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Lexicon :: Strong's G5242 - hyperechō

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ὑπερέχω
Transliteration
hyperechō
Pronunciation
hü-per-e'-khō (Key)
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 8:523,1230

Strong’s Definitions

ὑπερέχω hyperéchō, hoop-er-ekh'-o; from G5228 and G2192; to hold oneself above, i.e. (figuratively) to excel; participle (as adjective, or neuter as noun) superior, superiority:—better, excellency, higher, pass, supreme.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's G5242 in the following manner: higher (1x), better (1x), excellency (1x), pass (1x), supreme (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's G5242 in the following manner: higher (1x), better (1x), excellency (1x), pass (1x), supreme (1x).
  1. to have or hold over one

  2. to stand out, rise above, overtop

    1. to be above, be superior in rank, authority, power

      1. the prominent men, rulers

    2. to excel, to be superior, better than, to surpass

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ὑπερέχω hyperéchō, hoop-er-ekh'-o; from G5228 and G2192; to hold oneself above, i.e. (figuratively) to excel; participle (as adjective, or neuter as noun) superior, superiority:—better, excellency, higher, pass, supreme.
STRONGS NT 5242: ὑπερέχω
ὑπερέχω; from Homer down;
1. transitive, to have or hold over one (as τήν χεῖρα, of a protector, with a genitive of the person protected; so in Greek writings from Homer down; Josephus, Antiquities 6, 2, 2).
2. intransitive, to stand out, rise above, overtop (so properly, first in Homer Iliad 3, 210); metaphorically,
a. to be above, be superior in rank, authority, power: βασιλεῖ ὡς ὑπεχοντι (A. V. as supreme), 1 Peter 2:13; ἐξουσία ὑπερεχουσαι, of magistrates (A. V. higher powers), Romans 13:1 (οἱ ὑπερεχοντες, substantively, the prominent men, rulers, Polybius 28, 4, 9; 30, 4, 17; of kings, Sap 6:6).
b. to excel, to be superior: τίνος, better than (cf. Buttmann, § 132, 22), Philippians 2:3 (Sir. 36:7; Xenophon, venta 1, 11; Plato, Menex., p. 237d.; Demosthenes, p. 689, 10; Diodorus 17, 77); to surpass: τινα or τί (cf. Buttmann, § 130, 4), Philippians 4:7; τό ὑπερέχον, a substantive, the excellency, surpassing worth (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 34, 2), Philippians 3:8.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Romans
13:1
Philippians
2:3; 3:8; 4:7
1 Peter
2:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5242 matches the Greek ὑπερέχω (hyperechō),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:1 - Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are appointed by God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:3 - Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:8 - Yet indeed I also count all things loss for the excellence of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them as rubbish, that I may gain Christ
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:7 - and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:13 - Therefore submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord’s sake, whether to the king as supreme,
 
 
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