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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To show superiority; to go beyond or surpass in good qualities or laudable deeds; to outdo or outgo, in a good sense.

2. (v. t.) To exceed or go beyond; to surpass.

3. (v. i.) To surpass others in good qualities, laudable actions, or acquirements; to be distinguished by superiority; as, to excel in mathematics, or classics.

Greek
5235. huperballo -- to throw over or beyond, to run beyond
... of Speech: Verb Transliteration: huperballo Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-er-bal'-lo)
Short Definition: I surpass Definition: I surpass, excel, exceed, transcend. ...
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5242. huperecho -- to hold above, to rise above, to be superior
... to rise above, to be superior. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: huperecho Phonetic
Spelling: (hoop-er-ekh'-o) Short Definition: I excel, surpass Definition ...
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4052. perisseuo -- to be over and above, to abound
... and above, to abound NASB Word Usage abound (10), abounded (1), abounding (1),
abundance (2), abundant (1), better (1), cause (1), cause* (1), excel (2), has ...
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4284. proecho -- to hold before
... to hold before. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: proecho Phonetic Spelling:
(pro-ekh-om-ahee) Short Definition: I excel, surpass Definition: trans: I hold ...
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1308. diaphero -- to carry through, carry about, to differ, make a ...
... Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: diaphero Phonetic Spelling: (dee-af-er'-o)
Short Definition: I carry through, differ, surpass, excel Definition: (a) trans ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3498. yathar -- to remain over
... excel, leave a remnant, left behind, too much, make plenteous, preserve.
A primitive root; to jut over or exceed; by implication, to ...
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5927. alah -- to go up, ascend, climb
... 83), comes (2), coming (12), dawn* (1), dawned (1), depart (1), enter (1), entered
(1), erected (1), evaporated (1), exalt (1), exalted (2), excel (1), falls (1 ...
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1368. gibbor -- strong, mighty
... warriors (17), who is mighty (1). champion, chief, excel, giant, man, mighty
man, one, strong man,. Or (shortened) gibbor {ghib-bore ...
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5329. natsach -- preeminent or enduring
... supervise (2), supervised (1), supervisors (1). excel, chief musician singer,
overseer, set forward. A primitive root; properly, to ...
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5674a. abar -- to pass over, through, or by, pass on
... over (5), current (1), devote (1), drew across (1), drifting (1), enter (1), escapes
the notice (1), ever bring (1), ever bring...over (1), excel (1), fail (2 ...
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7235. rabah -- to be or become much, many or great
... in whatever respect) -- (bring in) abundance (X -antly), + archer (by mistake for
rabab), be in authority, bring up, X continue, enlarge, excel, exceeding(-ly ...
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Library

How Greatly those Excel who Depart from Sin through the Feeling of ...
... The Conferences of John Cassian. Chapter VIII. How greatly those excel
who depart from sin through the feeling of love. For there ...
/.../cassian/the conferences of john cassian/chapter viii how greatly those.htm

But we have Reason, one Will Say, and Excel the Whole Race of Dumb ...
... Book II. 17 But we have reason, one will say, and excel the whole race
of dumb animals´┐Ż But we have reason, one will say, and ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/17 but we have reason.htm

Those who Teach Others, Ought to Excel in virtues.
... The Stromata, or Miscellanies. Book VII. Chapter IX."Those Who Teach Others,
Ought to Excel in Virtues. The gnostic dignity is ...
/.../clement/the stromata or miscellanies/chapter ix those who teach others.htm

How vicious Souls, However Worthy of Condemnation they May Be ...
... Chapter 5. "How Vicious Souls, However Worthy of Condemnation They May
Be, Excel the Light Which is Praiseworthy in Its Kind. ...
/.../chapter 5 name vicious souls.htm

Whether Observance is a Special virtue, Distinct from Other ...
... ii) that "it is by observance that we pay worship and honor to those who excel in
some kind of dignity." But worship and honor are paid also by piety to our ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether observance is a special.htm

Whether Pride is the Beginning of Every Sin?
... I answer that, Some say pride is to be taken in three ways. First, as denoting
inordinate desire to excel; and thus it is a special sin. ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether pride is the beginning.htm

The Missionary in India.
... It would be easy to select from the home field ministers who, in unwearied labour,
self-denial, and privation for Christ's sake, greatly excel the ordinary run ...
/.../chapter xxiv the missionary in.htm

Beside the Manger.
... Thy mouth that e'en the sweetest wine, And milk and honey precious, In pow'r and
virtue doth excel, Of comfort, strength, and sap 'tis full, And inwardly ...
/.../gerhardt/paul gerhardts spiritual songs/beside the manger.htm

On Genesis.
... Reuben, my first-born, thou art my strength, and the sum of my sorrow: excelling
in dignity and excelling in might: thou hast been insensate as water; excel not ...
/.../hippolytus/the extant works and fragments of hippolytus/on genesis.htm

Which are the Better, the Continent, or those who Delight in ...
... Now tell me truly whether it is a difficulty with you to receive the opinion, that
they who are not concupiscent excel those who are concupiscent, and yet ...
/.../chapter iii which are the better.htm

Thesaurus
Excel (12 Occurrences)
... 3. (vi) To surpass others in good qualities, laudable actions, or acquirements;
to be distinguished by superiority; as, to excel in mathematics, or classics. ...
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Top (880 Occurrences)
... 15. (vi) To predominate; as, topping passions. 16. (vi) To excel; to rise above
others. 17. ... 18. (vt) To rise above; to excel; to outgo; to surpass. 19. ...
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Emulation (5 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The endeavor to equal or to excel another in
qualities or actions; an assiduous striving to equal or excel another; rivalry. ...
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Unstable (8 Occurrences)
... Genesis 49:4 Unstable as water, thou shalt not excel; because thou wentest up to
thy father's bed; then defiledst thou it: he went up to my couch. ...
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Outdo (1 Occurrence)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (vt) To go beyond in performance; to excel; to
surpass. Multi-Version Concordance Outdo (1 Occurrence). ...
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Overpass (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (vt) To pass over; to omit; to overlook; to disregard. 3. (vt) To surpass; to
excel. 4. (vi) To pass over, away, or off. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ...
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Go (17871 Occurrences)
... alah, "to go or come up" (Genesis 2:6, etc.; Isaiah 15:5, "go it up," the King James
Version); used also figuratively, eg "to rise up or excel" "Thou excellest ...
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Wentest (16 Occurrences)
... Genesis 49:4 Unstable as water, thou shalt not excel; because thou wentest up to
thy father's bed; then defiledst thou it: he went up to my couch. ...
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Forasmuch (64 Occurrences)
... (KJV ASV WBS). 1 Corinthians 14:12 Even so ye, forasmuch as ye are zealous of spiritual
gifts, seek that ye may excel to the edifying of the church. (KJV WBS). ...
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Transcends (2 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Transcends (2 Occurrences). 1 Corinthians
12:31 But always seek to excel in the greater gifts. And now ...
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Bible Concordance
Excel (12 Occurrences)

1 Corinthians 12:31 But earnestly desire the best gifts. Moreover, I show a most excellent way to you.
(Root in WEB KJV WEY ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Corinthians 14:12 Even so ye, forasmuch as ye are zealous of spiritual gifts, seek that ye may excel to the edifying of the church.
(KJV WEY WBS RSV NIV)

2 Corinthians 8:7 But as you abound in everything, in faith, utterance, knowledge, all earnestness, and in your love to us, see that you also abound in this grace.
(See RSV NIV)

1 Thessalonians 4:1 Finally then, brothers, we beg and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that as you received from us how you ought to walk and to please God, that you abound more and more.
(See NAS)

1 Thessalonians 4:10 for indeed you do it toward all the brothers who are in all Macedonia. But we exhort you, brothers, that you abound more and more;
(See NAS)

Genesis 49:4 Boiling over as water, you shall not excel; because you went up to your father's bed, then defiled it. He went up to my couch.
(WEB KJV JPS WBS NIV)

1 Chronicles 15:21 And Mattithiah, and Elipheleh, and Mikneiah, and Obededom, and Jeiel, and Azaziah, with harps on the Sheminith to excel.
(KJV WBS)

Psalms 103:20 Bless the LORD, ye his angels, that excel in strength, that do his commandments, hearkening unto the voice of his word.
(KJV WBS)

Proverbs 31:29 "Many women do noble things, but you excel them all."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV)

Isaiah 10:10 As my hand hath found the kingdoms of the idols, and whose graven images did excel them of Jerusalem and of Samaria;
(KJV ASV WBS NIV)

Jeremiah 5:28 They have become fat and strong: they have gone far in works of evil: they give no support to the cause of the child without a father, so that they may do well; they do not see that the poor man gets his rights.
(See NAS)

Jeremiah 22:15 Shall you reign, because you strive to excel in cedar? Didn't your father eat and drink, and do justice and righteousness? then it was well with him.
(WEB JPS ASV)

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