant Lessons We Can Learn Miriam In The Bible A look at the life of Miriam in the Bible, lessons we can learn from her and some interesting facts, as well as where we find Miriam in scripture. In the world you have affliction. 1. The Bible addresses these motivations as either being good or bad. Famously Joshua, when taking over from Moses in the Old Testament, hears God say: 'Be strong and courageous. The Original Rogetâs Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases lists boldness and fearlessness as synonyms of courage, but courage often exists in spite of the presence of fear.109 In fact, it is probably true that courage is doing what one is afraid to do. "(WEB KJV JPS ASV WBS NAS RSV), 1 Kings 2:2I go the way of all the earth: be of good courage therefore, and be a man;(DBY), 1 Chronicles 17:25For you, my God, have revealed to your servant that you will build him a house. ... /.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/the secret of courage.htm, Courage ... SERMON XVIII. (See NIV), Joshua 10:25Joshua said to them, "Don't be afraid, nor be dismayed. Be strong, all you people of the land,' says Yahweh,'and work, for I am with you,' says Yahweh of Armies. 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