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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Having good qualities in a greater degree than another; as, a better man; a better physician; a better house; a better air.

2. (a.) Preferable in regard to rank, value, use, fitness, acceptableness, safety, or in any other respect.

3. (a.) Greater in amount; larger; more.

4. (a.) Improved in health; less affected with disease; as, the patient is better.

5. (a.) More advanced; more perfect; as, upon better acquaintance; a better knowledge of the subject.

6. (n.) Advantage, superiority, or victory; -- usually with of; as, to get the better of an enemy.

7. (n.) One who has a claim to precedence; a superior, as in merit, social standing, etc.; -- usually in the plural.

8. (compar.) In a superior or more excellent manner; with more skill and wisdom, courage, virtue, advantage, or success; as, Henry writes better than John; veterans fight better than recruits.

9. (compar.) More correctly or thoroughly.

10. (compar.) In a higher or greater degree; more; as, to love one better than another.

11. (compar.) More, in reference to value, distance, time, etc.; as, ten miles and better.

12. (v.) To improve or ameliorate; to increase the good qualities of.

13. (v.) To improve the condition of, morally, physically, financially, socially, or otherwise.

14. (v.) To surpass in excellence; to exceed; to excel.

15. (v.) To give advantage to; to support; to advance the interest of.

16. (v. i.) To become better; to improve.

17. (n.) One who bets or lays a wager.

Greek
2909. kreitton -- better
... better. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: kreitton or kreisson Phonetic
Spelling: (krite'-tohn) Short Definition: stronger, more excellent Definition ...
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957. beltion -- better
... better. Part of Speech: Adverb, Comparative Transliteration: beltion Phonetic Spelling:
(bel-tee'-on) Short Definition: better Definition: better; adv: very well ...
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2908. kreisson -- better.
... 2907, 2908. kreisson. 2909 . better. ... better. Neuter of an alternate form of
kreitton; (as noun) better, ie Greater advantage -- better. see GREEK kreitton. ...
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710. aristeros -- better, euph. for left, on the left
... 709, 710. aristeros. 711 . better, euph. for left ... hand. Word Origin cptv.
adjective akin to aristos (best) Definition better, euph. for ...
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2866. kompsoteron -- well-dressed
... well-dressed. Part of Speech: Adverb, Comparative Transliteration: kompsoteron Phonetic
Spelling: (komp-sot'-er-on) Short Definition: in better health Definition ...
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3123. mallon -- more
... 3123 ("more than, better rather") is a adverb so it refers to what is as compared
to what is merely "good." This involves or to elevate the better over the good ...
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2570. kalos -- beautiful, good
... word Definition beautiful, good NASB Word Usage beautiful (1), better (5), better*
(2), commendable manner (1), excellent (1), fair (1), fine (2), good (79 ...
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4284. proecho -- to hold before
... have preeminence. Word Origin from pro and echo Definition to hold before
NASB Word Usage better (1). be better. Middle voice from ...
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3081. lusiteleo -- to be advantageous, profitable
... Word Origin from luo (in the sense of paying expenses, etc.) and telos Definition
to be advantageous, profitable NASB Word Usage better (1). it is better. ...
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5543. chrestos -- serviceable, good
... better, easy, gracious, kind. From chraomai; employed, ie (by implication) useful
(in manner or morals) -- better, easy, good(-ness), gracious, kind. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3190. yatab -- to be good, well, glad, or pleasing
... root Definition to be good, well, glad, or pleasing NASB Word Usage adorned (1),
amend (3), better (3), better he made (1), bless (1), celebrating* (1), deals ...
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2896a. tob -- pleasant, agreeable, good
... Word Origin from tob Definition pleasant, agreeable, good NASB Word Usage beautiful
(11), beneficial (1), best (7), better (75), better a good (1), charming* (1 ...
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3504. yithron -- advantage, profit
... better, excellent, profitable. From yathar; preeminence, gain -- better,
excellency(-leth), profit(-able). see HEBREW yathar. 3503, 3504. yithron. 3505 . ...
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2896. towb -- pleasant, agreeable, good
... Definition: beautiful. beautiful, best, better, bountiful, cheerful, at ease,
fair word, be in favor, From towb; good (as an adjective ...
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3148. yother -- superiority, advantage, excess
... more (1), overly (1). better, moreover, over, profit. Active participle
of yathar; properly, redundant; hence, over and above, as ...
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2895. tob -- to be pleasing or good
... be do better, cheer, be do, seem good, make goodly, please, be, do,. A
primitive root, to be (transitively, do or make) good (or ...
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1709. dag -- a fish
... Or (fully) dag (Nehemiah 13:16) {dawg}; from dagah; a fish (as prolific); or perhaps
rather from da'ag (as timid); but still better from da'ag (in the sense of ...
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5162. nacham -- to be sorry, console oneself
... 1), regret (1), regretted (1), relent (5), relented (4), relenting (3), relents
(1), relieved (1), repent (3), repented (2), sorry (6), think better (1), when ...
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5183a. nachath -- quietness, rest
... Word Origin from nuach Definition quietness, rest NASB Word Usage better (1), go
down (1), quietness (1), rest (3), which was set (1). 5183, 5183a. ...
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1511. Gizri -- Gezrites
... Gezrites (in the m patrial from Gezer; a Gezerite (collectively) or inhabitants
of Gezer; but better (as in the text) by transposition Girziy {gher-zee ...
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Library

"Far Better. "
... HEAVEN. LIV. "FAR BETTER.". Torf o'mrodyr sydd yn gorwedd 8,7,8,7,4,7. ... They for ever
safely rest. How much better,. There to sing than sigh with us! ...
//christianbookshelf.org/morris/favourite welsh hymns/liv far better.htm

Which are the Better, the Continent, or those who Delight in ...
... Discourse XI."Arete. Chapter III."Which are the Better, the Continent,
or Those Who Delight in Tranquillity of Life? Contests ...
/.../chapter iii which are the better.htm

Wesley was "The Better Mounted"
... Chapter 4. Preaching Incidents; Wesley's Labor Colony; Dispute with Whitefield;
Curious Interruptions; The Mother of the Wesleys Wesley Was "the Better Mounted ...
/.../wesley/the journal of john wesley/wesley was the better mounted.htm

Jesus, the Surety of a Better Covenant
... Chapter XI. Jesus, the Surety of a Better Covenant. ... The oath of God gives us the
security that His suretyship will secure all the better promises. ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/murray/the two covenants/chapter xi jesus the surety.htm

How it is Often Better to Break One's Engagements than to Fulfil ...
... The Conferences of John Cassian. Chapter IX. How it is often better to break
one's engagements than to fulfil them. And both these ...
/.../cassian/the conferences of john cassian/chapter ix how it is.htm

The Better Land.
... LIFE, DEATH AND FUTURITY. 564. " The Better Land. 564. LM Anonymous. The
Better Land. 1 There is a land mine eye hath seen, In ...
/.../adams/hymns for christian devotion/564 the better land.htm

It Will be Better to Adopt in this ChapterThe Same Process that ...
... Chapter 16 It will be better to adopt in this chapter the same process that
appeared a� It will be better to adopt in this chapter ...
/.../chesterton/whats wrong with the world/chapter 16 it will be.htm

Choosing the Better Part.
... ORIGINAL HYMNS HYMN CXLIV. Choosing the Better Part. 8.8.8.8 James Montgomery.
Choosing the Better Part. The one thing needful be our choice,. ...
/.../montgomery/sacred poems and hymns/hymn cxliv choosing the better.htm

Whether the Moral virtues are Better than the Intellectual virtues ...
... OF EQUALITY AMONG THE VIRTUES (SIX ARTICLES) Whether the moral virtues
are better than the intellectual virtues? Objection 1: It ...
/.../aquinas/summa theologica/whether the moral virtues are 2.htm

Whether God Can do Better than what He Does?
... THE POWER OF GOD (SIX ARTICLES) Whether God can do better than what He does?
Objection 1: It seems that God cannot do better than He does. ...
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Thesaurus
Better-looking (1 Occurrence)
Better-looking. Bettered, Better-looking. Between . Multi-Version
Concordance Better-looking (1 Occurrence). 1 Samuel ...
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Better (218 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Having good qualities in a greater degree than
another; as, a better man; a better physician; a better house; a better air. ...
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Stumble (89 Occurrences)
... Matthew 18:6 but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to stumble,
it would be better for him that a huge millstone should be hung around ...
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Causes (89 Occurrences)
... Matthew 18:6 but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to stumble,
it would be better for him that a huge millstone should be hung around ...
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Rather (176 Occurrences)
... Matthew 5:29 If therefore your eye, even the right eye, is a snare to you, tear
it out and away with it; it is better for you that one member should be ...
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Esteem (25 Occurrences)
... The following changes in the Revised Version (British and American) are of interest:
for "He that is despised and hath a servant, is better than he that ...
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Snare (69 Occurrences)
... Matthew 5:29 If therefore your eye, even the right eye, is a snare to you, tear
it out and away with it; it is better for you that one member should be ...
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Possession (251 Occurrences)
... It is better for you to enter into Life crippled in hand or foot than to remain
in possession of two sound hands or feet but be thrown into the fire of the Ages ...
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Excellent (52 Occurrences)
... In the New Testament we have diaphoroteros, "greater," "better" (Hebrews 1:4; Hebrews
8:6); kratistos, "most excellent," "most noble" (Luke 1:3 Acts 23:26); ta ...
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Surety (21 Occurrences)
... Christ is the surety of the better covenant (Hebrews 7:22). ... Jesus is called
"the surety (egguos) of a better covenant" (Hebrews 7:22). ...
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Concordance
Better (218 Occurrences)

Matthew 5:29
If therefore your eye, even the right eye, is a snare to you, tear it out and away with it; it is better for you that one member should be destroyed rather than that your whole body should be thrown into Gehenna.
(WEY BBE NAS RSV NIV)

Matthew 5:30
And if your right hand is a snare to you, cut it off and away with it; it is better for you that one member should be destroyed rather than that your whole body should go into Gehenna.
(WEY BBE NAS RSV NIV)

Matthew 6:26
Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?
(KJV WBS YLT)

Matthew 10:15
Truly I say to you, It will be better for the land of Sodom and Gomorrah in the day of God's judging than for that town.
(BBE)

Matthew 10:31
Fear not therefore; ye are better than many sparrows.
(DBY YLT)

Matthew 11:22
But I say to you, It will be better for Tyre and Sidon in the day of judging, than for you.
(BBE)

Matthew 11:24
But I say to you that it will be better for the land of Sodom in the day of judging, than for you.
(BBE)

Matthew 12:12
How much then is a man better than a sheep? Wherefore it is lawful to do well on the sabbath days.
(KJV DBY WBS YLT)

Matthew 18:6
but whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in me to stumble, it would be better for him that a huge millstone should be hung around his neck, and that he should be sunk in the depths of the sea.
(WEB KJV WEY BBE WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Matthew 18:8
If your hand or your foot causes you to stumble, cut it off, and cast it from you. It is better for you to enter into life maimed or crippled, rather than having two hands or two feet to be cast into the eternal fire.
(WEB KJV WEY BBE WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Matthew 18:9
If your eye causes you to stumble, pluck it out, and cast it from you. It is better for you to enter into life with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the Gehenna of fire.
(WEB KJV WEY BBE WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Matthew 19:10
"If this is the case with a man in relation to his wife," said the disciples to Him, "it is better not to marry."
(WEY BBE NAS NIV)

Matthew 25:9
But the wise made answer, saying, There may not be enough for us and you; it would be better for you to go to the traders and get oil for yourselves.
(BBE)

Matthew 26:24
The Son of Man goes, even as it is written of him, but woe to that man through whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would be better for that man if he had not been born."
(WEB RSV NIV)

Mark 5:26
and had suffered many things by many physicians, and had spent all that she had, and was no better, but rather grew worse,
(WEB KJV ASV BBE RSV NIV)

Mark 9:42
Whoever will cause one of these little ones who believe in me to stumble, it would be better for him if he was thrown into the sea with a millstone hung around his neck.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Mark 9:43
If your hand causes you to stumble, cut it off. It is better for you to enter into life maimed, rather than having your two hands to go into Gehenna, into the unquenchable fire,
(WEB KJV WEY BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Mark 9:45
If your foot causes you to stumble, cut it off. It is better for you to enter into life lame, rather than having your two feet to be cast into Gehenna, into the fire that will never be quenched-
(WEB KJV WEY BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Mark 9:47
If your eye causes you to stumble, cast it out. It is better for you to enter into the Kingdom of God with one eye, rather than having two eyes to be cast into the Gehenna of fire,
(WEB KJV WEY BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Mark 12:33
and To love Him with all one's heart, with all one's understanding, and with all one's strength, and to love one's fellow man no less than oneself, is far better than all our whole burnt-offerings and sacrifices."
(WEY)

Mark 14:21
For the Son of Man goes, even as it is written about him, but woe to that man by whom the Son of Man is betrayed! It would be better for that man if he had not been born."
(WEB RSV NIV)

Luke 5:39
No man having drunk old wine immediately desires new, for he says,'The old is better.'"
(WEB KJV WEY BBE DBY WBS YLT NIV)

Luke 10:12
I say to you, It will be better in that day for Sodom than for that town.
(BBE)

Luke 10:14
But it will be better for Tyre and Sidon, in the day of judging, than for you.
(BBE)

Luke 10:42
but one thing is needed. Mary has chosen the good part, which will not be taken away from her."
(See NIV)

Luke 12:7
But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not therefore, ye are better than many sparrows.
(DBY)

Luke 12:24
Consider the ravens: for they neither sow nor reap; which neither have storehouse nor barn; and God feedeth them: how much more are ye better than the fowls?
(KJV DBY WBS YLT)

Luke 14:10
But when you are invited, go and sit in the lowest place, so that when he who invited you comes, he may tell you,'Friend, move up higher.' Then you will be honored in the presence of all who sit at the table with you.
(See NIV)

Luke 17:2
It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck, and he were thrown into the sea, rather than that he should cause one of these little ones to stumble.
(WEB KJV WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Luke 21:15
For I will give you words and wisdom, so that not one of those who are against you will be able to get the better of you, or to put you in the wrong.
(BBE)

John 4:52
So he inquired of them the hour when he began to get better. They said therefore to him, "Yesterday at the seventh hour, the fever left him."
(WEB BBE DBY YLT NAS NIV)

John 11:12
The disciples therefore said, "Lord, if he has fallen asleep, he will recover."
(See NIV)

John 11:50
nor do you consider that it is advantageous for us that one man should die for the people, and that the whole nation not perish."
(See NIV)

John 16:7
But I tell you the truth; it is better for you that I go away, for if I may not go away, the Comforter will not come unto you, and if I go on, I will send Him unto you;
(YLT)

John 18:14
But it was Caiaphas who counselled the Jews that it was better that one man should perish for the people.
(BBE)

Acts 6:10
But they were not able to get the better of him, for his words were full of wisdom and of the Spirit.
(BBE)

Acts 10:28
He said to them, "You know better than most that a Jew is strictly forbidden to associate with a Gentile or visit him; but God has taught me to call no one unholy or unclean.
(WEY)

Acts 19:36
So then, because these things may not be doubted, it would be better for you to be quiet, and do nothing unwise.
(BBE)

Acts 24:19
And it would have been better if they had come here to make a statement, if they have anything against me.
(BBE)

Acts 27:21
And when they had been without food for a long time, Paul got up among them and said, Friends, it would have been better if you had given attention to me and not gone sailing out from Crete, to undergo this damage and loss.
(BBE)

Romans 3:1
How then is the Jew better off? or what profit is there in circumcision?
(BBE)

Romans 3:9
What then? Are we better than they? No, in no way. For we previously warned both Jews and Greeks, that they are all under sin.
(WEB KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Romans 4:19
And not being feeble in faith though his body seemed to him little better than dead (he being about a hundred years old) and Sarah was no longer able to have children:
(BBE)

Romans 14:5
One man esteems one day as more important. Another esteems every day alike. Let each man be fully assured in his own mind.
(See RSV)

Romans 14:21
It is better not to take meat or wine or to do anything which might be a cause of trouble to your brother.
(BBE NIV)

1 Corinthians 4:7
For who made you better than your brother? or what have you that has not been given to you? but if it has been given to you, what cause have you for pride, as if it had not been given to you?
(BBE)

1 Corinthians 7:5
Do not keep back from one another what is right, but only for a short time, and by agreement, so that you may give yourselves to prayer, and come together again; so that Satan may not get the better of you through your loss of self-control.
(BBE)

1 Corinthians 7:9
But if they don't have self-control, let them marry. For it's better to marry than to burn.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Corinthians 7:38
So then both he who gives his own virgin in marriage does well, and he who doesn't give her in marriage does better.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Corinthians 7:40
But it will be better for her to keep as she is, in my opinion: and it seems to me that I have the Spirit of God.
(BBE)

1 Corinthians 8:8
But food will not commend us to God. For neither, if we don't eat, are we the worse; nor, if we eat, are we the better.
(WEB KJV ASV BBE WBS NAS RSV NIV)

1 Corinthians 9:15
But I have used none of these things: neither have I written these things, that it should be so done unto me: for it were better for me to die, than that any man should make my glorying void.
(KJV BBE WBS NAS)

1 Corinthians 11:17
But in giving you this command, I don't praise you, that you come together not for the better but for the worse.
(WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV)

1 Corinthians 12:31
But let your desires be turned to the more important things given by the Spirit. And now I am pointing out to you an even better way.
(BBE YLT)

1 Corinthians 14:19
But in the church it would be better for me to make use of five words of which the sense was clear, so that others might have profit, than ten thousand words in a strange tongue.
(BBE)

2 Corinthians 2:11
So that Satan may not get the better of us: for we are not without knowledge of his designs.
(BBE)

2 Corinthians 11:23
Are they servants of Christ? (I speak as one beside himself) I am more so; in labors more abundantly, in prisons more abundantly, in stripes above measure, in deaths often.
(See RSV)

Galatians 4:1
But I say that so long as the heir is a child, he is no different from a bondservant, though he is lord of all;
(See RSV)

Galatians 5:20
Worship of images, use of strange powers, hates, fighting, desire for what another has, angry feelings, attempts to get the better of others, divisions, false teachings,
(BBE)

Ephesians 1:17
that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you a spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of him;
(See NIV)

Philippians 1:23
But I am in a dilemma between the two, having the desire to depart and be with Christ, which is far better.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Philippians 2:3
doing nothing through rivalry or through conceit, but in humility, each counting others better than himself;
(WEB KJV ASV BBE WBS RSV NIV)

1 Thessalonians 4:6
And that no man may make attempts to get the better of his brother in business: for the Lord is the judge in all these things, as we said to you before and gave witness.
(BBE)

1 Timothy 6:2
Those who have believing masters, let them not despise them, because they are brothers, but rather let them serve them, because those who partake of the benefit are believing and beloved. Teach and exhort these things.
(See RSV NIV)

Philemon 1:16
no longer as a slave, but as something better than a slave--a brother peculiarly dear to me, and even dearer to you, both as a servant and as a fellow Christian.
(WEY NIV)

Hebrews 1:4
having become so much better than the angels, as he has inherited a more excellent name than they have.
(WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS)

Hebrews 6:9
But, beloved, we are persuaded of better things for you, and things that accompany salvation, even though we speak like this.
(WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Hebrews 7:7
And without all contradiction the less is blessed of the better.
(KJV ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Hebrews 7:19
(for the law made nothing perfect), and a bringing in of a better hope, through which we draw near to God.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Hebrews 7:22
By so much, Jesus has become the collateral of a better covenant.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

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.
(WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Hebrews 9:11
But now Christ has come as the high priest of the good things of the future, through this greater and better Tent, not made with hands, that is to say, not of this world,
(BBE DBY)

Hebrews 9:23
It was necessary therefore that the copies of the things in the heavens should be cleansed with these; but the heavenly things themselves with better sacrifices than these.
(WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Hebrews 10:34
For you both had compassion on me in my chains, and joyfully accepted the plundering of your possessions, knowing that you have for yourselves a better possession and an enduring one in the heavens.
(WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Hebrews 11:4
By faith Abel made a better offering to God than Cain, and he had witness through it of his righteousness, God giving his approval of his offering: and his voice still comes to us through it though he is dead.
(BBE YLT NAS NIV)

Hebrews 11:16
But now they desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed of them, to be called their God, for he has prepared a city for them.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Hebrews 11:25
Feeling that it was better to undergo pain with the people of God, than for a short time to have a taste of the pleasures of sin;
(BBE)

Hebrews 11:26
Judging a part in the shame of Christ to be better than all the wealth of Egypt; for he was looking forward to his reward.
(BBE)

Hebrews 11:35
Women received their dead by resurrection. Others were tortured, not accepting their deliverance, that they might obtain a better resurrection.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Hebrews 11:40
God having provided some better thing concerning us, so that apart from us they should not be made perfect.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Hebrews 12:24
to Jesus, the mediator of a new covenant, and to the blood of sprinkling that speaks better than that of Abel.
(WEB KJV ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV)

James 3:14
But if you have bitter envy in your heart and the desire to get the better of others, have no pride in this, talking falsely against what is true.
(BBE)

James 3:16
For where envy is, and the desire to get the better of others, there is no order, but every sort of evil-doing.
(BBE)

1 Peter 3:17
For it is better, if it is God's will, that you suffer for doing well than for doing evil.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

2 Peter 2:19
Saying that they will be free, while they themselves are the servants of destruction; because whatever gets the better of a man makes a servant of him.
(BBE)

2 Peter 2:21
For it would be better for them not to have known the way of righteousness, than, after knowing it, to turn back from the holy commandment delivered to them.
(WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Revelation 3:15
I have knowledge of your works, that you are not cold or warm: it would be better if you were cold or warm.
(BBE)

Genesis 29:19
Laban said, "It is better that I give her to you, than that I should give her to another man. Stay with me."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 14:12
Isn't this the word that we spoke to you in Egypt, saying,'Leave us alone, that we may serve the Egyptians?' For it were better for us to serve the Egyptians, than that we should die in the wilderness."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Exodus 16:3
And the children of Israel said to them, It would have been better for the Lord to have put us to death in the land of Egypt, where we were seated by the flesh-pots and had bread enough for our needs; for you have taken us out to this waste of sand, to put all this people to death through need of food.
(BBE)

Numbers 11:18
"Say to the people,'Sanctify yourselves against tomorrow, and you will eat flesh; for you have wept in the ears of Yahweh, saying, "Who will give us flesh to eat? For it was well with us in Egypt." Therefore Yahweh will give you flesh, and you will eat.
(See NIV)

Numbers 14:3
Why does Yahweh bring us to this land, to fall by the sword? Our wives and our little ones will be a prey: wouldn't it be better for us to return into Egypt?"
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Deuteronomy 17:20
that his heart not be lifted up above his brothers, and that he not turn aside from the commandment, to the right hand, or to the left: to the end that he may prolong his days in his kingdom, he and his children, in the midst of Israel.
(See NIV)

Judges 8:2
He said to them, "What have I now done in comparison with you? Isn't the gleaning of the grapes of Ephraim better than the vintage of Abiezer?
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Judges 9:2
"Please speak in the ears of all the men of Shechem,'Is it better for you that all the sons of Jerubbaal, who are seventy persons, rule over you, or that one rule over you?' Remember also that I am your bone and your flesh."
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS RSV NIV)

Judges 11:25
Now are you anything better than Balak the son of Zippor, king of Moab? Did he ever strive against Israel, or did he ever fight against them?
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Judges 15:2
and her father saith, I certainly said, that thou didst certainly hate her, and I give her to thy companion; is not her sister -- the young one -- better than she? Let her be, I pray thee, to thee, instead of her.'
(YLT)

Judges 18:19
They said to him, "Hold your peace, put your hand on your mouth, and go with us, and be to us a father and a priest. Is it better for you to be priest to the house of one man, or to be priest to a tribe and a family in Israel?"
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Ruth 2:22
And Naomi said to Ruth, her daughter-in-law, It is better, my daughter, for you to go out with his servant-girls, so that no danger may come to you in another field.
(BBE)

Ruth 3:10
And he said, May the Lord give you his blessing, my daughter: even better than what you did at the first is this last kind act you have done, in not going after young men, with or without wealth.
(BBE NAS)

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