Higher - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
Higher[ 1,,G511, anoteron ]
the neuter of anoteros, higher," the comparative of ano (See C, under HIGH), is used as an adverb of place in Luke 14:10; for the meaning "above," in Hebrews 10:8, See ABOVE.
[ 2,Verb,G5242, huperecho ]
lit., "to hold over anything," as being superior, is used metaphorically in Romans 13:1, of rulers, as the "higher" powers; cp. 1 Peter 2:13, "supreme." See BETTER, EXCELLENCY, PASS, SUPREME.