|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) A distinctive mark; a letter, figure, or symbol.
2. (n.) Style of writing or printing; handwriting; the peculiar form of letters used by a particular person or people; as, an inscription in the Runic character.
3. (n.) The peculiar quality, or the sum of qualities, by which a person or a thing is distinguished from others; the stamp impressed by nature, education, or habit; that which a person or thing really is; nature; disposition.
4. (n.) Strength of mind; resolution; independence; individuality; as, he has a great deal of character.
5. (n.) Moral quality; the principles and motives that control the life; as, a man of character; his character saves him from suspicion.
6. (n.) Quality, position, rank, or capacity; quality or conduct with respect to a certain office or duty; as, in the miserable character of a slave; in his character as a magistrate; her character as a daughter.
7. (n.) The estimate, individual or general, put upon a person or thing; reputation; as, a man's character for truth and veracity; to give one a bad character.
8. (n.) A written statement as to behavior, competency, etc., given to a servant.
9. (n.) A unique or extraordinary individuality; a person characterized by peculiar or notable traits; a person who illustrates certain phases of character; as, Randolph was a character; Caesar is a great historical character.
10. (n.) One of the persons of a drama or novel.
11. (v. t.) To engrave; to inscribe.
12. (v. t.) To distinguish by particular marks or traits; to describe; to characterize.
Character (27 Occurrences)
Luke 1:80 And the child grew and became strong in character, and lived in the Desert till the time came for him to appear publicly to Israel. (WEY)
Acts 17:11 Now these were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of the mind, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so. (See NIV)
Acts 22:12 "And a certain Ananias, a pious man who obeyed the Law and bore a good character with all the Jews of the city, (WEY)
Romans 5:4 and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope: (WEB WEY NAS RSV NIV)
Romans 14:19 Therefore let us aim at whatever makes for peace and mutual upbuilding of character. (WEY)
1 Corinthians 3:13 the true character of each individual's work will become manifest. For the day of Christ will disclose it, because that day is soon to come upon us clothed in fire, and as for the quality of every one's work-- the fire is the thing which will test it. (WEY)
1 Corinthians 14:26 What then, brethren? Whenever you assemble, there is not one of you who is not ready either with a song of praise, a sermon, a revelation, a 'tongue,' or an interpretation. Let everything be done with a view to the building up of faith and character. (WEY)
1 Corinthians 15:33 Don't be deceived! "Evil companionships corrupt good morals." (See NIV)
2 Corinthians 13:11 Finally, brethren, be joyful, secure perfection of character, take courage, be of one mind, live in peace. And then God who gives love and peace will be with you. (WEY)
Ephesians 5:13 But all things having their true character exposed by the light are made manifest; for that which makes everything manifest is light. (DBY)
Philippians 1:10 so that you may be men of transparent character, and may be blameless, in preparation for the day of Christ, (WEY)
Colossians 4:12 Epaphras, who is one of yourselves, a bondservant of Jesus Christ, sends greetings to you, always wrestling on your behalf in his prayers, that you may stand firm--Christians of ripe character and of clear conviction as to everything which is God's will. (WEY)
2 Thessalonians 2:6 And now you know what restrains him, in order that his true character may be revealed at his appointed time. (WEY)
1 Timothy 3:2 A minister then must be a man of irreproachable character, true to his one wife, temperate, sober-minded, well-behaved, hospitable to strangers, and with a gift for teaching; (WEY)
1 Timothy 3:7 It is needful also that he bear a good character with people outside the Church, lest he fall into reproach or a snare of the Devil. (WEY)
1 Timothy 3:10 And they must also be well-tried men, and when found to be of unblemished character then let them serve as deacons. (WEY)
Hebrews 3:13 On the contrary encourage one another, day after day, so long as To-day lasts, so that not one of you may be hardened through the deceitful character of sin. (WEY)
Hebrews 6:17 In the same way, since it was God's desire to display more convincingly to the heirs of the promise how unchangeable His purpose was, (See RSV)
Hebrews 12:10 It is true that they disciplined us for a few years according as they thought fit; but He does it for our certain good, in order that we may become sharers in His own holy character. (WEY)
Hebrews 13:5 Be free from the love of money, content with such things as you have, for he has said, "I will in no way leave you, neither will I in any way forsake you." (See NAS)
James 3:2 For we often stumble and fall, all of us. If there is any one who never stumbles in speech, that man has reached maturity of character and is able to curb his whole nature. (WEY)
2 Peter 1:5 But for this very reason--adding, on your part, all earnestness-- along with your faith, manifest also a noble character: along with a noble character, knowledge; (WEY)
3 John 1:12 The character of Demetrius has the approval of all men, and of the truth itself. We also express our approval of it, and you know that we only give our approval to that which is true. (WEY)
Ruth 3:11 Now, my daughter, don't be afraid; I will do to you all that you say; for all the city of my people does know that you are a worthy woman. (See NIV)
Ezra 4:7 In the days of Artaxerxes wrote Bishlam, Mithredath, Tabeel, and the rest of his companions, to Artaxerxes king of Persia; and the writing of the letter was written in the Syrian character, and set forth in the Syrian language. (WEB JPS ASV)
Proverbs 12:4 A woman of virtue is a crown to her husband; but she whose behaviour is a cause of shame is like a wasting disease in his bones. (See NIV)
Proverbs 31:10 Who may make discovery of a woman of virtue? For her price is much higher than jewels. (See NIV)