2573. kalós
Strong's Concordance
kalós: well
Original Word: καλῶς
Part of Speech: Adverb
Transliteration: kalós
Phonetic Spelling: (kal-oce')
Short Definition: well, nobly, rightly
Definition: well, nobly, honorably, rightly.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 2573 kalṓs(the adverbial form of 2570 /kalós) – well-perceived; viewed as good (advantageous, appealing), i.e. as "winsomely attractive." See 2570 (kalos).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
adverb from kalos
Definition
well
NASB Translation
beautifully (1), commendably (1), correctly (1), experts (1), good (4), honorably (1), kind enough (1), quite right (1), recover* (1), right (2), rightly (5), very well (1), well (16), well enough (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2573: καλῶς

καλῶς (καλός), adverb (from Homer down), beautifully, finely, excellently, well: (universally, διά τό καλῶς οἰκοδομῆσθαι (Tr οἰκοδομεῖσθαι, which see), Luke 6:48 T Tr WH); specifically,

a. rightly, so that there shall be no room for blame: joined to verbs of speaking (ἀποκρινεσθια, λαλεῖν, λέγειν, προφητεύειν, etc.), well, truly, Matthew 15:7; Mark 7:6; Luke 20:39; John 4:17; John 8:48; John 13:13; (John 18:23); Acts 28:25; fitly, i. e. agreeably to the facts and words of the case, Mark 12:28; καλῶς "Right! Well!" an expression of approval: Mark 12:32; Romans 11:20; of deeds: καλῶς ποιεῖν, to do well, act uprightly, James 2:19; 1 Corinthians 7:37f (where the teaching is, that one can do καλῶς, but another κρεῖσσον); καλῶς ποιεῖν with participle to do well that, etc. (Buttmann, § 144, 15 a.; Winer's Grammar, 345 (323)), Acts 10:33; Philippians 4:14; 2 Peter 1:19; 3 John 1:6. (1 Macc. 12:18, 22; 2 Macc. 2:16, etc.); with verbs denoting a duty or office which one fulfils well: 1 Timothy 3:4, 12; 1 Timothy 5:17; specifically honestly, uprightly: Galatians 4:17; ἀναστρέφεσθαι, Hebrews 13:18; ποιεῖν, James 2:8.

b. excellently, nobly, commendably: 1 Corinthians 14:17; Galatians 5:7; καλῶς πάντα πεποίηκε, Mark 7:37; with bitter irony, Mark 7:9 (where cf. Fritzsche, p. 271f); 2 Corinthians 11:4.

c. honorably, in honor: James 2:3 (others give it here an outward reference, equivalent to in a good place, comfortably).

d. καλῶς εἰπεῖν τινα, to speak well of one, Luke 6:26; καλῶς ποιεῖν τινα, to do good to, benefit one, Matthew 5:44 Rec.; τίνι (Winer's Grammar, § 32, 1 β.; Buttmann, 146 (128)), Luke 6:27; καλῶς ποιεῖν, simply, to do good: Matthew 12:12.

e. καλῶς ἔχειν, to be well (of those recovering health): Mark 16:18.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
well

Adverb from kalos; well (usually morally) -- (in a) good (place), honestly, + recover, (full) well.

see GREEK kalos

Forms and Transliterations
κάλλιον καλως καλώς καλῶς καμάραν καμηλοπάρδαλιν kalos kalôs kalōs kalō̂s
Links
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Strong's Greek 2573
37 Occurrences


καλῶς — 37 Occ.

Matthew 5:44 Adv
GRK: καταρωμένους ὑμᾶς καλῶς ποιεῖτε τοὺς
KJV: you, do good to them that hate you,
INT: curse you good do to those who

Matthew 12:12 Adv
GRK: τοῖς σάββασιν καλῶς ποιεῖν
NAS: to do good on the Sabbath.
KJV: to do well on the sabbath days.
INT: on the Sabbath good to do

Matthew 15:7 Adv
GRK: ὑποκριταί καλῶς ἐπροφήτευσεν περὶ
NAS: You hypocrites, rightly did Isaiah
KJV: [Ye] hypocrites, well did Esaias
INT: Hypocrites rightly prophesied concerning

Mark 7:6 Adv
GRK: εἶπεν αὐτοῖς Καλῶς ἐπροφήτευσεν Ἠσαίας
NAS: And He said to them, Rightly did Isaiah
KJV: unto them, Well hath Esaias prophesied
INT: he said to them Rightly prophesied Isaiah

Mark 7:9 Adv
GRK: ἔλεγεν αὐτοῖς Καλῶς ἀθετεῖτε τὴν
NAS: saying to them, You are experts at setting aside
KJV: unto them, Full well ye reject
INT: he said to them Well do you set aside the

Mark 7:37 Adv
GRK: ἐξεπλήσσοντο λέγοντες Καλῶς πάντα πεποίηκεν
NAS: all things well; He makes
KJV: all things well: he maketh
INT: they were astonished saying Well all things he has done

Mark 12:28 Adv
GRK: ἰδὼν ὅτι καλῶς ἀπεκρίθη αὐτοῖς
NAS: that He had answered them well, asked
KJV: he had answered them well, asked him,
INT: having seen that well he answered them

Mark 12:32 Adv
GRK: ὁ γραμματεύς Καλῶς διδάσκαλε ἐπ'
NAS: said to Him, Right, Teacher;
KJV: unto him, Well, Master,
INT: the scribe Right teacher according to

Mark 16:18 Adv
GRK: ἐπιθήσουσιν καὶ καλῶς ἕξουσιν
KJV: and they shall recover.
INT: they will lay and well they will be

Luke 6:26 Adv
GRK: οὐαὶ ὅταν καλῶς ὑμᾶς εἴπωσιν
KJV: men shall speak well of you! for
INT: Woe to you when well of you speak

Luke 6:27 Adv
GRK: ἐχθροὺς ὑμῶν καλῶς ποιεῖτε τοῖς
NAS: do good to those
KJV: enemies, do good to them which hate
INT: enemies of you well do to those who

Luke 6:48 Adv
GRK: διὰ τὸ καλῶς οἰκοδομῆσθαι αὐτήν
INT: because well had been built it

Luke 20:39 Adv
GRK: εἶπαν Διδάσκαλε καλῶς εἶπας
NAS: Teacher, You have spoken well.
KJV: said, Master, thou hast well said.
INT: said Teacher well you have spoken

John 4:17 Adv
GRK: ὁ Ἰησοῦς Καλῶς εἶπας ὅτι
NAS: said to her, You have correctly said,
KJV: unto her, Thou hast well said,
INT: Jesus correctly did you say

John 8:48 Adv
GRK: αὐτῷ Οὐ καλῶς λέγομεν ἡμεῖς
NAS: to Him, Do we not say rightly that You are a Samaritan
KJV: we not well that thou
INT: to him Not rightly say we

John 13:13 Adv
GRK: κύριος καὶ καλῶς λέγετε εἰμὶ
NAS: and Lord; and you are right, for [so] I am.
KJV: and ye say well; for [so] I am.
INT: Lord and rightly you say I am [so]

John 18:23 Adv
GRK: εἰ δὲ καλῶς τί με
NAS: but if rightly, why
KJV: but if well, why smitest
INT: if however well why me

Acts 10:33 Adv
GRK: σύ τε καλῶς ἐποίησας παραγενόμενος
NAS: for you immediately, and you have been kind enough to come.
KJV: thou hast well done
INT: you moreover well did having come

Acts 28:25 Adv
GRK: ἓν ὅτι Καλῶς τὸ πνεῦμα
NAS: The Holy Spirit rightly spoke through
KJV: word, Well spake the Holy
INT: one Rightly the Spirit

Romans 11:20 Adv
GRK: καλῶς τῇ ἀπιστίᾳ
NAS: Quite right, they were broken off
KJV: Well; because of unbelief
INT: Well by the unbelief

1 Corinthians 7:37 Adv
GRK: ἑαυτοῦ παρθένον καλῶς ποιήσει
NAS: virgin [daughter], he will do well.
KJV: virgin, doeth well.
INT: of himself virginity well he does

1 Corinthians 7:38 Adv
GRK: ἑαυτοῦ παρθένον καλῶς ποιεῖ καὶ
NAS: does well, and he who does not give her in marriage
KJV: doeth well; but
INT: own virgin well does and

1 Corinthians 14:17 Adv
GRK: μὲν γὰρ καλῶς εὐχαριστεῖς ἀλλ'
NAS: For you are giving thanks well enough, but the other person
KJV: givest thanks well, but
INT: truly indeed well give thanks but

2 Corinthians 11:4 Adv
GRK: οὐκ ἐδέξασθε καλῶς ἀνέχεσθε
NAS: you bear [this] beautifully.
KJV: ye might well bear with
INT: not you did accept well are you bearing with [it]

Galatians 4:17 Adv
GRK: ὑμᾶς οὐ καλῶς ἀλλὰ ἐκκλεῖσαι
NAS: seek you, not commendably, but they wish
KJV: you, [but] not well; yea, they would
INT: you not rightly but to exclude

37 Occurrences

2572
Top of Page
Top of Page