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κρείττωνκρείττωνlexical form
κρειττων; κρειττωνκρείττωνκρειττον·^; κρειττον·^mas nom sg; fem nom sg

κρείττων -ον and κρείσσων -ον, gen. sg. -ονος

Adjective (3-3-3)

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Perseus Dictionary Entry (Liddell and Scott [and Jones]'s Greek-English Lexicon, 9th ed., 1925-1940)

κρείσσων

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Abbott-Smith: prop. comparat. of κρατύς, strong, but in sense often as comparat. of ἀγαθός, better.

Occurrences in the GNT

InflectionLemmaUncontracted Form(s)ParsingTranslation(s)Verse(s)
κρεῖσσονκρείσσωνκρεισσονneu nom|acc|voc sg or mas voc sg or fem voc sgbetter/superior (nom|acc|voc, voc)1Cor 7:9, 1Cor 7:38, 1Cor 11:17, Phil 1:23
κρείσσονακρείσσωνκρεισσον·αneu nom|acc|voc pl or mas acc sg or fem acc sgbetter/superior (acc, nom|acc|voc)Heb 6:9
Κρεῖττον, κρεῖττονκρείττωνκρειττονneu nom|acc|voc sg or mas voc sg or fem voc sgbetter/superior (nom|acc|voc, voc)1Cor 7:9, 1Cor 11:17, Heb 12:24, 1Pt 3:17, 2Pt 2:21
κρεῖττόνκρείττωνκρειττονneu nom|acc|voc sg or mas voc sg or fem voc sgbetter/superior (nom|acc|voc, voc)Heb 11:40
κρείττονακρείττωνκρειττον·αneu nom|acc|voc pl or mas acc sg or fem acc sgbetter/superior (acc, nom|acc|voc)1Cor 12:31, Heb 10:34
κρείττονοςκρείττωνκρειττον·οςneu gen sg or mas gen sg or fem gen sgbetter/superior (gen)Heb 7:7, Heb 7:19, Heb 7:22, Heb 11:16, Heb 11:35
κρείττονόςκρείττωνκρειττον·οςneu gen sg or mas gen sg or fem gen sgbetter/superior (gen)Heb 8:6
κρείττοσινκρείττωνκρειττο[ν]·σι(ν)neu dat pl or mas dat pl or fem dat plbetter/superior (dat)Heb 8:6, Heb 9:23
κρείττωνκρείττωνκρειττον·^mas nom sg or fem nom sgbetter/superior (nom)Heb 1:4

Inflections: 9
Total occurrences: 23

Occurrences in the LXX

InflectionLemmaUncontracted Form(s)ParsingTranslation(s)Verse(s)
κρεῖσσονκρείσσωνκρεισσονneu nom|acc|voc sg or mas voc sg or fem voc sgbetter/superior (nom|acc|voc, voc)Ex 14:12, JgsB 8:2, Jdt 7:27, 1Mc 3:59, Ps 36:16, Ps 62:4, Prv 21:9, Prv 21:19, Prv 25:7, Sir 33:22, Sir 40:28, EpJer 1:58
κρείσσουςκρείσσωνκρεισσ(ο)[ν]·ες, κρεισσ(ο)[ν]·αςmas nom|voc pl or fem nom|voc pl, mas acc pl or fem acc plbetter/superior (acc, nom|voc)Prv 27:5
κρείσσωκρείσσωνκρεισσ(ο)[ν]·αneu nom|acc|voc pl or mas acc sg or fem acc sgbetter/superior (acc, nom|acc|voc)Prv 8:19
κρείσσωνκρείσσωνκρεισσον·^mas nom sg or fem nom sgbetter/superior (nom)JgsA 11:25, JgsA 15:2, 3Kgs 19:4, 1Mc 13:5, Ps 83:11, Prv 8:11, Prv 12:2, Prv 12:9, Prv 13:12, Prv 15:16, Prv 15:17, Prv 15:29a, Prv 16:19, Prv 16:32, Prv 17:1, Prv 19:22, Prv 24:5, Prv 27:10, Prv 28:6, Prv 29:1, Wsd 4:1, Sir 10:27, Sir 16:3, Sir 18:16, Sir 20:31, Sir 29:22, Sir 30:14, Sir 30:17, Sir 36:21, Sir 41:15, Sir 42:14, EpJer 1:72, DnOG 1:15
κρεῖττονκρείττωνκρειττονneu nom|acc|voc sg or mas voc sg or fem voc sgbetter/superior (nom|acc|voc, voc)Prv 3:14, Prv 25:24, Sir 23:27
κρείττονικρείττωνκρειττον·ιneu dat sg or mas dat sg or fem dat sgbetter/superior (dat)Est 1:19
κρείττωκρείττωνκρειττ(ο)[ν]·αneu nom|acc|voc pl or mas acc sg or fem acc sgbetter/superior (acc, nom|acc|voc)JgsA 8:2, Is 56:5, EpJer 1:67
κρείττωνκρείττωνκρειττον·^mas nom sg or fem nom sgbetter/superior (nom)Wsd 15:17, Sir 19:24, Ez 32:21

Inflections: 8
Total occurrences: 58

κρείττων -ον and κρείσσων -ον better/superior (adj.) Comparative adjective from the noun "κράτος" (dominion/might/power", hence more-mighty/powerful/dominating/noble. Usually rendered "better", but distinguished from "καλός" (better-good), and "προέχω" (better/su

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