|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v.) To gain by superiority in competition or contest; to obtain by victory over competitors or rivals; as, to win the prize in a gate; to win money; to win a battle, or to win a country.
2. (v.) To allure to kindness; to bring to compliance; to gain or obtain, as by solicitation or courtship.
3. (v.) To gain over to one's side or party; to obtain the favor, friendship, or support of; to render friendly or approving; as, to win an enemy; to win a jury.
4. (v.) To come to by toil or effort; to reach; to overtake.
5. (v.) To extract, as ore or coal.
6. (v. i.) To gain the victory; to be successful; to triumph; to prevail.
Win (27 Occurrences)
Matthew 19:16 "Teacher," said one man, coming up to Him, "what that is good shall I do in order to win the Life of the Ages?" (WEY)
Matthew 23:15 "Alas for you, Scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, for you scour sea and land in order to win one convert--and when he is gained, you make him twice as much a son of Gehenna as yourselves. (WEY NIV)
Matthew 28:14 If this comes to the governor's ears, we will persuade him and make you free of worry." (See NAS)
Luke 16:9 "But I charge you, so to use the wealth which is ever tempting to dishonesty as to win friends who, when it fails, shall welcome you to the tents that never perish. (WEY)
Luke 21:19 "By your endurance you will win your lives. (WEB ASV)
Acts 18:4 But, Sabbath after Sabbath, he preached in the synagogue and tried to win over both Jews and Greeks. (WEY)
Romans 1:5 through whom we have received grace and Apostleship in His service in order to win men to obedience to the faith, among all Gentile peoples, (WEY)
Romans 15:18 For I will not dare to speak of any things except those which Christ worked through me, for the obedience of the Gentiles, by word and deed, (See RSV)
Romans 16:26 but has now been brought fully to light, and by the command of the God of the Ages has been made known by the writings of the Prophets among all the Gentiles to win them to obedience to the faith-- (WEY)
1 Corinthians 9:19 Though free from all human control, I have made myself the slave of all in the hope of winning as many converts as possible. (Root in WEY NAS RSV NIV)
1 Corinthians 9:20 To the Jews I have become like a Jew in order to win Jews; to men under the Law as if I were under the Law--although I am not--in order to win those who are under the Law; (WEY NAS RSV NIV)
1 Corinthians 9:21 to those who are without law, as without law (not being without law toward God, but under law toward Christ), that I might win those who are without law. (WEB WEY NAS RSV NIV)
1 Corinthians 9:22 To the weak I became as weak, that I might gain the weak. I have become all things to all men, that I may by all means save some. (See NAS RSV NIV)
1 Corinthians 9:24 Don't you know that those who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize? Run like that, that you may win. (WEB WEY NAS)
2 Corinthians 5:11 Knowing therefore the fear of the Lord, we persuade men, but we are revealed to God; and I hope that we are revealed also in your consciences. (Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)
Galatians 1:10 For am I now seeking the favor of men, or of God? Or am I striving to please men? For if I were still pleasing men, I wouldn't be a servant of Christ. (See NIV)
Galatians 4:17 They zealously seek you in no good way. No, they desire to alienate you, that you may seek them. (See NIV)
Ephesians 6:6 not in the way of service only when eyes are on you, as men pleasers; but as servants of Christ, doing the will of God from the heart; (See NIV)
Philippians 3:14 I press on toward the goal for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. (See NIV)
Colossians 3:22 Servants, obey in all things those who are your masters according to the flesh, not just when they are looking, as men pleasers, but in singleness of heart, fearing God. (See NIV)
1 Thessalonians 4:12 that you may walk properly toward those who are outside, and may have need of nothing. (See NIV)
2 Timothy 2:5 Also, if anyone competes in athletics, he isn't crowned unless he has competed by the rules. (See NAS)
2 John 1:8 Watch yourselves, that we don't lose the things which we have accomplished, but that we receive a full reward. (See RSV)
2 Chronicles 32:1 After these things, and this faithfulness, Sennacherib king of Assyria came, and entered into Judah, and encamped against the fortified cities, and thought to win them for himself. (WEB KJV ASV WBS RSV)
Psalms 44:3 For they didn't get the land in possession by their own sword, neither did their own arm save them; but your right hand, and your arm, and the light of your face, because you were favorable to them. (See RSV)
Ecclesiastes 10:12 The words of a wise man's mouth are sweet to all, but the lips of a foolish man are his destruction. (See RSV)
Jeremiah 5:28 They have become fat and strong: they have gone far in works of evil: they give no support to the cause of the child without a father, so that they may do well; they do not see that the poor man gets his rights. (See NIV)