|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) To address with expressions of sympathetic pleasure on account of some happy event affecting the person addressed; to wish joy to.
2. (v. i.) To express of feel sympathetic joy; as, to congratulate with one's country.
Congratulate (7 Occurrences)
Luke 15:6 Then coming home he calls his friends and neighbours together, and says, 'Congratulate me, for I have found my sheep--the one I had lost.' (WEY)
Luke 15:9 And when she has found it, she calls together her friends and neighbours, and says, "'Congratulate me, for I have found the coin which I had lost.' (WEY)
Philippians 2:17 Nay, even if my life is to be poured as a libation upon the sacrificial offering of your faith, I rejoice, and I congratulate you all. (WEY)
Philippians 2:18 And I bid you also share my gladness, and congratulate me. (WEY)
2 Samuel 8:10 and Toi sent Joram his son to king David, to inquire of his welfare, and to congratulate him, because he had fought against Hadadezer and smitten him; for Hadadezer was continually at war with Toi. And he brought with him vessels of silver, and vessels of gold, and vessels of bronze. (DBY RSV NIV)
1 Kings 1:47 Moreover the king's servants came to bless our lord king David, saying,'May your God make the name of Solomon better than your name, and make his throne greater than your throne;' and the king bowed himself on the bed. (See RSV NIV)
1 Chronicles 18:10 He sent Hadoram his son to king David, to enquire of his welfare, and to congratulate him, because he had fought against Hadarezer, and smitten him; (for Hadarezer had war with Tou;) and with him all manner of vessels of gold and silver and brass. (KJV DBY WBS RSV NIV)