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Lexicon :: Strong's G473 - anti

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ἀντί
Transliteration
anti (Key)
Pronunciation
an-tee'
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Part of Speech
preposition
Root Word (Etymology)
A primary particle
mGNT
22x in 2 unique form(s)
TR
22x in 2 unique form(s)
LXX
319x in 3 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:372,61

Trench's Synonyms: lxxxii. ὑπέρ, ἀντί.

Strong’s Definitions

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


KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's G473 in the following manner: for (15x), because (with G3639) (4x), for ... cause (1x), therefore (with G3639) (1x), in the room of (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's G473 in the following manner: for (15x), because (with G3639) (4x), for ... cause (1x), therefore (with G3639) (1x), in the room of (1x).
  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

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀντί antí, an-tee'; a primary particle; opposite, i.e. instead or because of (rarely in addition to):—for, in the room of.
STRONGS NT 473: ἀντί
ἀντί [before ὧν, ἀνθ’; elsewhere neglecting elision] a preposition followed by the genitive (answering to the Latin ante and the German prefixes ant-, ent-), in the use of which the N. T. writings coincide with the Greek (Winer's Grammar, 364 (341));
1. properly, it seems to have signified over against, opposite to, before, in a local sense (Buttmann Gram., p. 412; [cf. Curtius, § 204]). Hence,
2. indicating exchange, succession, for, instead of, in place of (something).
a. universally, instead of: ἀντὶ ἰχθύος ὄφιν, Luke 11:11; ἀντὶ περιβολαίου to serve as a covering, 1 Corinthians 11:15; ἀντὶ τοῦ λέγειν, James 4:15 (ἀντὶ τοῦ with the infinitive often in Greek writings [Winers Grammar, 329 (309); Buttmann, 263 (226)]).
b. of that for which anything is given, received, endured: Matthew 5:38; Matthew 17:27 (to release me and thyself from obligation); Hebrews 12:2 (to obtain the joy; cf. Bleek, Lünemann, or Delitzsch at the passage); of the price of sale (or purchase): Hebrews 12:16; λύτρον ἀντὶ πολλῶν, Matthew 20:28; Mark 10:45. Then
c. of recompense: κακὸν ἀντὶ κακοῦ ἀποδιδόναι, Romans 12:17; 1 Thessalonians 5:15; 1 Peter 3:9, (Wis. 11:16 (15)). ἀνθ’ ὧν equivalent to ἀντὶ τούτων, ὅτι for that, because: Luke 1:20; Luke 19:44; Acts 12:23; 2 Thessalonians 2:10 (also in secular authors [examples in Wetstein on Luke 1:20]; cf. Herm. ad Vig., p. 710; [Winers Grammar, 364 (342), cf. 162 (153); Buttmann, 105 (92)]; Hebrew אֲשֶׁר תַּחַת, Deuteronomy 21:14; 2 Kings 22:17).
d. of the cause: ἀνθ’ ὧν wherefore, Luke 12:3; ἀντὶ τούτου for this cause, Ephesians 5:31.
e. of succession to the place of another: Ἀρχ. βασιλεύει ἀντὶ Ἡρώδου in place of Herod, Matthew 2:22 (1 Kings 11:44; Herodotus 1, 108; Xenophon, an. 1, 1, 4). χάριν ἀντὶ χάριτος grace in the place of grace, grace succeeding grace perpetually, i. e. the richest abundance of grace, John 1:16 (Theognis, verse 344 ἀντ’ ἀνιῶν ἀνίας [yet cf. the context verse 342 (vss. 780 and 778, Welcker edition); more appropriate are the references to Philo, i. 254, Mang. edition (de poster. Caini § 43, vol. ii. 39, Richter edition), and Chrysostom de sacerdot. l. 6 c. 13 § 622]).
3. As a prefix, it denotes
a. opposite, over against: ἀντιπέραν, ἀντιπαρέρχεσθαι.
b. the mutual efficiency of two: ἀντιβάλλειν, ἀντικαλεῖν, ἀντιλοιδορεῖν.
c. requital: ἀντιμισθία, ἀνταποδίδωμι.
d. hostile opposition: ἀντίχριστος.
e. official substitution, instead of: ἀνθύπατος.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Deuteronomy
21:14
2 Kings
22:17
Matthew
2:22; 5:38; 17:27; 20:28
Mark
10:45
Luke
1:20; 1:20; 11:11; 12:3; 19:44
John
1:16
Acts
12:23
Romans
12:17
1 Corinthians
11:15
Ephesians
5:31
1 Thessalonians
5:15
2 Thessalonians
2:10
Hebrews
12:2; 12:16
James
4:15
1 Peter
3:9

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

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

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:22 - But when he heard that Archelaus was reigning over Judea in place G473 of his father Herod, he was afraid to go there. Then after being warned by God in a dream, he left for the regions of Galilee,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:38 - “You have heard that it was said, ‘AN EYE FOR AN EYE, AND A TOOTH FOR A TOOTH.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:27 - “However, so that we do not [fn]offend them, go to the sea and throw in a hook, and take the first fish that comes up; and when you open its mouth, you will find [fn]a shekel. Take that and give it to them for you and Me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:28 - just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His [fn]life a ransom for many.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:45 - “For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His [fn]life a ransom for many.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:20 - “And behold, you shall be silent and unable to speak until the day when these things take place, because G473 you did not believe my words, which will be fulfilled in their proper time.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:11 - “Now [fn]suppose one of you fathers is asked by his son for a [fn]fish; he will not give him a snake instead G473 of a fish, will he?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:3 - “Accordingly, G473 whatever you have said in the dark will be heard in the light, and what you have [fn]whispered in the inner rooms will be proclaimed upon the housetops.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:44 - and they will level you to the ground and your children within you, and they will not leave in you one stone upon another, because G473 you did not recognize the time of your visitation.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:16 - For of His fullness [fn]we have all received, and [fn]grace upon grace.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:23 - And immediately an angel of the Lord struck him because G473 he did not give God the glory, and he was eaten by worms and [fn]died.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:17 - Never pay back evil for evil to anyone. [fn]Respect what is right in the sight of all men.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 11:15 - but if a woman has long hair, it is a glory to her? For her hair is given to her for a covering.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:31 - FOR THIS REASON G473 A MAN SHALL LEAVE HIS FATHER AND MOTHER AND SHALL BE JOINED TO HIS WIFE, AND THE TWO SHALL BECOME ONE FLESH.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 5:15 - See that no one repays another with evil for evil, but always seek after that which is good for one another and for all people.
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:10 - and with [fn]all the deception of wickedness for those who perish, because G473 they did not receive the love of the truth so as to be saved.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:2 - [fn]fixing our eyes on Jesus, the [fn]author and perfecter of faith, who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:16 - that there be no immoral or godless person like Esau, who sold his own birthright for a single meal.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 4:15 - [fn]Instead, G473 you ought to say, “If the Lord wills, we will live and also do this or that.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 3:9 - not returning evil for evil or insult for insult, but [fn]giving a blessing instead; for you were called for the very purpose that you might inherit a blessing.

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