5247. huperoché
Strong's Concordance
huperoché: a projection, eminence
Original Word: ὑπεροχή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: huperoché
Phonetic Spelling: (hoop-er-okh-ay')
Definition: a projection, eminence
Usage: superiority, excellence, preeminence, authority.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 5247 hyperox (from 5242/hyperéxō, "hold above") – prominence (because elevated); pre-eminent (superior). See 5242 (hyperéxō).

5247 (hyperoxē) is "primarily, 'a projection, eminence,' as a mountain peak, hence, metaphorically, 'pre-eminence, superiority, excellency' " (Vine, Unger, White, NT, 46).

[5247 (hyperoxḗ) is properly "a projection (eminence), as the peak of a mountain; metaphorically, excellence, pre-eminence" (so also in Aristotle, A-S).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from huperechó
a projection, eminence
NASB Translation
authority (1), superiority (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5247: ὑπεροχή

ὑπεροχή, ὑπεροχῆς, (from ὑπέροχος, and this from ὑπερέχω, which see), properly, elevation, pre-eminence, superiority (properly, in Polybius, Plutarch, others); metaphorically, excellence (Plato, Aristotle, Polybius, Josephus, Plutarch, others): τῶν ἐν ὑπεροχή, namely, ὄντες (R. V. those that are in high place), of magistrates, 1 Timothy 2:2 (ἐν ὑπεροχή κεῖσθαι, to have great honor and authority, 2 Macc. 3:11); καθ' ὑπεροχήν λόγου σοφίας (A. V. with excellency of speech or of wisdom i. e.) with distinguished eloquence or wisdom, 1 Corinthians 2:1.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
authority, excellency.

From huperecho; prominence, i.e. (figuratively) superiority (in rank or character) -- authority, excellency.

see GREEK huperecho

Forms and Transliterations
υπεροχη υπεροχή ὑπεροχῇ υπεροχην υπεροχήν ὑπεροχὴν υπερόψει hyperoche hyperochē hyperochêi hyperochē̂i hyperochen hyperochēn hyperochḕn uperoche uperochē uperochen uperochēn
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
1 Corinthians 2:1 N-AFS
GRK: οὐ καθ' ὑπεροχὴν λόγου ἢ
NAS: I did not come with superiority of speech
KJV: not with excellency of speech or
INT: not according to excellency of word or

1 Timothy 2:2 N-DFS
GRK: τῶν ἐν ὑπεροχῇ ὄντων ἵνα
NAS: and all who are in authority, so
KJV: in authority; that
INT: that in dignity are that

Strong's Greek 5247
2 Occurrences

ὑπεροχῇ — 1 Occ.
ὑπεροχὴν — 1 Occ.

Top of Page
Top of Page