5242. huperechó
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huperechó: to hold above, to rise above, to be superior
Original Word: ὑπερέχω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: huperechó
Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-er-ekh'-o)
Short Definition: I excel, surpass
Definition: I excel, surpass, am superior.

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5242 hyperéxō (from 5228 /hypér, "beyond, above" and 2192/exō, "have") – properly, "have beyond, i.e. be superior, excel, surpass" (A-S); to exercise prominence (superiority).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from huper and echó
to hold above, to rise above, to be superior
NASB Translation
authority (1), governing (1), more important (1), surpasses (1), surpassing value (1).

STRONGS NT 5242: ὑπερέχω

ὑπερέχω; from Homer down;

1. transitive, to have or hold over one (as τήν χεῖρα, of a protector, with a genitive of the person protected; so in Greek writings from Homer down; Josephus, Antiquities 6, 2, 2).

2. intransitive, to stand out, rise above, overtop (so properly, first in Homer Iliad 3, 210); metaphorically,

a. to be above, be superior in rank, authority, power: βασιλεῖ ὡς ὑπεχοντι (A. V. as supreme), 1 Peter 2:13; ἐξουσία ὑπερεχουσαι, of magistrates (A. V. higher powers), Romans 13:1 (οἱ ὑπερεχοντες, substantively, the prominent men, rulers, Polybius 28, 4, 9; 30, 4, 17; of kings, Sap 6:6).

b. to excel, to be superior: τίνος, better than (cf. Buttmann, § 132, 22), Philippians 2:3 (Sir. 36:7; Xenophon, venta 1, 11; Plato, Menex., p. 237d.; Demosthenes, p. 689, 10; Diodorus 17, 77); to surpass: τινα or τί (cf. Buttmann, § 130, 4), Philippians 4:7; τό ὑπερέχον, a substantive, the excellency, surpassing worth (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 34, 2), Philippians 3:8.

surpass, rise above

From huper and echo; to hold oneself above, i.e. (figuratively) to excel; participle (as adjective, or neuter as noun) superior, superiority -- better, excellency, higher, pass, supreme.

see GREEK huper

see GREEK echo

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