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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) More elevated in place or position; higher; upper; as, the superior limb of the sun; the superior part of an image.

2. (a.) Higher in rank or office; more exalted in dignity; as, a superior officer; a superior degree of nobility.

3. (a.) Higher or greater in excellence; surpassing others in the greatness, or value of any quality; greater in quality or degree; as, a man of superior merit; or of superior bravery.

4. (a.) Beyond the power or influence of; too great or firm to be subdued or affected by; -- with to.

5. (a.) More comprehensive; as a term in classification; as, a genus is superior to a species.

6. (a.) Above the ovary; -- said of parts of the flower which, although normally below the ovary, adhere to it, and so appear to originate from its upper part; also of an ovary when the other floral organs are plainly below it in position, and free from it.

7. (a.) Belonging to the part of an auxiliary flower which is toward the main stem; posterior.

8. (a.) Pointing toward the apex of the fruit; ascending; -- said of the radical.

9. (n.) One who is above, or surpasses, another in rank, station, office, age, ability, or merit; one who surpasses in what is desirable; as, Addison has no superior as a writer of pure English.

10. (n.) The head of a monastery, convent, abbey, or the like.

5242. huperecho -- to hold above, to rise above, to be superior
... to hold above, to rise above, to be superior. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration:
huperecho Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-er-ekh'-o) Short Definition: I excel ...
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743. archaggelos -- a chief angel, ie archangel
... Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: archaggelos Phonetic Spelling:
(ar-khang'-el-os) Short Definition: a ruler of angels, a superior angel, an ...
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1883. epano -- above, more than
... above, more than. Part of Speech: Adverb Transliteration: epano Phonetic Spelling:
(ep-an'-o) Short Definition: on the top, above, superior to Definition: (a ...
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4786. sugkerannumi -- to mix together, hence to agree with
... 4786 (from 4862 , "identified ," intensifying 2767 , "mix into a new and improved
compound") -- properly, into a superior -- "a " () where the parts . ...
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649. apostello -- to send, send away
... away, dismiss. 649 (from 575 , "away from" and 4724 , "send") -- properly,
send away, ie ; (passive) " on a by a superior.". As an ...
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5247. huperoche -- a projection, eminence
... preeminence, authority. Cognate: 5247 (from 5242, "hold ") -- prominence
(because ); pre-eminent (superior). See 5242 (). 5247 () is ...
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4053. perissos -- abundant
... From peri (in the sense of beyond); superabundant (in quantity) or superior (in
quality); by implication, excessive; adverbially (with ek) violently; neuter ...
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4352. proskuneo -- to do reverence to
... 4352 (from 4314 , "towards" and , ""-- properly, to kiss the ground when prostrating
before a superior; to , ready "to fall down/prostrate oneself to adore on ...
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1252. diakrino -- to distinguish, to judge
... 2), doubts (2), judge (1), judged (1), made distinctions (1), made...distinction
(1), misgivings (2), pass judgment (1), superior (1), took issue ...
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510. anoterikos -- upper
... Word Origin from anoteros Definition upper NASB Word Usage upper (1). upper. From
anoteros; superior, ie (locally) more remote -- upper. see GREEK anoteros. ...
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Whether the Superior Angel Enlightens the Inferior as Regards all ...
enlightens the inferior as regards all he himself knows? ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the superior angel enlightens.htm

Whether the Inferior Angel Speaks to the Superior?
... THE SPEECH OF THE ANGELS (FIVE ARTICLES) Whether the inferior angel speaks
to the superior? Objection 1: It would seem that the ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the inferior angel speaks.htm

Ye are Superior to Me.
... Chapter XII."Ye are superior to me. May I enjoy you in all respects, if
indeed I be worthy! For though I am bound, I am not worthy ...
/.../the epistle of ignatius to the magnesians/chapter xii ye are superior to.htm

Whether an Inferior Angel Can Enlighten a Superior Angel?
can enlighten a superior angel? Objection 1: It would seem ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether an inferior angel can.htm

Gold and Silver not Superior in Origin or in Utility to Other ...
... Book I. Chapter V."Gold and Silver Not Superior in Origin or in Utility
to Other Metals. Gold and silver, the principal material ...
/.../tertullian/on the apparel of women/chapter v gold and silver not.htm

Man, Endued with Liberty, Superior to the Angels, Overcomes Even ...
... Chapter VIII."Man, Endued with Liberty, Superior to the Angels, Overcomes Even the
Angel Which Lured Him to His Fall, When Repentant and Resuming Obedience ...
/.../the five books against marcion/chapter viii man endued with liberty.htm

Of Him whom the Superior came Upon and Found in his Cell, Deluded ...
... Prolegomena. Chapter XVI. Of him whom the superior came upon and found in
his cell, deluded by idle vainglory. I remember an elder ...
/.../cassian/the works of john cassian /chapter xvi of him whom.htm

The Right to Feel Superior
... CHAPTER 10 The Right to Feel Superior. ... How can a person be conscious of how much
more he knows than someone else, and still not feel superior? ...
/.../ we no rights/chapter 10 the right to.htm

Whether a Man Can Excommunicate Himself, his Equal, or his ...
a man can excommunicate himself, his equal, or his superior? ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether a man can excommunicate.htm

Whether a Man Can Use the Keys with Regard to his Superior?
Whether a man can use the keys with regard to his superior? ...
// theologica/whether a man can use.htm

Superior (18 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) More elevated in place or position; higher; upper;
as, the superior limb of the sun; the superior part of an image. ...
/s/superior.htm - 13k

Appeal (30 Occurrences)
... Easton's Bible Dictionary A reference of any case from an inferior to a superior
court. Moses established in the wilderness a series ...
/a/appeal.htm - 20k

Feud (1 Occurrence)
... 3. (n.) A stipendiary estate in land, held of superior, by service; the right which
a vassal or tenant had to the lands or other immovable thing of his lord ...
/f/feud.htm - 7k

... It thus includes both the subjective sentiments, or feelings of the soul, in the
presence of some superior object or person, and the appropriate physical ...
/a/adoration.htm - 20k

Learner (4 Occurrences)
... Learner (4 Occurrences). Matthew 10:24 "The learner is never superior to his teacher,
and the servant is never superior to his master. (WEY). ...
/l/learner.htm - 7k

Inferior (14 Occurrences)
... It is true that a particular kind of food will not bring us into God's presence;
we are neither inferior to others if we abstain from it, nor superior to them ...
/i/inferior.htm - 11k

Fine (184 Occurrences)
... 1. (superl.) Finished; brought to perfection; refined; hence, free from impurity;
excellent; superior; elegant; worthy of admiration; accomplished; beautiful. ...
/f/fine.htm - 47k

Return (499 Occurrences)
... 11. (vt) To report, or bring back and make known. 12. (vt) To render, as an account,
usually an official account, to a superior; to report officially by a list ...
/r/return.htm - 38k

Equal (70 Occurrences)
... same degree, etc.; -- applied to number, degree, quantity, and intensity, and to
any subject which admits of them; neither inferior nor superior, greater nor ...
/e/equal.htm - 30k

Excellent (52 Occurrences)
... 1. (a.) Excelling; surpassing others in some good quality or the sum of qualities;
of great worth; eminent, in a good sense; superior; as, an excellent man ...
/e/excellent.htm - 24k

Bible Concordance
Superior (18 Occurrences)

Matthew 10:24 "The learner is never superior to his teacher, and the servant is never superior to his master.

Matthew 12:12 Is not a man, however, far superior to a sheep? Therefore it is right to do good on the Sabbath."

Matthew 18:4 Whoever therefore shall humble himself as this young child, he it is who is superior to others in the Kingdom of the Heavens.

Luke 6:40 There is no disciple who is superior to his teacher; but every one whose instruction is complete will be like his teacher.

John 13:16 In most solemn truth I tell you that a servant is not superior to his master, nor is a messenger superior to him who sent him.

John 15:20 Bear in mind what I said to you, 'A servant is not superior to his master.' If they have persecuted me, they will also persecute you: if they have obeyed my teaching, they will obey yours also.

Romans 2:18 and know the supreme will, and can test things that differ--being a man who receives instruction from the Law--
(See NIV)

Romans 11:25 For there is a truth, brethren, not revealed hitherto, of which I do not wish to leave you in ignorance, for fear you should attribute superior wisdom to yourselves--the truth, I mean, that partial blindness has fallen upon Israel until the great mass of the Gentiles have come in;

1 Corinthians 2:1 And I, having come unto you, brethren, came -- not in superiority of discourse or wisdom -- declaring to you the testimony of God,
(Root in YLT NAS NIV)

1 Corinthians 4:7 Why, who gives you your superiority, my brother? Or what have you that you did not receive? And if you really did receive it, why boast as if this were not so?
(Root in WEY NAS)

1 Corinthians 8:8 It is true that a particular kind of food will not bring us into God's presence; we are neither inferior to others if we abstain from it, nor superior to them if we eat it.

1 Corinthians 14:5 I should be right glad were you all to speak in 'tongues,' but yet more glad were you all to prophesy. And, in fact, the man who prophesies is superior to him who speaks in 'tongues,' except when the latter can interpret in order that the Church may get a blessing.

2 Corinthians 3:10 for also even that which hath been glorious, hath not been glorious -- in this respect, because of the superior glory;

Hebrews 1:4 having become as far superior to the angels as the Name He possesses by inheritance is more excellent than theirs.

Hebrews 7:7 And beyond all dispute it is always the inferior who is blessed by the superior.

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.
(See NIV)

Daniel 1:20 And in all matters of wisdom and understanding, that the king inquired of them, he found them ten times superior to all the magicians and astrologers that were in all his realm.

Daniel 8:25 Through his policy he shall cause craft to prosper in his hand; and he shall magnify himself in his heart, and in their security shall he destroy many: he shall also stand up against the prince of princes; but he shall be broken without hand.
(See NIV)



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Lily (9 Occurrences)

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