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  #2570 καλός kalos {kal-os'}

 of uncertain affinity; TDNT - 3:536,402; adj

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)


 1) beautiful, handsome, excellent, eminent, choice, surpassing,
    precious, useful, suitable, commendable, admirable
    1a) beautiful to look at, shapely, magnificent
    1b) good, excellent in its nature and characteristics, and
        therefore well adapted to its ends
        1b1) genuine, approved
        1b2) precious
        1b3) joined to names of men designated by their office,
             competent, able, such as one ought to be
        1b4) praiseworthy, noble
    1c) beautiful by reason of purity of heart and life, and hence
        praiseworthy
        1c1) morally good, noble
    1d) honourable, conferring honour
    1e) affecting the mind agreeably, comforting and confirming

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

Of uncertain affinity; properly beautiful, but chiefly (figuratively) good (literally or morally), that is, valuable or virtuous (for appearance or use, and thus distinguished from G0018, which is properly intrinsic):— X better, fair, good (-ly), honest, meet, well, worthy.

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #2570.
  • καλο´ς
  • kalos; a prim. word; beautiful, good:—
  • NASB - beautiful(1), better(5), better*(2), commendable manner(1), excellent(1), fair(1), fine(2), good(79), high(1), honest(1), honorable(1), right thing(1), sound(1), treasure*(1), what is right(2).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - good 83, better 7, honest 5, meet 2, goodly 2, misc 3; 102
better
Matthew 18:8, 9. Mark 9:43, 45, 47.
fair
Acts 27:8.
good
Matthew 3:10; 5:16; 7:17, 18, 19; 12:33, 33; 13:8, 23, 24, 27, 37, 38, 48; 17:4; 26:10, 24. Mark 4:8, 20; 9:5, 50; 14:6, 21. Luke 3:9; 6:38, 43, 43; 8:15; 9:33; 14:34. John 2:10, 10; 10:11, 11, 14, 32, 33. Romans 7:16, 18, 21; 14:21. 1 Corinthians 5:6; 7:1, 8, 26, 26. Galatians 4:18, 18. 1 Thessalonians 5:21. 1 Timothy 1:8, 18; 2:3; 3:1, 7, 13; 4:4, 6, 6; 5:4, 10, 25; 6:12, 12, 13, 18, 19. 2 Timothy 2:3; 4:7. Titus 2:7, 14; 3:8, 8, 14. Hebrews 5:14; 6:5; 10:24; 13:18. James 3:13; 4:17. 1 Peter 2:12; 4:10.
goodly
Matthew 13:45. Luke 21:5.
honest
Luke 8:15. Romans 12:17. 2 Corinthians 13:7. 1 Peter 2:12.
meet
Matthew 15:26. Mark 7:27.
thing
2 Timothy 1:14. Hebrews 13:9.
things
2 Corinthians 8:21.
well
Galatians 6:9.
worthy
James 2:7.
The following translates multiple Greek words:
better
Mark 9:42.
die
1 Corinthians 9:15.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)


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