Strong's Concordance, Greek Dictionary

X better, fair, honest, meet, well, worthy, properly, beautiful, but chiefly (figuratively) good (literally or morally), i.e., valuable or virtuous (for appearance or use, and thus distinguished from G0018, which is properly intrinsic)

Greek: καλός, kalos (G2570)

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Here are X better, fair, good, honest, meet and related words in the Bible. What does the source Greek word καλός mean and how is it used in the Bible? Below are the English definition details. Also below are examples within Bible verses highlighted in yellow (follow this link to go there). Tap or hover on blue, underlined words to see more original scripture and meanings. Information sourced from Strong's Concordance[1].

Definition Details

Strong's Number: G2570

Greek Base Word: καλός

Usage: X better, fair, good(-ly), honest, meet, well, worthy

Definition: Properly, beautiful, but chiefly (figuratively) good (literally or morally), i.e., valuable or virtuous (for appearance or use, and thus distinguished from G0018, which is properly intrinsic).

Detailed definition:

  1. Beautiful, handsome, excellent, eminent, choice, surpassing, precious, useful, suitable, commendable, admirable.
    1. Beautiful to look at, shapely, magnificent.
    2. Good, excellent in its nature and characteristics, and therefore well adapted to its ends.
      1. Genuine, approved.
      2. Precious.
      3. Joined to names of men designated by their office, competent, able, such as one ought to be.
      4. Praiseworthy, noble.
    3. Beautiful by reason of purity of heart and life, and hence praiseworthy.
      1. Morally good, noble.
    4. Honorable, conferring honor.
    5. Affecting the mind agreeably, comforting and confirming.

Derived terms: Of uncertain affinity.

See also:

  1. G18

Pronunciation:

  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: kɑˈlos
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: kɑˈlows
  3. Transliteration: kalos
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: ka-LOSE
  5. Modern Pronunciation: ka-LOSE


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