The Greek word andrizomai

Found just once in the New Testament (1 Cor. 16:131 Cor. 16:13
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV

13 Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, be strong.

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), the Greek verb “andrizomai” meant “act like a man” or “be brave.”

Just as soldiers need to be courageous and brave, such is also true of Christians.  God’s people need to do what is right, even if others do not approve.