5485: χάρις

Noun, Feminine


Dodson dictionary

G5485 χάρις, ιτος, ἡ

Transliteration: cháris

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Feminine

Definition: (a) grace, as a gift or blessing brought to man by Jesus Christ, (b) favor, (c) gratitude, thanks, (d) a favor, kindness.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G5485 χάρις

Transliteration: cháris

Derivation: from G5463;

Definition: graciousness (as gratifying), of manner or act (abstract or concrete; literal, figurative or spiritual; especially the divine influence upon the heart, and its reflection in the life; including gratitude)

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

χάρις

G5485 

Occurrences in the NT: 155

χάρις, -ιτος, ἡ , acc., χάριν (χάριτα in Ac 24:27, Ju 4; v. WH, App., 157),
[in LXX chiefly for חֵן ;]
1. objectively, that which causes favourable regard, gracefulness, grace, loveliness of form, graciousness of speech (cl.; Ec 10:12, Si 21:16, al.): Col 4:6; λόγοι τ. χάριτος (gen. qual.), Lk 4:22.
2. Subjectively,
(a) on the part of the giver, grace, graciousness, kindness, goodwill, favour: Lk 2:52, Ac 7:10, al.; esp. in NT of the divine favour, grace, with emphasis on its freeness and universality: Lk 1:30, Ac 14:26, Ro 1:7, I Co 1:3, al.; opp. to ὀφείλημα, Ro 4:4, 16; to ἔργα, Ro 11:6;
(b) on the part of the receiver, a sense of favour received, thanks, gratitude: Ro 6:17 7:25, al.; χ. ἔχειν, to be thankful, Lk 17:9, I Ti 1:12, al.
3. Objectively, of the effect of grace,
(a) a state of grace: Ro 5:2, II Ti 2:1, I Pe 5:12, II Pe 3:18;
(b) a proof or gift of grace (cl., a favour): Jo 1:16, Ac 6:8, Ro 1:5, I Co 3:10, II Co 9:8, Ga 2:9, Eph 3:2, I Pe 5:5, 10 al. (For fuller treatment of the NT usage, v. AR, Eph., 221 ff.; DB, ii, 254 ff.; DCG, i, 686 ff.; Cremer, s.v.).

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition