7 occurrences

'Excel' in the Bible

But unstable and boiling over like water, you shall not excel and have the preeminence [of the firstborn], because you went to your father's bed; you defiled it -- "he went to my couch!

Many daughters have done virtuously, nobly, and well [with the strength of character that is steadfast in goodness], but you excel them all.

Do you think that being a king [merely] means [self-indulgent] vying [with Solomon] and striving to excel in cedar [palaces]? Did not your father [Josiah], as he ate and drank, do justice and righteousness [being upright and in right standing with God]? Then it was well with him.

So it is with yourselves; since you are so eager and ambitious to possess spiritual endowments and manifestations of the [Holy] Spirit, [concentrate on] striving to excel and to abound [in them] in ways that will build up the church.

Now as you abound and excel and are at the front in everything -- "in faith, in expressing yourselves, in knowledge, in all zeal, and in your love for us -- "[see to it that you come to the front now and] abound and excel in this gracious work [of almsgiving] also.

And indeed you already are [extending and displaying your love] to all the brethren throughout Macedonia. But we beseech and earnestly exhort you, brethren, that you excel [in this matter] more and more,

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אדּיר 
'addiyr 
Usage: 27

בּחר 
Bachar 
Usage: 169

גּאוה 
Ga`avah 
Usage: 19

גּאון 
Ga'own 
Usage: 49

גּאוּת 
Ge'uwth 
Usage: 8

גּבהּ 
Gobahh 
Usage: 17

גּבּר גּבּור 
Gibbowr 
Usage: 159

הדר 
Hadar 
Usage: 30

יקר 
Yaqar 
Usage: 36

יתּיר 
Yattiyr (Aramaic) 
Usage: 8

יתר 
Yathar 
Usage: 107

יתר 
Yether 
Usage: 101

יתרון 
Yithrown 
Usage: 10

נגד נגיד 
Nagiyd 
Usage: 44

נצח 
Natsach 
Usage: 65

עדי 
`adiy 
Usage: 14

רב 
Rob 
Usage: 153

שׂאת 
S@'eth 
Usage: 14

שׂגב 
Sagab 
Usage: 20

שׂגּיא 
Saggiy' 
Usage: 2

שׂיא 
Siy' 
Usage: 1

שׁלשׁ שׁלושׁ שׁלישׁo 
Shaliysh 
Usage: 20

תּוּר 
Tuwr 
Usage: 23

תּפארת תּפארה 
Tiph'arah 
Usage: 51

διάφορος 
Diaphoros 
Usage: 4

κράτιστος 
Kratistos 
Usage: 4

μεγαλοπρεπής 
megaloprepes 
Usage: 1

ὑπερβάλλω 
Huperballo 
Usage: 5

ὑπερβολή 
Huperbole 
Usage: 8

ὑπερέχω 
Huperecho 
Usage: 5

ὑπεροχή 
Huperoche 
Usage: 2