Exalt, Exalted - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Exalt, Exalted

[ A-1,Verb,G5312, hupsoo ]
to lift up" (akin to hupsos, "height"), is used
(a) literally of the "lifting" up of Christ in His crucifixion, John 3:14; John 8:28; John 12:32, John 12:34; illustratively, of the serpent of brass, John 3:14;
(b) figuratively, of spiritual privileges bestowed on a city, Matthew 11:23; Luke 10:15; of "raising" to dignity and happiness, Luke 1:52; Acts 13:17; of haughty self-exaltation, and, contrastingly, of being "raised" to honor, as a result of self-humbling, Matthew 23:12; Luke 14:11; Luke 18:14; of spiritual "uplifting" and revival, James 4:10; 1 Peter 5:6; of bringing into the blessings of salvation through the Gospel, 2 Corinthians 11:7;
(c) with a combination of the literal and metaphorical, of the "exaltation" of Christ by God the Father, Acts 2:33; Acts 5:31. See LIFT.

[ A-2,Verb,G5251, huperupsoo ]
"to exalt highly" (huper, "over," and No. 1), is used of Christ, as in No. 1,
(c), in Philippians 2:9.

[ A-3,Verb,G1869, epairo ]
"to lift up" (epi, "up," airo, "to raise"), is said
(a) literally, of a sail, Acts 27:40; hands, Luke 24:50; 1 Timothy 2:8; heads, Luke 21:28; eyes, Matthew 17:8, etc.;
(b) metaphorically, of "exalting" oneself, being "lifted up" with pride, 2 Corinthians 10:5; 2 Corinthians 11:20. See LIFT.

[ A-4,Verb,G5229, huperairo ]
"to raise over" (huper, "above," and airo, See No. 3), is used in the Middle Voice, of "exalting" oneself exceedingly, 2 Corinthians 12:7; 2 Thessalonians 2:4.

[ B-1,Adjective,G5308, hupselos ]
"high, lofty," is used metaphorically in Luke 16:15, as a noun with the article, RV, "that which is exalted," AV, "that which is highly esteemed." See ESTEEM, HIGH.

Note: For James 1:9, RV, "in his high estate," See ESTATE, No. 3.

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