Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary1. (a.) Having good qualities in a greater degree than another; as, a better man; a better physician; a better house; a better air.
2. (a.) Preferable in regard to rank, value, use, fitness, acceptableness, safety, or in any other respect.
3. (a.) Greater in amount; larger; more.
4. (a.) Improved in health; less affected with disease; as, the patient is better.
5. (a.) More advanced; more perfect; as, upon better acquaintance; a better knowledge of the subject.
6. (n.) Advantage, superiority, or victory; -- usually with of; as, to get the better of an enemy.
7. (n.) One who has a claim to precedence; a superior, as in merit, social standing, etc.; -- usually in the plural.
8. (compar.) In a superior or more excellent manner; with more skill and wisdom, courage, virtue, advantage, or success; as, Henry writes better than John; veterans fight better than recruits.
9. (compar.) More correctly or thoroughly.
10. (compar.) In a higher or greater degree; more; as, to love one better than another.
11. (compar.) More, in reference to value, distance, time, etc.; as, ten miles and better.
12. (v.) To improve or ameliorate; to increase the good qualities of.
13. (v.) To improve the condition of, morally, physically, financially, socially, or otherwise.
14. (v.) To surpass in excellence; to exceed; to excel.
15. (v.) To give advantage to; to support; to advance the interest of.
16. (v. i.) To become better; to improve.
Greek2909. kreitton -- better
... better. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: kreitton or kreisson Phonetic
Spelling: (krite'-tohn) Short Definition: stronger, more excellent Definition ...
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957. beltion -- better
2908. kreisson -- better.
710. aristeros -- better, euph. for left, on the left
2866. kompsoteron -- well-dressed
3123. mallon -- more
2570. kalos -- beautiful, good
4284. proecho -- to hold before
3081. lusiteleo -- to be advantageous, profitable
5543. chrestos -- serviceable, good
Strong's Hebrew3190. yatab -- to be good, well, glad, or pleasing
... root Definition to be good, well, glad, or pleasing NASB Word Usage adorned (1),
amend (3), better (3), better he made (1), bless (1), celebrating* (1), deals ...
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2896a. tob -- pleasant, agreeable, good
3504. yithron -- advantage, profit
2896. towb -- pleasant, agreeable, good
3148. yother -- superiority, advantage, excess
2895. tob -- to be pleasing or good
1709. dag -- a fish
5162. nacham -- to be sorry, console oneself
5183a. nachath -- quietness, rest
1511. Gizri -- Gezrites
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ThesaurusBetter-looking (1 Occurrence)
Better-looking. Bettered, Better-looking. Between . Multi-Version
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Better (218 Occurrences)
Stumble (89 Occurrences)
Causes (89 Occurrences)
Rather (176 Occurrences)
Esteem (25 Occurrences)
Snare (69 Occurrences)
Possession (251 Occurrences)
Excellent (52 Occurrences)
Surety (21 Occurrences)
Bible ConcordanceBetter (218 Occurrences)
Matthew 5:29 If therefore your eye, even the right eye, is a snare to you, tear it out and away with it; it is better for you that one member should be destroyed rather than that your whole body should be thrown into Gehenna.
Matthew 5:30 And if your right hand is a snare to you, cut it off and away with it; it is better for you that one member should be destroyed rather than that your whole body should go into Gehenna.
Matthew 6:26 Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?
Matthew 10:15 Truly I say to you, It will be better for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah in the day of God's judging than for that town.
Matthew 10:31 Fear not therefore; ye are better than many sparrows.
Matthew 11:22 But I say to you, It will be better for Tyre and Sidon in the day of judging, than for you.
Matthew 11:24 But I say to you that it will be better for the land of Sodom in the day of judging, than for you.
Matthew 12:12 How much then is a man better than a sheep? Wherefore it is lawful to do well on the sabbath days.
Matthew 18:6 but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to stumble, it would be better for him that a huge millstone should be hung around his neck, and that he should be sunk in the depths of the sea.
Matthew 18:8 If your hand or your foot causes you to stumble, cut it off, and cast it from you. It is better for you to enter into life maimed or crippled, rather than having two hands or two feet to be cast into the eternal fire.
Matthew 18:9 If your eye causes you to stumble, pluck it out, and cast it from you. It is better for you to enter into life with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the Gehenna of fire.
Matthew 19:10 "If this is the case with a man in relation to his wife," said the disciples to Him, "it is better not to marry."
Matthew 25:9 But the wise made answer, saying, There may not be enough for us and you; it would be better for you to go to the traders and get oil for yourselves.
Matthew 26:24 The Son of Man goes, even as it is written of him, but woe to that man through whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would be better for that man if he had not been born."
Mark 5:26 and had suffered many things by many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was no better, but rather grew worse,
Mark 9:42 Whoever will cause one of these little ones who believe in me to stumble, it would be better for him if he was thrown into the sea with a millstone hung around his neck.
Mark 9:43 If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off. It is better for you to enter into life maimed, rather than having your two hands to go into Gehenna, into the unquenchable fire,
Mark 9:45 If your foot causes you to stumble, cut it off. It is better for you to enter into life lame, rather than having your two feet to be cast into Gehenna, into the fire that will never be quenched-
Mark 9:47 If your eye causes you to stumble, cast it out. It is better for you to enter into the Kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the Gehenna of fire,
Mark 12:33 and To love Him with all one's heart, with all one's understanding, and with all one's strength, and to love one's fellow man no less than oneself, is far better than all our whole burnt-offerings and sacrifices."
Mark 14:21 For the Son of Man goes, even as it is written about him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would be better for that man if he had not been born."
Luke 5:39 No man having drunk old wine immediately desires new, for he says,'The old is better.'"
Luke 10:12 I say to you, It will be better in that day for Sodom than for that town.
Luke 10:14 But it will be better for Tyre and Sidon, in the day of judging, than for you.
Luke 10:42 but one thing is needed. Mary has chosen the good part, which will not be taken away from her."
Luke 12:7 But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore, ye are better than many sparrows.
Luke 12:24 Consider the ravens: for they neither sow nor reap; which neither have storehouse nor barn; and God feedeth them: how much more are ye better than the fowls?
Luke 14:10 But when you are invited, go and sit in the lowest place, so that when he who invited you comes, he may tell you,'Friend, move up higher.' Then you will be honored in the presence of all who sit at the table with you.
Luke 17:2 It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck, and he were thrown into the sea, rather than that he should cause one of these little ones to stumble.
Luke 21:15 For I will give you words and wisdom, so that not one of those who are against you will be able to get the better of you, or to put you in the wrong.
John 4:52 So he inquired of them the hour when he began to get better. They said therefore to him, "Yesterday at the seventh hour, the fever left him."
John 11:12 The disciples therefore said, "Lord, if he has fallen asleep, he will recover."
John 11:50 nor do you consider that it is advantageous for us that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation not perish."
John 16:7 But I tell you the truth; it is better for you that I go away, for if I may not go away, the Comforter will not come unto you, and if I go on, I will send Him unto you;
John 18:14 But it was Caiaphas who counselled the Jews that it was better that one man should perish for the people.
Acts 6:10 But they were not able to get the better of him, for his words were full of wisdom and of the Spirit.
Acts 10:28 He said to them, "You know better than most that a Jew is strictly forbidden to associate with a Gentile or visit him; but God has taught me to call no one unholy or unclean.
Acts 19:36 So then, because these things may not be doubted, it would be better for you to be quiet, and do nothing unwise.
Acts 24:19 And it would have been better if they had come here to make a statement, if they have anything against me.
Acts 27:21 And when they had been without food for a long time, Paul got up among them and said, Friends, it would have been better if you had given attention to me and not gone sailing out from Crete, to undergo this damage and loss.
Romans 3:1 How then is the Jew better off? or what profit is there in circumcision?
Romans 3:9 What then? Are we better than they? No, in no way. For we previously warned both Jews and Greeks, that they are all under sin.
Romans 4:19 And not being feeble in faith though his body seemed to him little better than dead (he being about a hundred years old) and Sarah was no longer able to have children:
Romans 14:5 One man esteems one day as more important. Another esteems every day alike. Let each man be fully assured in his own mind.
Romans 14:21 It is better not to take meat or wine or to do anything which might be a cause of trouble to your brother.
1 Corinthians 4:7 For who made you better than your brother? or what have you that has not been given to you? but if it has been given to you, what cause have you for pride, as if it had not been given to you?
1 Corinthians 7:5 Do not keep back from one another what is right, but only for a short time, and by agreement, so that you may give yourselves to prayer, and come together again; so that Satan may not get the better of you through your loss of self-control.
1 Corinthians 7:9 But if they don't have self-control, let them marry. For it's better to marry than to burn.
1 Corinthians 7:38 So then both he who gives his own virgin in marriage does well, and he who doesn't give her in marriage does better.
1 Corinthians 7:40 But it will be better for her to keep as she is, in my opinion: and it seems to me that I have the Spirit of God.
1 Corinthians 8:8 But food will not commend us to God. For neither, if we don't eat, are we the worse; nor, if we eat, are we the better.
1 Corinthians 9:15 But I have used none of these things: neither have I written these things, that it should be so done unto me: for it were better for me to die, than that any man should make my glorying void.
1 Corinthians 11:17 But in giving you this command, I don't praise you, that you come together not for the better but for the worse.
1 Corinthians 12:31 But let your desires be turned to the more important things given by the Spirit. And now I am pointing out to you an even better way.
1 Corinthians 14:19 But in the church it would be better for me to make use of five words of which the sense was clear, so that others might have profit, than ten thousand words in a strange tongue.
2 Corinthians 2:11 So that Satan may not get the better of us: for we are not without knowledge of his designs.
2 Corinthians 11:23 Are they servants of Christ? (I speak as one beside himself) I am more so; in labors more abundantly, in prisons more abundantly, in stripes above measure, in deaths often.
Galatians 4:1 But I say that so long as the heir is a child, he is no different from a bondservant, though he is lord of all;
Galatians 5:20 Worship of images, use of strange powers, hates, fighting, desire for what another has, angry feelings, attempts to get the better of others, divisions, false teachings,
Ephesians 1:17 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him;
Philippians 1:23 But I am in a dilemma between the two, having the desire to depart and be with Christ, which is far better.
Philippians 2:3 doing nothing through rivalry or through conceit, but in humility, each counting others better than himself;
1 Thessalonians 4:6 And that no man may make attempts to get the better of his brother in business: for the Lord is the judge in all these things, as we said to you before and gave witness.
1 Timothy 6:2 Those who have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brothers, but rather let them serve them, because those who partake of the benefit are believing and beloved. Teach and exhort these things.
Philemon 1:16 no longer as a slave, but as something better than a slave--a brother peculiarly dear to me, and even dearer to you, both as a servant and as a fellow Christian.
Hebrews 1:4 having become so much better than the angels, as he has inherited a more excellent name than they have.
Hebrews 6:9 But, beloved, we are persuaded of better things for you, and things that accompany salvation, even though we speak like this.
Hebrews 7:7 And without all contradiction the less is blessed of the better.
Hebrews 7:19 (for the law made nothing perfect), and a bringing in of a better hope, through which we draw near to God.
Hebrews 7:22 By so much, Jesus has become the collateral of a better covenant.
Hebrews 8:6 But now he has obtained a more excellent ministry, by so much as he is also the mediator of a better covenant, which on better promises has been given as law.
Hebrews 9:11 But now Christ has come as the high priest of the good things of the future, through this greater and better Tent, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this world,
Hebrews 9:23 It was necessary therefore that the copies of the things in the heavens should be cleansed with these; but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.
Hebrews 10:34 For you both had compassion on me in my chains, and joyfully accepted the plundering of your possessions, knowing that you have for yourselves a better possession and an enduring one in the heavens.
Hebrews 11:4 By faith Abel made a better offering to God than Cain, and he had witness through it of his righteousness, God giving his approval of his offering: and his voice still comes to us through it though he is dead.
Hebrews 11:16 But now they desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed of them, to be called their God, for he has prepared a city for them.
Hebrews 11:25 Feeling that it was better to undergo pain with the people of God, than for a short time to have a taste of the pleasures of sin;
Hebrews 11:26 Judging a part in the shame of Christ to be better than all the wealth of Egypt; for he was looking forward to his reward.
Hebrews 11:35 Women received their dead by resurrection. Others were tortured, not accepting their deliverance, that they might obtain a better resurrection.
Hebrews 11:40 God having provided some better thing concerning us, so that apart from us they should not be made perfect.
Hebrews 12:24 to Jesus, the mediator of a new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling that speaks better than that of Abel.
James 3:14 But if you have bitter envy in your heart and the desire to get the better of others, have no pride in this, talking falsely against what is true.
James 3:16 For where envy is, and the desire to get the better of others, there is no order, but every sort of evil-doing.
1 Peter 3:17 For it is better, if it is God's will, that you suffer for doing well than for doing evil.
2 Peter 2:19 Saying that they will be free, while they themselves are the servants of destruction; because whatever gets the better of a man makes a servant of him.
2 Peter 2:21 For it would be better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after knowing it, to turn back from the holy commandment delivered to them.
Revelation 3:15 I have knowledge of your works, that you are not cold or warm: it would be better if you were cold or warm.
Genesis 29:19 Laban said, "It is better that I give her to you, than that I should give her to another man. Stay with me."
Exodus 14:12 Isn't this the word that we spoke to you in Egypt, saying,'Leave us alone, that we may serve the Egyptians?' For it were better for us to serve the Egyptians, than that we should die in the wilderness."
Exodus 16:3 And the children of Israel said to them, It would have been better for the Lord to have put us to death in the land of Egypt, where we were seated by the flesh-pots and had bread enough for our needs; for you have taken us out to this waste of sand, to put all this people to death through need of food.
Numbers 11:18 "Say to the people,'Sanctify yourselves against tomorrow, and you will eat flesh; for you have wept in the ears of Yahweh, saying, "Who will give us flesh to eat? For it was well with us in Egypt." Therefore Yahweh will give you flesh, and you will eat.
Numbers 14:3 Why does Yahweh bring us to this land, to fall by the sword? Our wives and our little ones will be a prey: wouldn't it be better for us to return into Egypt?"
Deuteronomy 17:20 that his heart not be lifted up above his brothers, and that he not turn aside from the commandment, to the right hand, or to the left: to the end that he may prolong his days in his kingdom, he and his children, in the midst of Israel.
Judges 8:2 He said to them, "What have I now done in comparison with you? Isn't the gleaning of the grapes of Ephraim better than the vintage of Abiezer?
Judges 9:2 "Please speak in the ears of all the men of Shechem,'Is it better for you that all the sons of Jerubbaal, who are seventy persons, rule over you, or that one rule over you?' Remember also that I am your bone and your flesh."
Judges 11:25 Now are you anything better than Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab? Did he ever strive against Israel, or did he ever fight against them?
Judges 15:2 and her father saith, I certainly said, that thou didst certainly hate her, and I give her to thy companion; is not her sister -- the young one -- better than she? Let her be, I pray thee, to thee, instead of her.'
Judges 18:19 They said to him, "Hold your peace, put your hand on your mouth, and go with us, and be to us a father and a priest. Is it better for you to be priest to the house of one man, or to be priest to a tribe and a family in Israel?"
Ruth 2:22 And Naomi said to Ruth, her daughter-in-law, It is better, my daughter, for you to go out with his servant-girls, so that no danger may come to you in another field.
Ruth 3:10 And he said, May the Lord give you his blessing, my daughter: even better than what you did at the first is this last kind act you have done, in not going after young men, with or without wealth.
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