The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   703 Browse Lexicon 
Original WordWord Origin
aretefrom the same as (730)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
ar-et'-ay   Noun Feminine
  1. a virtuous course of thought, feeling and action
    1. virtue, moral goodness
  2. any particular moral excellence, as modesty, purity
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 5
excellence 2, excellencies 1, moral excellence 2
NAS Verse Count
1 Peter1
2 Peter2

Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Arete". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.