The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 5236 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
uperbolefrom (5235)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
hoop-er-bol-ay' Noun Feminine
  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
1 Corinthians1
2 Corinthians4

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.