3081. lusiteleó
Strong's Concordance
lusiteleó: to be advantageous, profitable
Original Word: λυσιτελέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: lusiteleó
Phonetic Spelling: (loo-sit-el-i')
Short Definition: it profits
Definition: it is advantageous to, it profits.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from luó (in the sense of paying expenses, etc.) and telos
Definition
to be advantageous, profitable
NASB Translation
better (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3081: λυσιτελέω

λυσιτελέω, λυσιτέλω; (from λυσιτελής, and this from λύω to pay, and τά τέλη (cf. τέλος, 2)); (from Herodotus down); properly, to pay the taxes; to return expenses, hence, to be useful, advantageous; impersonally, λυσιτελεῖ, it profits; followed by (see , 3 f.), it is better: τίνι; followed by εἰ, Luke 17:2.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
it is better.

Third person singular present indicative active of a derivative of a compound of lusis and telos; impersonally, it answers the purpose, i.e. Is advantageous -- it is better.

see GREEK lusis

see GREEK telos

Forms and Transliterations
λυσιτελει λυσιτελεί λυσιτελεῖ lusitelei lysitelei lysiteleî
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Strong's Greek 3081
1 Occurrence


λυσιτελεῖ — 1 Occ.

Luke 17:2 V-PIA-3S
GRK: λυσιτελεῖ αὐτῷ εἰ
NAS: It would be better for him if
KJV: It were better for him that
INT: It is profitable for him if

1 Occurrence

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