huperoché: a projection, eminenceOriginal Word: ὑπεροχή, ῆς, ἡPart of Speech:
superiority, excellence, preeminence, authority.
Cognate: 5247 hyperox (from 5242/hyperéxō, "hold above") – prominence (because elevated); pre-eminent (superior). See 5242 (hyperéxō).
5247 (hyperoxē) is "primarily, 'a projection, eminence,' as a mountain peak, hence, metaphorically, 'pre-eminence, superiority, excellency' " (Vine, Unger, White, NT, 46).
[5247 (hyperoxḗ) is properly "a projection (eminence), as the peak of a mountain; metaphorically, excellence, pre-eminence" (so also in Aristotle, A-S).]
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a projection, eminenceNASB Translation
authority (1), superiority (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 5247: ὑπεροχήὑπεροχή
, and this from ὑπερέχω
, which see), properly, elevation, pre-eminence, superiority
(properly, in Polybius
, others); metaphorically, excellence
, others): τῶν ἐν ὑπεροχή
, namely, ὄντες
(R. V. those that are in high place
), of magistrates, 1 Timothy 2:2
(ἐν ὑπεροχή κεῖσθαι
, to have great honor and authority, 2 Macc. 3:11); καθ' ὑπεροχήν λόγου ἡ σοφίας
(A. V. with excellency of speech or of wisdom
i. e.) with distinguished eloquence or wisdom, 1 Corinthians 2:1
From huperecho; prominence, i.e. (figuratively) superiority (in rank or character) -- authority, excellency.
see GREEK huperecho