Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ὡραῖος, α, ον
Greek transliteration: 
hōraios
Simplified transliteration: 
horaios
Principal Parts: 
Numbers
Strong's number: 
5611
GK Number: 
6053
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
a-1a(1)
Gloss: 
beautiful
Definition: 
timely, seasonable; in prime, blooming;, in NT beautiful, Mt. 23:27; Acts 3:2, 10; Rom. 10:15*

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Matthew 23:27 “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you are like whitewashed tombs that look beautiful (hōraioi | ὡραῖοι | nom pl masc) on the outside but on the inside are full of dead men’s bones and all kinds of filth.
Acts 3:2 And a man lame from the womb of his mother was being carried, whom they laid daily at the gate of the temple called the “Beautiful (hōraian | ὡραίαν | acc sg fem) Gate” to ask alms from those entering into the temple.
Acts 3:10 and recognized him — that he was the one who used to sit and ask for alms at the Beautiful (hōraia | ὡραίᾳ | dat sg fem) Gate of the temple. And they were filled with awe and amazement at what had happened to him.
Romans 10:15 And how are they to proclaim the message unless they are sent? As it is written, “How timely (hōraioi | ὡραῖοι | nom pl masc) are the feet of those who preach good news!”