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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g243 Greek: allos


indicates numeral distinction of objects of similar character, and is used

(a) absolutely, e.g., Mat 20:3 (plural);

(b) attached to a noun, e.g., Mat 21:36;

(c) with the article, e.g., Mat 5:39; 1Cr 14:29 (plural, RV); in Mat 13:5; Luk 9:19; Jhn 9:9, e.g., RV, "others" (AV, "some"); in Mat 25:20, RV, "other" (AV, "beside them... more").
See ANOTHER, MORE, B, Note (1), SOME.

2 Strong's Number: g2087 Greek: heteros


indicates either numerical distinction, e.g., Luk 4:43; 5:7; or generic distinction, different in character, etc., e.g., Luk 9:29, "(the fashion of His countenance) was altered," lit., "became other;" Luk 23:32, "two others, (malefactors)," RV, where the plural serves to make the necessary distinction between them and Christ; Act 2:4; 19:39 ("other matters"); 1Cr 14:21, AV, "other" (RV, "strange"); 2Cr 11:4 (2nd and 3rd parts, RV, "different;" in the 1st clause, allos, "another"). For the distinction between this and No. 1, see under ANOTHER.

3 Strong's Number: g3062 Greek: loipos


signifies "remaining, the rest." It is translated "other," or "others," e.g., in Mat 25:11: Mar 4:19; Luk 18:9; Act 28:9; Rom 1:13; 1Cr 9:5; Eph 2:3; 1Th 4:13; 5:6; 1Ti 5:20, e.g., the RV renders this word "the rest" (AV, "other" or "others"); in Eph 4:17, some mss. have loipa, neuter plural, AV, "other (Gentiles);" see the RV.
See REMNANT, REST (the).

4 Strong's Number: g245 Greek: allotrios


"belonging to another, not one's own," is translated "other men's" in 2Cr 10:15; 1Ti 5:22; in Hbr 9:25, RV, "not his own" (AV, "of others").

5 Strong's Number: g240 Greek: allelon


in Rom 1:12, used in the dative case, is translated in the RV "(each of us by the) other's" (AV, "mutual"); the accusative is translated "other" in Phl 2:3.

6 Strong's Number: g1520 Greek: heis


"one," is sometimes translated "other" when expressing the second of a pair, e.g., Mat 24:40, AV (RV, "one"),
See ONE, A (4).

7 Strong's Number: g1565 Greek: ekeinos


signifying "that one," implying remoteness as compared with houtos, "this," is translated "the other," e.g., in Mat 23:23; Luk 11:42; 18:14.


(1) In Act 26:22, AV, ouden ektos, lit., "nothing besides" is translated "none other things" (RV, "nothing but").

(2) The plural of the definite article is translated "others" in Act 17:32; in Jud 1:23, AV, "others" (RV, "some").

(3) In Luk 24:1, the plural of tis, "a certain one," is found in some mss., and translated "certain others" in the AV.

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