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Lexicon :: Strong's G5543 - chrēstos

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χρηστός
Transliteration
chrēstos
Pronunciation
khrā-sto's (Key)
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:483,1320

Strong’s Definitions

χρηστός chrēstós, khrase-tos'; from G5530; employed, i.e. (by implication) useful (in manner or morals):—better, easy, good(-ness), gracious, kind.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's G5543 in the following manner: kind (2x), easy (1x), better (1x), goodness (1x), good (1x), gracious (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's G5543 in the following manner: kind (2x), easy (1x), better (1x), goodness (1x), good (1x), gracious (1x).
  1. fit, fit for use, useful

    1. virtuous, good

  2. manageable

    1. mild, pleasant (as opp. to harsh, hard sharp, bitter)

    2. of things: more pleasant, of people, kind, benevolent

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
χρηστός chrēstós, khrase-tos'; from G5530; employed, i.e. (by implication) useful (in manner or morals):—better, easy, good(-ness), gracious, kind.
STRONGS NT 5543: χρηστός
χρηστός, χρηστη, χρηστόν (χράομαι), from Herodotus down, the Sept. for טוב;
1. properly, fit for use, useful; virtuous, good: ἤθη χρηστά, 1 Corinthians 15:33 ((Treg. χρηστά (but cf. Buttmann, 11)), see ἦθος, 2).
2. manageable, i. e. mild, pleasant (opposed to harsh, hard, sharp, bitter): of things, χρηστότερός οἶνος, pleasanter, Luke 5:39 (here T Tr text χρηστός; so WH in brackets) (of wine also in Plutarch, mor., p. 240 d. (i. e. Lacaen. apophtheg. (Gorgias 2); p. 1073 a. (i. e. de com. notit. 28)); of food and drink, Plato, de rep. 4, p. 438 a.; σῦκα, the Sept. Jeremiah 24:3, 5); ζυγός (opposed to burdensome), Matthew 11:30 (A. V. easy); of persons, kind, benevolent: of God, 1 Peter 2:3 (A. V. gracious) from Psalm 33:9 (Ps. 34:9); τό χρηστόν τοῦ Θεοῦ equivalent to χρηστότης (Winer's Grammar, § 34, 2), Romans 2:4; of men, εἰς τινα toward one, Ephesians 4:32; ἐπί τινα, Luke 6:35 (here of God; in both passages, A. V. kind).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Psalms
33:9; 34:9
Jeremiah
24:3; 24:5
Matthew
11:30
Luke
5:39; 6:35
Romans
2:4
1 Corinthians
15:33
Ephesians
4:32
1 Peter
2:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5543 matches the Greek χρηστός (chrēstos),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:30 - For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:39 - And no one after drinking old wine desires new, for he says, ‘The old is good.’”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:35 - But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:4 - Or do you presume on the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God’s kindness is meant to lead you to repentance?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:33 - Do not be deceived: “Bad company ruins good morals.”[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:32 - Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:3 - if indeed you have tasted that the Lord is good.
 
 
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