5247. huperoché
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huperoché: a projection, eminence
Original Word: ὑπεροχή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: huperoché
Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-er-okh-ay')
Short Definition: superiority, excellence
Definition: superiority, excellence, preeminence, authority.

HELPS word-Studies

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 Concordance
Word Origin
from huperechó
a projection, eminence
NASB Translation
authority (1), superiority (1).

STRONGS NT 5247: ὑπεροχή

ὑπεροχή, ὑπεροχῆς, (from ὑπέροχος, and this from ὑπερέχω, which see), properly, elevation, pre-eminence, superiority (properly, in Polybius, Plutarch, others); metaphorically, excellence (Plato, Aristotle, Polybius, Josephus, Plutarch, 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 σοφίας (A. V. with excellency of speech or of wisdom i. e.) with distinguished eloquence or wisdom, 1 Corinthians 2:1.

authority, excellency.

From huperecho; prominence, i.e. (figuratively) superiority (in rank or character) -- authority, excellency.

see GREEK huperecho

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