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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(v. t.) To go beyond in anything good or bad; to exceed; to excel.
1308. diaphero -- to carry through, carry about, to differ, make a ...
... to carry through, carry about, to differ, make a difference, surpass. Part of Speech:
Verb Transliteration: diaphero Phonetic Spelling: (dee-af-er'-o) Short ...
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5242. huperecho -- to hold above, to rise above, to be superior
... rise above, to be superior. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: huperecho Phonetic
Spelling: (hoop-er-ekh'-o) Short Definition: I excel, surpass Definition: I ...
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5235. huperballo -- to throw over or beyond, to run beyond
... over or beyond, to run beyond. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: huperballo
Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-er-bal'-lo) Short Definition: I surpass Definition: I ...
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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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Strong's Hebrew
5276. naem -- to be pleasant, delightful, or lovely
... Word Origin a prim. root Definition to be pleasant, delightful, or lovely NASB Word
Usage delight (1), delightful (1), pleasant (5), surpass in beauty (1). ...
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3254. yasaph -- to add
... 7), more (18), more shall be done (1), more also (1), more* (5), once more* (3),
once* (1), prolong (1), prolongs (1), repeated* (1), surpass (1), worse* (1 ...
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Whether the Repayment of Gratitude Should Surpass the Favor ...
... OF THANKFULNESS OR GRATITUDE (SIX ARTICLES) Whether the repayment of gratitude
should surpass the favor received? Objection 1: It ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the repayment of gratitude.htm

That the Building Should Surpass all the Churches in the World in ...
... Book III. Chapter XXXI."That the Building should surpass all the Churches in
the World in the Beauty of its Walls, its Columns, and Marbles. ...
/.../pamphilius/the life of constantine/chapter xxxi that the building should.htm

Whether the Pains of Purgatory Surpass all the Temporal Pains of ...
ARTICLES) Whether the pains of Purgatory surpass all the temporal pains of ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the pains of purgatory.htm

Whether Envy is a Kind of Sorrow?
... in so far as it diminishes the good name a man desires to have, it follows that
a man is envious of those only whom he wishes to rival or surpass in reputation ...
// theologica/whether envy is a kind.htm

On the Words of the Gospel, Matt. xix. 17, "If Thou Wouldest Enter ...
... Whosoever of you boast of your poverty, beware of pride, lest the humble rich surpass
you; beware of impiety, lest the pious rich surpass you; beware of ...
/.../sermons on selected lessons of the new testament/sermon xxxv on the words.htm

Problems About Heavenly and Earthly Divisions of the Church
... In this way their peace will become known to us, since ours will be like theirs
in kind and measure"nor will it then surpass our understanding. ...
/.../handbook on faith hope and love/chapter xvi problems about heavenly.htm

1 Cor. Ix. 24
... emulation is more abundant. For here neither is one to be crowned alone, and
the rewards also far surpass the labors. Wherefore also he ...
/.../homilies on the epistles of paul to the corinthians/homily xxiii 1 cor ix.htm

It is Shown by Reason that in God Three are not Anything Greater ...
... The Father also and the Holy Spirit together, since they do not surpass the Son
in truth (for they are not more truly), do not surpass Him either in magnitude. ...
/.../augustine/on the holy trinity/chapter 1 it is shown by.htm

Letter v. --A Testimonial.
... Now because I am rich in friendships, perhaps I surpass in that kind of property
even that great man who plumed himself upon that very thing. ...
/.../gregory/gregory of nyssa dogmatic treatises etc/letter v a testimonial.htm

Whether the Brightness of the Heavenly Bodies Will be Increased at ...
... Now man is a very small thing in comparison with the heavenly bodies, which by their
huge bulk surpass the size of man almost beyond comparison: in fact the ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the brightness of the.htm

Surpass (8 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Surpass (8 Occurrences). ... (See RSV). Ezekiel 32:19 Whom
dost thou surpass in beauty? Go down, and be thou laid with the uncircumcised. ...
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Excel (12 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To show superiority; to go beyond or surpass in
good qualities or laudable deeds; to outdo or outgo, in a good sense. ...
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Pass (1172 Occurrences)
... 11. (vi) To go beyond bounds; to surpass; to be in excess. 12. (vi) To take heed;
to care. 13. ... 21. (vt) To transcend; to surpass; to excel; to exceed. 22. ...
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Surpassed (7 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Surpass. Multi-Version Concordance
Surpassed (7 Occurrences). John 1:15 John testified about him. ...
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Overshadow (4 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (vt) To throw a shadow over; to surpass; to cover with
a superior influence. Multi-Version Concordance Overshadow (4 Occurrences). ...
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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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Outwit (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To surpass in wisdom, esp. in cunning; to
defeat or overreach by superior craft. 2. (n.) The faculty ...
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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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Whip (7 Occurrences)
... whisk, fork, or the like. 7. (vt) To conquer; to defeat, as in a contest
or game; to beat; to surpass. 8. (vt) To overlay (a cord ...
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Top (880 Occurrences)
... 17. (vt) To cover on the top; to tip; to cap; -- chiefly used in the past participle.
18. (vt) To rise above; to excel; to outgo; to surpass. 19. ...
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Bible Concordance
Surpass (8 Occurrences)

Matthew 5:20 For I assure you that unless your righteousness greatly surpasses that of the Scribes and the Pharisees, you will certainly not find entrance into the Kingdom of the Heavens.

Genesis 49:26 The blessings of thy father surpass the blessings of my ancestors, Unto the bounds of the everlasting hills: They shall be on the head of Joseph, And on the crown of the head of him that was separated from his brethren.

1 Kings 10:7 However I didn't believe the words, until I came, and my eyes had seen it. Behold, the half was not told me! Your wisdom and prosperity exceed the fame which I heard.
(See RSV)

2 Chronicles 9:6 However I didn't believe their words, until I came, and my eyes had seen it; and behold, the half of the greatness of your wisdom was not told me: you exceed the fame that I heard.

Proverbs 31:29 Unnumbered women have done well, but you are better than all of them.

Jeremiah 5:28 They are become fat, they shine, yea, they surpass in deeds of wickedness; they judge not the cause, the cause of the fatherless, and they prosper; and the right of the needy do they not adjudge.

Ezekiel 15:2 Son of man, what is the vine tree more than any tree, the vine-branch which is among the trees of the forest?
(See RSV)

Ezekiel 32:19 Whom dost thou surpass in beauty? Go down, and be thou laid with the uncircumcised.



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