Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1563 - ἐκεῖ
(not in Hom.), Aeol. κῆ Sapph. 51: Dor. τηνεῖ (q.v.): —
1. Adv. there, in that place, opp. ἐνθάδε, Th. 6.83; οἱ ἐ. S. El. 685, etc.; τἀκεῖ what is or happens there, events there, E. Fr. 578.5, Th. 1.90; redundant, οὗ ἦν ἐ. LXX 1 Samuel 9:10.
2. freq. as euphem. for ἐν Ἅιδου, in another world, κἀκεῖ δικάζει τἀμπλακήματα Ζεὺς ἄλλος A. Supp. 230, cf. Ch. 359 (lyr.), S. Ant. 76; εὐδαιμονοίτην, ἀλλ'ἐ. E. Med. 1073; εὔκολος μὲν ἐνθάδ', εὔκολος δ' ἐκεῖ Ar. Ra. 82, cf. Pl. Phd. 64a, al.; in full, ἐκεῖ δ' ἐν Ἅιδου E. Hec. 418; οἱ ἐ. euphem. for the dead, A. Ch. 355 (lyr.), S. OT 776, Pl. R. 427b, Isoc. 14.61.
3. Philos., in the intelligible world, Plot. 1.2.7, 2.4.5, etc.
II with Verbs of motion, for ἐκεῖσε, thither, ἐ. πλέομεν Hdt. 7.147; ἐ. ἀπικέσθαι v.l. in Id. 9.108; ὁδοῦ τῆς ἐ. S. OC 1019; οἱ ἐ. καταπεφευγότες Th. 3.71, cf. Plb. 5.101.10; βλέψον δὲ κἀκεῖ Men. Epit. 103.
III rarely, of Time, then, S. Ph. 395 (lyr.), D. 22.38.
[in LXX chiefly for H8033;]
1. properly, of place, there: Matthew 2:13; Matthew 5:24, al.; οἱ ἐ ., Matthew 26:71; οὗ . . . ἐ ., Matthew 6:21; Matthew 18:20; Matthew 24:28, Mark 6:10, Luke 12:34; pleonastic, ὅπου . . . ἐ . (= H8033 H834, Deuteronomy 4:5, al.), Revelation 12:6; Revelation 12:14 (cf. Bl., § 50, 4).
2. As often in cl. (Hdt., Thuc., al.), with verbs of motion, for ἐκεῖσε , thither: Matthew 2:22; Matthew 17:20; Matthew 24:28; Matthew 26:36, Mark 6:33, Luke 12:18; Luke 17:37; Luke 21:2, John 11:8; John 18:2-3, Romans 15:24.
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P Eleph 1.14 (B.C. 311–10) (= Selections, p. 4) ὡς ἐκεῖ τοῦ συναλλάγματος γεγενημένου, ";on the ground that the agreement had been come to there,"; P Fay 110.13 (A.D. 94) ἵ [ν ]α τὰ πρόβατα ἐκεῖ κοιμηθῆι, ib. 118.24 (A.D. 110) ε ̣͗χ᾽ ἐκ ̣ῖ ἕ [ως ] ποτίσῃς τὼ ἐπτάρουρον τοῦ ἐλαιῶνο [ς, ";stay there till you have watered the seven-acre at the olive-yard,"; P Ryl II. 239.9 (mid. iii/A.D.) ἐπίμινον τοῖς ἐκεῖ, ";stay on for the men there."; In the boy’s letter P Oxy I. 119.12 (ii/iii A.D.) (= Selections, p. 103) the word is used somewhat pleonastically—πεπλάνηκαν ἡμῶς (l. ἡμᾶς) ἐκε [ῖ ], τῇ ἡμέρᾳ ι ̄β ̄ ὅτι (l. ὅτε) ἔπλευσες, ";they deceived us there on the 12th, the day you sailed."; For the laxer use = ἐκεῖσε, as in Romans 15:24, cf. P Meyer 20.46 (1st half iii/A.D.) ἵνα ἐκ ̣εῖ πέμπω τὰς ἐπιστολάς. For a contrast with ἐνταῦθα, see Preisigke 1002.10 f. (time of Diocletian?) τὰ ἐκεῖ θαύματ [α ] εἶδον καὶ τὰ ἐνταῦθα. The word is MGr.
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