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Lexicon :: Strong's G5543 - chrēstos

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χρηστός
Transliteration
chrēstos (Key)
Pronunciation
khrase-tos'
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:483,1320

Strong’s Definitions

χρηστός chrēstós, khrase-tos'; from G5530; employed, i.e. (by implication) useful (in manner or morals):—better, easy, good(-ness), gracious, kind.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's G5543 in the following manner: kind (2x), easy (1x), better (1x), goodness (1x), good (1x), gracious (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's G5543 in the following manner: kind (2x), easy (1x), better (1x), goodness (1x), good (1x), gracious (1x).
  1. fit, fit for use, useful

    1. virtuous, good

  2. manageable

    1. mild, pleasant (as opp. to harsh, hard sharp, bitter)

    2. of things: more pleasant, of people, kind, benevolent

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
χρηστός chrēstós, khrase-tos'; from G5530; employed, i.e. (by implication) useful (in manner or morals):—better, easy, good(-ness), gracious, kind.
STRONGS NT 5543: χρηστός
χρηστός, χρηστη, χρηστόν (χράομαι), from Herodotus down, the Sept. for טוב;
1. properly, fit for use, useful; virtuous, good: ἤθη χρηστά, 1 Corinthians 15:33 ((Treg. χρηστά (but cf. Buttmann, 11)), see ἦθος, 2).
2. manageable, i. e. mild, pleasant (opposed to harsh, hard, sharp, bitter): of things, χρηστότερός οἶνος, pleasanter, Luke 5:39 (here T Tr text χρηστός; so WH in brackets) (of wine also in Plutarch, mor., p. 240 d. (i. e. Lacaen. apophtheg. (Gorgias 2); p. 1073 a. (i. e. de com. notit. 28)); of food and drink, Plato, de rep. 4, p. 438 a.; σῦκα, the Sept. Jeremiah 24:3, 5); ζυγός (opposed to burdensome), Matthew 11:30 (A. V. easy); of persons, kind, benevolent: of God, 1 Peter 2:3 (A. V. gracious) from Psalm 33:9 (Ps. 34:9); τό χρηστόν τοῦ Θεοῦ equivalent to χρηστότης (Winer's Grammar, § 34, 2), Romans 2:4; of men, εἰς τινα toward one, Ephesians 4:32; ἐπί τινα, Luke 6:35 (here of God; in both passages, A. V. kind).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Psalms
33:9; 34:9
Jeremiah
24:3; 24:5
Matthew
11:30
Luke
5:39; 6:35
Romans
2:4
1 Corinthians
15:33
Ephesians
4:32
1 Peter
2:3

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G5543 matches the Greek χρηστός (chrēstos),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:30 - “For My yoke is comfortable G5543, and My burden is light.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:39 - “And no one, after drinking old wine wants new; for he says, ‘The old is fine G5543.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:35 - “But love your enemies and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He Himself is kind G5543 to ungrateful and evil people.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 2:4 - Or do you think lightly of the riches of His kindness and [fn]restraint and patience, not knowing that the kindness G5543 of God leads you to repentance?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 15:33 - Do not be deceived: “Bad company corrupts good G5543 morals.”
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:32 - Be kind G5543 to one another, compassionate, forgiving each other, just as God in Christ also has forgiven [fn]you.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:3 - if you have tasted [fn]the kindness G5543 of the Lord.

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