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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 KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:30 - For my yoke is easy, G5543 and my burden is light.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:39 - No man also having drunk old wine straightway desireth new: for he saith, The old is better. G5543
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:35 - But love ye your enemies, and do good, and lend, hoping for nothing again; and your reward shall be great, and ye shall be the children of the Highest: for he is kind G5543 unto the unthankful and to the evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:4 - Or despisest thou the riches of his goodness and forbearance and longsuffering; not knowing that the goodness G5543 of God leadeth thee to repentance?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:33 - Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good G5543 manners.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:32 - And be ye kind G5543 one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:3 - If so be ye have tasted that the Lord is gracious. G5543
 
 
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