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Lexicon :: Strong's G5236 - hyperbolē

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ὑπερβολή
Transliteration
hyperbolē (Key)
Pronunciation
hoop-er-bol-ay'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 8:520,1230

Strong’s Definitions

ὑπερβολή hupĕrbŏlē, hoop-er-bol-ay'; from G5235; a throwing beyond others, i.e. (figuratively) supereminence; adverbially (with G1519 or G2596) pre- eminently:—abundance, (far more) exceeding, excellency, more excellent, beyond (out of) measure.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's G5236 in the following manner: far more (with G2596) (1x), exceeding (with G2596) (1x), more excellent (with G2596) (1x), out of measure (with G2596) (1x), beyond measure (with G2596) (1x), excellency (1x), abundance (1x), exceeding (with G1519) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's G5236 in the following manner: far more (with G2596) (1x), exceeding (with G2596) (1x), more excellent (with G2596) (1x), out of measure (with G2596) (1x), beyond measure (with G2596) (1x), excellency (1x), abundance (1x), exceeding (with G1519) (1x).
  1. a throwing beyond

  2. metaph.

    1. superiority, excellence, pre-eminence

    2. beyond measure, exceedingly, preeminently

    3. beyond all measure

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ὑπερβολή hupĕrbŏlē, hoop-er-bol-ay'; from G5235; a throwing beyond others, i.e. (figuratively) supereminence; adverbially (with G1519 or G2596) pre- eminently:—abundance, (far more) exceeding, excellency, more excellent, beyond (out of) measure.
STRONGS NT 5236: ὑπερβολή
ὑπερβολή, ὑπερβολης, (ὑπερβάλλω, which see), from Herodotus (8, 112, 4) and Thucydides down;
1. properly, a throwing beyond.
2. metaphorically, superiority, excellence, preeminence (R. V. exceeding greatness): with a genitive of the thing, 2 Corinthians 4:7; 2 Corinthians 12:7; καθ' ὑπερβολήν, beyond measure, exceedingly, preeminently: Romans 7:13; 1 Corinthians 12:31 (cf. Winers Grammar, § 54, 2b.; Buttmann, § 125, 11 at the end); 2 Corinthians 1:8; Galatians 1:13 (4 Macc. 3:18; Sophocles O. R. 1196; Isocrates, p. 84 d. (i. e. πρός Φιλ. 5); Polybius 3, 92, 10; Diodorus 2, 16; 17, 47); καθ' ὑπέρ εἰς ὑπερβολήν, beyond all measure (R. V. more and more exceedingly), 2 Corinthians 4:17.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Romans
7:13
1 Corinthians
12:31
2 Corinthians
1:8; 4:7; 4:17; 12:7
Galatians
1:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5236 matches the Greek ὑπερβολή (hyperbolē),
which occurs 8 times in 7 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 7:13 - Therefore did that which is good become a cause of death for me? May it never be! Rather it was sin, in order that it might be shown to be sin by effecting my death through that which is good, so that through the commandment sin would become utterly G5236 sinful.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 12:31 - But earnestly desire the greater gifts. And I show you a still more G5236 excellent G5236 way.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 1:8 - For we do not want you to be unaware, brethren, of our affliction which came to us in [fn]Asia, that we were burdened excessively, G5236 beyond our strength, so that we despaired even of life;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:7 - But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, so that the surpassing G5236 greatness G5236 of the power will be of God and not from ourselves;
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 4:17 - For momentary, light affliction is producing for us an eternal weight of glory far G5236 beyond all G5236 comparison, G5236
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:7 - Because of the surpassing G5236 greatness G5236 of the revelations, for this reason, to keep me from exalting myself, there was given me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to [fn]torment me—to keep me from exalting myself!
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 1:13 - For you have heard of my former manner of life in Judaism, how I used to persecute the church of God beyond G5236 measure G5236 and tried to destroy it;

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