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ὑπερέξω, -, -, -, -
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to govern, have authority; to be better than, transcend; (n.) surpassing greatness
to hold above;, intrans. to stand out above, to overtop; met. to surpass, excel, Phil. 2:3; 4:7; τὸ ὑπερέχον, excellence, preeminence, Phil. 3:8; to be higher, superior, Rom. 13:1; 1 Pet. 2:13*

Greek-English Concordance for ὑπερέχω

Romans 13:1 Every person must be subject to the governing (hyperechousais | ὑπερεχούσαις | pres act ptcp dat pl fem) authorities because there is no authority except by God’s appointment, and those that presently exist have been instituted by God.
Philippians 2:3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others more important (hyperechontas | ὑπερέχοντας | pres act ptcp acc pl masc) than yourselves.
Philippians 3:8 More than that, I regard all things as loss because of the surpassing (hyperechon | ὑπερέχον | pres act ptcp acc sg neut) worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things and regard them as rubbish, in order to gain Christ
Philippians 4:7 And the peace of God, which surpasses (hyperechousa | ὑπερέχουσα | pres act ptcp nom sg fem) all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
1 Peter 2:13 Submit to every human authority on account of the Lord, whether to the king as supreme (hyperechonti | ὑπερέχοντι | pres act ptcp dat sg masc),