G5543 χρηστός - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
χρηστός
useful, good of its kind, serviceable
Dodson:
χρηστός
useful, gentle, pleasant, kind.
Strong's:
χρηστός
employed, i.e. (by implication) useful (in manner or morals)
Derivation: from G5530;

KJV Usage: better, easy, good(-ness), gracious, kind.

G5530
TBESG:
χρηστός
good/kind
G:A
χρηστός, -ή, -όν
(< χράομαι), [in LXX chiefly for טוֹב (freq. of God: Psa.25:8, al.), also for יָקָר (
Refs Eze.27:22 28:13
), יָשָׁר (Pro.2:21 א A) ;]
serviceable, good;
__(a) of things, good, pleasant: of food (as often in cl.), οἶνος, Luk.5:39; ζυγός, Mat.11:30 (EV, easy); in ethical sense, ἤθη, 1Co.15:33;
__(b) of persons, good, kind, gracious: Eph.4:32; of God,
Refs Luk.6:35, 1Pe.2:3
; τ. χρηστὸν (= ἡ χρηστότης) τοῦ θεοῦ, Rom.2:4.
† (AS)
Thayer:
1) fit, fit for use, useful
1a) virtuous, good
2) manageable
2a) mild, pleasant (as opp. to harsh, hard sharp, bitter)
2b) of things: more pleasant, of people, kind, benevolent


χρηστός
chrēstos
khrase-tos'
From G5530; employed, that is, (by implication) useful (in manner or morals)

KJV Usage: better, easy, good (-ness), gracious, kind.


View how G5543 χρηστός is used in the Bible

7 occurrences of G5543 χρηστός

Matthew 11:30 is easy,
Luke 5:39 better.
Luke 6:35 kind
Romans 2:4 the goodness
1 Corinthians 15:33 good
Ephesians 4:32 ye kind
1 Peter 2:3 is gracious.

Distinct usage

1 is easy,
1 better.
1 the goodness
1 good
1 is gracious.
1 kind
1 ye kind

Corresponding Hebrew Words

chrestos H2896 tov
chrestos H3368 yaqar
chrestos H3477 yashar


Related words

G5543 χρηστός

G890 ἄχρηστος
ἄχρηστος
achrēstos
akh'-race-tos
From G1 (as a negative particle) and G5543; inefficient, that is, (by implication) detrimental

KJV Usage: unprofitable.


G2173 εὐχρηστος
εὐχρηστος
euchrēstos
yoo'-khrays-tos
From G2095 and G5543; easily used, that is, useful

KJV Usage: profitable, meet for use.


G5541 χρηστεῦομαι
χρηστεῦομαι
chrēsteuomai
khraste-yoo'-om-ahee
Middle voice from G5543; to show oneself useful, that is, act benevolently

KJV Usage: be kind.


G5542 χρηστολογία
χρηστολογία
chrēstologia
khrase-tol-og-ee'-ah
From a compound of G5543 and G3004; fair speech, that is, plausibility

KJV Usage: good words.


G5544 χρηστότης
χρηστότης
chrēstotēs
khray-stot'-ace
From G5543; usefulness, that is, moral excellence (in character or demeanor)

KJV Usage: gentleness, good (-ness), kindness.


G5530 χράομαι

χράομαι
chraomai
khrah'-om-ahee
Middle voice of a primary verb (perhaps rather from G5495, to handle); to furnish what is needed; (give an oracle, “graze” [touch slightly], light upon, etc.), that is, (by implication) to employ or (by extension) to act towards one in a given manner

KJV Usage: entreat, use.

Compare G5531, G5534.

G671 ἀπόχρησις
ἀπόχρησις
apochrēsis
ap-okh'-ray-sis
From a compound of G575 and G5530; the act of using up, that is, consumption

KJV Usage: using.


G2710 καταχράομαι
καταχράομαι
katachraomai
kat-akh-rah'-om-ahee
From G2596 and G5530; to overuse, that is, misuse

KJV Usage: abuse.


G4798 συγχράομαι
συγχράομαι
sugchraomai
soong-khrah'-om-ahee
From G4862 and G5530; to use jointly, that is, (by implication) to hold intercourse in common

KJV Usage: have dealings with.


G5531 χράω
χράω
chraō
khrah'-o
Probably the same as the base of G5530; to loan

KJV Usage: lend.


G5532 χρεία
χρεία
chreia
khri'-ah
From the base of G5530 or G5534; employment, that is, an affair; also (by implication) occasion, demand, requirement or destitution

KJV Usage: business, lack, necessary (-ity), need (-ful), use, want.


G5534 χρή
χρή
chrē
khray
Third person singular of the same as G5530 or G5531 used impersonally; it needs (must or should) be

KJV Usage: ought.


G5537 χρηματίζω
χρηματίζω
chrēmatizō
khray-mat-id'-zo
From G5536; to utter an oracle (compare the original sense of G5530), that is, divinely intimate; by implication (compare the secular sense of G5532) to constitute a firm for business, that is, (genitive) bear as a title

KJV Usage: be called, be admonished (warned) of God, reveal, speak.


G5540 χρῆσις
χρῆσις
chrēsis
khray'-sis
From G5530; employment, that is, (specifically) sexual intercourse (as an occupation of the body)

KJV Usage: use.


G5548 χρίω
χρίω
chriō
khree'-o
Probably akin to G5530 through the idea of contact; to smear or rub with oil, that is, (by implication) to consecrate to an office or religious service

KJV Usage: anoint.


G5557 χρυσός
χρυσός
chrusos
khroo-sos'
Perhaps from the base of G5530 (through the idea of the utility of the metal); gold; by extension a golden article, as an ornament or coin

KJV Usage: gold.


G5559 χρώς
χρώς
chrōs
khroce
Probably akin to the base of G5530 through the idea of handling; the body (properly its surface or skin)

KJV Usage: body.