5310. hupsistos
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hupsistos: highest, most high
Original Word: ὕψιστος, η, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: hupsistos
Phonetic Spelling: (hoop'-sis-tos)
Short Definition: highest, most high, the heights
Definition: highest, most high, the heights.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
superl. akin to hupsi- (on high)
highest, most high
NASB Translation
highest (4), most high (9).

STRONGS NT 5310: ὕψιστος

ὕψιστος, ὑψιστη, ὕψιστον (superlative; from ὕψι on high), in Greek writings mostly poetic, highest, most high;

a. of place: neuter τά ὑψιστα (the Sept. for מְרומִים), the highest regions, i. e. heaven (see ὑψηλός, a.), Matthew 21:9; Mark 11:10; Luke 2:14; Luke 19:38, (Job 16:19; Isaiah 57:15).

b. of rank: of God, Θεός ὕψιστος, the most high God, Mark 5:7; Luke 8:28; Acts 16:17; Hebrews 7:1; (Genesis 14:18; Philo de leg. ad Gaium § 23); and simply ὕψιστος, the Most High, Acts 7:48; mid without the article (cf. Buttmann, § 124, 8 b. note; (WH. Introductory § 416)), Luke 1:32, 35, 76; Luke 6:35, and very often in Sir.; (Hebrew אֶלְיון, עֶלְיון אֵל, עֶלְיון אֱלֹהִים, עֶליון יְהוָה; Ζεύς ὕψιστος, Pindar Nem. 1, 90; 11, 2; Aeschylus Eum. 28).

most high, highest.

Superlative from the base of hupsos; highest, i.e. (masculine singular) the Supreme (God), or (neuter plural) the heavens -- most high, highest.

see GREEK hupsos

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