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Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5310 - ὕψιστος

Transliteration
hýpsistos
Phonetics
hoop'-sis-tos  
Word Origin
superlative from the base of (5311)
Parts of Speech
Adverb
TDNT
8:614,1241
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. highest, most high
    1. of place: the highest regions
    2. of rank: the most high God
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4791 ‑ מָרוֹם (maw‑rome');  5945 ‑ עֶלְיוֹן (el‑yone');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (13) NAS (13) HCS (13)
Matthew 1
Mark 2
Luke 7
Acts 2
Hebrews 1
Matthew 1
Mark 2
Luke 7
Acts 2
Hebrews 1
Matthew 1
Mark 2
Luke 7
Acts 2
Hebrews 1
BYZ TIS TR
A-DPN-S 4
A-GSM-S 8
A-NSM-S 1
A-DPN-S 4
A-GSM-S 8
A-NSM-S 1
A-DPN-S 4
A-GSM-S 8
A-NSM-S 1
NA WH
A-DPNS 4
A-GSMS 8
A-NSMS 1
A-DPN-S 4
A-GSM-S 8
A-NSM-S 1


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ὕψιστος, η, ον,

Sup. without any Posit. in use: (ὕψι, ὑψοῦ):

highest, loftiest, of places, A. Pr. 720, A.R. 2.1026, etc.; ἐν τοῖς ὑ., i. e. in heaven above, Matthew 21:9, Luke 2:14.

2. of Zeus, highest, Pi. N. 1.60, 11.2, A. Eu. 28; Ζηνὸς ὕψιστον σέβας S. Ph. 1289: one of the gates of Thebes was called Ὕψισται from his temple there, Paus. 9.8.5:

of Jahweh. ὁ θεὸς ὁ ὕ. LXX Genesis 14:18, cf. ep Deuteronomy 32:8, OGI 96.7 (Egypt, ii B. C.), SIG 1181 (Rhenea, ii B. C.), etc.

3. of things, στέφανος, κέρδος, Pi. P. 1.100, I. 1.51; κακῶν ὕψιστα A. Pers. 331, 807; ὕ. ἐν βροτοῖς φόβος Id. Supp. 479.

Thayer's Expanded Definition
 ὕψιστος, ὑψιστη, ὕψιστον (superlative; from ὕψι on high), in Greek writings mostly poetic, highest, most high;

a. of place: neuter τά ὑψιστα (the Sept. for מְרומִים), the highest regions, i. e. heaven (see ὑψηλός, a.), Matthew 21:9; Mark 11:10; Luke 2:14; Luke 19:38, ( Job 16:19; Isaiah 57:15).

b. of rank: of God, Θεός ὕψιστος, the most high God, Mark 5:7; Luke 8:28; Acts 16:17; Hebrews 7:1; ( Genesis 14:18; Philo de leg. ad Gaium § 23); and simply ὕψιστος, the Most High, Acts 7:48; mid without the article (cf. Buttmann, § 124,8b. note; ( WH. Introductory § 416)), Luke 1:32,35, 76; Luke 6:35, and very often in Sir.; (Hebrew אֶלְיון, עֶלְיון אֵל, עֶלְיון אֱלֹהִים, עֶליון יְהוָה; Ζεύς ὕψιστος, Pindar Nem. 1,90; 11,2; Aeschylus Eum. 28).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ὕψιστος , -η , -ον ,

superlat., without positive in use, in cl. chiefly poët. (Æsch., Soph., al.),

[in LXX chiefly for H5945, also for H4791, etc.;]

highest, most high: of place, τὰ ὕ . (of the heavens), , , ; (cf. Joshua 16:19, ); of God (in cl., of Zeus; Pind., Æsch., al.), ., ; ; ; (as freq. in , al.); ὁ ὕ ., ; ὁ θεὸς ὁ ὕ ., , , , (cf. ).

 

 

 

 


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

(Lat. forum), ";Forum"; (Act. 28:15): see P Lond 99213 (A.D. 507) (= III. p. 253) τοὺς ἐλλογιμωτάτους σχολαστικοὺς φόρου Θηβαιδος, where the editors note that ";the expression appears to be new,"; and similarly ib. V.17076 (A.D. 566).

 

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ύψιστε υψιστοις υψίστοις ὑψίστοις ύψιστον υψιστος υψίστος ύψιστος ὕψιστος υψιστου υψίστου ὑψίστου υψίστω υψίστων hypsistois hypsístois hypsistos hýpsistos hypsistou hypsístou upsistois upsistos upsistou

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