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Lexicon :: Strong's G2570 - kalos

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καλός
Transliteration
kalos (Key)
Pronunciation
kal-os'
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
Of uncertain affinity
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 3:536,402

Strong’s Definitions

καλός kalós, kal-os'; of uncertain affinity; properly, beautiful, but chiefly (figuratively) good (literally or morally), i.e. valuable or virtuous (for appearance or use, and thus distinguished from G18, which is properly intrinsic):—X better, fair, good(-ly), honest, meet, well, worthy.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 102x

The KJV translates Strong's G2570 in the following manner: good (83x), better (7x), honest (5x), meet (2x), goodly (2x), miscellaneous (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 102x
The KJV translates Strong's G2570 in the following manner: good (83x), better (7x), honest (5x), meet (2x), goodly (2x), miscellaneous (3x).
  1. beautiful, handsome, excellent, eminent, choice, surpassing, precious, useful, suitable, commendable, admirable

    1. beautiful to look at, shapely, magnificent

    2. good, excellent in its nature and characteristics, and therefore well adapted to its ends

      1. genuine, approved

      2. precious

      3. joined to names of men designated by their office, competent, able, such as one ought to be

      4. praiseworthy, noble

    3. beautiful by reason of purity of heart and life, and hence praiseworthy

      1. morally good, noble

    4. honourable, conferring honour

    5. affecting the mind agreeably, comforting and confirming

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
καλός kalós, kal-os'; of uncertain affinity; properly, beautiful, but chiefly (figuratively) good (literally or morally), i.e. valuable or virtuous (for appearance or use, and thus distinguished from G18, which is properly intrinsic):—X better, fair, good(-ly), honest, meet, well, worthy.
STRONGS NT 2570: καλός
καλός, καλή, καλόν (probably primarily 'sound,' 'hale,' 'whole;' cf. Vanicek, p. 140f; Curtius, § 31), the Sept. for יָפֶה beautiful, but much more often for טוב good; beautiful, applied by the Greeks to everything so distinguished in form, excellence, goodness, usefulness, as to be pleasing; hence (according to the context) equivalent to "beautiful, handsome, excellent, eminent, choice, surpassing, precious, useful, suitable, commendable, admirable";
a. beautiful to look at, shapely, magnificent: λίθοις καλοῖς κεκόσμηται (A. V. goodly), Luke 21:5.
b. good, excellent in its nature and characteristics, and therefore well adapted to its ends: joined to the names of material objects, universally, 1 Timothy 4:4 (equivalent to pure); especially of things so constituted as to answer the purpose for which that class of things was created; good of its kind: τά καλά, of fish, opposed to such as are thrown away (τά σαπρά), Matthew 13:48; σπέρμα, Matthew 13:24, 21, 37f; καρπός, Matthew 3:10; Matthew 7:17-19; Matthew 12:33; Luke 3:9 (L WH brackets καλόν); Luke 6:43; δένδρον, opposed to σαπρόν, Matthew 12:33; Luke 6:43; γῆ, Matthew 13:8, 23; Mark 4:8, 20; Luke 8:15; καλόν τό ἅλας (is an excellent thing), Mark 9:50; Luke 14:34; so too νόμος, good in its substance and nature, and fitted to beget good, Romans 7:16; 1 Timothy 1:8; διδασκαλία, true and approved teaching, 1 Timothy 4:6; καρδία καλή καί ἀγαθή, Luke 8:15; παραθήκη (which see) (containing (rather, consisting of) καλά), 2 Timothy 1:14; μέτρον, ample measure (rabbinical, טובה מדה; English good measure), Luke 6:38; βαθμός (firm (but see βαθμός)), 1 Timothy 3:13; also θεμέλιος, 1 Timothy 6:19; equivalent to genuine, approved, πάντα δοκιμάζετε, τό καλόν κατέχετε, 1 Thessalonians 5:21; equivalent to precious (A. V. goodly), μαργαρῖται, Matthew 13:45; equivalent to superior to other kinds, οἶνος, John 2:10; joined to names of men designated by their office, competent, able, such as one ought to be: ποιμήν, John 10:11, 14; διάκονος, 1 Timothy 4:6; οἰκονόμος, 1 Peter 4:10; στρατιώτης, 2 Timothy 2:3; joined to nouns denoting an effect estimated by the power it involves, or by its constancy, or by the end aimed at by its author, equivalent to praiseworthy, noble: στρατεία, 1 Timothy 1:18; ἀγών, 1 Timothy 6:12; 2 Timothy 4:7; ὁμολογία, 1 Timothy 6:12f; ἔργον, Matthew 26:10; Mark 14:6; John 10:33; 1 Timothy 3:1; plural John 10:32. καλόν ἐστιν, it is expedient, profitable, wholesome: followed by an infinitive as subject, 1 Corinthians 7:1; with τίνι added (so in 1 Corinthians, the passage cited also), Matthew 18:8f (cf. Winers Grammar, 241 (226); Buttmann, § 149, 7); Mark 9:43, 45, 47, R G (also L Tr marginal reading in 47); 1 Corinthians 7:26; 1 Corinthians 9:15; καλόν ἐστιν followed by the accusative and infinitive, Mark 9:43, 45, 47, L (but see above) T Tr (but not marginal reading, see above) WH; Hebrews 13:9; followed by εἰ (cf. Buttmann, 217 (187f); Winer's Grammar, 282 (265)), Matthew 26:24; Mark 9:42; Mark 14:21; followed by ἐάν (Buttmann and Winer's Grammar, as above), 1 Corinthians 7:8; it is pleasant, delightful, followed by an accusative with an infinitive: Matthew 17:4; Mark 9:5; Luke 9:33.
c. beautiful by reason of purity of heart and life, and hence praiseworthy; morally good, noble, (Latinhonestus; (cf. Aristotle, τό καθ' αὐτό καλόν)): διάκρισις καλοῦ τέ καί κακοῦ, Hebrews 5:14; ἔργα, Matthew 5:16; 1 Timothy 5:10, 25; 1 Timothy 6:18; Titus 2:7, 14; Titus 3:8, 14; Hebrews 10:24; 1 Peter 2:12, and Lachmann in 2 Peter 1:10; ἀναστροφή, James 3:13; 1 Peter 2:12; καλή συνείδησις, consciousness of good deeds (A. V. a good conscience), Hebrews 13:18; καλά, καλόν ἐνώπιον τίνος, in one's judgment, Romans 12:17; 2 Corinthians 8:21; 1 Timothy 2:3 and Rec. in 1 Timothy 5:4; ζηλοῦσθαι ἐν καλῷ, Galatians 4:18; τό καλόν κατεργάζεσθαι, Romans 7:18; ποιεῖν, Romans 7:21; 2 Corinthians 13:7; Galatians 6:9; James 4:17; καλόν ἐστιν, it is right, proper, becoming, followed by an infinitive: Matthew 15:26 (L T ἔξεστιν); (Mark 7:27); Galatians 4:18 (here Tr marginal reading imperative); Romans 14:21.
d. honorable, conferring honor: μαρτυρία, 1 Timothy 3:7; ὄνομα, James 2:7; οὐ καλόν τό καύχημα ὑμῶν, 1 Corinthians 5:6.
e. affecting the mind agreeably, comforting and confirming: Θεοῦ ῤῆμα (the Sept. for טוב דָּבָר, which is spoken of the divine promises, Joshua 21:45; Zechariah 1:13), the gospel and its promises full of consolation, Hebrews 6:5. Compar. καλλίων, κάλλιον, better: neut, adverbially, σύ κάλλιον ἐπιγινώσκεις, i. e. better than by thy question thou seemest to know, Acts 25:10 (Winers Grammar, 242 (227)). The word is not found in the Apocalypse. (Cf. Trench, § cvi. at the end; Zezschwitz, Profangräcität as above with, p. 60f (cf. ἀγαθός, at the end); Westcott on John 10:11.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Joshua
21:45
Zechariah
1:13
Matthew
3:10; 5:16; 7:17; 7:18; 7:19; 12:33; 12:33; 13:8; 13:21; 13:23; 13:24; 13:37; 13:45; 13:48; 15:26; 17:4; 18:8; 26:10; 26:24
Mark
4:8; 4:20; 7:27; 9:5; 9:42; 9:43; 9:43; 9:45; 9:45; 9:47; 9:47; 9:50; 14:6; 14:21
Luke
3:9; 6:38; 6:43; 6:43; 8:15; 8:15; 9:33; 14:34; 21:5
John
2:10; 10:11; 10:11; 10:14; 10:32; 10:33
Acts
25:10
Romans
7:16; 7:18; 7:21; 12:17; 14:21
1 Corinthians
5:6; 7:1; 7:8; 7:26; 9:15
2 Corinthians
8:21; 13:7
Galatians
4:18; 4:18; 6:9
1 Thessalonians
5:21
1 Timothy
1:8; 1:18; 2:3; 3:1; 3:7; 3:13; 4:4; 4:6; 4:6; 5:4; 5:10; 5:25; 6:12; 6:12; 6:18; 6:19
2 Timothy
1:14; 2:3; 4:7
Titus
2:7; 2:14; 3:8; 3:14
Hebrews
5:14; 6:5; 10:24; 13:9; 13:18
James
2:7; 3:13; 4:17
1 Peter
2:12; 2:12; 4:10
2 Peter
1:10

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2570 matches the Greek καλός (kalos),
which occurs 102 times in 91 verses in the TR Greek.

Page 1 / 2 (Mat 3:10–1Co 5:6)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 3:10 - “And the axe is already laid at the root of the trees; therefore, every tree that does not bear good G2570 fruit is being cut down and thrown into the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:16 - “Your light must shine before people in such a way that they may see your good G2570 works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:17 - “So every good tree bears good G2570 fruit, but the bad tree bears bad fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:18 - “A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a bad tree bear good G2570 fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:19 - “Every tree that does not bear good G2570 fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:33 - “Either [fn]assume the tree to be good G2570 as well as its fruit good G2570, or [fn]assume the tree to be bad as well as its fruit bad; for the tree is known by its fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:8 - “But others fell on the good G2570 soil and yielded a crop, some a hundred, some sixty, and some thirty times as much.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:23 - “But the one sown with seed on the good G2570 soil, this is the one who hears the word and understands it, who indeed bears fruit and produces, some a hundred, some sixty, and some thirty times as much.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:24 - Jesus presented another parable to them, saying, “The kingdom of heaven [fn]is like a man who sowed good G2570 seed in his field.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:27 - “And the slaves of the landowner came and said to him, ‘Sir, did you not sow good G2570 seed in your field? [fn]How then does it have weeds?’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:37 - And He said, “The one who sows the good G2570 seed is the Son of Man,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:38 - and the field is the world; and as for the good G2570 seed, these are the sons of the kingdom; and the weeds are the sons of the evil one;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:45 - “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking fine G2570 pearls,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:48 - and when it was filled, they pulled it up on the beach; and they sat down and gathered the good G2570 fish into containers, but the bad they threw away.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:26 - Yet He answered and said, “It is not [fn]good G2570 to take the children’s bread and throw it to the dogs.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:4 - Peter responded and said to Jesus, “Lord, it is good G2570 that we are here. If You want, I will make three [fn]tabernacles here: one for You, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:8 - “And if your hand or your foot is causing you to sin, cut it off and throw it away from you; it is better G2570 for you to enter life maimed or without a foot, than to have two hands or two feet and be thrown into the eternal fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:9 - “And if your eye is causing you to sin, tear it out and throw it away from you. It is better G2570 for you to enter life with one eye, than to have two eyes and be thrown into the [fn]fiery hell.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:10 - But Jesus, aware of this, said to them, “Why are you bothering the woman? For she has done a good G2570 deed for Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:24 - “The Son of Man is going away just as it is written about Him; but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been good G2570 [fn]for that man if he had not been born.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:8 - “Other seeds fell into the good G2570 soil, and as they grew up and increased, they yielded a crop and produced thirty, sixty, and a hundred times as much.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 4:20 - “And those are the ones sown with seed on the good G2570 soil; and they hear the word and accept it and bear fruit, thirty, sixty, and a hundred times as much.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:27 - And He was saying to her, “Let the children be satisfied first, for it is not [fn]good G2570 to take the children’s bread and throw it to the [fn]dogs.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:5 - Peter responded and *said to Jesus, “Rabbi, it is good G2570 that we are here; let’s make three [fn]tabernacles, one for You, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:42 - “Whoever causes one of these [fn]little ones who believe in Me to [fn]sin, it is better G2570 for him if a heavy millstone is hung around his neck and he [fn]is thrown into the sea.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:43 - “And if your hand causes you to sin, cut it off; it is better G2570 for you to enter life maimed, than, having your two hands, to go into [fn]hell, into the unquenchable fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:45 - “And if your foot is causing you to sin, cut it off; it is better G2570 for you to enter life without a foot, than, having your two feet, to be thrown into [fn]hell.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:47 - “And if your eye is causing you to sin, throw it away; it is better G2570 for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye, than, having two eyes, to be thrown into [fn]hell,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:50 - “Salt is good G2570; but if the salt becomes unsalty, with what will you [fn]make it salty again? Have salt in yourselves, and be at peace with one another.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:6 - But Jesus said, “Leave her alone! Why are you bothering her? She has done a good G2570 deed for Me.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:21 - “For the Son of Man is going away just as it is written about Him; but woe to that man [fn]by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would have been good G2570 [fn]for that man if he had not been born.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 3:9 - “But indeed the axe is already being laid at the root of the trees; so every tree that does not bear good G2570 fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:38 - “Give, and it will be given to you. They will [fn]pour into your lap a good G2570 measure—pressed down, shaken together, and running over. For by your standard of measure it will be measured to you in return.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:43 - “For there is no good G2570 tree that bears bad fruit, nor, [fn]on the other hand, a bad tree that bears good G2570 fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:15 - “But the seed in the good G2570 soil, these are the ones who have heard the word [fn]with a good G2570 and virtuous heart, and hold it firmly, and produce fruit with [fn]perseverance.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:33 - And as [fn]these two men were leaving Him, Peter said to Jesus, “Master, it is good G2570 that we are here; and let’s make three [fn]tabernacles: one for You, one for Moses, and one for Elijah”—not realizing what he was saying.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:34 - “Therefore, salt is good G2570; but if even salt has become tasteless, with what will it be [fn]seasoned?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:5 - And while some were talking about the temple, that it was decorated with beautiful G2570 stones and [fn]vowed gifts, He said,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:10 - and *said to him, “Every man serves the good G2570 wine first, and when the guests are drunk, then he serves the poorer wine; but you have kept the good G2570 wine until now.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:11 - “I am the good G2570 shepherd; the good G2570 shepherd lays down His life for the sheep.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:14 - “I am the good G2570 shepherd, and I know My own, and My own know Me,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:32 - Jesus replied to them, “I showed you many good G2570 works from the Father; for which of them are you stoning Me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:33 - The Jews answered Him, “We are not stoning You for a good G2570 work, but for blasphemy; and because You, being a man, make Yourself out to be God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:8 - and with difficulty sailing past it, we came to a place called Fair Havens, near which was the city of Lasea.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:16 - However, if I do the very thing I do not want to do, I agree with the Law, that the Law is good G2570.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:18 - For I know that good does not dwell in me, that is, in my flesh; for the willing is present in me, but the doing of the good G2570 is not.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:21 - I find then the [fn]principle that evil is present in me, the one who wants to do good G2570.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:17 - Never repay evil for evil to anyone. [fn]Respect what G2570 is G2570 right G2570 in the sight of all people.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:21 - It is good G2570 not to eat meat or to drink wine, or to do anything by which your brother or sister stumbles.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 5:6 - Your boasting is not good G2570. Do you not know that a little [fn]leaven leavens the whole lump of dough?

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