euthumeó: to be of good cheerOriginal Word: εὐθυμέωPart of Speech:
I am cheerfulDefinition:
I keep up spirit, am cheerful, am of good courage.
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 ConcordanceWord Origin
to be of good cheerNASB Translation
cheerful (1), keep up...courage (2).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 2114: εὐθυμέωεὐθυμέω
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.)<1>
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