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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #1564 - ἐκεῖθεν
- thence, from that place
poet. κεῖθεν (the only form used by Hom., also in Trag. where metre requires): Aeol. κήνοθεν Alc. 86: Dor. τηνῶθεν Ar. Ach. 754; τηνῶθε Theoc. 3.10: —
1. from that place, thence, opp. ἐκεῖσε, S. Ph. 490, etc.; of a person, τἀκεῖθεν εἰ ποθούμεθα on his part, Id. Tr. 632; ὁ ἐ. ἄγγελος Pl. R. 619b; τὸ σκῆπτρον ἐ. παραλαβόντες Jul. Or. 6.181b.
2. = ἐκεῖ, οἱ ἐ. Th. 1.62: c. gen., τοὐκεῖθεν ἄλσους on yon side of the grove, S. OC 505; ἕζοντο τὸ κεῖθεν E. Or. 1411 (lyr.).
3. by attraction for ἐκεῖσε, βῆναι κεῖθεν ὅθενπερ ἥκει S. OC 1227 codd. (lyr.).
II thence, from that fact, γνοίη δ' ἄν τις ἐ. Isoc. 12.224, cf. D. 45.48, etc.
III of Time, thenceforward, Il. 15.234; ἐ. ἤδη D.C. 54.25.
[in LXX chiefly for H8033;]
1. of place, thence: Matthew 4:21, Mark 6:1, al.
2. Of time, thereafter (see κἀκεῖθεν ).
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For a causal force of this adverb = ";wherefore,"; ";hence,"; see the editor’s note to the early Christian letter P Heid 6.9 (iv/A.D.) (= Selections, p. 126) πιστεύομεν γὰρ τὴν πολιτία [ν σ ]ου ἐνν οὐρανῷ. ἐγῖθεν (l. ἐκεῖθεν) θεοροῦμέν σε τὸν δεσπότην καὶ κενὸν (π)ά [τ ]ρω [να, ";we believe that your citizenship is in heaven. Wherefore we regard you as master and new patron."; In MGr the word = ";whence,"; ";yonder,"; ";beyond.";
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