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Strong's #1566 - ἐκεῖσε

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  1. there, at that place
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Strong #: 8033 ‑ שָׁם (shawm);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


poet. κεῖσε (the only form in Hom., used by Trag. where the metre requires),

I Adv.

1. thither, to that place, opp. ἐκεῖθεν or ἐνθένδε, Hdt. 2.29, A. Pers. 717, etc.; ἐκεῖσε κἀκεῖσε hither and thither, E. Andr. 1131, Hel. 533; δεῦρο καὶ αὖθις ἐ. ib. 1141 (lyr.); κἀκεῖσε καὶ τὸ δεῦρο Id. Ph. 266; τῇδε ἐ. Id. Tr. 333 (anap.); τὸ κεῖσε δεῦρό τε S. Tr. 929; τὸ τῇδε καὶ τὸ κεῖσε καὶ τὸ δεῦρο Ar. Av. 425.

2. to the other world, E. Alc. 363; ἐνθένδε ἐ. from this world to the other, Pl. Phd. 117c.

3. c. gen., ἄνειμι δ' ἐ. τοῦ λόγου Hdt. 7.239, cf. Pl. Lg. 864c.

II = cross ἐκεῖ, Hp. Vict. 2.38, Chrysipp.Stoic. 2.244, Plb. 5.51.3, LXX Job 39:29, J. AJ 3.2.1, Sch. Pi. O. 9.108; τοὺς ἐ. ὄντας Acts 22:5.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐκεῖσε, adverb of place, thither, toward that place: Acts 21:3, on which see Winer's Grammar, 349 (328); used for ἐκεῖ in the pregnant construction τούς ἐκεῖσε ὄντας, collected there, Acts 22:5 (Acta Thomae § 8); cf. Winer's Grammar, § 54, 7.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐκεῖσε ,


[in LXX: Job 39:29 H8033*;]

thither: Acts 21:3; constr. pregn. (MM, Exp., xii; Field, Notes, 134), τοὺς ἐ . ὄντας , Acts 22:5.†

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Vocabulary of the Greek NT

P Thead 21.8 (A.D. 318) τίνες κακοῦργοι ἐπιστάντες ἐκεῖσε διὰ νυκτός κτλ., and a Cairo papyrus, Chrest. I. 240.9 (A.D. 322) γενο ̣[μ ]ενοι ἐκεῖσε. For ἐκεῖσε = ἐκεῖ, cf. PSI III. 162.11 (A.D. 286) παραμεῖναι ἐν τῷ ἐκῖσαι (l. ἐκεῖσε) κατασκευαζομένῳ βαλανίῳ, ib. IV. 298.6 (iv/A.D. ad init.) μόνον μῆνα ἕνα ἐκεῖσε διαμείναντος, P Oxy IX. 1204.6 (A.D. 299) πρὸς ἐκσφούνγευσιν (cf. Lat. expungere ) τῶν ἐκεῖσε διακειμένων στρατιωτῶν, ";for the discharge of the soldiers stationed there."; This ";pregnant"; construction (Acts 22:5 τοὺς ἐκεῖσε ὄντας, ";those who were (collected) there";) is illustrated by P Petr II. 45ii. 4 (B.C. 246) where, if we may trust the restoration, the writer—probably Ptolemy III. himself (cf. P Petr III. p. 336)—describes how certain ships, acting in his interest, sailed along the coast of Cilicia to Soli and took on board τὰ ἐ [κεῖ ?] σε κατασκεθέντ [α χρή ]ματα, ";the money that had been seized (and carried) there.";


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List of Word Forms
εκεισε εκείσε ἐκεῖσε εκζεόντων εκζέσης εξέζεσε ekeise ekeîse
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