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
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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