Huperbole

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   5236  
Original WordWord Origin
uperbolefrom (5235)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Huperbole8:520,1230
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
hoop-er-bol-ay'   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  1. a throwing beyond
  2. metaph.
    1. superiority, excellence, pre-eminence
    2. beyond measure, exceedingly, preeminently
    3. beyond all measure
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 9
all comparison 1, beyond* 1, excessively* 1, far...all comparison 1, measure 1, more excellent 1, surpassing greatness 2, utterly 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Romans1
1 Corinthians1
2 Corinthians4
Galatians1


Total7
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 Huperbole". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.