473: ἀντί

PREPosition


Dodson dictionary

G473 ἀντί

Transliteration: antí

Part(s) of speech: PREPosition

Definition: (a) instead of, in return for, over against, opposite, in exchange for, as a substitute for, (b) on my behalf, (c) wherefore, because.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G473 ἀντί

Transliteration: antí

Derivation: a primary particle;

Definition: opposite, i.e. instead or because of (rarely in addition to)

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

ἀντί

G473 

Occurrences in the NT: 22

ἀντί
(the ι is elided only in ἀνθ᾽ ὧν), prep. c. gen. (cf. MM, VGT, s.v.);
1. prop, in local sense, over against, opposite, hence;
2. instead of, in place of, for (Hom., etc.): Mt 5:38 17:27, Lk 11:11, I Co 11:15, He 12:2; c. artic. inf. (cl.), Ja 4:15; of succession, Mt 2:22; χάριν ἀ. χάριτος, Jo 1:16 (M, Pr., 100); of price in exchange, He 12:16; λύτρον ἀ. πολλῶν, Mt 20:28, Mk 10:45 (M, Pr., 105); of requital, Ro 12:17, I Th 5:15, I Pe 3:9 (cf. Wi 11:15); ἀνθ᾽ ὧν, because, Lk 1:20 19:44, Ac 12:23, II Th 2:10 (cl., LXX for אֲשֶׁר תַּחַת); id. therefore (cl., LXX), Lk 12:3; ἀ. τούτου (LXX for עַל־כֵּן), Eph 5:31. As a prefix, ἀντι- (before vowels ἀντ-, ἀνθ᾽-), denotes
(a) over against, ἀντιπέραν;
(b) co-operation, ἀντιβάλλειν;
(c) requital, ἀντιμισθία;
(d) opposition, ἀντίχριστος;
(e) substitution, ἀνθύπατος. Compounds of ἀ. usually govern dat. (Bl., § 37, 7).†

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition