Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (a.) Having good qualities in the highest degree; most good, kind, desirable, suitable, etc.; most excellent; as, the best man; the best road; the best cloth; the best abilities.
2. (a.) Most advanced; most correct or complete; as, the best scholar; the best view of a subject.
3. (a.) Most; largest; as, the best part of a week.
4. (n.) Utmost; highest endeavor or state; most nearly perfect thing, or being, or action; as, to do one's best; to the best of our ability.
5. (superl.) In the highest degree; beyond all others.
6. (superl.) To the most advantage; with the most success, case, profit, benefit, or propriety.
7. (superl.) Most intimately; most thoroughly or correctly; as, what is expedient is best known to himself.
International Standard Bible EncyclopediaBEST
Of five Hebrew originals the chief is Tobh, "good," expressing quality, character. Variously used of objects pleasing to the senses, feelings, mind, moral sense, e.g. "best of the land" (Genesis 47:6); "of sheep" (1 Samuel 15:9); of persons "married to whom they think best" (Numbers 36:6); of abode, "where it liketh (the Revised Version (British and American) "pleaseth") him best" (Deuteronomy 23:16).
Greek708. Aristarchos -- "best leader," Aristarchus, a Christian of ...
... "best ... Word Origin from aristos (best) and archos (leader) Definition "best leader,"
Aristarchus, a Christian of Thessalonica NASB Word Usage Aristarchus (5). ...
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205. akrothinion -- the top of a heap, ie the best of the spoils
711. Aristoboulos -- "best-counseling," Aristobulus, a Christian ...
4413. protos -- first, chief
710. aristeros -- better, euph. for left, on the left
2909. kreitton -- better
3560. noutheteo -- to admonish, exhort
1380. dokeo -- to have an opinion, to seem
5147. tribos -- a beaten track, a path
2106. eudokeo -- to think well of, ie to be well-pleased
Strong's Hebrew4315. metab -- the best
... the best. Transliteration: metab Phonetic Spelling: (may-tawb') Short Definition:
best. Word Origin from yatab Definition the best NASB Word Usage best (6). best ...
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4005. mibchar -- choicest, best
2459. cheleb -- fat
2896. towb -- pleasant, agreeable, good
2173. zimrah -- perhaps choice products
2898. tub -- good things, goods, goodness
3190. yatab -- to be good, well, glad, or pleasing
5869. ayin -- an eye
5324. natsab -- to take one's stand, stand
7218. rosh -- head
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Bible ConcordanceBest (252 Occurrences)
Matthew 14:15 But when evening was come, the disciples came to Him and said, "This is an uninhabited place, and the best of the day is now gone; send the people away to go into the villages and buy something to eat."
Matthew 23:6 and love the place of honor at feasts, the best seats in the synagogues,
Matthew 27:65 "You can have a guard," said Pilate: "go and make all safe, as best you can."
Mark 12:39 and the best seats in the synagogues, and the best places at feasts:
Mark 14:11 And hearing what he said, they were glad, and gave him their word to make him a payment of money. And he took thought how he might best give him up to them.
Luke 11:43 Woe to you Pharisees! For you love the best seats in the synagogues, and the greetings in the marketplaces.
Luke 13:24 Do your best to go in by the narrow door, for I say to you, A number will make the attempt to go in, but will not be able to do so.
Luke 14:7 He spoke a parable to those who were invited, when he noticed how they chose the best seats, and said to them,
Luke 14:8 "When you are invited by anyone to a marriage feast, don't sit in the best seat, since perhaps someone more honorable than you might be invited by him,
Luke 15:22 "But the father said to his servants,'Bring out the best robe, and put it on him. Put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet.
Luke 20:46 "Beware of the scribes, who like to walk in long robes, and love greetings in the marketplaces, the best seats in the synagogues, and the best places at feasts;
John 2:10 And said to him, Every man first puts out his best wine and when all have had enough he puts out what is not so good; but you have kept the good wine till now.
Acts 15:38 But Paul didn't think that it was a good idea to take with them someone who had withdrawn from them in Pamphylia, and didn't go with them to do the work.
Acts 24:16 And in this, I do my best at all times to have no reason for shame before God or men.
Acts 26:28 Agrippa answered, "In brief, you are doing your best to persuade me to become a Christian."
1 Corinthians 7:36 But if, in any man's opinion, he is not doing what is right for his virgin, if she is past her best years, and there is need for it, let him do what seems right to him; it is no sin; let them be married.
1 Corinthians 12:31 But earnestly desire the best gifts. Moreover, I show a most excellent way to you.
2 Corinthians 8:10 I give a judgment in this: for this is expedient for you, who were the first to start a year ago, not only to do, but also to be willing.
2 Corinthians 11:5 For I reckon that I am not at all behind the very best apostles.
2 Corinthians 12:11 I have become foolish in boasting. You compelled me, for I ought to have been commended by you, for in nothing was I inferior to the very best apostles, though I am nothing.
Philippians 1:10 So that you may give your approval to the best things; that you may be true and without wrongdoing till the day of Christ;
1 Thessalonians 3:1 Therefore, when we couldn't stand it any longer, we thought it good to be left behind at Athens alone,
2 Timothy 1:18 the Lord grant to him to find mercy from the Lord in that day and how much service he rendered in Ephesus thou knowest best.
2 Timothy 2:15 Give diligence to present yourself approved by God, a workman who doesn't need to be ashamed, properly handling the Word of Truth.
2 Timothy 4:9 Do your best to come to me before long:
2 Timothy 4:21 Do your best to come before the winter. Eubulus sends you his love, and Pudens and Linus and Claudia, and all the brothers.
Titus 3:12 When I send Artemas or Tychicus to you, do your best to come to me at Nicopolis: for it is my purpose to be there for the winter.
Titus 3:13 Send Zenas, the lawyer, and Apollos on their journey speedily, that nothing may be lacking for them.
Hebrews 7:4 Now consider how great this man was, to whom even Abraham, the patriarch, gave a tenth out of the best spoils.
Hebrews 12:10 For they indeed, for a few days, punished us as seemed good to them; but he for our profit, that we may be partakers of his holiness.
2 Peter 1:15 So on every possible occasion I will also do my best to enable you to recall these things after my departure.
Genesis 16:6 But Abram said to Sarai, "Behold, your maid is in your hand. Do to her whatever is good in your eyes." Sarai dealt harshly with her, and she fled from her face.
Genesis 23:6 "Hear us, my lord. You are a prince of God among us. Bury your dead in the best of our tombs. None of us will withhold from you his tomb. Bury your dead."
Genesis 27:15 And Rebekah took the fair robes of her oldest son, which were with her in the house, and put them on Jacob, her younger son:
Genesis 41:42 Then Pharaoh took off his ring from his hand and put it on Joseph's hand, and he had him clothed with the best linen, and put a chain of gold round his neck;
Genesis 43:11 And their father Israel said unto them, If it must be so now, do this; take of the best fruits in the land in your vessels, and carry down the man a present, a little balm, and a little honey, spices, and myrrh, nuts, and almonds:
Genesis 45:18 Take your father and your households, and come to me, and I will give you the good of the land of Egypt, and you will eat the fat of the land.'
Genesis 45:20 And take no thought for your goods, for the best of all the land of Egypt is yours.
Genesis 45:23 To his father, he sent after this manner: ten donkeys loaded with the good things of Egypt, and ten female donkeys loaded with grain and bread and provision for his father by the way.
Genesis 47:6 The land of Egypt is before you. Make your father and your brothers dwell in the best of the land. Let them dwell in the land of Goshen. If you know any able men among them, then put them in charge of my livestock."
Genesis 47:11 Joseph placed his father and his brothers, and gave them a possession in the land of Egypt, in the best of the land, in the land of Rameses, as Pharaoh had commanded.
Genesis 49:11 Knotting his ass's cord to the vine, and his young ass to the best vine; washing his robe in wine, and his clothing in the blood of grapes:
Exodus 3:22 For every woman will get from her neighbour and from the woman living in her house, ornaments of silver and gold, and clothing; and you will put them on your sons and your daughters; you will take the best of their goods from the Egyptians.
Exodus 14:7 and he took six hundred chosen chariots, and all the chariots of Egypt, and captains over all of them.
Exodus 15:4 Pharaoh's war-carriages and his army he has sent down into the sea: the best of his captains have gone down into the Red Sea.
Exodus 22:5 "If a man causes a field or vineyard to be eaten, and lets his animal loose, and it grazes in another man's field, he shall make restitution from the best of his own field, and from the best of his own vineyard.
Exodus 23:19 The best of the first-fruits of your land are to be taken into the house of the Lord your God. The young goat is not to be cooked in its mother's milk.
Exodus 25:4 And blue and purple and red, and the best linen, and goats' hair;
Exodus 25:11 It is to be plated inside and out with the best gold, with an edge of gold all round it
Exodus 25:17 And you are to make a cover of the best gold, two and a half cubits long and a cubit and a half wide.
Exodus 25:24 Plated with the best gold, with a gold edge all round it;
Exodus 25:29 And make the table-vessels, the spoons and the cups and the basins for liquids, all of the best gold.
Exodus 25:31 And you are to make a support for lights, of the best gold; its base and its pillar are to be of hammered gold; its cups, its buds, and its flowers are to be made of the same metal.
Exodus 25:38 And the instruments and trays for use with it are all to be of the best gold.
Exodus 26:1 And you are to make a House for me, with ten curtains of the best linen, blue and purple and red, worked with designs of winged ones by a good workman.
Exodus 26:31 And you are to make a veil of the best linen, blue and purple and red, worked with designs of winged ones by a good workman:
Exodus 26:36 And you are to make a curtain for the doorway of the Tent, of the best linen with needlework of blue and purple and red.
Exodus 27:9 And let there be an open space round the House, with hangings for its south side of the best linen, a hundred cubits long.
Exodus 27:16 And across the doorway, a veil of twenty cubits of the best linen, made of needlework of blue and purple and red, with four pillars and four bases.
Exodus 27:18 The open space is to be a hundred cubits long, fifty cubits wide, with sides five cubits high, curtained with the best linen, with bases of brass.
Exodus 28:5 They are to take the gold and blue and purple and red and the best linen,
Exodus 28:6 And make the ephod of gold and blue and purple and red and the best linen, the work of a designer.
Exodus 28:14 And two chains of the best gold, twisted like cords; and have the chains fixed on to the frames.
Exodus 28:36 You are to make a plate of the best gold, cutting on it, as on a stamp, these words: HOLY TO THE LORD.
Exodus 28:39 The coat is to be made of the best linen, worked in squares; and you are to make a head-dress of linen, and a linen band worked in needlework.
Exodus 29:2 And unleavened bread, and unleavened cakes mixed with oil, and thin unleavened cakes on which oil has been put, made of the best bread-meal;
Exodus 29:40 And with the one lamb, a tenth part of an ephah of the best meal, mixed with a fourth part of a hin of clear oil; and the fourth part of a hin of wine for a drink offering.
Exodus 30:3 It is to be plated with the best gold, the top of it and the sides and the horns, with an edging of gold all round it.
Exodus 30:23 Take the best spices, five hundred shekels' weight of liquid myrrh, and of sweet cinnamon half as much, that is, two hundred and fifty shekels, and two hundred and fifty shekels of sweet calamus,
Exodus 30:34 And the Lord said to Moses, Take sweet spices, stacte and onycha and galbanum, with the best frankincense, in equal weights;
Exodus 34:26 "You shall bring the first of the first fruits of your ground to the house of Yahweh your God. "You shall not boil a young goat in its mother's milk."
Exodus 35:6 And blue and purple and red and the best linen and goats' hair,
Exodus 35:23 And everyone who had blue and purple and red and the best linen and goats' hair and sheepskins coloured red and leather, gave them.
Exodus 35:25 And all the women who were expert with their hands, made cloth, and gave the work of their hands, blue and purple and red and the best linen.
Exodus 35:35 To them he has given knowledge of all the arts of the handworker, of the designer, and the expert workman; of the maker of needlework in blue and purple and red and the best linen, and of the maker of cloth; in all the arts of the designer and the trained workman they are expert.
Exodus 36:8 Then all the expert workmen among them made the House with its ten curtains; of the best linen, blue and purple and red, they made them, with winged ones worked by expert designers.
Exodus 36:35 And he made the veil of the best linen, blue and purple and red, worked with winged ones designed by expert workmen.
Exodus 36:37 And they made a curtain for the door of the tent, of the best linen with needlework of blue and purple and red;
Exodus 37:2 Plating it inside and out with the best gold, and putting an edge of gold all round it.
Exodus 37:11 Plating it with the best gold and putting a gold edge all round it.
Exodus 37:16 And all the table-vessels, the plates and spoons and basins and the cups for liquids, he made of the best gold.
Exodus 37:17 Then he made the support for the lights, all of the best gold; its base and its pillar were of hammered gold; its cups and buds and flowers were all made out of the same metal:
Exodus 37:22 The buds and the branches were made of the same metal, all together one complete work of the best hammered gold.
Exodus 37:24 A talent of the best gold was used for the making of it and its vessels.
Exodus 37:26 The top and the sides and the horns were all plated with the best gold; and he put an edge of gold all round it.
Exodus 38:9 To make the open space, he put hangings on the south side, of the best linen, a hundred cubits long:
Exodus 38:16 All the hangings were of the best linen.
Exodus 38:18 And the curtain for the doorway of the open space was of the best linen, with designs of blue and purple and red in needlework; it was twenty cubits long and five cubits high, to go with the hangings round the sides.
Exodus 38:23 And with him was Oholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan; a designer and a trained workman, expert in needlework of blue and purple and red and the best linen.
Exodus 39:2 The ephod he made of gold and blue and purple and red and the best linen;
Exodus 39:8 The priest's bag was designed like the ephod, of the best linen worked with gold and blue and purple and red.
Exodus 39:27 The coats for Aaron and his sons they made of the best linen;
Exodus 39:30 The plate for the holy crown was made of the best gold, and on it were cut these words, HOLY TO THE LORD.
Leviticus 2:1 And when anyone makes a meal offering to the Lord, let his offering be of the best meal, with oil on it and perfume:
Leviticus 2:4 And when you give a meal offering cooked in the oven, let it be of unleavened cakes of the best meal mixed with oil, or thin unleavened cakes covered with oil.
Leviticus 2:5 And if you give a meal offering cooked on a flat plate, let it be of the best meal, unleavened and mixed with oil.
Leviticus 2:7 And if your offering is of meal cooked in fat over the fire, let it be made of the best meal mixed with oil.
Leviticus 5:11 But if he has not enough money for two doves or two young pigeons, then let him give, for the sin he has done, the tenth part of an ephah of the best meal, for a sin-offering; let him put no oil on it, and no perfume, for it is a sin-offering.
Leviticus 6:20 This is the offering which Aaron and his sons are to make to the Lord on the day when he is made a priest: the tenth part of an ephah of the best meal for a meal offering for ever; half of it in the morning and half in the evening.
Leviticus 7:12 If any man gives his offering as a praise-offering, then let him give with the offering, unleavened cakes mixed with oil and thin unleavened cakes covered with oil and cakes of the best meal well mixed with oil.
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