Excellence
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Philippians 4:8
Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are honest, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.
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2 Peter 1:3-4
According as his divine power has given to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him that has called us to glory and virtue:
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2 Timothy 3:16-17
All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
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1 John 3:2
Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it does not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall be like him; for we shall see him as he is.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The state of possessing good qualities in an eminent degree; exalted merit; superiority in virtue.

2. (n.) An excellent or valuable quality; that by which any one excels or is eminent; a virtue.

3. (n.) A title of honor or respect; -- more common in the form excellency.

Greek
5544. chrestotes -- goodness, excellence, uprightness
... goodness, excellence, uprightness. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration:
chrestotes Phonetic Spelling: (khray-stot'-ace) Short Definition: goodness ...
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703. arete -- moral goodness, ie virtue
... ie virtue. Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: arete Phonetic Spelling:
(ar-et'-ay) Short Definition: virtue, moral excellence, perfection Definition ...
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5247. huperoche -- a projection, eminence
... Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: huperoche Phonetic Spelling:
(hoop-er-okh-ay') Short Definition: superiority, excellence Definition: superiority ...
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5236. huperbole -- a throwing beyond, excess, superiority
... Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine Transliteration: huperbole Phonetic Spelling:
(hoop-er-bol-ay') Short Definition: surpassing excellence, exceedingly Definition ...
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1851. exoche -- a projection, eminence
... Noun, Feminine Transliteration: exoche Phonetic Spelling: (ex-okh-ay') Short Definition:
eminence, distinction Definition: eminence, distinction, excellence. ...
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1228. diabolos -- slanderous, accusing falsely
... Devil Definition: (adj. used often as a noun), slanderous; with the article:
the Slanderer (par excellence), the Devil. 1228 (from ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4022. meged -- excellence
... 4021, 4022. meged. 4023 . excellence. Transliteration: meged Phonetic
Spelling: (meh'-ghed) Short Definition: choice. Word Origin ...
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4025. Magdiel -- "excellence of God," an Edomite chief
... 4024, 4025. Magdiel. 4026 . "excellence of God," an Edomite chief. Transliteration:
Magdiel Phonetic Spelling: (mag-dee-ale') Short Definition: Magdiel. ...
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3502. yithrah -- abundance, riches
... abundance, riches. Feminine of yether; properly, excellence, ie (by implication)
wealth -- abundance, riches. see HEBREW yether. 3501, 3502. yithrah. 3503 ...
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2428. chayil -- strength, efficiency, wealth, army
... efficiency, wealth, army NASB Word Usage able (5), armies (3), army (82), army*
(1), capability (1), capable (3), elite army (1), excellence (1), excellent (2 ...
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3503. Yithro -- Moses' father-in-law
... Jethro. From yether with pron. Suffix; his excellence; Jethro, Moses' father-in-
law -- Jethro. Compare Yether. see HEBREW yether. see HEBREW Yether. 3502, 3503 ...
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3507. Yithream -- a son of David
... Ithream. From yether and am; excellence of people; Jithream, a son of David -- Ithream.
see HEBREW yether. see HEBREW am. 3506, 3507. Yithream. 3508 . ...
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1347b. gaon -- exaltation
... Word Origin from gaah Definition exaltation NASB Word Usage arrogance (3), eminence
(1), excellence (1), glory (1), majestic (1), majesty (5), pomp (1), pride ...
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Library

Translation of a Memorial to his Excellence the Count D'Ofalia
... Translation of a Memorial to his Excellence the Count D'Ofalia. (Endorsed ...
March 28,1838.) To His Excellence The Count D'Ofalia. SIR ...
/.../borrow/letters of george borrow/translation of a memorial to.htm

Excellence of Faith.
... CHRISTIAN CHARACTER AND LIFE. 376. " Excellence of Faith. 376. SHM Christian
Watchman. Excellence of Faith. 1 Faith is the Christian's ...
/.../adams/hymns for christian devotion/376 excellence of faith.htm

The Difficulty and Excellence of virginity; the Study Of
... Discourse I."Marcella. Chapter I."The Difficulty and Excellence of Virginity;
The Study of. Doctrine Necessary for Virgins. Virginity ...
/.../chapter i the difficulty and excellence.htm

The Excellence of the Christian Philosophy; the Origin of Heresies ...
... Chapter I."The Excellence of the Christian Philosophy; The Origin of Heresies Amongst
Christians. The philosophy of the Christians is termed simple. ...
/.../alexander/of the manichaeans/chapter i the excellence of the.htm

The Excellence of Almsgiving.
... The Homily. Chap. xvi."the excellence of almsgiving. Wherefore, brethren,
having received no small occasion [3969] for repentance ...
/.../unknown/the second epistle of clement/chap xvi the excellence of almsgiving.htm

Whether a Man's Excellence is the Cause of his Being Angry?
... AND OF THE REMEDIES OF ANGER (FOUR ARTICLES) [*There is no further mention of these
remedies in the text, except in A .] Whether a man's excellence is the ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether a mans excellence is.htm

Whether the Excellence of the Person Sinning Aggravates the Sin?
... OF THE COMPARISON OF ONE SIN WITH ANOTHER (TEN ARTICLES) Whether the excellence
of the person sinning aggravates the sin? Objection ...
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The Excellence of the Abiding Glory of virginity; the Soul
... Discourse VI."Agathe. Chapter I."The Excellence of the Abiding Glory of
Virginity; The Soul. Made in the Image of the Image of ...
/.../chapter i the excellence of the.htm

The Twenty-Sixth Chapter: the Excellence of a Free Mind, Gained ...
... BOOK THREE. INTERNAL CONSOLATION The Twenty-Sixth Chapter: The Excellence of a Free
Mind, Gained Through Prayer Rather Than By Study. The Disciple ...
/.../kempis/the imitation of christ/the twenty-sixth chapter the excellence.htm

Of the Excellence which the Aforesaid Old Man Showed in the System ...
... The Conferences of John Cassian. Chapter IV. Of the excellence which the
aforesaid old man showed in the system of the anchorites. ...
/.../cassian/the conferences of john cassian/chapter iv of the excellence.htm

Thesaurus
Excellence (31 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Excellence (31 Occurrences). Romans 7:16 But if I do that
which I do not desire to do, I admit the excellence of the Law, (WEY). ...
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Virtue (21 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) Moral excellence; value; merit; meritoriousness; worth. ... 6. (n.) A particular
moral excellence; as, the virtue of temperance, of charity, etc. ...
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Envy (56 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Chagrin, mortification, discontent, or uneasiness at the sight of another's
excellence or good fortune, accompanied with some degree of hatred and a ...
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Perfection (30 Occurrences)
... or state of being perfect or complete, so that nothing requisite is wanting; entire
development; consummate culture, skill, or moral excellence; the highest ...
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Goodness (83 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary. (n.) The quality of being good in any of its various
senses; excellence; virtue; kindness; benevolence; as, the goodness of timber ...
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Jethro (10 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary His excellence, or gain, a prince or priest of
Midian, who succeeded his father Reuel. Moses spent forty ...
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Lebanon's (1 Occurrence)
... Lebanon's glory Lebanon will be given to it, the excellence of Carmel and Sharon.
They will see Yahweh's glory, the excellence of our God. (WEB). ...
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Good (8348 Occurrences)
... troublesome, etc. 2. (superl.) Possessing moral excellence or virtue; virtuous;
pious; religious; -- said of persons or actions. 3. (superl ...
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Worthy (92 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Having worth or excellence; possessing
merit; valuable; deserving; estimable; excellent; virtuous. ...
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Imperial (14 Occurrences)
... royal; sovereign; supreme. 3. (a.) of superior or unusual size or excellence;
as, imperial paper; imperial tea, etc. 4. (n.) The ...
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Bible Concordance
Excellence (31 Occurrences)

Romans 7:16 But if I do that which I do not desire to do, I admit the excellence of the Law,
(WEY)

1 Corinthians 2:1 When I came to you, brothers, I didn't come with excellence of speech or of wisdom, proclaiming to you the testimony of God.
(WEB WBS)

1 Corinthians 12:31 But desire earnestly the greater gifts, and yet shew I unto you a way of more surpassing excellence.
(DBY)

2 Corinthians 4:7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power may be of God, and not from us.
(WBS)

Philippians 4:8 Finally, brothers, whatever things are true, whatever things are honorable, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report; if there is any virtue, and if there is any praise, think about these things.
(See NAS RSV)

1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God's own possession, that you may proclaim the excellence of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light:
(WEB YLT)

2 Peter 1:3 seeing that his divine power has granted to us all things that pertain to life and godliness, through the knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and virtue;
(See NAS RSV)

2 Peter 1:5 Yes, and for this very cause adding on your part all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence; and in moral excellence, knowledge;
(WEB NAS)

Genesis 49:3 Reuben, thou art my first-born, my might, and the beginning of my strength, the excellence of dignity, and the excellence of power:
(WBS)

Exodus 15:7 And in the greatness of thy excellence thou hast overthrown them that rose up against thee: thou sentest forth thy wrath, which consumed them as stubble.
(WBS NAS)

Deuteronomy 33:26 There is none like to the God of Jeshurun, who rideth upon the heaven in thy help, and in his excellence on the sky.
(WBS)

Deuteronomy 33:29 Happy art thou, O Israel: who is like to thee, O people saved by the LORD, the shield of thy help, and who is the sword of thy excellence! and thy enemies shall be found liars to thee; and thou shalt tread upon their high places.
(WBS)

Ruth 3:11 Now, my daughter, don't be afraid; I will do to you all that you say; for all the city of my people does know that you are a worthy woman.
(See NAS)

Job 4:21 Doth not their excellence which is in them depart? they die, even without wisdom.
(WBS)

Job 13:11 Shall not his excellence make you afraid? and his dread fall upon you?
(WBS)

Job 20:6 Though his excellence shall mount up to the heavens, and his head reach to the clouds;
(WBS)

Job 37:4 After it a voice roareth: he thundereth with the voice of his excellence; and he will not stay them when his voice is heard.
(WBS)

Job 40:10 Deck thyself now with majesty and excellence; and array thyself with glory and beauty.
(WBS)

Psalms 47:4 He shall choose our inheritance for us, the excellence of Jacob whom he loved. Selah.
(WBS)

Psalms 62:4 They only consult to cast him down from his excellence: they delight in lies: they bless with their mouth, but they curse inwardly. Selah.
(WBS)

Psalms 68:34 Ascribe ye strength to God: his excellence is over Israel, and his strength is in the clouds.
(WBS)

Ecclesiastes 7:12 For wisdom is a defense, and money is a defense: but the excellence of knowledge is, that wisdom giveth life to them that have it.
(WBS)

Isaiah 4:2 In that day is the Shoot of Jehovah for desire and for honour, And the fruit of the earth For excellence and for beauty to the escaped of Israel.
(YLT)

Isaiah 12:5 Praise ye Jehovah, for excellence He hath done, Known is this in all the earth.
(YLT)

Isaiah 13:19 And Babylon, the glory of kingdoms, the beauty of the Chaldees' excellence, shall be as when God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah.
(WBS)

Isaiah 35:2 It will blossom abundantly, and rejoice even with joy and singing. Lebanon's glory Lebanon will be given to it, the excellence of Carmel and Sharon. They will see Yahweh's glory, the excellence of our God.
(WEB WBS)

Isaiah 60:15 Whereas thou hast been forsaken and hated, so that no man went through thee, I will make thee an eternal excellence, a joy of many generations.
(WBS)

Ezekiel 24:21 Speak to the house of Israel, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will profane my sanctuary, the excellence of your strength, the desire of your eyes, and that which your soul pitieth; and your sons and your daughters whom ye have left shall fall by the sword.
(WBS)

Amos 6:8 The Lord GOD hath sworn by himself, saith the LORD the God of hosts, I abhor the excellence of Jacob, and hate his palaces: therefore I will deliver up the city with all its abundance.
(WBS)

Amos 8:7 The LORD hath sworn by the excellence of Jacob, Surely I will never forget any of their works.
(WBS)

Nahum 2:2 For the LORD hath turned away the excellence of Jacob, as the excellence of Israel: for the emptiers have emptied them out, and marred their vine branches.
(WBS)

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Print (3 Occurrences)

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