Your post reminded me of another fascinating NT word, which is "excel" and its variants. One that struck me, at one point, just as you describe about the word "better."
Originally Posted by heb13-13
Such as in Philippians 1:10, "That ye may approve [prove] things that are excellent [Strong's G1308]"
Apparently, there are 7 different Greek words in the NT (in addition to G1308):
A good study.
Last edited by TheDivineWatermark; 10-06-2011 at 11:34 PM.
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