Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

Be bold, boldly, dare, durst, to venture (objectively or in act

Greek: τολμάω, tolmaō (G5111)

15 King James Bible Verses


Here are be bold, boldly, dare, durst and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word τολμάω mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: G5111

Greek Base Word: τολμάω

Usage: Be bold, boldly, dare, durst

Definition: To venture (objectively or in act; while G2292 is rather subjective or in feeling); by implication, to be courageous.

Detailed definition:

  1. Not to dread or shun through fear.
  2. To bear, endure.
  3. To bring one's self to.
  4. To be bold.
  5. Bear one's self boldly, deal boldly.

Derived terms: From τόλμα (boldness; probably itself from the base of G5056 through the idea of extreme conduct).

See also:

  1. G2292
  2. G5056


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: tolˈmɑ.o
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: towlˈmɑ.ow
  3. Transliteration: tolmaō
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: tole-MA-oh
  5. Modern Pronunciation: tole-MA-oh

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