- stronger, more excellent.
(Epic and old Att..) and κρείττων (later Att..), prop. comparat. of κρατύς, strong, but in sense often (as in cl., see LS, see word) as comparat. of ἀγαθός, [in LXX chiefly for טוֹב ;]
__(a) as to advantage or usefulness:; πολλῷ μᾶλλον κ., Php.1:23; κρεῖσσον ποιεῖν, 1Co.7:38; ἐστιν, before inf.,
Refs1Co.11:17, Heb.11:40 12:24;
__(b) as to excellence:; κ. ἐστι, before inf., 1Pe.3:17.†
RefsHeb.1:4 6:9 7:7, 19 7:22 8:6 9:23 10:34 11:16, 35
Neuter of an alternate form of G2909; (as noun) better, that is, greater advantage
KJV Usage: better.