2114. euthumeó
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euthumeó: to be of good cheer
Original Word: εὐθυμέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: euthumeó
Phonetic Spelling: (yoo-thoo-meh'-o)
Short Definition: I am cheerful
Definition: I keep up spirit, am cheerful, am of good courage.

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2114 euthyméō (from 2095 /eú, "good" and 2372 /thymós, "passion") – properly, to show positive passion as it proceeds from a sound disposition (temper); hence, "be of good cheer, in good spirits" (high morale).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from euthumos
to be of good cheer
NASB Translation
cheerful (1), keep up...courage (2).

STRONGS NT 2114: εὐθυμέω

εὐθυμέω, ἐυθύμω; (εὔθυμος);

1. transitive, to put in good spirits, gladden, make cheerful (Aeschylus in Plato, de rep. 2, 383 b.). Middle to be of good spirits, to be cheerful, (Xenophon, Plato).

2. intransitive, to be joyful, be of good cheer, of good courage: Acts 27:22, 25; James 5:13. (Euripides, Cycl. 530; Plutarch, de tranquill. anim. 2 and 9.)

be of good cheer

From euthumos; to cheer up, i.e. (intransitively) be cheerful; neuter comparative (adverbially) more cheerfully -- be of good cheer (merry).

see GREEK euthumos

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