5501. cheirón
Strong's Concordance
cheirón: worse
Original Word: χείρων, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: cheirón
Phonetic Spelling: (khi'-rone)
Short Definition: worse
Definition: worse, more severe.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from a prim. root cher-, used as cptv. of kakos
Definition
worse
NASB Translation
severer (1), worse (10).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5501: χειρῶν

χειρῶν, χεῖρον (comparitive of κακός; derived from the obsolete χερης, which has been preserved in the dative χερηι, accusative χερηα, plural χερεης, χερηα; cf. Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Spr. i., p. 268 (cf. Ebeling, Lex. Homer under the word χερης) (from Homer down), worse: Matthew 9:16; Matthew 27:64; Mark 2:21; γίνεται τά ἔσχατα χείρονα τῶν πρώτων, Matthew 12:45; Luke 11:26; 2 Peter 2:20; εἰς τό χεῖρον ἔρχεσθαι (to grow worse), of one whose illness increases, Mark 5:26; ἵνα μή χεῖρον σοι τί γένηται, lest some worse thing befall thee, John 5:14; πόσῳ χειρῶν τιμωρία (A. V. how much sorer punishment), Hebrews 10:29; ἐπί τό χεῖρον προκόπτειν ((A. V. wax worse and worse); see προκόπτω, 2), 2 Timothy 3:13; of the moral character, σπιστου χειρῶν, 1 Timothy 5:8.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
sorer, worse.

Irregular comparative of kakos; from an obsolete equivalent cheres (of uncertain derivation); more evil or aggravated (physically, mentally or morally) -- sorer, worse.

see GREEK kakos

Forms and Transliterations
χειρον χείρον χεῖρον χεῖρόν χειρονα χείρονα χειρονος χείρονος χειρων χείρων χελιδών χελύνια χελώναι χερούβ cheiron cheirōn cheíron cheírōn cheîron cheîrón cheirona cheírona cheironos cheíronos
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Strong's Greek 5501
11 Occurrences


χείρων — 2 Occ.
χεῖρον — 5 Occ.
χείρονα — 3 Occ.
χείρονος — 1 Occ.

Matthew 9:16 Adj-NNS
GRK: ἱματίου καὶ χεῖρον σχίσμα γίνεται
NAS: from the garment, and a worse tear
KJV: the rent is made worse.
INT: garment and a worse tear takes place

Matthew 12:45 Adj-NNP
GRK: ἀνθρώπου ἐκείνου χείρονα τῶν πρώτων
NAS: becomes worse than the first.
KJV: man is worse than the first. Even so
INT: man of that worse than the first

Matthew 27:64 Adj-NFS-C
GRK: ἐσχάτη πλάνη χείρων τῆς πρώτης
NAS: deception will be worse than the first.
KJV: error shall be worse than the first.
INT: last deception worse than the first

Mark 2:21 Adj-NNS
GRK: παλαιοῦ καὶ χεῖρον σχίσμα γίνεται
NAS: from the old, and a worse tear
KJV: the rent is made worse.
INT: old And worse a tear takes place

Mark 5:26 Adj-ANS
GRK: εἰς τὸ χεῖρον ἐλθοῦσα
NAS: but rather had grown worse--
INT: to the worse having come

Luke 11:26 Adj-NNP
GRK: ἀνθρώπου ἐκείνου χείρονα τῶν πρώτων
NAS: becomes worse than the first.
KJV: man is worse than the first.
INT: man of that worse than the first

John 5:14 Adj-NNS
GRK: ἵνα μὴ χεῖρόν σοί τι
NAS: so that nothing worse happens to you.
KJV: lest a worse thing come
INT: that not worse to you something

1 Timothy 5:8 Adj-NMS-C
GRK: ἔστιν ἀπίστου χείρων
NAS: the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
KJV: and is worse than an infidel.
INT: is than an unbeliever worse

2 Timothy 3:13 Adj-ANS
GRK: ἐπὶ τὸ χεῖρον πλανῶντες καὶ
NAS: will proceed [from bad] to worse, deceiving
INT: to worse misleading and

Hebrews 10:29 Adj-GFS
GRK: πόσῳ δοκεῖτε χείρονος ἀξιωθήσεται τιμωρίας
NAS: How much severer punishment
KJV: Of how much sorer punishment,
INT: how much think you worse will he be counted worthy of punishment

2 Peter 2:20 Adj-NNP
GRK: τὰ ἔσχατα χείρονα τῶν πρώτων
NAS: state has become worse for them than the first.
KJV: the latter end is worse with them
INT: the last [state] worse than the first

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