Worse - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
Worse[ A-1,Adjective,G5501, cheiron ]
used as the comparative degree of kakos, evil," describes
(a) the condition of certain men, Matthew 12:45; Luke 11:26; 2 Peter 2:20;
(b) evil men themselves and seducers, 2 Timothy 3:13;
(c) indolent men who refuse to provide for their own households, and are worse than unbelievers, 1 Timothy 5:8, RV;
(d) a rent in a garment, Matthew 9:16; Mark 2:21;
(e) an error, Matthew 27:64;
(f) a person suffering from a malady, Mark 5:26;
(g) a possible physical affiction, John 5:14;
(h) a punishment, Hebrews 10:29, "sorer." See SORE.
[ A-2,Adjective,1640,elasson / elatton ] is said of wine in John 2:10. See LESS.
[ A-3,Adjective,2276,hesson / hetton ] "less, inferior," is used in the neuter, after epi, "for," is translated "worse" in 1 Corinthians 11:17; in 2 Corinthians 12:15 the neuter, used adverbially, is translated "the less."
[ B-1,Verb,G5302, hustereo ]
is rendered "are we the worse" in 1 Corinthians 8:8. See BEHIND, B, No. 1, COME, No. 39, DESTITUTE, FAIL, Note
(2), LACK, WANT.
[ B-2,Verb,G4281, proecho ]
"to hold before, promote," is rendered "are we better" in Romans 3:9, AV (Passive Voice); RV, "are we in worse case." See BETTER (be), Note