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ὑψηλός, -ή, -όν
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high, mighty; proud, arrogant; highly valued; (compar.) more exalted
high, lofty, elevated, Mt. 4:8; 17:1; τὰ ὑψηλά, the highest heaven, Heb. 1:3; upraised, Acts 13:17; met. highly esteemed, Lk. 16:15; φρονειν τὰ ὑψηλά, to have lofty thoughts, be proud, arrogant, Rom. 12:16

Greek-English Concordance for ὑψηλός

Matthew 4:8 Again, the devil took him to a very high (hypsēlon | ὑψηλόν | acc sg neut) mountain, and showed him all the kingdoms of the world and their splendor;
Matthew 17:1 Six days later Jesus took Peter and James and John his brother, and led them up a very (hypsēlon | ὑψηλόν | acc sg neut) high (hypsēlon | ὑψηλόν | acc sg neut) mountain by themselves.
Mark 9:2 And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high (hypsēlon | ὑψηλόν | acc sg neut) mountain by themselves. And he was transfigured before them,
Luke 16:15 And he said to them, “You are those who justify yourselves before men, but God knows your hearts. For what is exalted (hypsēlon | ὑψηλόν | nom sg neut) among men is an abomination before God.
Acts 13:17 The God of this people Israel chose our fathers and made the people great during their stay in the land of Egypt; then with uplifted (hypsēlou | ὑψηλοῦ | gen sg masc) arm he led them out of it.
Romans 11:20 That is true. They were broken off because of unbelief, and you stand by faith. Do not be proud (hypsēla | ὑψηλά | acc pl neut), but stand in awe.
Romans 12:16 Live in harmony with one another; do not be haughty (hypsēla | ὑψηλά | acc pl neut) but associate with the lowly. Do not be wise in your own estimation.
Hebrews 1:3 This Son is the radiance of his glory and the exact representation of his nature, and although sustaining all there is by the word of his power, yet made purification for sins, and then sat down at the right hand of the Majesty on high (hypsēlois | ὑψηλοῖς | dat pl masc),
Hebrews 7:26 For such a high priest was appropriate for us, one who is holy, innocent, undefiled; having been separated from sinners, he became exalted (hypsēloteros | ὑψηλότερος | nom sg masc comparative) above the heavens.
Revelation 21:10 And he carried me away in the spirit up onto a great, lofty (hypsēlon | ὑψηλόν | acc sg neut) mountain, and showed me the holy city Jerusalem coming down out of heaven from God.
Revelation 21:12 It had a great, high (hypsēlon | ὑψηλόν | acc sg neut) wall with twelve gates, with twelve angels at the gates, and the names of the twelve tribes of the nation of Israel were inscribed on the gates.