Disappoint This term occurs in four places in the RSV. In Job 6:20 and Ps. 22:5 (MT 6; NEB “not put to shame”) the Hebrew term bôš (“be ashamed,” “disappointed”) is used, but in Job 41:9 (MT 41:1) the idea is expressed by the verb kāzaḇ (“be proven a lie”). In Rom. 5:5 the Greek term kataischýnō,
DISAPPOINT<dis-a-point’>: “To disappoint” may be used transitively or intransitively. In the former case it naturally has a more forceful meaning. Therefore the Revised Version (British and American) changes the translation of the King James Version wherever “disappoint” is used with an object:
DISAPPOINTMENT The Bible recognizes the emotional and physical stress which can accompany disappointment and proclaims that hope is always found in God. Examples of disappointment recorded in the Bible include Samuel (1 Sam. 16:1), the men on the road to Emmaus (Luke 24:17–21), and Paul (1 Thess. 2:17–20).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
DISAPPOINT,dis-a-pointʹ: “To disappoint” may be used transitively or intransitively. In the former case it naturally has a more forceful meaning. Therefore RV changes the tr of AV wherever “disappoint” is used with an object: Job 5:12, “frustrateth”; Ps 17:13, “confront him,” RVm “forestall”; Jth 16:6,