5236. huperbolé
Strong's Concordance
huperbolé: a throwing beyond, excess, superiority
Original Word: ὑπερβολή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: huperbolé
Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-er-bol-ay')
Short Definition: surpassing excellence, exceedingly
Definition: excess, surpassing excellence, preeminence; adv: exceedingly.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 5236 hyperbolḗ – This very emphatic term means "superlatively, beyond, measure" (Souter). See 5235 (hyperbállō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from huperballó
Definition
a throwing beyond, excess, superiority
NASB Translation
all comparison (1), beyond* (1), excessively* (1), far...all comparison (1), measure (1), more excellent (1), surpassing greatness (2), utterly (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5236: ὑπερβολή

ὑπερβολή, ὑπερβολης, (ὑπερβάλλω, which see), from Herodotus (8, 112, 4) and Thucydides down;

1. properly, a throwing beyond.

2. metaphorically, superiority, excellence, preeminence (R. V. exceeding greatness): with a genitive of the thing, 2 Corinthians 4:7; 2 Corinthians 12:7; καθ' ὑπερβολήν, beyond measure, exceedingly, preeminently: Romans 7:13; 1 Corinthians 12:31 (cf. Winers Grammar, § 54, 2b.; Buttmann, § 125, 11 at the end); 2 Corinthians 1:8; Galatians 1:13 (4 Macc. 3:18; Sophocles O. R. 1196; Isocrates, p. 84 d. (i. e. πρός Φιλ. 5); Polybius 3, 92, 10; Diodorus 2, 16; 17, 47); καθ' ὑπέρ εἰς ὑπερβολήν, beyond all measure (R. V. more and more exceedingly), 2 Corinthians 4:17.

STRONGS NT 5236a: ὑπερεγώὑπερεγώ (Lachmann), equivalent to ὑπέρ ἐγώ (see ὑπέρ, II. 2 c.): 2 Corinthians 11:23. Cf. Winer's Grammar, 46 (45).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
abundance, excess

From huperballo; a throwing beyond others, i.e. (figuratively) supereminence; adverbially (with eis or kata) pre- eminently -- abundance, (far more) exceeding, excellency, more excellent, beyond (out of) measure.

see GREEK huperballo

see GREEK eis

see GREEK kata

Forms and Transliterations
υπερβολη υπερβολή ὑπερβολὴ ὑπερβολῇ υπερβολην υπερβολήν ὑπερβολὴν υπερεδυνάμωσαν hyperbole hyperbolē hyperbolḕ hyperbolêi hyperbolē̂i hyperbolen hyperbolēn hyperbolḕn uperbole uperbolē uperbolen uperbolēn
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8 Occurrences


ὑπερβολὴ — 2 Occ.
ὑπερβολὴν — 6 Occ.

Romans 7:13 N-AFS
GRK: γένηται καθ' ὑπερβολὴν ἁμαρτωλὸς ἡ
NAS: sin would become utterly sinful.
INT: might become beyond excessively sinful

1 Corinthians 12:31 N-AFS
GRK: ἔτι καθ' ὑπερβολὴν ὁδὸν ὑμῖν
NAS: you a still more excellent way.
KJV: unto you a more excellent way.
INT: yet by more surpassing a way to you

2 Corinthians 1:8 N-AFS
GRK: ὅτι καθ' ὑπερβολὴν ὑπὲρ δύναμιν
KJV: out of measure, above
INT: that against excessively beyond [our] power

2 Corinthians 4:7 N-NFS
GRK: ἵνα ἡ ὑπερβολὴ τῆς δυνάμεως
NAS: so that the surpassing greatness of the power
KJV: that the excellency of the power
INT: that the surpassingness of the power

2 Corinthians 4:17 N-AFS
GRK: ἡμῶν καθ' ὑπερβολὴν εἰς ὑπερβολὴν
NAS: of glory far beyond
INT: of us far surpassing to excessiveness

2 Corinthians 4:17 N-AFS
GRK: ὑπερβολὴν εἰς ὑπερβολὴν αἰώνιον βάρος
NAS: far beyond all comparison,
INT: surpassing to excessiveness an eternal weight

2 Corinthians 12:7 N-DFS
GRK: καὶ τῇ ὑπερβολῇ τῶν ἀποκαλύψεων
NAS: Because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations,
KJV: I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations,
INT: And by the surpassingness of the revelations

Galatians 1:13 N-AFS
GRK: ὅτι καθ' ὑπερβολὴν ἐδίωκον τὴν
NAS: beyond measure and tried to destroy
KJV: beyond measure I persecuted
INT: that beyond exceeding measure I was persecuting the

8 Occurrences

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