'Excellent' in the Bible
But the fig tree said to them, 'I am not going to stop producing my sweet figs, my excellent fruit, just to sway above the other trees!'
Listen, for I will speak excellent things, and my lips will utter what is right.
So it seemed good to me as well, because I have followed all things carefully from the beginning, to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus,
Most excellent Felix, we acknowledge this everywhere and in every way with all gratitude.
But Paul replied, "I have not lost my mind, most excellent Festus, but am speaking true and rational words.
Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is worthy of respect, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if something is excellent or praiseworthy, think about these things.