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χαρά (chara, 5479)

Meanings

[a] joy, [a] pleasant thing, [the] joy, joy, with joy

Greek-English Concordance: 60 verses

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Matt.2:10 10ἰδόντες δὲ τὸν ἀστέρα, ἐχάρησαν χαρὰν μεγάλην σφόδρα. 10 When they {NEQ} saw the star , they were filled with joy !
Matt.13:20 20 δὲ ἐπὶ τὰ πετρώδη σπαρείς οὗτός ἐστιν τὸν λόγον ἀκούων καὶ εὐθὺς μετὰ χαρᾶς λαμβάνων αὐτόν. 20 {RPT} {NEQ} The seed on the rocky soil represents those who hear the message and immediately receive it with joy .
Matt.13:44 44ὁμοία ἐστὶν βασιλεία τῶν οὐρανῶν θησαυρῷ κεκρυμμένῳ ἐν τῷ ἀγρῷ ὃν εὑρὼν ἄνθρωπος· ἔκρυψεν, καὶ ἀπὸ τῆς χαρᾶς αὐτοῦ, ὑπάγει καὶ πωλεῖ πάντα ὅσα ἔχει καὶ ἀγοράζει τὸν ἀγρὸν ἐκεῖνον. 44 The Kingdom of {NEQ} Heaven is like a treasure that a man discovered hidden in a field . {NEQ} In his {NEQ} excitement , he hid it again {NEQ} and sold everything he owned to get enough money to {NEQ} buy the field {RPT} .
Matt.25:21 21ἔφη αὐτῷ κύριος αὐτοῦ, Εὖ, δοῦλε ἀγαθὲ καὶ πιστέ. ἐπὶ ὀλίγα ἦς πιστός, ἐπὶ πολλῶν σε καταστήσω. εἴσελθε εἰς τὴν χαρὰν τοῦ κυρίου σου. 21 The {NEQ} master was full of praise {RPT} . Well done , my good and faithful servant . You have been faithful in handling this small amount , so now I will give you many more responsibilities . Let’s {RPT} celebrate together !  * 
Matt.25:23 23ἔφη αὐτῷ κύριος αὐτοῦ, Εὖ, δοῦλε ἀγαθὲ καὶ πιστέ. ἐπὶ ὀλίγα ἦς πιστός, ἐπὶ πολλῶν σε καταστήσω. εἴσελθε εἰς τὴν χαρὰν τοῦ κυρίου σου. 23 The {NEQ} master said {RPT} , Well done , my good and faithful servant . You have been faithful in handling this small amount , so now I will give you many more responsibilities . Let’s {RPT} celebrate together !
Matt.28:8 8καὶ ἀπελθοῦσαι ταχὺ ἀπὸ τοῦ μνημείου. μετὰ φόβου καὶ χαρᾶς μεγάλης, ἔδραμον ἀπαγγεῖλαι τοῖς μαθηταῖς αὐτοῦ. 8 {NEQ} The women ran quickly from the tomb . They were very frightened but also filled with great joy , and they rushed to give the disciples {RPT} the angel’s message .
Mark.4:16 16καὶ οὗτοί εἰσιν ὁμοίως οἱ ἐπὶ τὰ πετρώδη σπειρόμενοι οἳ ὅταν ἀκούσωσιν τὸν λόγον εὐθὺς μετὰ χαρᾶς λαμβάνουσιν αὐτόν. 16 {NEQ} The seed on the rocky soil represents {NEQ} those who {NEQ} hear the message and immediately receive it with joy .
Luke.1:14 14καὶ ἔσται χαρά σοι καὶ ἀγαλλίασις, καὶ πολλοὶ ἐπὶ τῇ γενέσει αὐτοῦ χαρήσονται, 14 {NEQ} You will have great joy and gladness , and many will rejoice at his {NEQ} birth ,
Luke.2:10 10καὶ εἶπεν αὐτοῖς ἄγγελος, Μὴ φοβεῖσθε. ἰδοὺ γὰρ εὐαγγελίζομαι ὑμῖν χαρὰν μεγάλην ἥτις ἔσται παντὶ τῷ λαῷ. 10 but the angel reassured them . Don’t be afraid ! {NEQ} he said . {NEQ} I bring you good news that will bring great joy to all {NEQ} people .
Luke.8:13 13οἱ δὲ ἐπὶ τῆς πέτρας οἳ ὅταν ἀκούσωσιν μετὰ χαρᾶς δέχονται τὸν λόγον. καὶ οὗτοι ῥίζαν οὐκ ἔχουσιν, οἳ πρὸς καιρὸν πιστεύουσιν, καὶ ἐν καιρῷ πειρασμοῦ ἀφίστανται. 13 {NEQ} The seeds on the rocky soil represent those who {NEQ} hear the message and receive it with joy . But since {RPT} they don’t have deep roots , they believe for a while , then they fall away when they face temptation .
Luke.10:17 17ὑπέστρεψαν δὲ οἱ ἑβδομήκοντα δύο μετὰ χαρᾶς, λέγοντες, Κύριε, καὶ τὰ δαιμόνια ὑποτάσσεται ἡμῖν ἐν τῷ ὀνόματί σου. 17 {NEQ} When the seventy-two disciples returned , they joyfully reported to him , Lord , even the demons obey us when we use your {NEQ} name !
Luke.15:7 7λέγω ὑμῖν ὅτι οὕτως, χαρὰ ἐν τῷ οὐρανῷ ἔσται ἐπὶ ἑνὶ ἁμαρτωλῷ μετανοοῦντι ἐπὶ ἐνενήκοντα ἐννέα δικαίοις οἵτινες οὐ χρείαν ἔχουσιν μετανοίας. 7 {NEQ} {RPT} In the same way , there is more joy in {NEQ} heaven over one lost sinner who repents and returns to God than over ninety-nine others who are righteous and haven’t strayed away !
Luke.15:10 10οὕτως λέγω ὑμῖν, γίνεται χαρὰ ἐνώπιον τῶν ἀγγέλων τοῦ θεοῦ ἐπὶ ἑνὶ ἁμαρτωλῷ μετανοοῦντι. 10 In the same way {NEQ} {RPT} , there is joy in the presence of {NEQ} God’s {NEQ} angels {RPT} when even one sinner repents .
Luke.24:41 41ἔτι δὲ ἀπιστούντων αὐτῶν, ἀπὸ τῆς χαρᾶς καὶ θαυμαζόντων. εἶπεν αὐτοῖς, ̓Έχετέ τι βρώσιμον ἐνθάδε; 41 Still they stood there in disbelief , filled with {NEQ} joy and wonder . Then he asked them , Do you have anything here to eat ?
Luke.24:52 52καὶ αὐτοὶ προσκυνήσαντες αὐτὸν ὑπέστρεψαν εἰς Ἰερουσαλὴμ μετὰ χαρᾶς μεγάλης. 52 So they worshiped him and then returned to Jerusalem filled with great joy .
John.3:29 29 ἔχων τὴν νύμφην νυμφίος ἐστίν· δὲ φίλος τοῦ νυμφίου ἑστηκὼς καὶ ἀκούων αὐτοῦ χαρᾷ χαίρει διὰ τὴν φωνὴν τοῦ νυμφίου. αὕτη οὖν, χαρὰ ἐμὴ πεπλήρωται. 29 It is the bridegroom who marries the bride , and the best man is simply glad {NEQ} to stand with him and hear his vows . Therefore , {RPT} {RPT} I am filled with {RPT} joy at his success .
John.15:11 11ταῦτα λελάληκα ὑμῖν ἵνα χαρὰ ἐμὴ ἐν ὑμῖν ᾖ· καὶ χαρὰ ὑμῶν πληρωθῇ. 11 I have told you these things so that you will be filled with {RPT} my {RPT} joy . {NEQ} Yes , your {NEQ} joy will overflow !
John.16:20 20ἀμὴν ἀμὴν λέγω ὑμῖν, ὅτι κλαύσετε καὶ θρηνήσετε ὑμεῖς, δὲ κόσμος χαρήσεται· ὑμεῖς λυπηθήσεσθε, ἀλλ᾽ λύπη ὑμῶν εἰς χαρὰν γενήσεται. 20 I tell you the truth , {NEQ} you will weep and mourn over what is going to happen to me , but the world will rejoice . You will grieve , but your {NEQ} grief will suddenly turn to wonderful joy .
John.16:21 21 γυνὴ ὅταν τίκτῃ λύπην ἔχει. ὅτι ἦλθεν ὥρα αὐτῆς, ὅταν δὲ γεννήσῃ τὸ παιδίον οὐκέτι μνημονεύει τῆς θλίψεως διὰ τὴν χαρὰν ὅτι ἐγεννήθη ἄνθρωπος εἰς τὸν κόσμον. 21 It will be like a woman suffering the pains of labor . {NEQ} When her {NEQ} child is born , her anguish gives way to {NEQ} joy because she has brought a new baby into the world .
John.16:22 22καὶ ὑμεῖς οὖν νῦν μὲν λύπην ἔχετε, πάλιν δὲ ὄψομαι ὑμᾶς· καὶ χαρήσεται ὑμῶν καρδία, καὶ τὴν χαρὰν ὑμῶν οὐδεὶς ἀρεῖ ἀφ᾽ ὑμῶν. 22 {NEQ} So you have sorrow now , {NEQ} but I will see you again ; then you will rejoice , and no one can rob you of that joy {RPT} .
John.16:24 24ἕως ἄρτι οὐκ ᾐτήσατε οὐδέν. ἐν τῷ ὀνόματί μου αἰτεῖτε, καὶ λήμψεσθε, ἵνα χαρὰ ὑμῶν πεπληρωμένη. 24 You haven’t done this before . Ask , using my {NEQ} name , and you will receive , {NEQ} and you will have abundant {NEQ} joy .
John.17:13 13νῦν δὲ πρὸς σὲ ἔρχομαι. καὶ ταῦτα λαλῶ ἐν τῷ κόσμῳ ἵνα ἔχωσιν τὴν χαρὰν τὴν ἐμὴν πεπληρωμένην ἐν ἑαυτοῖς. 13 {NEQ} Now I am coming to you . {NEQ} I told them many things while I was with them in this world so they would be filled with {NEQ} {RPT} my {RPT} joy .
Acts.8:8 8ἐγένετο δὲ πολλὴ χαρὰ ἐν τῇ πόλει ἐκείνῃ. 8 So there was great joy in that {NEQ} city .
Acts.12:14 14καὶ ἐπιγνοῦσα τὴν φωνὴν τοῦ Πέτρου, ἀπὸ τῆς χαρᾶς, οὐκ ἤνοιξεν τὸν πυλῶνα, εἰσδραμοῦσα δὲ ἀπήγγειλεν, Ἑστάναι τὸν Πέτρον πρὸ τοῦ πυλῶνος. 14 {NEQ} When she recognized {NEQ} Peter’s {NEQ} voice , she was so overjoyed that , instead of opening the door , she ran back inside and told everyone , {NEQ} Peter is standing at the door !
Acts.13:52 52οἵ τε μαθηταὶ ἐπληροῦντο χαρᾶς καὶ πνεύματος ἁγίου. 52 And the believers  *  were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit .
Acts.15:3 3οἱ μὲν οὖν προπεμφθέντες ὑπὸ τῆς ἐκκλησίας, διήρχοντο τήν τε Φοινίκην καὶ Σαμάρειαν· ἐκδιηγούμενοι τὴν ἐπιστροφὴν τῶν ἐθνῶν— καὶ ἐποίουν χαρὰν μεγάλην— πᾶσι τοῖς ἀδελφοῖς. 3 {NEQ} The church {NEQ} sent the delegates to Jerusalem , and they stopped along the way in {NEQ} {NEQ} Phoenicia and Samaria to visit the believers . They told them {NEQ} {NEQ} much to everyone’s joy that the Gentiles , too , were being {NEQ} converted .
Rom.14:17 17οὐ γάρ ἐστιν βασιλεία τοῦ θεοῦ βρῶσις καὶ πόσις, ἀλλὰ δικαιοσύνη καὶ εἰρήνη καὶ χαρὰ ἐν πνεύματι ἁγίῳ. 17 For the Kingdom of {NEQ} God is not a matter of what we eat or drink , but of living a life of goodness and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit .
Rom.15:13 13 δὲ θεός, τῆς ἐλπίδος, πληρώσαι ὑμᾶς πάσης χαρᾶς καὶ εἰρήνης ἐν τῷ πιστεύειν· εἰς τὸ περισσεύειν ὑμᾶς ἐν τῇ ἐλπίδι ἐν δυνάμει πνεύματος ἁγίου. 13 I pray that {NEQ} {NEQ} God , the source of hope , will fill you completely with joy and peace because you trust in him . Then you will overflow with {NEQ} confident hope through the power of the Holy Spirit .
Rom.15:32 32ἵνα, ἐν χαρᾷ ἐλθὼν πρὸς ὑμᾶς, διὰ θελήματος θεοῦ, συναναπαύσωμαι ὑμῖν. 32 Then , by the will of God , I will be able to come to you with a joyful heart , and we will be an encouragement to each other .
2Cor.1:24 24οὐχ ὅτι κυριεύομεν ὑμῶν τῆς πίστεως· ἀλλὰ συνεργοί ἐσμεν τῆς χαρᾶς ὑμῶν, τῇ γὰρ πίστει ἑστήκατε. 24 But that does not mean we want to dominate you by telling you how to put your {NEQ} faith into practice . We want to work together with you so you will be {NEQ} full of joy , for it is by your own faith that you stand firm .
2Cor.2:3 3καὶ ἔγραψα τοῦτο αὐτό, ἵνα μή, ἐλθών, λύπην σχῶ ἀφ᾽ ὧν ἔδει με χαίρειν· πεποιθὼς ἐπὶ πάντας ὑμᾶς ὅτι ἐμὴ χαρὰ πάντων ὑμῶν ἐστίν. 3 That is why I wrote to you as I did , so that when I do come , I won’t be grieved by the very ones who ought to give me the greatest joy . Surely you all know that my {NEQ} joy comes from your {RPT} being joyful .
2Cor.7:4 4πολλή μοι παρρησία πρὸς ὑμᾶς, πολλή μοι καύχησις ὑπὲρ ὑμῶν. πεπλήρωμαι τῇ παρακλήσει ὑπερπερισσεύομαι τῇ χαρᾷ ἐπὶ πάσῃ τῇ θλίψει ἡμῶν. 4 I have the highest confidence in you , and I take great pride in you . You have greatly encouraged me and made me happy despite all our {NEQ} troubles .
2Cor.7:13 13διὰ τοῦτο παρακεκλήμεθα. ἐπὶ δὲ τῇ παρακλήσει ἡμῶν, περισσοτέρως μᾶλλον ἐχάρημεν ἐπὶ τῇ χαρᾷ Τίτου ὅτι ἀναπέπαυται τὸ πνεῦμα αὐτοῦ ἀπὸ πάντων ὑμῶν· 13 We have been greatly encouraged by this . In addition {NEQ} to our own encouragement , we were especially delighted to see how {NEQ} happy Titus {NEQ} was about the way all of you welcomed him and set his {NEQ} mind  *  at ease .
2Cor.8:2 2ὅτι ἐν πολλῇ δοκιμῇ θλίψεως, περισσεία τῆς χαρᾶς αὐτῶν, καὶ κατὰ βάθους πτωχεία αὐτῶν, ἐπερίσσευσεν εἰς τὸ πλοῦτος τῆς ἁπλότητος αὐτῶν. 2 {NEQ} They are being tested by many troubles , and they are very poor . But they are also filled with abundant {NEQ} joy , which has overflowed in rich generosity {RPT} .
Gal.5:22 22 δὲ καρπὸς τοῦ πνεύματός ἐστιν· ἀγάπη, χαρά, εἰρήνη, μακροθυμία, χρηστότης, ἀγαθωσύνη, πίστις, 22 But the Holy Spirit produces this kind of {NEQ} fruit in our lives : love , joy , peace , patience , kindness , goodness , faithfulness ,
Phil.1:4 4πάντοτε ἐν πάσῃ δεήσει μου ὑπὲρ πάντων ὑμῶν, μετὰ χαρᾶς τὴν δέησιν ποιούμενος, 4 Whenever I pray , I make my {NEQ} requests for all of you with joy ,
Phil.1:25 25καὶ τοῦτο πεποιθώς, οἶδα ὅτι μενῶ καὶ παραμενῶ πᾶσιν ὑμῖν εἰς τὴν ὑμῶν προκοπὴν καὶ χαρὰν τῆς πίστεως· 25 {NEQ} Knowing this , I am convinced that I will remain alive so I can continue to help all of you {NEQ} grow and experience the joy of your {NEQ} faith .
Phil.2:2 2πληρώσατέ μου τὴν χαρὰν ἵνα τὸ αὐτὸ φρονῆτε, τὴν αὐτὴν ἀγάπην ἔχοντες, σύμψυχοι τὸ ἓν φρονοῦντες· 2 Then make me truly happy {NEQ} by agreeing wholeheartedly with each other , loving one another , and working together with {NEQ} one mind and purpose .
Phil.2:29 29προσδέχεσθε οὖν αὐτὸν ἐν κυρίῳ μετὰ πάσης χαρᾶς, καὶ τοὺς τοιούτους ἐντίμους ἔχετε· 29   {NEQ} Welcome him with Christian love * and with great joy , and give him the honor that people like him deserve .
Phil.4:1 1ὥστε, ἀδελφοί μου, ἀγαπητοὶ καὶ ἐπιπόθητοι, χαρὰ καὶ στέφανός μου, οὕτως στήκετε ἐν κυρίῳ, ἀγαπητοί. 4:1 Therefore , my dear brothers and sisters ,  *  {NEQ} stay true to the Lord . I love you and long to see you , dear friends , for you are my joy and the crown I receive for my work .
Col.1:11 11ἐν πάσῃ δυνάμει δυναμούμενοι κατὰ τὸ κράτος τῆς δόξης αὐτοῦ εἰς πᾶσαν ὑπομονὴν καὶ μακροθυμίαν. μετὰ χαρᾶς, 11 We also pray that you will be strengthened with all his {NEQ} glorious power so you will have all the endurance and patience you need . May you be filled with joy ,  * 
1Thes.1:6 6καί, ὑμεῖς μιμηταὶ ἡμῶν ἐγενήθητε καὶ τοῦ κυρίου, δεξάμενοι τὸν λόγον ἐν θλίψει πολλῇ μετὰ χαρᾶς πνεύματος ἁγίου· 6 So you received the message with joy from the Holy Spirit in spite of the severe suffering it brought you . In this way , you imitated both us and the Lord .
1Thes.2:19 19τίς γάρ, ἡμῶν ἐλπὶς χαρά, στέφανος καυχήσεως (ἢ οὐχὶ καὶ ὑμεῖς;) ἔμπροσθεν τοῦ κυρίου ἡμῶν Ἰησοῦ ἐν τῇ αὐτοῦ παρουσίᾳ; 19 After all , what gives us hope and joy , and what will be our proud reward and crown as we stand before our {NEQ} Lord Jesus when he {NEQ} returns ? {NEQ} {NEQ} It is you !
1Thes.2:20 20ὑμεῖς γάρ, ἐστε δόξα ἡμῶν καὶ χαρά. 20 Yes , you are our {NEQ} pride and {NEQ} joy .
1Thes.3:9 9τίνα γὰρ εὐχαριστίαν δυνάμεθα τῷ θεῷ ἀνταποδοῦναι περὶ ὑμῶν· ἐπὶ πάσῃ τῇ χαρᾷ χαίρομεν δι᾽ ὑμᾶς ἔμπροσθεν τοῦ θεοῦ ἡμῶν· 9 How we thank {NEQ} God for you ! Because of you we have great {NEQ} joy {RPT} as we enter {NEQ} God’s presence .
2Tim.1:4 4ἐπιποθῶν σε ἰδεῖν, μεμνημένος σου τῶν δακρύων· ἵνα χαρᾶς πληρωθῶ· 4 I long to see you again , for I remember your {NEQ} tears as we parted . And I will be filled with joy when we are together again .
Phlm.1:7 7χαρὰν γὰρ πολλὴν ἔσχον καὶ παράκλησιν ἐπὶ τῇ ἀγάπῃ σου, ὅτι τὰ σπλάγχνα τῶν ἁγίων ἀναπέπαυται διὰ σοῦ, ἀδελφέ. 7 {NEQ} {NEQ} {NEQ} Your love has given me much joy and comfort , my brother , for your kindness has often refreshed the hearts {NEQ} of God’s people .
Heb.10:34 34καὶ γὰρ τοῖς δεσμίοις συνεπαθήσατε, καὶ τὴν ἁρπαγὴν τῶν ὑπαρχόντων ὑμῶν, μετὰ χαρᾶς προσεδέξασθε· γινώσκοντες ἔχειν ἑαυτοὺς κρείσσονα ὕπαρξιν καὶ μένουσαν. 34 {NEQ} {NEQ} You suffered along with those who were thrown into jail , and when all you owned was taken from you , you accepted it with joy . You knew there were better things waiting for you that will last forever .
Heb.12:2 2ἀφορῶντες εἰς τὸν τῆς πίστεως ἀρχηγὸν καὶ τελειωτήν, Ἰησοῦν· ὃς ἀντὶ τῆς προκειμένης αὐτῷ χαρᾶς, ὑπέμεινεν σταυρόν, αἰσχύνης καταφρονήσας· ἐν δεξιᾷ τε τοῦ θρόνου τοῦ θεοῦ κεκάθικεν. 2 We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus , the champion who initiates and perfects our faith .  *  {RPT} Because of the joy  *  awaiting him , he endured the cross , disregarding its shame . Now he is seated in the place of honor beside {RPT} God’s {RPT} throne .
Heb.12:11 11πᾶσα δὲ παιδεία πρὸς μὲν τὸ παρὸν οὐ δοκεῖ χαρᾶς εἶναι— ἀλλὰ λύπης· ὕστερον δὲ καρπὸν εἰρηνικὸν τοῖς δι᾽ αὐτῆς γεγυμνασμένοις ἀποδίδωσιν δικαιοσύνης. 11 {NEQ} No discipline is {NEQ} enjoyable while it is happening {NEQ} it’s painful ! But afterward there will be a peaceful harvest of right living for those who are trained in this way .
Heb.13:17 17πείθεσθε τοῖς ἡγουμένοις ὑμῶν καὶ ὑπείκετε· αὐτοὶ γὰρ ἀγρυπνοῦσιν ὑπὲρ τῶν ψυχῶν ὑμῶν, ὡς λόγον ἀποδώσοντες· ἵνα μετὰ χαρᾶς τοῦτο ποιῶσιν καὶ μὴ στενάζοντες· ἀλυσιτελὲς γὰρ ὑμῖν τοῦτο. 17 Obey your spiritual leaders , and do what they say . {NEQ} Their work is to watch over your {NEQ} souls , and they are accountable to God . Give them reason to do this with joy and not with sorrow . {NEQ} That would certainly not be for your benefit .
Jas.1:2 2πᾶσαν χαρὰν ἡγήσασθε, ἀδελφοί μου, ὅταν πειρασμοῖς περιπέσητε ποικίλοις· 2 Dear brothers and sisters ,  *  when troubles come your way , consider it an opportunity for great joy .
Jas.4:9 9ταλαιπωρήσατε· καὶ πενθήσατε καὶ κλαύσατε. γέλως ὑμῶν εἰς πένθος μετατραπήτω, καὶ χαρὰ εἰς κατήφειαν. 9 Let there be tears for what you have done . {NEQ} Let there be sorrow and deep grief . Let there be sadness instead of {NEQ} laughter {RPT} , and gloom instead of {NEQ} joy .
1Pet.1:8 8ὃν οὐκ ἰδόντες ἀγαπᾶτε· εἰς ὃν ἄρτι, μὴ ὁρῶντες πιστεύοντες· δὲ ἀγαλλιᾶσθε χαρᾷ ἀνεκλαλήτῳ, καὶ δεδοξασμένῃ· 8 You love him even though you have never seen him . Though you do not see him now , you trust him ; and you rejoice with a glorious , {NEQ} inexpressible joy .
1Jn.1:4 4καὶ ταῦτα γράφομεν ἡμεῖς ἵνα χαρὰ ἡμῶν πεπληρωμένη. 4   {NEQ} We are writing these things so that you may fully share our {NEQ} joy .  * 
2Jn.1:12 12πολλὰ ἔχων ὑμῖν γράφειν, οὐκ ἐβουλήθην διὰ χάρτου καὶ μέλανος· ἀλλὰ ἐλπίζω γενέσθαι πρὸς ὑμᾶς καὶ στόμα πρὸς στόμα λαλῆσαι· ἵνα χαρὰ ἡμῶν πεπληρωμένη ᾖ. 12 I have much more to say to you , but I don’t want to do it with paper and ink . For I hope to visit you soon and talk with you face to face . Then our {NEQ} joy will be complete .
3Jn.1:4 4μειζοτέραν τούτων οὐκ ἔχω χαρὰν ἵνα ἀκούω τὰ ἐμὰ τέκνα ἐν τῇ ἀληθείᾳ περιπατοῦντα. 4 I could have no greater joy than {RPT} to hear that my {NEQ} children are following the truth .