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Lexicon :: Strong's G473 - anti


än-tē' (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
A primary particle
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:372,61

Trench's Synonyms: lxxxii. ὑπέρ, ἀντί.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strongs G473 in the following manner: for (15x), because (with G3639) (4x), for ... cause (1x), therefore (with G3639) (1x), in the room of (1x).
Outline of Biblical Usage
  1. over against, opposite to, before

  2. for, instead of, in place of (something)

    1. instead of

    2. for

    3. for that, because

    4. wherefore, for this cause

ἀντί antí, an-tee'; a primary particle; opposite, i.e. instead or because of (rarely in addition to):—for, in the room of.
Thayer's Greek Lexicon

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Concordance Results Using KJV

Strong's Number G473 matches the Greek ἀντί (anti),
which occurs 22 times in 20 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

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Tools specific to Mat 2:22

Mat 2:22

But when he heard that Archelaus did reign in Judaea in the room G473 of his father Herod, he was afraid to go thither: notwithstanding, being warned of God in a dream, he turned aside into the parts of Galilee:

Tools specific to Mat 5:38

Mat 5:38

Ye have heard that it hath been said, An eye for G473 an eye, and a tooth for G473 a tooth:

Tools specific to Mat 17:27

Mat 17:27

Notwithstanding, lest we should offend them, go thou to the sea, and cast an hook, and take up the fish that first cometh up; and when thou hast opened his mouth, thou shalt find a piece of money: that take, and give unto them for G473 me and thee.

Tools specific to Mat 20:28

Mat 20:28

Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for G473 many.

Tools specific to Mar 10:45

Mar 10:45

For even the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his life a ransom for G473 many.

Tools specific to Luk 1:20

Luk 1:20

And, behold, thou shalt be dumb, and not able to speak, until the day that these things shall be performed, because G473 thou believest not my words, which shall be fulfilled in their season.

Tools specific to Luk 11:11

Luk 11:11

If a son shall ask bread of any of you that is a father, will he give him a stone? or if he ask a fish, will he for G473 a fish give him a serpent?

Tools specific to Luk 12:3

Luk 12:3

Therefore G473 whatsoever ye have spoken in darkness shall be heard in the light; and that which ye have spoken in the ear in closets shall be proclaimed upon the housetops.

Tools specific to Luk 19:44

Luk 19:44

And shall lay thee even with the ground, and thy children within thee; and they shall not leave in thee one stone upon another; because G473 thou knewest not the time of thy visitation.

Tools specific to Jhn 1:16

Jhn 1:16

And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for G473 grace.

Tools specific to Act 12:23

Act 12:23

And immediately the angel of the Lord smote him, because G473 he gave not God the glory: and he was eaten of worms, and gave up the ghost.

Tools specific to Rom 12:17

Rom 12:17

Recompense to no man evil for G473 evil. Provide things honest in the sight of all men.

Tools specific to 1Co 11:15

1Co 11:15

But if a woman have long hair, it is a glory to her: for her hair is given her for G473 a covering.

Tools specific to Eph 5:31

Eph 5:31

For G473 this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.

Tools specific to 1Th 5:15

1Th 5:15

See that none render evil for G473 evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.

Tools specific to 2Th 2:10

2Th 2:10

And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because G473 they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved.

Tools specific to Heb 12:2

Heb 12:2

Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for G473 the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

Tools specific to Heb 12:16

Heb 12:16

Lest there be any fornicator, or profane person, as Esau, who for G473 one morsel of meat sold his birthright.

Tools specific to Jas 4:15

Jas 4:15

For that G473 ye ought to say, If the Lord will, we shall live, and do this, or that.

Tools specific to 1Pe 3:9

1Pe 3:9

Not rendering evil for G473 evil, or railing for G473 railing: but contrariwise blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that ye should inherit a blessing.
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