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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Kind (Adjective), Kind (Be), Kindly, Kindness

Dictionaries :: Kind (Adjective), Kind (Be), Kindly, Kindness

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Adjective Strong's Number: g5543 Greek: chrestos

Kind (Adjective), Kind (Be), Kindly, Kindness:

"serviceable, good, pleasant" (of things), "good, gracious, kind" (of persons), is translated "kind" in Luk 6:35, of God; in Eph 4:32, enjoined upon believers.

A-2 Adjective Strong's Number: g18 Greek: agathos

Kind (Adjective), Kind (Be), Kindly, Kindness:

"good," is translated "kind" in Tts 2:5, RV.

B-1 Verb Strong's Number: g5541 Greek: chresteuomai

Kind (Adjective), Kind (Be), Kindly, Kindness:

akin to A. No. 1, "to be kind," is said of love, 1Cr 13:4.

C-1 Noun Strong's Number: g5544 Greek: chrestotes

Kind (Adjective), Kind (Be), Kindly, Kindness:

akin to A, No. 1, and B, used of "goodness of heart, kindness," is translated "kindness" in 2Cr 6:6; Gal 5:22, RV (AV, "gentleness"); Eph 2:7; Col 3:12; Tts 3:4.

C-2 Noun Strong's Number: g5363 Greek: philanthropia

Kind (Adjective), Kind (Be), Kindly, Kindness:

from philos, "loving," anthropos, "man" (Eng., "philanthropy"), denotes "kindness," and is so translated in Act 28:2, of that which was shown by the inhabitants of Melita to the shipwrecked voyagers; in Tts 3:4, of the "kindness" of God, translated "(His) love toward man."

D-1 Adverb Strong's Number: g5364 Greek: philanthropos

Kind (Adjective), Kind (Be), Kindly, Kindness:

akin to C, No. 2, "humanely, kindly," is translated "kindly" in Act 27:3 (AV, "courteously").


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