timios: valued, preciousOriginal Word: τίμιος, α, ονPart of Speech:
of great price, precious, honoredDefinition:
of great price, precious, honored.
Cognate: 5093 tímios (an adjective) – properly, valuable as having recognized value in the eyes of the beholder. See 5092 (timē).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
valued, preciousNASB Translation
dear (1), honor (1), precious (8), respected (1), very costly (2).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 5093: τίμιοςτίμιος
), from Homer
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.<1>
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