5093. timios
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timios: valued, precious
Original Word: τίμιος, α, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: timios
Phonetic Spelling: (tim'-ee-os)
Short Definition: of great price, precious, honored
Definition: of great price, precious, honored.

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Cognate: 5093 tímios (an adjective) – properly, valuable as having recognized value in the eyes of the beholder. See 5092 (timē).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from timé
valued, precious
NASB Translation
dear (1), honor (1), precious (8), respected (1), very costly (2).

STRONGS NT 5093: τίμιος

τίμιος, τίμια, τίμιον (τιμή), from Homer down;

a. properly, held as of great price, i. e. precious: λίθος, Revelation 17:4; Revelation 18:12, 16; Revelation 21:19; plural 1 Corinthians 3:12 (R. V. costly stones); comparitive τιμιωτερος, 1 Peter 1:7 Rec.; superlative τιμιωτατος, Revelation 18:12; Revelation 21:11.

b. metaphorically, held in honor, esteemed, especially dear: Hebrews 13:4; τίνι, to one, Acts 5:34; Acts 20:24 (here with a genitive also, according to the text of T Tr WH (οὐδενός λόγου etc. not worth a word; cf. Meyer at the passage)); καρπός τῆς γῆς, James 5:7; αἷμα, 1 Peter 1:19; ἐπαγγέλματα, 2 Peter 1:4.

dear, honorable, precious

Including the comparative timioteros (tim-ee-o'-ter-os), and the superlative timiotatos (tim-ee-o'-tat-os) from time; valuable, i.e. (objectively) costly, or (subjectively) honored, esteemed, or (figuratively) beloved -- dear, honourable, (more, most) precious, had in reputation.

see GREEK time

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