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Lexicon :: Strong's G5308 - hypsēlos

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Strong’s Definitions

ὑψηλός hupsēlŏs, hoop-say-los'; from G5311; lofty (in place or character):—high(-er, -ly) (esteemed).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x

The KJV translates Strong's G5308 in the following manner: high (8x), higher (1x), highly esteemed (1x), high things (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 11x
The KJV translates Strong's G5308 in the following manner: high (8x), higher (1x), highly esteemed (1x), high things (1x).
  1. high, lofty

    1. exalted on high

    2. with an uplifted arm, i.e. with signal power

  2. metaph. eminent, exalted

    1. in influence and honour

    2. to set the mind on, to seek, high things (as honours and riches), to be aspiring

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ὑψηλός hupsēlŏs, hoop-say-los'; from G5311; lofty (in place or character):—high(-er, -ly) (esteemed).
ὑψηλός, ὑψηλή, ὑψηλόν (ὕψι on high, ὕψος) (from Homer down), high; lofty;
a. properly, of place: ὄρος, Matthew 4:8; Matthew 17:1; Mark 9:2; Luke 4:5 R G L brackets; Revelation 21:10; τεῖχος, Revelation 21:12; neuter τά ὑψηλά (the heights of heaven; the Sept. for מָרום, Psalm 92:4 (Ps. 93:4); Psalm 112:5 (Ps. 113:5); Isaiah 33:5; Isaiah 57:15), heaven (A. V. on high; cf. Buttmann, § 124, 8 d.), Hebrews 1:3; exalted on high: ὑψηλότερος τῶν οὐρανῶν (made higher than the heavens), of Christ raised to the right hand of God, Hebrews 7:26 (cf. Ephesians 4:10); μετά βραχίονος ὑψηλοῦ, with a high (uplifted) arm, i. e. with signal power, Acts 13:17 (the Sept. often ἐν βραχίονι ὑψηλῷ for נְטוּיָה בִּזְרועַ, as in Exodus 6:6; Deuteronomy 5:15).
b. metaphorically, eminent, exulted: in influence and honor, Luke 16:15; ὑψηλά φρονεῖν, to set the mind on, to seek, high things (as honors and riches), to be aspiring, Romans 12:16; also Romans 11:20 L marginal reading T Tr WH; 1 Timothy 6:17 T WH marginal reading; (Lucian, Icaromen. 11, Hermot. 5).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

92:4; 93:4; 112:5; 113:5
33:5; 57:15
4:8; 17:1
4:5; 16:15
11:20; 12:16
1 Timothy
1:3; 7:26
21:10; 21:12

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5308 matches the Greek ὑψηλός (hypsēlos),
which occurs 11 times in 11 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:8 - Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high G5308 mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:1 - And after six days Jesus taketh Peter, James, and John his brother, and bringeth them up into an high G5308 mountain apart,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:2 - And after six days Jesus taketh with him Peter, and James, and John, and leadeth them up into an high G5308 mountain apart by themselves: and he was transfigured before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:5 - And the devil, taking him up into an high G5308 mountain, shewed unto him all the kingdoms of the world in a moment of time.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 16:15 - And he said unto them, Ye are they which justify yourselves before men; but God knoweth your hearts: for that which is highly esteemed G5308 among men is abomination in the sight of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:17 - The God of this people of Israel chose our fathers, and exalted the people when they dwelt as strangers in the land of Egypt, and with an high G5308 arm brought he them out of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:16 - Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, G5308 but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 1:3 - Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high; G5308
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 7:26 - For such an high priest became us, who is holy, harmless, undefiled, separate from sinners, and made higher than G5308 the heavens;
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:10 - And he carried me away in the spirit to a great and high G5308 mountain, and shewed me that great city, the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 21:12 - And had a wall great and high, G5308 and had twelve gates, and at the gates twelve angels, and names written thereon, which are the names of the twelve tribes of the children of Israel:
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