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Lexicon :: Strong's G2573 - kalōs

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kalōs (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
36x in 1 unique form(s)
36x in 2 unique form(s)
21x in 1 unique form(s)
Strong’s Definitions

καλῶς kalōs, kal-oce'; adverb from G2570; well (usually morally):—(in a) good (place), honestly, + recover, (full) well.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 36x

The KJV translates Strong's G2573 in the following manner: well (30x), good (2x), full well (1x), miscellaneous (3x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 36x
The KJV translates Strong's G2573 in the following manner: well (30x), good (2x), full well (1x), miscellaneous (3x).
  1. beautifully, finely, excellently, well

    1. rightly, so that there shall be no room for blame, well, truly

    2. excellently, nobly, commendably

    3. honourably, in honour

      1. in a good place, comfortable

    4. to speak well of one, to do good

    5. to be well (of those recovering health)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
καλῶς kalōs, kal-oce'; adverb from G2570; well (usually morally):—(in a) good (place), honestly, + recover, (full) well.
καλῶς (καλός), adverb (from Homer down), beautifully, finely, excellently, well: (universally, διά τό καλῶς οἰκοδομῆσθαι (Tr οἰκοδομεῖσθαι, which see), Luke 6:48 T Tr WH); specifically,
a. rightly, so that there shall be no room for blame: joined to verbs of speaking (ἀποκρινεσθια, λαλεῖν, λέγειν, προφητεύειν, etc.), well, truly, Matthew 15:7; Mark 7:6; Luke 20:39; John 4:17; John 8:48; John 13:13; (John 18:23); Acts 28:25; fitly, i. e. agreeably to the facts and words of the case, Mark 12:28; καλῶς "Right! Well!" an expression of approval: Mark 12:32; Romans 11:20; of deeds: καλῶς ποιεῖν, to do well, act uprightly, James 2:19; 1 Corinthians 7:37f (where the teaching is, that one can do καλῶς, but another κρεῖσσον); καλῶς ποιεῖν with participle to do well that, etc. (Buttmann, § 144, 15 a.; Winer's Grammar, 345 (323)), Acts 10:33; Philippians 4:14; 2 Peter 1:19; 3 John 1:6. (1 Macc. 12:18, 22; 2 Macc. 2:16, etc.); with verbs denoting a duty or office which one fulfils well: 1 Timothy 3:4, 12; 1 Timothy 5:17; specifically honestly, uprightly: Galatians 4:17; ἀναστρέφεσθαι, Hebrews 13:18; ποιεῖν, James 2:8.
b. excellently, nobly, commendably: 1 Corinthians 14:17; Galatians 5:7; καλῶς πάντα πεποίηκε, Mark 7:37; with bitter irony, Mark 7:9 (where cf. Fritzsche, p. 271f); 2 Corinthians 11:4.
c. honorably, in honor: James 2:3 (others give it here an outward reference, equivalent to in a good place, comfortably).
d. καλῶς εἰπεῖν τινα, to speak well of one, Luke 6:26; καλῶς ποιεῖν τινα, to do good to, benefit one, Matthew 5:44 Rec.; τίνι (Winer's Grammar, § 32, 1 β.; Buttmann, 146 (128)), Luke 6:27; καλῶς ποιεῖν, simply, to do good: Matthew 12:12.
e. καλῶς ἔχειν, to be well (of those recovering health): Mark 16:18.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

5:44; 12:12; 15:7
7:6; 7:9; 7:37; 12:28; 12:32; 16:18
6:26; 6:27; 6:48; 20:39
4:17; 8:48; 13:13; 18:23
10:33; 28:25
1 Corinthians
7:37; 14:17
2 Corinthians
4:17; 5:7
1 Timothy
3:4; 3:12; 5:17
2:3; 2:8; 2:19
2 Peter
3 John

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2573 matches the Greek καλῶς (kalōs),
which occurs 36 times in 36 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:44 - “But I say to you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:12 - “How much more valuable then is a person than a sheep! So then, it is lawful to do [fn]good G2573 on the Sabbath.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:7 - “You hypocrites, rightly G2573 did Isaiah prophesy about you, by saying:
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:6 - But He said to them, “Rightly G2573 did Isaiah prophesy about you hypocrites, as it is written:
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:9 - He was also saying to them, “You are experts G2573 at setting aside the commandment of God in order to keep your tradition.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:37 - And they were utterly astonished, saying, “He has done all things well G2573; He makes even those who are deaf hear, and those who are unable to talk, speak.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:28 - One of the scribes came up and heard them arguing, and recognizing that He had answered them well G2573, asked Him, “What commandment is the [fn]foremost of all?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:32 - And the scribe said to Him, “Well G2573 said, Teacher; You have truly stated that HE IS ONE, AND THERE IS NO OTHER BESIDES HIM;
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 16:18 - they will pick up serpents, and if they drink any deadly poison, it will not harm them; they will lay hands on the sick, and they will recover G2573.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:26 - “Woe to you when all the people speak well G2573 of you; for their fathers used to [fn]treat the false prophets the same way.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:27 - “But I say to you who hear, love your enemies, do good G2573 to those who hate you,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:39 - Some of the scribes answered and said, “Teacher, You have spoken well G2573.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 4:17 - The woman answered and said to Him, “I have no husband.” Jesus *said to her, “You have correctly G2573 said, ‘I have no husband’;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 8:48 - The Jews answered and said to Him, “Do we not rightly G2573 say that You are a Samaritan, and You have a demon?”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:13 - “You call Me ‘Teacher’ and ‘Lord’; and [fn]you are correct G2573, for so I am.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:23 - Jesus answered him, “If I have spoken wrongly, testify of the wrong; but if rightly G2573, why do you strike Me?”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 10:33 - “So I sent men to you immediately, and you have [fn]been kind G2573 enough G2573 to come. Now then, we are all here present before God to hear everything that you have been commanded by the Lord.”
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:25 - And when they disagreed with one another, they began leaving after Paul said one parting statement: “The Holy Spirit rightly G2573 spoke through Isaiah the prophet to your fathers,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 11:20 - Quite G2573 right G2573, they were broken off for their unbelief, but you stand by your faith. Do not be conceited, but fear;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:37 - But the one who stands firm in his heart, [fn]if he is not under constraint, but has authority [fn]over his own will, and has decided this in his own heart, to keep his own virgin, he will do well G2573.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 7:38 - So then, both the one who gives his own virgin in marriage does well G2573, and the one who does not give her in marriage will do better.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 14:17 - For you are giving thanks well G2573 enough, but the other person is not edified.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 11:4 - For if [fn]one comes and preaches another Jesus whom we have not preached, or you receive a different spirit which you have not received, or a different gospel which you have not accepted, this you tolerate very well G2573!
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:17 - They eagerly seek you, not [fn]in a commendable G2573 way G2573, but they want to shut you out so that you will seek them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:7 - You were running well G2573; who hindered you from obeying the truth?
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:14 - Nevertheless, you have done well G2573 to share with me in my difficulty.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:4 - He must be one who manages his own household well G2573, keeping his children under control with all dignity
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:12 - Deacons must be husbands of one wife, and [fn]good G2573 managers of their children and their own households.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:13 - For those who have served well G2573 as deacons obtain for themselves a [fn]high standing and great confidence in the faith that is in Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 5:17 - The elders who lead well G2573 are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard [fn]at preaching and teaching.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:18 - Pray for us, for we are sure that we have a good conscience, desiring to conduct ourselves honorably G2573 in all things.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 2:3 - and you [fn]pay special attention to the one who is wearing the bright clothes, and say, “You sit here in a good G2573 place,” and you say to the poor man, “You stand over there, or sit down by my footstool,”
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 2:8 - If, however, you are fulfilling the [fn]royal law according to the Scripture, “YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF,” you are doing well G2573.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 2:19 - You believe that [fn]God is one. You do well G2573; the demons also believe, and shudder.
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 1:19 - And so we have the prophetic word made more sure, to which you do well G2573 to pay attention as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star arises in your hearts.
Unchecked Copy Box3Jo 1:6 - and they have testified to your love before the church. You will do well G2573 to [fn]send them on their way in a manner worthy of God.
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