5544. chréstotés
Strong's Concordance
chréstotés: goodness, excellence, uprightness
Original Word: χρηστότης, τητος, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: chréstotés
Phonetic Spelling: (khray-stot'-ace)
Short Definition: goodness, benignity, kindness
Definition: goodness, uprightness, kindness, gentleness.
HELPS Word-studies

5544 xrēstótēs (a noun, derived from 5543 /xrēstós, "useful, profitable") – properly, useable, i.e. well-fit for use (for what is really needed); kindness that is also serviceable.

5544 /xrēstótēs ("useful kindness") refers to meeting real needs, in God's way, in His timing (fashion). Hence 5544 (xrēstótēs) is listed as a fruit of the Holy Spirit (Gal 5:22). With the believer, 5544 /xrēstótēs ("divine kindness") is the Spirit-produced goodness which meets the need and avoids human harshness (cruelty). "We have no term that quite carries this notion of kind and good" (WP, 1, 92).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from chréstos
Definition
goodness, excellence, uprightness
NASB Translation
good (1), kindness (9).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5544: χρηστότης

χρηστότης, χρηστητος, (χρηστός);

1. moral goodness, integrity: Romans 3:12 (from Psalm 13:3 () (A. V. 'doeth good').

2. benignity, kindness: Romans 2:4; 2 Corinthians 6:6; Galatians 5:22; Colossians 3:12; Titus 3:4; χρηστότης τίνος ἐπί τινα, Romans 11:22 (opposed to ἀποστομια (which see)); Ephesians 2:7. (The Sept.; Euripides, Isaeus, Diodorus, Josephus, Aelian, Herodian; often in Plutarch) (See Trench, Synonyms, § lxiii.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
gentleness, goodness, kindness.

From chrestos; usefulness, i.e. Morally, excellence (in character or demeanor) -- gentleness, good(-ness), kindness.

see GREEK chrestos

Forms and Transliterations
χρηστοτης χρηστότης χρηστοτητα χρηστότητα χρηστοτητι χρηστότητι χρηστότητί χρηστοτητος χρηστότητος χρηστότητός χρίσεως χρίσις chrestotes chrestótes chrēstotēs chrēstótēs chrestoteta chrestóteta chrēstotēta chrēstótēta chrestoteti chrestóteti chrēstotēti chrēstótēti chrestotetos chrestótetos chrēstotētos chrēstótētos
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Strong's Greek 5544
10 Occurrences


χρηστότης — 3 Occ.
χρηστότητα — 3 Occ.
χρηστότητι — 3 Occ.
χρηστότητος — 1 Occ.

Romans 2:4 N-GFS
GRK: πλούτου τῆς χρηστότητος αὐτοῦ καὶ
NAS: of the riches of His kindness and tolerance
KJV: of his goodness and
INT: riches of the kindness of him and

Romans 3:12 N-AFS
GRK: ὁ ποιῶν χρηστότητα οὐκ ἔστιν
NAS: WHO DOES GOOD, THERE IS NOT EVEN
KJV: none that doeth good, no, not one.
INT: who is practicing good none there is

Romans 11:22 N-AFS
GRK: ἴδε οὖν χρηστότητα καὶ ἀποτομίαν
NAS: then the kindness and severity
KJV: therefore the goodness and
INT: Behold therefore [the] kindness and severity

Romans 11:22 N-NFS
GRK: δὲ σὲ χρηστότης θεοῦ ἐὰν
NAS: but to you, God's kindness, if
KJV: thee, goodness, if
INT: however you kindness of God if

Romans 11:22 N-DFS
GRK: ἐπιμένῃς τῇ χρηστότητι ἐπεὶ καὶ
NAS: you continue in His kindness; otherwise
KJV: thou continue in [his] goodness: otherwise
INT: you continue in the kindness otherwise also

2 Corinthians 6:6 N-DFS
GRK: μακροθυμίᾳ ἐν χρηστότητι ἐν πνεύματι
NAS: in patience, in kindness, in the Holy
KJV: by kindness, by
INT: patience in kindness in [the] Spirit

Galatians 5:22 N-NFS
GRK: εἰρήνη μακροθυμία χρηστότης ἀγαθωσύνη πίστις
NAS: patience, kindness, goodness,
KJV: longsuffering, gentleness, goodness,
INT: peace patience kindness goodness faithfulness

Ephesians 2:7 N-DFS
GRK: αὐτοῦ ἐν χρηστότητι ἐφ' ἡμᾶς
NAS: of His grace in kindness toward
KJV: grace in [his] kindness toward us
INT: of him in kindness toward us

Colossians 3:12 N-AFS
GRK: σπλάγχνα οἰκτιρμοῦ χρηστότητα ταπεινοφροσύνην πραΰτητα
NAS: of compassion, kindness, humility,
KJV: of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind,
INT: hearts of compassion kindess humility gentleness

Titus 3:4 N-NFS
GRK: δὲ ἡ χρηστότης καὶ ἡ
NAS: But when the kindness of God
KJV: But after that the kindness and love
INT: moreover the kindness and the

10 Occurrences

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