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Lexicon :: Strong's G2570 - kalos

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καλός
Transliteration
kalos
Pronunciation
kä-lo's (Key)
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain affinity
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:536,402

Trench's Synonyms: cvi. ἀστεῖος, ὡραῖος, καλός.

Strong’s Definitions

καλός kalós, kal-os'; of uncertain affinity; properly, beautiful, but chiefly (figuratively) good (literally or morally), i.e. valuable or virtuous (for appearance or use, and thus distinguished from G18, which is properly intrinsic):—X better, fair, good(-ly), honest, meet, well, worthy.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 102x

The KJV translates Strong's G2570 in the following manner: good (83x), better (7x), honest (5x), meet (2x), goodly (2x), miscellaneous (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 102x
The KJV translates Strong's G2570 in the following manner: good (83x), better (7x), honest (5x), meet (2x), goodly (2x), miscellaneous (3x).
  1. beautiful, handsome, excellent, eminent, choice, surpassing, precious, useful, suitable, commendable, admirable

    1. beautiful to look at, shapely, magnificent

    2. good, excellent in its nature and characteristics, and therefore well adapted to its ends

      1. genuine, approved

      2. precious

      3. joined to names of men designated by their office, competent, able, such as one ought to be

      4. praiseworthy, noble

    3. beautiful by reason of purity of heart and life, and hence praiseworthy

      1. morally good, noble

    4. honourable, conferring honour

    5. affecting the mind agreeably, comforting and confirming

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
καλός kalós, kal-os'; of uncertain affinity; properly, beautiful, but chiefly (figuratively) good (literally or morally), i.e. valuable or virtuous (for appearance or use, and thus distinguished from G18, which is properly intrinsic):—X better, fair, good(-ly), honest, meet, well, worthy.
STRONGS NT 2570: καλός
καλός, καλή, καλόν (probably primarily 'sound,' 'hale,' 'whole;' cf. Vanicek, p. 140f; Curtius, § 31), the Sept. for יָפֶה beautiful, but much more often for טוב good; beautiful, applied by the Greeks to everything so distinguished in form, excellence, goodness, usefulness, as to be pleasing; hence (according to the context) equivalent to "beautiful, handsome, excellent, eminent, choice, surpassing, precious, useful, suitable, commendable, admirable";
a. beautiful to look at, shapely, magnificent: λίθοις καλοῖς κεκόσμηται (A. V. goodly), Luke 21:5.
b. good, excellent in its nature and characteristics, and therefore well adapted to its ends: joined to the names of material objects, universally, 1 Timothy 4:4 (equivalent to pure); especially of things so constituted as to answer the purpose for which that class of things was created; good of its kind: τά καλά, of fish, opposed to such as are thrown away (τά σαπρά), Matthew 13:48; σπέρμα, Matthew 13:24, 21, 37f; καρπός, Matthew 3:10; Matthew 7:17-19; Matthew 12:33; Luke 3:9 (L WH brackets καλόν); Luke 6:43; δένδρον, opposed to σαπρόν, Matthew 12:33; Luke 6:43; γῆ, Matthew 13:8, 23; Mark 4:8, 20; Luke 8:15; καλόν τό ἅλας (is an excellent thing), Mark 9:50; Luke 14:34; so too νόμος, good in its substance and nature, and fitted to beget good, Romans 7:16; 1 Timothy 1:8; διδασκαλία, true and approved teaching, 1 Timothy 4:6; καρδία καλή καί ἀγαθή, Luke 8:15; παραθήκη (which see) (containing (rather, consisting of) καλά), 2 Timothy 1:14; μέτρον, ample measure (rabbinical, טובה מדה; English good measure), Luke 6:38; βαθμός (firm (but see βαθμός)), 1 Timothy 3:13; also θεμέλιος, 1 Timothy 6:19; equivalent to genuine, approved, πάντα δοκιμάζετε, τό καλόν κατέχετε, 1 Thessalonians 5:21; equivalent to precious (A. V. goodly), μαργαρῖται, Matthew 13:45; equivalent to superior to other kinds, οἶνος, John 2:10; joined to names of men designated by their office, competent, able, such as one ought to be: ποιμήν, John 10:11, 14; διάκονος, 1 Timothy 4:6; οἰκονόμος, 1 Peter 4:10; στρατιώτης, 2 Timothy 2:3; joined to nouns denoting an effect estimated by the power it involves, or by its constancy, or by the end aimed at by its author, equivalent to praiseworthy, noble: στρατεία, 1 Timothy 1:18; ἀγών, 1 Timothy 6:12; 2 Timothy 4:7; ὁμολογία, 1 Timothy 6:12f; ἔργον, Matthew 26:10; Mark 14:6; John 10:33; 1 Timothy 3:1; plural John 10:32. καλόν ἐστιν, it is expedient, profitable, wholesome: followed by an infinitive as subject, 1 Corinthians 7:1; with τίνι added (so in 1 Corinthians, the passage cited also), Matthew 18:8f (cf. Winers Grammar, 241 (226); Buttmann, § 149, 7); Mark 9:43, 45, 47, R G (also L Tr marginal reading in 47); 1 Corinthians 7:26; 1 Corinthians 9:15; καλόν ἐστιν followed by the accusative and infinitive, Mark 9:43, 45, 47, L (but see above) T Tr (but not marginal reading, see above) WH; Hebrews 13:9; followed by εἰ (cf. Buttmann, 217 (187f); Winer's Grammar, 282 (265)), Matthew 26:24; Mark 9:42; Mark 14:21; followed by ἐάν (Buttmann and Winer's Grammar, as above), 1 Corinthians 7:8; it is pleasant, delightful, followed by an accusative with an infinitive: Matthew 17:4; Mark 9:5; Luke 9:33.
c. beautiful by reason of purity of heart and life, and hence praiseworthy; morally good, noble, (Latinhonestus; (cf. Aristotle, τό καθ' αὐτό καλόν)): διάκρισις καλοῦ τέ καί κακοῦ, Hebrews 5:14; ἔργα, Matthew 5:16; 1 Timothy 5:10, 25; 1 Timothy 6:18; Titus 2:7, 14; Titus 3:8, 14; Hebrews 10:24; 1 Peter 2:12, and Lachmann in 2 Peter 1:10; ἀναστροφή, James 3:13; 1 Peter 2:12; καλή συνείδησις, consciousness of good deeds (A. V. a good conscience), Hebrews 13:18; καλά, καλόν ἐνώπιον τίνος, in one's judgment, Romans 12:17; 2 Corinthians 8:21; 1 Timothy 2:3 and Rec. in 1 Timothy 5:4; ζηλοῦσθαι ἐν καλῷ, Galatians 4:18; τό καλόν κατεργάζεσθαι, Romans 7:18; ποιεῖν, Romans 7:21; 2 Corinthians 13:7; Galatians 6:9; James 4:17; καλόν ἐστιν, it is right, proper, becoming, followed by an infinitive: Matthew 15:26 (L T ἔξεστιν); (Mark 7:27); Galatians 4:18 (here Tr marginal reading imperative); Romans 14:21.
d. honorable, conferring honor: μαρτυρία, 1 Timothy 3:7; ὄνομα, James 2:7; οὐ καλόν τό καύχημα ὑμῶν, 1 Corinthians 5:6.
e. affecting the mind agreeably, comforting and confirming: Θεοῦ ῤῆμα (the Sept. for טוב דָּבָר, which is spoken of the divine promises, Joshua 21:45; Zechariah 1:13), the gospel and its promises full of consolation, Hebrews 6:5. Compar. καλλίων, κάλλιον, better: neut, adverbially, σύ κάλλιον ἐπιγινώσκεις, i. e. better than by thy question thou seemest to know, Acts 25:10 (Winers Grammar, 242 (227)). The word is not found in the Apocalypse. (Cf. Trench, § cvi. at the end; Zezschwitz, Profangräcität as above with, p. 60f (cf. ἀγαθός, at the end); Westcott on John 10:11.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Joshua
21:45
Zechariah
1:13
Matthew
3:10; 5:16; 7:17; 7:18; 7:19; 12:33; 12:33; 13:8; 13:21; 13:23; 13:24; 13:37; 13:45; 13:48; 15:26; 17:4; 18:8; 26:10; 26:24
Mark
4:8; 4:20; 7:27; 9:5; 9:42; 9:43; 9:43; 9:45; 9:45; 9:47; 9:47; 9:50; 14:6; 14:21
Luke
3:9; 6:38; 6:43; 6:43; 8:15; 8:15; 9:33; 14:34; 21:5
John
2:10; 10:11; 10:11; 10:14; 10:32; 10:33
Acts
25:10
Romans
7:16; 7:18; 7:21; 12:17; 14:21
1 Corinthians
5:6; 7:1; 7:8; 7:26; 9:15
2 Corinthians
8:21; 13:7
Galatians
4:18; 4:18; 6:9
1 Thessalonians
5:21
1 Timothy
1:8; 1:18; 2:3; 3:1; 3:7; 3:13; 4:4; 4:6; 4:6; 5:4; 5:10; 5:25; 6:12; 6:12; 6:18; 6:19
2 Timothy
1:14; 2:3; 4:7
Titus
2:7; 2:14; 3:8; 3:14
Hebrews
5:14; 6:5; 10:24; 13:9; 13:18
James
2:7; 3:13; 4:17
1 Peter
2:12; 2:12; 4:10
2 Peter
1:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2570 matches the Greek καλός (kalos),
which occurs 105 times in 89 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

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Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:10 - The ax is already at the root of the trees, and every tree that does not produce good fruit will be cut down and thrown into the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:16 - In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:17 - Likewise, every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:18 - A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, and a bad tree cannot bear good fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:19 - Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:33 - “Make a tree good and its fruit will be good, or make a tree bad and its fruit will be bad, for a tree is recognized by its fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:8 - Still other seed fell on good soil, where it produced a crop—a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:23 - But the seed falling on good soil refers to someone who hears the word and understands it. This is the one who produces a crop, yielding a hundred, sixty or thirty times what was sown.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:24 - Jesus told them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:27 - “The owner’s servants came to him and said, ‘Sir, didn’t you sow good seed in your field? Where then did the weeds come from?’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:37 - He answered, “The one who sowed the good seed is the Son of Man.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:38 - The field is the world, and the good seed stands for the people of the kingdom. The weeds are the people of the evil one,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:45 - “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant looking for fine pearls.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:48 - When it was full, the fishermen pulled it up on the shore. Then they sat down and collected the good fish in baskets, but threw the bad away.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:26 - He replied, “It is not right to take the children’s bread and toss it to the dogs.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:4 - Peter said to Jesus, “Lord, it is good for us to be here. If you wish, I will put up three shelters—one for you, one for Moses and one for Elijah.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:8 - If your hand or your foot causes you to stumble, cut it off and throw it away. It is better for you to enter life maimed or crippled than to have two hands or two feet and be thrown into eternal fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:9 - And if your eye causes you to stumble, gouge it out and throw it away. It is better for you to enter life with one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into the fire of hell.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:10 - Aware of this, Jesus said to them, “Why are you bothering this woman? She has done a beautiful thing to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:24 - The Son of Man will go just as it is written about him. But woe to that man who betrays the Son of Man! It would be better for him if he had not been born.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:8 - Still other seed fell on good soil. It came up, grew and produced a crop, some multiplying thirty, some sixty, some a hundred times.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:20 - Others, like seed sown on good soil, hear the word, accept it, and produce a crop—some thirty, some sixty, some a hundred times what was sown.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:27 - “First let the children eat all they want,” he told her, “for it is not right to take the children’s bread and toss it to the dogs.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:5 - Peter said to Jesus, “Rabbi, it is good for us to be here. Let us put up three shelters—one for you, one for Moses and one for Elijah.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:42 - “If anyone causes one of these little ones—those who believe in me—to stumble, it would be better for them if a large millstone were hung around their neck and they were thrown into the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:43 - If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life maimed than with two hands to go into hell, where the fire never goes out.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:45 - And if your foot causes you to stumble, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life crippled than to have two feet and be thrown into hell.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:47 - And if your eye causes you to stumble, pluck it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than to have two eyes and be thrown into hell,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:50 - “Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can you make it salty again? Have salt among yourselves, and be at peace with each other.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:6 - “Leave her alone,” said Jesus. “Why are you bothering her? She has done a beautiful thing to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:21 - The Son of Man will go just as it is written about him. But woe to that man who betrays the Son of Man! It would be better for him if he had not been born.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:9 - The ax is already at the root of the trees, and every tree that does not produce good fruit will be cut down and thrown into the fire.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:38 - Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:43 - “No good tree bears bad fruit, nor does a bad tree bear good fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:15 - But the seed on good soil stands for those with a noble and good heart, who hear the word, retain it, and by persevering produce a crop.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:33 - As the men were leaving Jesus, Peter said to him, “Master, it is good for us to be here. Let us put up three shelters—one for you, one for Moses and one for Elijah.” (He did not know what he was saying.)
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:34 - “Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:5 - Some of his disciples were remarking about how the temple was adorned with beautiful stones and with gifts dedicated to God. But Jesus said,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:10 - and said, “Everyone brings out the choice wine first and then the cheaper wine after the guests have had too much to drink; but you have saved the best till now.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:11 - “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:14 - “I am the good shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me—
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:32 - but Jesus said to them, “I have shown you many good works from the Father. For which of these do you stone me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:33 - “We are not stoning you for any good work,” they replied, “but for blasphemy, because you, a mere man, claim to be God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:16 - And if I do what I do not want to do, I agree that the law is good.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:18 - For I know that good itself does not dwell in me, that is, in my sinful nature.[fn] For I have the desire to do what is good, but I cannot carry it out.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:21 - So I find this law at work: Although I want to do good, evil is right there with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:17 - Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Be careful to do what is right in the eyes of everyone.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:21 - It is better not to eat meat or drink wine or to do anything else that will cause your brother or sister to fall.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 5:6 - Your boasting is not good. Don’t you know that a little yeast leavens the whole batch of dough?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:1 - Now for the matters you wrote about: “It is good for a man not to have sexual relations with a woman.”

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