Biblical Concept: Excellent

(The Bible verses in findings are hyperlinked.)

 

Findings

 

God is excellent in nature and deeds - Psalm 150:2, Isaiah 12:5, 2 Peter 1:3, 1 Peter 2:9, Hebrews 1:4,Hebrews 8:6, Exodus 15:7.

 

Believers excel when applying Bible Doctrine - Proverbs 22:20, 1 Corinthians 12:31, Philippians 1:10, 1 Peter 2:12, 1 Thessalonians 4:1, 1 Thessalonians 4:10, Philippians 4:8, 2 Peter 1:5.

 

Examples of human excellence - Proverbs 12:4, Proverbs 31:10, Proverbs 31:29, Ruth 3:11.

 

Miscellany - Ecclesiastes 2:13, Proverbs 17:7, Jeremiah 5:28.


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Excellent

 

GodNAS Psalm 150:2 Praise Him for His mighty deeds; Praise Him according to His excellent greatness.

 

wifeNAS Proverbs 12:4 An excellent wife is the crown of her husband, But she who shames him is as rottenness in his bones.

 

♠NAS Proverbs 17:7 Excellent speech is not fitting for a fool; Much less are lying lips to a prince.

 

♠NAS Proverbs 22:20 Have I not written to you excellent things Of counsels and knowledge,

 

wifeNAS Proverbs 31:10 An excellent wife, who can find? For her worth is far above jewels.

 

GodNAS Isaiah 12:5 Praise the LORD in song, for He has done excellent things; Let this be known throughout the earth.

 

NAS Luke 1:3 it seemed fitting for me as well, having investigated everything carefully from the beginning, to write it out for you in consecutive order, most excellent Theophilus;

 

NAS Acts 23:26 "Claudius Lysias, to the most excellent governor Felix, greetings.

 

NAS Acts 24:3 we acknowledge this in every way and everywhere, most excellent Felix, with all thankfulness.

 

NAS Acts 26:25 But Paul said, "I am not out of my mind, most excellent Festus, but I utter words of sober truth.

 

♠NAS 1 Corinthians 12:31 But earnestly desire the greater gifts. And I show you a still more excellent way. (Biblical Love / Application of Bible Doctrine is the more excellent way.)

 

♠NAS Philippians 1:10 so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ; (See 1:9-11, Biblical Love / Application of Bible Doctrine = excellence.)

 

GodNAS Hebrews 1:4 having become as much better than the angels, as He has inherited a more excellent name than they.

 

GodNAS Hebrews 8:6 But now He has obtained a more excellent ministry, by as much as He is also the mediator of a better covenant, which has been enacted on better promises.

 

♠NAS 1 Peter 2:12 Keep your behavior excellent among the Gentiles, so that in the thing in which they slander you as evildoers, they may on account of your good deeds, as they observe them, glorify God in the day of visitation. (Ultimate spiritual idealism.)

 

Excell

 

♠NAS Proverbs 31:29 "Many daughters have done nobly, But you excel them all."

 

SinNAS Jeremiah 5:28 'They are fat, they are sleek, They also excel in deeds of wickedness; They do not plead the cause, The cause of the orphan, that they may prosper; And they do not defend the rights of the poor. (The nation of Israel excelled in sin.)

 

ApplicationNAS 1 Thessalonians 4:1 Finally then, brethren, we request and exhort you in the Lord Jesus, that, as you received from us instruction as to how you ought to walk and please God (just as you actually do walk), that you may excel still more.

 

♠Application 10 for indeed you do practice it toward all the brethren who are in all Macedonia. But we urge you, brethren, to excel still more,

 

Excellence

 

♠NAS Exodus 15:7 "And in the greatness of Thine excellence Thou dost overthrow those who rise up against Thee; Thou dost send forth Thy burning anger, and it consumes them as chaff.

 

♠NAS Ruth 3:11 "And now, my daughter, do not fear. I will do for you whatever you ask, for all my people in the city know that you are a woman of excellence.

 

♠NAS Philippians 4:8 Finally, brethren, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is of good repute, if there is any excellence and if anything worthy of praise, let your mind dwell on these things.

 

GodNAS 2 Peter 1:3 seeing that His divine power has granted to us everything pertaining to life and godliness, through the true knowledge of Him who called us by His own glory and excellence. (See Godís Essence.)

 

♠Application 5 Now for this very reason also, applying all diligence, in your faith supply moral excellence, and in your moral excellence, knowledge;

 

Excellencies

 

GodNAS 1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for God's own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of Him who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;

 

Excels

 

♠NAS Ecclesiastes 2:13 And I saw that wisdom excels folly as light excels darkness. (Ultimate idealism.)

 

Philippians 1:9-11 9 And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment,10 so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ;11 having been filled with the fruit of righteousness which comes through Jesus Christ, to the glory and praise of God.

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