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Lexicon :: Strong's G2908 - kreisson

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κρεῖσσον
Transliteration
kreisson
Pronunciation
krā's-son (Key)
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Part of Speech
adverb
Root Word (Etymology)
Neuter of an alternate form of κρείττων (G2909)
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Strong’s Definitions

κρεῖσσον kreîsson, krice'-son; neuter of an alternate form of G2909; (as noun) better, i.e. greater advantage:—better.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G2908 in the following manner: better (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G2908 in the following manner: better (2x).
  1. better

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κρεῖσσον kreîsson, krice'-son; neuter of an alternate form of G2909; (as noun) better, i.e. greater advantage:—better.
STRONGS NT 2908: κρείττων
κρείττων and (1 Corinthians 7:38; Philippians 1:23; in other places the reading varies between the two forms, especially in 1 Corinthians 7:9 (here T Tr WH L text κρείττων); 1 Corinthians 11:17; Hebrews 6:9 (here and in the preceding passage L T Tr WH κρείσσων; see WH's Appendix, p. 148f; cf. Sigma) κρείσσων, κρεισσονος, neuter κρεισσονου (comparitive of κρατύς, see κράτιστος, cf. Kühner, i., p. 436; (Buttmann, 27 (24))) (from Homer down), better; i. e.
a. more useful, more serviceable: 1 Corinthians 11:17; 1 Corinthians 12:31 R G; Hebrews 11:40; Hebrews 12:24; with πολλῷ μᾶλλον, added, Philippians 1:23 (cf. μᾶλλον, 1 b.); κρεῖσσον (adverb) ποιεῖν, 1 Corinthians 7:38; κρεῖττον ἐστιν, it is more advantageous, followed by an infinitive, 1 Corinthians 7:9; 2 Peter 2:21 (cf. Buttmann, 217 (188); Winers Grammar, § 41 a. 2 a).
b. more excellent: Hebrews 1:4; Hebrews 6:9; Hebrews 7:7, 19, 22; Hebrews 8:6; Hebrews 9:23; Hebrews 10:34; Hebrews 11:16, 35; κρεῖττον, followed by an infinitive, 1 Peter 3:17.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Corinthians
7:9; 7:9; 7:38; 7:38; 11:17; 11:17; 12:31
Philippians
1:23; 1:23
Hebrews
1:4; 6:9; 6:9; 7:7; 7:19; 7:22; 8:6; 9:23; 10:34; 11:16; 11:35; 11:40; 12:24
1 Peter
3:17
2 Peter
2:21

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2908 matches the Greek κρεῖσσον (kreisson),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:38 - So then he that giveth her in marriage doeth well; but he that giveth her not in marriage doeth better. G2908
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:23 - For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with Christ; which is far better: G2908
 
 
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