Bill Mounce

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χρηστός, ή, όν
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easy, good; kind, loving, benevolent
useful, profitable; good, agreeable,

, Lk. 5:39; easy, as a yoke, Mt. 11:30; gentle, benign, kind, obliging, gracious, Lk. 6:35; Eph. 4:32; Rom. 2:4; 1 Pet. 2:3; good in character, disposition, etc., virtuous, 1 Cor. 15:33*

Greek-English Concordance for χρηστός

Matthew 11:30 For my yoke is easy (chrēstos | χρηστός | nom sg masc) and my burden is light.”
Luke 5:39 And no one drinking the old desires the new; for he says, ‘The old is good.’” (chrēstos | χρηστός | nom sg masc)
Luke 6:35 But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind (chrēstos | χρηστός | nom sg masc) to the ungrateful and evil.
Romans 2:4 Or do you hold in contempt the riches of his kindness and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God’s kindness (chrēston | χρηστόν | nom sg neut) is meant to lead you to repentance?
1 Corinthians 15:33 Do not be deceived: “Bad company corrupts good (chrēsta | χρηστά | acc pl neut) morals.”
Ephesians 4:32 Instead, be kind (chrēstoi | χρηστοί | nom pl masc) to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God in Christ forgave you.
1 Peter 2:3 since you have tasted that the Lord is good (chrēstos | χρηστός | nom sg masc).