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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Higher

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1: ἀνώτερος

(Strong's #511 — Adjective Neuter — anoteron — an-o'-ter-os )

the neuter of anoteros, "higher," the comparative of ano (see C, under HIGH), is used as an adverb of place in Luke 14:10; for the meaning "above," in Hebrews 10:8 , see ABOVE.

2: ὑπερέχω

(Strong's #5242 — Verb — huperecho — hoop-er-ekh'-o )

lit., "to hold over anything," as being superior, is used metaphorically in Romans 13:1 , of rulers, as the "higher" powers; cp. 1 Peter 2:13 , "supreme." See BETTER , EXCELLENCY , PASS , SUPREME.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Higher'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/h/higher.html. 1940.

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