Hebrews 1:4
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©GreekTransliterationStrong'sDefinitionOrigin
having becomeγενόμενοςgenomenos1096to come into being, to happen, to becomefrom a prim. root gen-
as muchτοσούτῳtosoutō5118so great, so much, pl. so manyfrom tosos (so much) and houtos,
betterκρείττωνkreittōn2909bettercptv. of the same as kratistos
than the angels,ἀγγέλωνangelōn32aa messenger, angela prim. word
as He has inheritedκεκληρονόμηκενkeklēronomēken2816to inheritfrom kléronomos
a more excellentδιαφορώτερονdiaphorōteron1313varying, excellentfrom diapheró
nameὄνομαonoma3686a name, authority, causea prim. word
thanπαρ’par3844from beside, by the side of, by, besidea prim. preposition
KJV Lexicon
τοσουτω  demonstrative pronoun - dative singular masculine
tosoutos  tos-oo'-tos:  so vast as this, i.e. such (in quantity, amount, number of space) -- as large, so great (long, many, much), these many.
κρειττων  adjective - nominative singular masculine
kreitton  krite'-tohn:  stronger, i.e. (figuratively) better, i.e. nobler -- best, better.
γενομενος  verb - second aorist middle deponent participle - nominative singular masculine
ginomai  ghin'-om-ahee:  to cause to be (gen-erate), i.e. (reflexively) to become (come into being), used with great latitude (literal, figurative, intensive, etc.)
των  definite article - genitive plural masculine
ho  ho:  the definite article; the (sometimes to be supplied, at others omitted, in English idiom) -- the, this, that, one, he, she, it, etc.
αγγελων  noun - genitive plural masculine
aggelos  ang'-el-os:  a messenger; especially an angel; by implication, a pastor -- angel, messenger.
οσω  correlative pronoun - dative singular neuter
hosos  hos'-os:  as (much, great, long, etc.) as
διαφορωτερον  adjective - accusative singular neuter - comparative or contracted
diaphoros  dee-af'-or-os:  varying; also surpassing -- differing, divers, more excellent.
παρ  preposition
para  par-ah':  near; i.e. (with genitive case) from beside, (with dative case) at (or in) the vicinity of (objectively or subjectively), (with accusative case) to the proximity with
αυτους  personal pronoun - accusative plural masculine
autos  ow-tos':  the reflexive pronoun self, used of the third person , and (with the proper personal pronoun) of the other persons
κεκληρονομηκεν  verb - perfect active indicative - third person singular
kleronomeo  klay-ron-om-eh'-o:  to be an heir to -- be heir, (obtain by) inherit(-ance).
ονομα  noun - accusative singular neuter
onoma  on'-om-ah:  a name (authority, character) -- called, (+ sur-)name(-d).
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
having become as much better than the angels, as He has inherited a more excellent name than they.

King James Bible
Being made so much better than the angels, as he hath by inheritance obtained a more excellent name than they.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So He became higher in rank than the angels, just as the name He inherited is superior to theirs.

International Standard Version
and became as much superior to the angels as the name he has inherited is better than theirs.

NET Bible
Thus he became so far better than the angels as he has inherited a name superior to theirs.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And This One is altogether greater than the Angels, according to how much more excellent than theirs is The Name which he possesses.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The Son has become greater than the angels since he has been given a name that is superior to theirs.

King James 2000 Bible
Being made so much better than the angels, as he has by inheritance obtained a more excellent name than they.
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