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Strongs Number: G2570


Greek Word
καλός
Transliteration
kalos
Phonetic
kal-os'
Part of Speech
Adjective
Strongs Definition

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)

Thayers Definition

1. beautiful, handsome, excellent, eminent, choice, surpassing, precious, useful, suitable, commendable, admirable

a. beautiful to look at, shapely, magnificent

b. good, excellent in its nature and characteristics, and therefore well adapted to its ends

1. genuine, approved

2. precious

3. joined to names of men designated by their office, competent, able, such as one ought to be

4. praiseworthy, noble

c. beautiful by reason of purity of heart and life, and hence praiseworthy

1. morally good, noble

d. honourable, conferring honour

e. affecting the mind agreeably, comforting and confirming

Origin
Of uncertain affinity
Bible Usage
X-(idiom) better fair good (-ly) honest meet well worthy.