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Lexicon :: Strong's G5236 - hyperbolē

ὑπερβολή
Transliteration
hyperbolē
Pronunciation
hü-per-bo-lā' (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 8:520,1230

Strong’s Definitions

ὑπερβολή hyperbolḗ, hoop-er-bol-ay'; from G5235; a throwing beyond others, i.e. (figuratively) supereminence; adverbially (with G1519 or G2596) pre- eminently:—abundance, (far more) exceeding, excellency, more excellent, beyond (out of) measure.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's G5236 in the following manner: far more (with G2596) (1x), exceeding (with G2596) (1x), more excellent (with G2596) (1x), out of measure (with G2596) (1x), beyond measure (with G2596) (1x), excellency (1x), abundance (1x), exceeding (with G1519) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's G5236 in the following manner: far more (with G2596) (1x), exceeding (with G2596) (1x), more excellent (with G2596) (1x), out of measure (with G2596) (1x), beyond measure (with G2596) (1x), excellency (1x), abundance (1x), exceeding (with G1519) (1x).
  1. a throwing beyond

  2. metaph.

    1. superiority, excellence, pre-eminence

    2. beyond measure, exceedingly, preeminently

    3. beyond all measure

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ὑπερβολή hyperbolḗ, hoop-er-bol-ay'; from G5235; a throwing beyond others, i.e. (figuratively) supereminence; adverbially (with G1519 or G2596) pre- eminently:—abundance, (far more) exceeding, excellency, more excellent, beyond (out of) measure.
STRONGS NT 5236: ὑπερβολή
ὑπερβολή, ὑπερβολης, (ὑπερβάλλω, which see), from Herodotus (8, 112, 4) and Thucydides down;
1. properly, a throwing beyond.
2. metaphorically, superiority, excellence, preeminence (R. V. exceeding greatness): with a genitive of the thing, 2 Corinthians 4:7; 2 Corinthians 12:7; καθ' ὑπερβολήν, beyond measure, exceedingly, preeminently: Romans 7:13; 1 Corinthians 12:31 (cf. Winers Grammar, § 54, 2b.; Buttmann, § 125, 11 at the end); 2 Corinthians 1:8; Galatians 1:13 (4 Macc. 3:18; Sophocles O. R. 1196; Isocrates, p. 84 d. (i. e. πρός Φιλ. 5); Polybius 3, 92, 10; Diodorus 2, 16; 17, 47); καθ' ὑπέρ εἰς ὑπερβολήν, beyond all measure (R. V. more and more exceedingly), 2 Corinthians 4:17.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Romans
7:13
1 Corinthians
12:31
2 Corinthians
1:8; 4:7; 4:17; 12:7
Galatians
1:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5236 matches the Greek ὑπερβολή (hyperbolē),
which occurs 8 times in 7 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:13 - Was then that which is good made death unto me? God forbid. But sin, that it might appear sin, working death in me by that which is good; that sin by the commandment might become exceeding G5236 sinful.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:31 - But covet earnestly the best gifts: and yet shew I unto you a more excellent G5236 way.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:8 - For we would not, brethren, have you ignorant of our trouble which came to us in Asia, that we were pressed out of measure, G5236 above strength, insomuch that we despaired even of life:
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:7 - But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellency G5236 of the power may be of God, and not of us.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:17 - For our light affliction, which is but for a moment, worketh for us a far G5236 more exceeding G5236 and eternal weight of glory;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:7 - And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance G5236 of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 1:13 - For ye have heard of my conversation in time past in the Jews' religion, how that beyond measure G5236 I persecuted the church of God, and wasted it:

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