5236. huperbolé
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huperbolé: a throwing beyond, excess, superiority
Original Word: ὑπερβολή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: huperbolé
Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-er-bol-ay')
Short Definition: surpassing excellence, exceedingly
Definition: excess, surpassing excellence, preeminence; adv: exceedingly.

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 5236 hyperbolḗ – This very emphatic term means "superlatively, beyond, measure" (Souter). See 5235 (hyperbállō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from huperballó
a throwing beyond, excess, superiority
NASB Translation
all comparison (1), beyond* (1), excessively* (1), far...all comparison (1), measure (1), more excellent (1), surpassing greatness (2), utterly (1).

STRONGS NT 5236: ὑπερβολή

ὑπερβολή, ὑπερβολης, (ὑπερβάλλω, which see), from Herodotus (8, 112, 4) and Thucydides down;

1. properly, a throwing beyond.

2. metaphorically, superiority, excellence, preeminence (R. V. exceeding greatness): with a genitive of the thing, 2 Corinthians 4:7; 2 Corinthians 12:7; καθ' ὑπερβολήν, beyond measure, exceedingly, preeminently: Romans 7:13; 1 Corinthians 12:31 (cf. Winers Grammar, § 54, 2b.; Buttmann, § 125, 11 at the end); 2 Corinthians 1:8; Galatians 1:13 (4 Macc. 3:18; Sophocles O. R. 1196; Isocrates, p. 84 d. (i. e. πρός Φιλ. 5); Polybius 3, 92, 10; Diodorus 2, 16; 17, 47); καθ' ὑπέρ εἰς ὑπερβολήν, beyond all measure (R. V. more and more exceedingly), 2 Corinthians 4:17.

STRONGS NT 5236a: ὑπερεγώὑπερεγώ (Lachmann), equivalent to ὑπέρ ἐγώ (see ὑπέρ, II. 2 c.): 2 Corinthians 11:23. Cf. Winer's Grammar, 46 (45).

abundance, excess

From huperballo; a throwing beyond others, i.e. (figuratively) supereminence; adverbially (with eis or kata) pre- eminently -- abundance, (far more) exceeding, excellency, more excellent, beyond (out of) measure.

see GREEK huperballo

see GREEK eis

see GREEK kata

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