Kind (Adjective), Kind (be), Kindly, Kindness - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Kind (Adjective), Kind (be), Kindly, Kindness

[ A-1,Adjective,G5543, chrestos ]
serviceable, good, pleasant" (of things), "good, gracious, kind" (of persons), is translated "kind" in Luke 6:35, of God; in Ephesians 4:32, enjoined upon believers. See BETTER, EASY, GOOD, GOODNESS, GRACIOUS.

[ A-2,Adjective,G18, agathos ]
"good," is translated "kind" in Titus 2:5, RV. See GOOD.

[ B-1,Verb,G5541, chresteuomai ]
akin to A. No. 1, "to be kind," is said of love, 1 Corinthians 13:4.

[ C-1,Noun,G5544, chrestotes ]
akin to A, No. 1, and B, used of "goodness of heart, kindness," is translated "kindness" in 2 Corinthians 6:6; Galatians 5:22, RV (AV, "gentleness"); Ephesians 2:7; Colossians 3:12; Titus 3:4. See GOODNESS.

[ C-2,Noun,G5363, philanthropia ]
from philos, "loving," anthropos, "man" (Eng., "philanthropy"), denotes "kindness," and is so translated in Acts 28:2, of that which was shown by the inhabitants of Melita to the shipwrecked voyagers; in Titus 3:4, of the "kindness" of God, translated "(His) love toward man." See LOVE.

[ D-1,Adverb,G5364, philanthropos ]
akin to C, No. 2, "humanely, kindly," is translated "kindly" in Acts 27:3 (AV, "courteously"). See COURTEOUSLY.

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