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χρηστότης, -ητος, ἡ
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kindness, goodness

pr. goodness, kindness, gentleness, Rom. 2:4; 11:22(3x); 2 Cor. 6:6; Gal. 5:22; Col. 3:12; Tit. 3:4; kindness shown, beneficence, Eph. 2:7; goodness, virtue, Rom. 3:12*

Greek-English Concordance for χρηστότης

Romans 2:4 Or do you hold in contempt the riches of his kindness (chrēstotētos | χρηστότητος | gen sg fem) and forbearance and patience, not knowing that God’s kindness is meant to lead you to repentance?
Romans 3:12 They have all turned away; together they have become worthless. No one does good (chrēstotēta | χρηστότητα | acc sg fem), not even one.
Romans 11:22 Consider therefore the kindness (chrēstotēta | χρηστότητα | acc sg fem) and the severity of God — severity to those who have fallen, but God’s kindness (chrēstotēs | χρηστότης | nom sg fem) to you, provided you continue in his kindness (chrēstotēti | χρηστότητι | dat sg fem). Otherwise you too will be cut off.
2 Corinthians 6:6 by purity, by knowledge, by patience, by kindness (chrēstotēti | χρηστότητι | dat sg fem), by the Holy Spirit, by sincere love;
Galatians 5:22 By contrast, the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness (chrēstotēs | χρηστότης | nom sg fem), generosity, faithfulness,
Ephesians 2:7 to demonstrate in the ages to come the incomparable riches of his grace in kindness (chrēstotēti | χρηστότητι | dat sg fem) to us in Christ Jesus.
Colossians 3:12 clothe yourselves with Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with heartfelt compassion, kindness (chrēstotēta | χρηστότητα | acc sg fem), humility, gentleness, and patience.
Titus 3:4 But when the goodness (chrēstotēs | χρηστότης | nom sg fem) and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared,