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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
 

Above:

The following adverbs have this meaning (prepositions are omitted here) : --

1 Strong's Number: g507 Greek: ano

Above:

denotes "above, in a higher place," Act 2:19 (the opposite to kato, "below"). With the article it means "that which is above," Gal 4:26; Phl 3:14, "the high calling" (RV marg., "upward"); with the plural article, the things above," Jhn 8:23, lit., "from the things above;" Col 3:1, 2. With heos, "as far as," it is translated "up to the brim," in Jhn 2:7. It has the meaning "upwards" in Jhn 11:41 and Hbr 12:15
See BRIM, HIGH, UP.

2 Strong's Number: g511 Greek: anoteron

Above:

the comparative degree of No. 1, is the neuter of the adjective anoteros. It is used

(a) of motion to a higher place, "higher," Luk 14:10;

(b) of location in a higher place, i.e., in the preceding part of a passage, "above" Hbr 10:8.
See HIGHER.

3 Strong's Number: g1883 Greek: epano

Above:

epi, "over," ano, "above," is used frequently as a preposition with a noun; adverbially, of number, e.g., Mar 14:5, RV; 1Cr 15:6.

Note: In Act 4:22, AV, the adjective pleion, "more," is translated "above," the RV corrects to "more than (forty years)."

4 Strong's Number: g509 Greek: anothen

Above:

"from above," is used of place,

(a) with the meaning "from the top," Mat 27:51; Mar 15:38, of the temple veil; in Jhn 19:23, of the garment of Christ, lit., "from the upper parts" (plural);

(b) of things which come from heaven, or from God in Heaven, Jhn 3:31; 19:11; Jam 1:17; 3:15, 17. It is also used in the sense of "again."
See AGAIN.

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