|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) To cheer in distress or depression; to comfort; to soothe; to alleviate the grief and raise the spirits of; to relieve.
2. (n.) A bracket whose projection is not more than half its height.
3. (n.) Any small bracket; also, a console table.
Console (7 Occurrences)
John 11:19 Many of the Jews had joined the women around Martha and Mary, to console them concerning their brother. (WEB ASV DBY NAS RSV)
1 Chronicles 19:2 And David said: 'l will show kindness unto Hanun the son of Nahash, because his father showed kindness to me.' So David sent messengers to comfort him concerning his father. And David's servants came into the land of the children of Ammon to Hanun, to comfort him. (See NAS RSV)
Isaiah 22:4 For this cause I have said, Let your eyes be turned away from me in my bitter weeping; I will not be comforted for the wasting of the daughter of my people. (See NIV)
Isaiah 51:19 These two things have come on you; who will be weeping for you? wasting and destruction; death from need of food, and from the sword; how may you be comforted? (See NIV)
Jeremiah 16:5 For thus says Yahweh, Don't enter into the house of mourning, neither go to lament, neither bemoan them; for I have taken away my peace from this people, says Yahweh, even loving kindness and tender mercies. (See NAS)
Jeremiah 16:7 Nor do they deal out to them for mourning, To comfort him concerning the dead, Nor cause them to drink a cup of consolations For his father and for his mother. (See NIV)
Ezekiel 14:23 They shall comfort you, when you see their way and their doings; and you shall know that I have not done without cause all that I have done in it, says the Lord Yahweh. (See RSV NIV)