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Lexicon :: Strong's G2908 - kreisson

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κρεῖσσον
Transliteration
kreisson (Key)
Pronunciation
krice'-son
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Part of Speech
adverb
Root Word (Etymology)
Neuter of an alternate form of κρείττων (G2909)
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Strong’s Definitions

κρεῖσσον kreîsson, krice'-son; neuter of an alternate form of G2909; (as noun) better, i.e. greater advantage:—better.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G2908 in the following manner: better (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G2908 in the following manner: better (2x).
  1. better

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κρεῖσσον kreîsson, krice'-son; neuter of an alternate form of G2909; (as noun) better, i.e. greater advantage:—better.
STRONGS NT 2908: κρείττων
κρείττων and (1 Corinthians 7:38; Philippians 1:23; in other places the reading varies between the two forms, especially in 1 Corinthians 7:9 (here T Tr WH L text κρείττων); 1 Corinthians 11:17; Hebrews 6:9 (here and in the preceding passage L T Tr WH κρείσσων; see WH's Appendix, p. 148f; cf. Sigma) κρείσσων, κρεισσονος, neuter κρεισσονου (comparitive of κρατύς, see κράτιστος, cf. Kühner, i., p. 436; (Buttmann, 27 (24))) (from Homer down), better; i. e.
a. more useful, more serviceable: 1 Corinthians 11:17; 1 Corinthians 12:31 R G; Hebrews 11:40; Hebrews 12:24; with πολλῷ μᾶλλον, added, Philippians 1:23 (cf. μᾶλλον, 1 b.); κρεῖσσον (adverb) ποιεῖν, 1 Corinthians 7:38; κρεῖττον ἐστιν, it is more advantageous, followed by an infinitive, 1 Corinthians 7:9; 2 Peter 2:21 (cf. Buttmann, 217 (188); Winers Grammar, § 41 a. 2 a).
b. more excellent: Hebrews 1:4; Hebrews 6:9; Hebrews 7:7, 19, 22; Hebrews 8:6; Hebrews 9:23; Hebrews 10:34; Hebrews 11:16, 35; κρεῖττον, followed by an infinitive, 1 Peter 3:17.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Corinthians
7:9; 7:9; 7:38; 7:38; 11:17; 11:17; 12:31
Philippians
1:23; 1:23
Hebrews
1:4; 6:9; 6:9; 7:7; 7:19; 7:22; 8:6; 9:23; 10:34; 11:16; 11:35; 11:40; 12:24
1 Peter
3:17
2 Peter
2:21

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2908 matches the Greek κρεῖσσον (kreisson),
which occurs 36 times in 34 verses in the LXX Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 14:12 - οὐ τοῦτο ἦν τὸ ῥῆμα ἐλαλήσαμεν πρὸς σὲ ἐν Αἰγύπτῳ λέγοντες πάρες ἡμᾶς ὅπως δουλεύσωμεν τοῗς Αἰγυπτίοις κρεῗσσον G2908 γὰρ ἡμᾶς δουλεύειν τοῗς Αἰγυπτίοις ἀποθανεῗν ἐν τῇ ἐρήμῳ ταύτῃ
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 8:2 - καὶ εἶπεν πρὸς αὐτούς τί ἐποίησα νῦν καθὼς ὑμεῗς οὐχὶ κρείττω G2908 ἐπιφυλλίδες Εφραιμ τρυγητὸς Αβιεζερ
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 11:25 - καὶ νῦν μὴ κρείσσων G2908 εἶ σὺ τοῦ Βαλακ υἱοῦ Σεπφωρ βασιλέως Μωαβ μὴ μάχῃ ἐμαχέσατο μετὰ Ισραηλ πολεμῶν ἐπολέμησεν αὐτοῗς
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 15:2 - καὶ εἶπεν πατὴρ αὐτῆς εἴπας εἶπα ὅτι μισῶν ἐμίσησας αὐτήν καὶ ἔδωκα αὐτὴν τῷ συνεταίρῳ σου οὐκ ἰδοὺ ἀδελφὴ αὐτῆς νεωτέρα κρείσσων G2908 αὐτῆς ἐστιν ἔστω δή σοι ἀντὶ αὐτῆς
Unchecked Copy Box1Sa 15:15 - καὶ εἶπεν Σαουλ ἐξ Αμαληκ ἤνεγκα αὐτά περιεποιήσατο λαός τὰ κράτιστα G2908 τοῦ ποιμνίου καὶ τῶν βοῶν ὅπως τυθῇ τῷ κυρίῳ θεῷ σου καὶ τὰ λοιπὰ ἐξωλέθρευσα
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 19:4 - καὶ αὐτὸς ἐπορεύθη ἐν τῇ ἐρήμῳ ὁδὸν ἡμέρας καὶ ἦλθεν καὶ ἐκάθισεν ὑπὸ ραθμ ἓν καὶ ᾐτήσατο τὴν ψυχὴν αὐτοῦ ἀποθανεῗν καὶ εἶπεν ἱκανούσθω νῦν λαβὲ δὴ τὴν ψυχήν μου ἀπ᾽ ἐμοῦ κύριε ὅτι οὐ κρείσσων G2908 ἐγώ εἰμι ὑπὲρ τοὺς πατέρας μου
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 1:19 - εἰ οὖν δοκεῗ τῷ βασιλεῗ προσταξάτω βασιλικόν καὶ γραφήτω κατὰ τοὺς νόμους Μήδων καὶ Περσῶν καὶ μὴ ἄλλως χρησάσθω μηδὲ εἰσελθάτω ἔτι βασίλισσα πρὸς αὐτόν καὶ τὴν βασιλείαν αὐτῆς δότω βασιλεὺς γυναικὶ κρείττονι G2908 αὐτῆς
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:6 - (LXX 15:6)σχοινία ἐπέπεσάν μοι ἐν τοῗς κρατίστοις G2908 καὶ γὰρ κληρονομία μου κρατίστη G2908 μοί ἐστιν
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 23:5 - (LXX 22:5)ἡτοίμασας ἐνώπιόν μου τράπεζαν ἐξ ἐναντίας τῶν θλιβόντων με ἐλίπανας ἐν ἐλαίῳ τὴν κεφαλήν μου καὶ τὸ ποτήριόν σου μεθύσκον ὡς κράτιστον G2908
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 37:16 - (LXX 36:16)κρεῗσσον G2908 ὀλίγον τῷ δικαίῳ ὑπὲρ πλοῦτον ἁμαρτωλῶν πολύν
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:3 - (LXX 62:4)ὅτι κρεῗσσον G2908 τὸ ἔλεός σου ὑπὲρ ζωάς τὰ χείλη μου ἐπαινέσουσίν σε
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:10 - (LXX 83:11)ὅτι κρείσσων G2908 ἡμέρα μία ἐν ταῗς αὐλαῗς σου ὑπὲρ χιλιάδας ἐξελεξάμην παραρριπτεῗσθαι ἐν τῷ οἴκῳ τοῦ θεοῦ μᾶλλον οἰκεῗν ἐν σκηνώμασιν ἁμαρτωλῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:11 - κρείσσων G2908 γὰρ σοφία λίθων πολυτελῶν πᾶν δὲ τίμιον οὐκ ἄξιον αὐτῆς ἐστιν
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:19 - βέλτιον ἐμὲ καρπίζεσθαι ὑπὲρ χρυσίον καὶ λίθον τίμιον τὰ δὲ ἐμὰ γενήματα κρείσσω G2908 ἀργυρίου ἐκλεκτοῦ
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:2 - κρείσσων G2908 εὑρὼν χάριν παρὰ κυρίῳ ἀνὴρ δὲ παράνομος παρασιωπηθήσεται
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:9 - κρείσσων G2908 ἀνὴρ ἐν ἀτιμίᾳ δουλεύων ἑαυτῷ τιμὴν ἑαυτῷ περιτιθεὶς καὶ προσδεόμενος ἄρτου
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:12 - κρείσσων G2908 ἐναρχόμενος βοηθῶν καρδίᾳ τοῦ ἐπαγγελλομένου καὶ εἰς ἐλπίδα ἄγοντος δένδρον γὰρ ζωῆς ἐπιθυμία ἀγαθή
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:16 - κρείσσων G2908 μικρὰ μερὶς μετὰ φόβου κυρίου θησαυροὶ μεγάλοι μετὰ ἀφοβίας
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:17 - κρείσσων G2908 ξενισμὸς λαχάνων πρὸς φιλίαν καὶ χάριν παράθεσις μόσχων μετὰ ἔχθρας
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:29 - μακρὰν ἀπέχει θεὸς ἀπὸ ἀσεβῶν εὐχαῗς δὲ δικαίων ἐπακούει
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:19 - κρείσσων G2908 πραΰθυμος μετὰ ταπεινώσεως ὃς διαιρεῗται σκῦλα μετὰ ὑβριστῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:32 - κρείσσων G2908 ἀνὴρ μακρόθυμος ἰσχυροῦ δὲ κρατῶν ὀργῆς κρείσσων G2908 καταλαμβανομένου πόλιν
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 17:1 - κρείσσων G2908 ψωμὸς μεθ᾽ ἡδονῆς ἐν εἰρήνῃ οἶκος πλήρης πολλῶν ἀγαθῶν καὶ ἀδίκων θυμάτων μετὰ μάχης
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:22 - καρπὸς ἀνδρὶ ἐλεημοσύνη κρείσσων G2908 δὲ πτωχὸς δίκαιος πλούσιος ψεύστης
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:9 - κρεῗσσον G2908 οἰκεῗν ἐπὶ γωνίας ὑπαίθρου ἢ ἐν κεκονιαμένοις μετὰ ἀδικίας καὶ ἐν οἴκῳ κοινῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:19 - κρεῗσσον G2908 οἰκεῗν ἐν γῇ ἐρήμῳ μετὰ γυναικὸς μαχίμου καὶ γλωσσώδους καὶ ὀργίλου
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:5 - κρείσσων G2908 σοφὸς ἰσχυροῦ καὶ ἀνὴρ φρόνησιν ἔχων γεωργίου μεγάλου
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:7 - (LXX 32:7)κρεῗσσον G2908 γάρ σοι τὸ ῥηθῆναι ἀνάβαινε πρός με ταπεινῶσαί σε ἐν προσώπῳ δυνάστου εἶδον οἱ ὀφθαλμοί σου λέγε
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:5 - (LXX 34:5)κρείσσους G2908 ἔλεγχοι ἀποκεκαλυμμένοι κρυπτομένης φιλίας
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:10 - (LXX 34:10)φίλον σὸν φίλον πατρῷον μὴ ἐγκαταλίπῃς εἰς δὲ τὸν οἶκον τοῦ ἀδελφοῦ σου μὴ εἰσέλθῃς ἀτυχῶν κρείσσων G2908 φίλος ἐγγὺς ἀδελφὸς μακρὰν οἰκῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:6 - (LXX 35:6)κρείσσων G2908 πτωχὸς πορευόμενος ἐν ἀληθείᾳ πλουσίου ψευδοῦς
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:1 - (LXX 36:1)κρείσσων G2908 ἀνὴρ ἐλέγχων ἀνδρὸς σκληροτραχήλου ἐξαπίνης γὰρ φλεγομένου αὐτοῦ οὐκ ἔστιν ἴασις
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:5 - δώσω αὐτοῗς ἐν τῷ οἴκῳ μου καὶ ἐν τῷ τείχει μου τόπον ὀνομαστὸν κρείττω G2908 υἱῶν καὶ θυγατέρων ὄνομα αἰώνιον δώσω αὐτοῗς καὶ οὐκ ἐκλείψει
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 6:2 - (LXX 6:2)διάβητε πάντες καὶ ἴδετε καὶ διέλθατε ἐκεῗθεν εἰς Εμαθ Ραββα καὶ κατάβητε ἐκεῗθεν εἰς Γεθ ἀλλοφύλων τὰς κρατίστας G2908 ἐκ πασῶν τῶν βασιλειῶν τούτων εἰ πλέονα τὰ ὅρια αὐτῶν ἐστιν τῶν ὑμετέρων ὁρίων

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