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INSTEAD, insted'. a compound of in and stead, place but stead retains its character of a noun, and is followed by of instead of, in the same manner as in the stead of.

In the place or room of.

Let thistles grow instead of wheat. Job 31 .

Absalom made Amasa captain of the hose instead of Joab. 2 Samuel 17

This consideration is instead of a thousand arguments. In this use, instead may be equivalent to equal to.

When instead is used without of following, there is an ellipsis, or some words are understood.

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Entry for 'Instead'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​kjd/​i/instead.html.
 
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