2909: κρείττων

Adjective


Dodson dictionary

G2909 κρείττων, ον

Transliteration: kreíttōn

Part(s) of speech: Adjective

Definition: stronger, more excellent.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G2909 κρείττων

Transliteration: kreíttōn

Derivation: comparative of a derivative of G2904;

Definition: stronger, i.e. (figuratively) better, i.e. nobler

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

κρείσσων

G2908  G2909 

Occurrences in the NT: 19

κρείσσων
(Epic and old Att.) and κρείττων (later Att.), prop. comparat. of κρατύς, strong, but in sense often (as in cl., v. LS, s.v.) as comparat. of ἀγαθός, [in LXX chiefly for טוֹב;]
better;
(a) as to advantage or usefulness: I Co 11:17, He 11:40 12:24; πολλῷ μᾶλλον κ., Phl 1:23; κρεῖσσον ποιεῖν, I Co 7:38; ἐστιν, seq. inf., I Co 7:9, II Pe 2:21;
(b) as to excellence: He 1:4 6:9 7:7, 19, 22 8:6 9:23 10:34 11:16, 35; κ. ἐστι, seq. inf., I Pe 3:17.†

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition