5242. huperechó
Strong's Concordance
huperechó: to hold above, to rise above, to be superior
Original Word: ὑπερέχω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: huperechó
Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-er-ekh'-o)
Definition: to hold above, to rise above, to be superior
Usage: I excel, surpass, am superior.
HELPS Word-studies

5242 hyperéxō (from 5228 /hypér, "beyond, above" and 2192/exō, "have") – properly, "have beyond, i.e. be superior, excel, surpass" (A-S); to exercise prominence (superiority).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from huper and echó
to hold above, to rise above, to be superior
NASB Translation
authority (1), governing (1), more important (1), surpasses (1), surpassing value (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5242: ὑπερέχω

ὑπερέχω; from Homer down;

1. transitive, to have or hold over one (as τήν χεῖρα, of a protector, with a genitive of the person protected; so in Greek writings from Homer down; Josephus, Antiquities 6, 2, 2).

2. intransitive, to stand out, rise above, overtop (so properly, first in Homer Iliad 3, 210); metaphorically,

a. to be above, be superior in rank, authority, power: βασιλεῖ ὡς ὑπεχοντι (A. V. as supreme), 1 Peter 2:13; ἐξουσία ὑπερεχουσαι, of magistrates (A. V. higher powers), Romans 13:1 (οἱ ὑπερεχοντες, substantively, the prominent men, rulers, Polybius 28, 4, 9; 30, 4, 17; of kings, Sap 6:6).

b. to excel, to be superior: τίνος, better than (cf. Buttmann, § 132, 22), Philippians 2:3 (Sir. 36:7; Xenophon, venta 1, 11; Plato, Menex., p. 237d.; Demosthenes, p. 689, 10; Diodorus 17, 77); to surpass: τινα or τί (cf. Buttmann, § 130, 4), Philippians 4:7; τό ὑπερέχον, a substantive, the excellency, surpassing worth (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 34, 2), Philippians 3:8.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
surpass, rise above

From huper and echo; to hold oneself above, i.e. (figuratively) to excel; participle (as adjective, or neuter as noun) superior, superiority -- better, excellency, higher, pass, supreme.

see GREEK huper

see GREEK echo

Forms and Transliterations
υπερείχον υπερέξει υπερέξω υπερέχει υπερεχον υπερέχον ὑπερέχον υπερεχοντας υπερέχοντας ὑπερέχοντας υπερεχοντι υπερέχοντι ὑπερέχοντι υπερέχοντος υπερεχουσα υπερέχουσα ὑπερέχουσα υπερεχουσαις υπερεχούσαις ὑπερεχούσαις υπερηφανεύεσθαι υπερηφανεύσαντο υπερηφανεύσασθαι υπερηφανεύσατο υπερηφάνησαν hyperechon hyperéchon hyperechontas hyperéchontas hyperechonti hyperéchonti hyperechousa hyperéchousa hyperechousais hyperechoúsais uperechon uperechontas uperechonti uperechousa uperechousais
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Englishman's Concordance
Romans 13:1 V-PPA-DFP
GRK: ψυχὴ ἐξουσίαις ὑπερεχούσαις ὑποτασσέσθω οὐ
NAS: is to be in subjection to the governing authorities.
KJV: be subject unto the higher powers.
INT: soul to authorities above [him] let be subject not

Philippians 2:3 V-PPA-AMP
GRK: ἀλλήλους ἡγούμενοι ὑπερέχοντας ἑαυτῶν
NAS: one another as more important than yourselves;
KJV: esteem other better than themselves.
INT: one another esteeming above themselves

Philippians 3:8 V-PPA-ANS
GRK: διὰ τὸ ὑπερέχον τῆς γνώσεως
NAS: in view of the surpassing value of knowing
KJV: for the excellency of the knowledge
INT: on account of the being excelled knowledge

Philippians 4:7 V-PPA-NFS
GRK: θεοῦ ἡ ὑπερέχουσα πάντα νοῦν
NAS: of God, which surpasses all
KJV: which passeth all
INT: of God which surpasses all understanding

1 Peter 2:13 V-PPA-DMS
GRK: βασιλεῖ ὡς ὑπερέχοντι
NAS: to a king as the one in authority,
KJV: to the king, as supreme;
INT: to [the] king as supreme

Strong's Greek 5242
5 Occurrences

ὑπερέχον — 1 Occ.
ὑπερέχοντας — 1 Occ.
ὑπερέχοντι — 1 Occ.
ὑπερέχουσα — 1 Occ.
ὑπερεχούσαις — 1 Occ.

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