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Lexicon :: Strong's G5242 - hyperechō

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ὑπερέχω
Transliteration
hyperechō (Key)
Pronunciation
hoop-er-ekh'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 8:523,1230

Strong’s Definitions

ὑπερέχω hupĕrĕchō, hoop-er-ekh'-o; from G5228 and G2192; to hold oneself above, i.e. (figuratively) to excel; participle (as adjective, or neuter as noun) superior, superiority:—better, excellency, higher, pass, supreme.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's G5242 in the following manner: higher (1x), better (1x), excellency (1x), pass (1x), supreme (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's G5242 in the following manner: higher (1x), better (1x), excellency (1x), pass (1x), supreme (1x).
  1. to have or hold over one

  2. to stand out, rise above, overtop

    1. to be above, be superior in rank, authority, power

      1. the prominent men, rulers

    2. to excel, to be superior, better than, to surpass

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ὑπερέχω hupĕrĕchō, hoop-er-ekh'-o; from G5228 and G2192; to hold oneself above, i.e. (figuratively) to excel; participle (as adjective, or neuter as noun) superior, superiority:—better, excellency, higher, pass, supreme.
STRONGS NT 5242: ὑπερέχω
ὑπερέχω; from Homer down;
1. transitive, to have or hold over one (as τήν χεῖρα, of a protector, with a genitive of the person protected; so in Greek writings from Homer down; Josephus, Antiquities 6, 2, 2).
2. intransitive, to stand out, rise above, overtop (so properly, first in Homer Iliad 3, 210); metaphorically,
a. to be above, be superior in rank, authority, power: βασιλεῖ ὡς ὑπεχοντι (A. V. as supreme), 1 Peter 2:13; ἐξουσία ὑπερεχουσαι, of magistrates (A. V. higher powers), Romans 13:1 (οἱ ὑπερεχοντες, substantively, the prominent men, rulers, Polybius 28, 4, 9; 30, 4, 17; of kings, Sap 6:6).
b. to excel, to be superior: τίνος, better than (cf. Buttmann, § 132, 22), Philippians 2:3 (Sir. 36:7; Xenophon, venta 1, 11; Plato, Menex., p. 237d.; Demosthenes, p. 689, 10; Diodorus 17, 77); to surpass: τινα or τί (cf. Buttmann, § 130, 4), Philippians 4:7; τό ὑπερέχον, a substantive, the excellency, surpassing worth (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 34, 2), Philippians 3:8.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Romans
13:1
Philippians
2:3; 3:8; 4:7
1 Peter
2:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5242 matches the Greek ὑπερέχω (hyperechō),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:1 - Every [fn]person is to be subject to the governing G5242 authorities. For there is no authority except [fn]from God, and those which exist are established by God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 2:3 - Do nothing [fn]from [fn]selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility consider one another as more G5242 important G5242 than yourselves;
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:8 - More than that, I count all things to be loss [fn]in view of the surpassing G5242 value G5242 of [fn]knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, [fn]for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them mere rubbish, so that I may gain Christ,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:7 - And the peace of God, which surpasses G5242 all [fn]comprehension, will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:13 - Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human institution, whether to a king as the one in authority G5242,

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