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Entry for Strong's #5544 - χρηστότης

Transliteration
chrēstótēs
Phonetics
khray-stot'-ace  
Word Origin
from (5543)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TDNT
9:489,1320
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. moral goodness, integrity
  2. benignity, kindness
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2896 ‑ טוֹב (tobe);  2898 ‑ טוּב (toob);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (10) NAS (10) HCS (10)
Romans 3
2 Corinthians 1
Galatians 1
Ephesians 1
Colossians 1
Titus 1
Romans 3
2 Corinthians 1
Galatians 1
Ephesians 1
Colossians 1
Titus 1
Romans 5
2 Corinthians 1
Galatians 1
Ephesians 1
Colossians 1
Titus 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASF 4
N-DSF 3
N-GSF 1
N-NSF 2
N-ASF 3
N-DSF 3
N-GSF 1
N-NSF 3
N-ASF 4
N-DSF 3
N-GSF 1
N-NSF 2
NA WH
N-ASF 3
N-DSF 3
N-GSF 1
N-NSF 3
N-ASF 3
N-DSF 3
N-GSF 1
N-NSF 3


Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

χρηστότης, ητος, ἡ,

goodness, honesty, uprightness, χρηστότητα ἀσκεῖν E. Supp. 872; μέγιστον ἀγαθόν ἐστι μετὰ νοῦ χ. Men. 788, cf. 472.1; χρηστότητος εἵνεκα as a reward for honesty, Aristopho 14.4 (troch.), Timocl. 8.17; ποιεῖν χ. LXX Psalms 14:3(13).3; ἀκολουθεῖ τῇ ἀρετῇ χ.) Arist. VV 1251b33; ἡ σὴ χ., as a honorific address, PGiss. 7.15 (ii A. D.), PLond. 2.411.6 (iv A. D.), etc.

II goodness of heart, kindness, Isaiah 2:7 (but in depreciatory sense, soft-heartedness, Men. 579); εὔνοιαν καὶ χ. παρέσχητο Hdn. 2.9.9; χ. καὶ φιλοστοργία, φιλανθρωπία καὶ χ., Plu. Agis 17, Comp.Dem.Cic. 3, cf. Luc. Tim. 8, D.C. 73.5; ἡ χ. καὶ ἡ φιλανθρωπία τοῦ θεοῦ Titus 3:4, cf. Romans 11:22, al.; χ. ἐθ' ἡμᾶς Ephesians 2:7; ποιεῖν χρηστότητα to show kindness, LXX Psalms 119:65(118).65; πολλὰ τῇ χ... κτῶνται Phld. Rh. 1.262S.

2. simplicity, silly good nature, ἤθους ἀπλαστία μετ' ἀλογιστίας, Pl. Def. 412e.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

χρηστότης, χρηστητος, (χρηστός);

1. moral goodness, integrity: Romans 3:12 (from Psalm 13:3 () (A. V. 'doeth good').

2. benignity, kindness: Romans 2:4; 2 Corinthians 6:6; Galatians 5:22; Colossians 3:12; Titus 3:4; χρηστότης τίνος ἐπί τινα, Romans 11:22 (opposed to ἀποστομια (which see)); Ephesians 2:7. (The Sept.; Euripides, Isaeus, Diodorus, Josephus, Aelian, Herodian; often in Plutarch) (See Trench, Synonyms, § lxiii.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

χρηστότης , -ητος ,

(<χρηστός ),

[in LXX for H2898 and cogn. forms;]

1. goodness, excellence, uprightness: Romans 3:12 (LXX).

2. goodness of heart, kindness: Romans 2:4, 2 Corinthians 6:6, Galatians 5:22, Colossians 3:12, Titus 3:4; seq. ἐπί , c. acc pers., Ephesians 2:7; id., opp. to ἀποτομία , Romans 11:22.

SYN.: see ἀγαθωσύνη G19.


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