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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 102 times in 91 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 3:10–1Co 5:6)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:10 - “And even now the ax is laid to the root of the trees. Therefore every tree which does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:16 - “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:17 - “Even so, 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, nor can a bad tree 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 - “Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or else make the tree bad and its fruit bad; for a tree is known by its fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:8 - “But others fell on good ground and yielded a crop: some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:23 - “But he who received seed on the good ground is he who hears the word and understands it, who indeed bears fruit and produces: some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:24 - Another parable He put forth to them, saying: “The kingdom of heaven is like a man who sowed good seed in his field;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:27 - “So the servants of the owner came and said to him, ‘Sir, did you not sow good seed in your field? How then does it have tares?’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:37 - He answered and said to them: “He who sows the good seed is the Son of Man.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:38 - “The field is the world, the good seeds are the sons of the kingdom, but the tares are the sons of the wicked one.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:45 - “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking beautiful pearls,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:48 - “which, when it was full, they drew to shore; and they sat down and gathered the good into vessels, but threw the bad away.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:26 - But He answered and said, “It is not good to take the children’s bread and throw it to the little dogs.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:4 - Then Peter answered and said to Jesus, “Lord, it is good for us to be here; if You wish, let us[fn] make here three tabernacles: one for You, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:8 - “If your hand or foot causes you to sin, cut it off and cast it from you. It is better for you to enter into life lame or maimed, rather than having two hands or two feet, to be cast into the everlasting fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:9 - “And if your eye causes you to sin, pluck it out and cast it from you. It is better for you to enter into life with one eye, rather than having two eyes, to be cast into hell fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:10 - But when Jesus was aware of it, He said to them, “Why do you trouble the woman? For she has done a good work for Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:24 - “The Son of Man indeed goes just as it is written of Him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been good for that man if he had not been born.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:8 - “But other seed fell on good ground and yielded a crop that sprang up, increased and produced: some thirtyfold, some sixty, and some a hundred.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:20 - “But these are the ones sown on good ground, those who hear the word, accept it, and bear fruit: some thirtyfold, some sixty, and some a hundred.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:27 - But Jesus said to her, “Let the children be filled first, for it is not good to take the children’s bread and throw it to the little dogs.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:5 - Then Peter answered and said to Jesus, “Rabbi, it is good for us to be here; and let us make three tabernacles: one for You, one for Moses, and one for Elijah”—
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:42 - “But whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to stumble, it would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck, and he were thrown into the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:43 - “If your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter into life maimed, rather than having two hands, to go to hell, into the fire that shall never be quenched—
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:45 - “And if your foot causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life lame, rather than having two feet, to be cast into hell, into the fire that shall never be quenched—
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:47 - “And if your eye causes you to sin, pluck it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes, to be cast into hell fire—
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:50 - “Salt is good, but if the salt loses its flavor, how will you season it? Have salt in yourselves, and have peace with one another.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:6 - But Jesus said, “Let her alone. Why do you trouble her? She has done a good work for Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:21 - “The Son of Man indeed goes just as it is written of Him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been good for that man if he had never been born.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:9 - “And even now the ax is laid to the root of the trees. Therefore every tree which does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:38 - “Give, and it will be given to you: good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over will be put into your bosom. For with the same measure that you use, it will be measured back to you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:43 - “For a good tree does not bear bad fruit, nor does a bad tree bear good fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:15 - “But the ones that fell on the good ground are those who, having heard the word with a noble and good heart, keep it and bear fruit with patience.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:33 - Then it happened, as they were parting from Him, that Peter said to Jesus, “Master, it is good for us to be here; and let us make three tabernacles: one for You, one for Moses, and one for Elijah”—not knowing what he said.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:34 - “Salt is good; but if the salt has lost its flavor, how shall it be seasoned?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:5 - Then, as some spoke of the temple, how it was adorned with beautiful stones and donations, He said,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:10 - And he said to him, “Every man at the beginning sets out the good wine, and when the guests have well drunk, then the inferior. You have kept the good wine until now!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:11 - “I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd gives His life for the sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:14 - “I am the good shepherd; and I know My sheep, and am known by My own.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:32 - Jesus answered them, “Many good works I have shown you from My Father. For which of those works do you stone Me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:33 - The Jews answered Him, saying, “For a good work we do not stone You, but for blasphemy, and because You, being a Man, make Yourself God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:8 - Passing it with difficulty, we came to a place called Fair Havens, near the city of Lasea.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:16 - If, then, I do what I will not to do, I agree with the law that it is good.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:18 - For I know that in me (that is, in my flesh) nothing good dwells; for to will is present with me, but how to perform what is good I do not find.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:21 - I find then a law, that evil is present with me, the one who wills to do good.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:17 - Repay no one evil for evil. Have regard for good things in the sight of all men.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:21 - It is good neither to eat meat nor drink wine nor do anything by which your brother stumbles or is offended or is made weak.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 5:6 - Your glorying is not good. Do you not know that a little leaven leavens the whole lump?

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