Precious, Preciousness - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Precious, Preciousness

[ 1,,G5093, timios ]
translated precious," e.g., in James 5:7; 1 Peter 1:19; 2 Peter 1:4; in 1 Corinthians 3:12, AV (RV, "costly"): See COSTLY, B, No. 1 DEAR, No. 1.

[ 2,,G1784, entimos ]
"precious," 1 Peter 2:4, 1 Peter 2:6, See DEAR, No. 2.

[ 3,,G4185, poluteles ]
"very expensive," translated "very precious" in Mark 14:3, AV (RV, "very costly"): See COSTLY, B, No. 2.

[ 4,,G4186, polutimos ]
"of great value;" comparative degree in 1 Peter 1:7; See COSTLY, B, No. 3, DEAR, No. 1 (for a less authentic reading).

[ 5,,G927, barutimos ]
"of great value, exceeding precious" (barus, "weighty," time, value), is used in Matthew 26:7.

[ 6,,G2472, isotimos ]
"of equal value, held in equal honor" (isos, "equal," and time), is used in 2 Peter 1:1, "a like precious (faith)," RV (marg., "an equally precious").

Note: In 1 Peter 2:7, AV, the noun time, is translated "precious" (RV, "preciousness"). See HONOR, No. 1.

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