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Lexicon :: Strong's G2909 - kreittōn

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κρείττων
Transliteration
kreittōn (Key)
Pronunciation
krite'-tohn
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
Comparative of a derivative of κράτος (G2904)
Strong’s Definitions

κρείττων kreíttōn, krite'-tohn; comparative of a derivative of G2904; stronger, i.e. (figuratively) better, i.e. nobler:—best, better.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x

The KJV translates Strong's G2909 in the following manner: better (17x), best (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 18x
The KJV translates Strong's G2909 in the following manner: better (17x), best (1x).
  1. more useful, more serviceable, more advantageous

  2. more excellent

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
κρείττων kreíttōn, krite'-tohn; comparative of a derivative of G2904; stronger, i.e. (figuratively) better, i.e. nobler:—best, better.
STRONGS NT 2909: 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.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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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 G2909 matches the Greek κρείττων (kreittōn),
which occurs 17 times in 16 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:17 - τοῦτο δὲ παραγγέλλων οὐκ ἐπαινῶ ὅτι οὐκ εἰς τὸ κρεῖσσον G2909 ἀλλὰ εἰς τὸ ἧσσον συνέρχεσθε
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:31 - ζηλοῦτε δὲ τὰ χαρίσματα τὰ μείζονα καὶ ἔτι καθ᾽ ὑπερβολὴν ὁδὸν ὑμῖν δείκνυμι
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:4 - τοσούτῳ κρείττων G2909 γενόμενος τῶν ἀγγέλων ὅσῳ διαφορώτερον παρ᾽ αὐτοὺς κεκληρονόμηκεν ὄνομα
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:9 - πεπείσμεθα δὲ περὶ ὑμῶν ἀγαπητοί τὰ κρείσσονα G2909 καὶ ἐχόμενα σωτηρίας εἰ καὶ οὕτως λαλοῦμεν
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:7 - χωρὶς δὲ πάσης ἀντιλογίας τὸ ἔλαττον ὑπὸ τοῦ κρείττονος G2909 εὐλογεῖται
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:19 - οὐδὲν γὰρ ἐτελείωσεν νόμος ἐπεισαγωγὴ δὲ κρείττονος G2909 ἐλπίδος δι᾽ ἧς ἐγγίζομεν τῷ θεῷ
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:22 - κατὰ τοσοῦτο καὶ κρείττονος G2909 διαθήκης γέγονεν ἔγγυος Ἰησοῦς
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:6 - νυνὶ δὲ διαφορωτέρας τέτυχεν λειτουργίας ὅσῳ καὶ κρείττονός G2909 ἐστιν διαθήκης μεσίτης ἥτις ἐπὶ κρείττοσιν G2909 ἐπαγγελίαις νενομοθέτηται
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:23 - ἀνάγκη οὖν τὰ μὲν ὑποδείγματα τῶν ἐν τοῖς οὐρανοῖς τούτοις καθαρίζεσθαι αὐτὰ δὲ τὰ ἐπουράνια κρείττοσιν G2909 θυσίαις παρὰ ταύτας
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:34 - καὶ γὰρ τοῖς δεσμίοις συνεπαθήσατε καὶ τὴν ἁρπαγὴν τῶν ὑπαρχόντων ὑμῶν μετὰ χαρᾶς προσεδέξασθε γινώσκοντες ἔχειν ἑαυτοὺς κρείττονα G2909 ὕπαρξιν καὶ μένουσαν
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:16 - νῦν δὲ κρείττονος G2909 ὀρέγονται τοῦτ᾽ ἔστιν ἐπουρανίου διὸ οὐκ ἐπαισχύνεται αὐτοὺς θεὸς θεὸς ἐπικαλεῖσθαι αὐτῶν ἡτοίμασεν γὰρ αὐτοῖς πόλιν
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:35 - ἔλαβον γυναῖκες ἐξ ἀναστάσεως τοὺς νεκροὺς αὐτῶν ἄλλοι δὲ ἐτυμπανίσθησαν οὐ προσδεξάμενοι τὴν ἀπολύτρωσιν ἵνα κρείττονος G2909 ἀναστάσεως τύχωσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:40 - τοῦ θεοῦ περὶ ἡμῶν κρεῖττόν G2909 τι προβλεψαμένου ἵνα μὴ χωρὶς ἡμῶν τελειωθῶσιν
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:24 - καὶ διαθήκης νέας μεσίτῃ Ἰησοῦ καὶ αἵματι ῥαντισμοῦ κρεῖττον G2909 λαλοῦντι παρὰ τὸν Ἅβελ
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 3:17 - κρεῖττον G2909 γὰρ ἀγαθοποιοῦντας εἰ θέλοι τὸ θέλημα τοῦ θεοῦ πάσχειν κακοποιοῦντας
Unchecked Copy Box2Pe 2:21 - κρεῖττον G2909 γὰρ ἦν αὐτοῖς μὴ ἐπεγνωκέναι τὴν ὁδὸν τῆς δικαιοσύνης ἐπιγνοῦσιν ὑποστρέψαι ἐκ τῆς παραδοθείσης αὐτοῖς ἁγίας ἐντολῆς

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