Parts of Speech


Root Word (Etymology)

of uncertain affinity

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 3:536

KJV Translation Count — 102x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: good (83), better (7), honest (5), meet (2), goodly (2), misc (3)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. beautiful, handsome, excellent, eminent, choice, surpassing, precious, useful, suitable, commendable, admirable
a. beautiful to look at, shapely, magnificent
b. good, excellent in its nature and characteristics, and therefore well adapted to its ends
1. genuine, approved
2. precious
3. joined to names of men designated by their office, competent, able, such as one ought to be
4. praiseworthy, noble
c. beautiful by reason of purity of heart and life, and hence praiseworthy
1. morally good, noble
d. honourable, conferring honour
e. affecting the mind agreeably, comforting and confirming
For Synonyms see entry 5893

Strong's Definitions

kal-os'; of uncertain affinity; properly beautiful, but chiefly (figurative) good (literal or moral), i.e. valuable or virtuous (for appearance or use, and thus distinguished from (18) (ἀγαθός), which is properly intrinsic): — x better, fair, good (-ly), honest, meet, well, worthy.

Concordance Results Using KJV

And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees: therefore every tree which bringeth not forth G2570 fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.


Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your G2570 works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.


Even so every G2570 tree bringeth forth G2570 fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit.


A G2570 tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth G2570 fruit.


Every tree that bringeth not forth G2570 fruit is hewn down, and cast into the fire.


Either make the tree G2570, and his fruit G2570; or else make the tree corrupt, and his fruit corrupt: for the tree is known by his fruit.


For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.


But other fell into G2570 ground, and brought forth fruit, some an hundredfold, some sixtyfold, some thirtyfold.


But he that received seed into the G2570 ground is he that heareth the word, and understandeth it; which also beareth fruit, and bringeth forth, some an hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty.


Another parable put he forth unto them, saying, The kingdom of heaven is likened unto a man which sowed G2570 seed in his field: