5358. philagathos
Strong's Concordance
philagathos: loving that which is good
Original Word: φιλάγαθος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: philagathos
Phonetic Spelling: (fil-ag'-ath-os)
Definition: loving that which is good
Usage: loving what is good.
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5358 philágathos (from 5384 /phílos, "a friend" and 18 /agathós, "inherently good") – properly, personal affection for what is intrinsically good, referring to "a lover (friend) of what God loves."

5358 /philágathos ("a lover of God's good") only occurs in Tit 1:8 where it is listed as an essential quality for the elder-overseer.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from philos and agathos
Definition
loving that which is good
NASB Translation
loving what (1), loving what is good (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5358: φιλάγαθος

φιλάγαθος, φιλάγαθον (from φίλος and ἀγαθός), loving goodness: Titus 1:8. (Sap. vii. 22; Plutarch, praec. conjug. c. 17; also compound Thes. c. Rom c. 2; (φιλάγαθος οὐ φίλαυτος, Aristotle, magn. mor. ii. 14, p. 1212b 18; Polybius 6, 53, 9; Philo de vit. Moys. ii., § 2).)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
love of good

From philos and agathos; fond to good, i.e. A promoter of virtue -- love of good men.

see GREEK philos

see GREEK agathos

Forms and Transliterations
φιλαγαθον φιλάγαθον philagathon philágathon
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Englishman's Concordance
Titus 1:8 Adj-AMS
GRK: ἀλλὰ φιλόξενον φιλάγαθον σώφρονα δίκαιον
NAS: but hospitable, loving what is good, sensible,
KJV: a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober,
INT: but hospitable a lover of good self-controlled righteous

Strong's Greek 5358
1 Occurrence


φιλάγαθον — 1 Occ.











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