καλός in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) beautiful, handsome, excellent, eminent, choice, surpassing, precious, useful, suitable, commendable, admirable
1a) beautiful to look at, shapely, magnificent
1b) good, excellent in its nature and characteristics, and therefore well adapted to its ends
1b1) genuine, approved
1b2) precious
1b3) joined to names of men designated by their office, competent, able, such as one ought to be
1b4) praiseworthy, noble
1c) beautiful by reason of purity of heart and life, and hence praiseworthy
1c1) morally good, noble
1d) honourable, conferring honour
1e) affecting the mind agreeably, comforting and confirming
Part of Speech: adjective
Citing in TDNT: 3:536, 402

Strong

G2570
Of uncertain affinity; properly beautiful, but chiefly (figuratively) good (literally or morally), that is, valuable or virtuous (for appearance or use, and thus distinguished from G18, which is properly intrinsic): - X better, fair, good (-ly), honest, meet, well, worthy.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
b good (value)65.22
c advantageous65.43
d fitting66.2
e beautiful79.9
f important87.25
a good (moral)88.4

Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

καλὰadjective: accusative plural neuter5
καλὰadjective: nominative plural neuter2
καλῇadjective: dative singular feminine2
καλὴνadjective: accusative singular feminine9
καλήνadjective: accusative singular feminine2
καλῆςadjective: genitive singular feminine2
κάλλιονadjective: accusative singular neuter comparative1
καλοὶadjective: nominative plural masculine1
καλοῖςadjective: dative plural masculine1
καλοῖςadjective: dative plural neuter2
καλὸνadjective: accusative singular masculine9
καλὸνadjective: accusative singular neuter16
καλόνadjective: accusative singular masculine2
καλὸνadjective: nominative singular neuter16
καλόνadjective: nominative singular neuter11
καλόςadjective: nominative singular masculine3
καλὸςadjective: nominative singular masculine4
καλοῦadjective: genitive singular neuter3
καλοὺςadjective: accusative plural masculine3
καλῷadjective: dative singular neuter1
καλῶνadjective: genitive plural neuter6
Total101

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