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Strong's #477 - ἀντίθεσις

Root Word (Etymology)
from a compound of (G473) and (G5087)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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  1. opposition, that which is opposed
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KJV (1)
1 Timothy 1
NAS (2)
1 Timothy 2
HCS (1)
1 Timothy 1
BSB (1)
1 Timothy 1
ESV (1)
1 Timothy 1
WEB (1)
1 Timothy 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ἀντί-θεσις, εως, ἡ,

1. opposition, Pl. Sph. 257e, 258b; ἀντίθεσιν ἔχειν πρός τι correspond to.., Arist. HA 503a25; resistance, AP 12.200 (Strat.).

2. in Logic, opposition of propositions, in pl., Arist. Int. 19b20, Top. 113b15, Metaph. 1054a23. substitution of the contradictory, as 'not-man' for 'man', ἡ σὺν -θέσει ἀντιστροφή, conversion by negation, e.g. 'man is an animal what is not an animal cannot be a man', Anon. in SE 15.23, al.

3. Rhet., antithesis, Isoc. 12.2, Arist. Rh. 1410a22; in forensic oratory, counter-proposition, Hermog. Id. 1.4, al.

4. Gramm., change or transposition of a letter, Hdn.Gr. 2.945, Diom. 1.442K.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀντίθεσις ((τίθημι, from Plato down), ἀντιθεσεως, ;

a. opposition.

b. that which is opposed: 1 Timothy 6:20, (ἀντιθέσεις τῆς ψευδωνύμου γνώσεως, the inventions of false knowledge, either mutually oppugnant, or opposed to true Christian doctrine).

Thayer's Expanded Greek Definition, Electronic Database.
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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

* ἀντί -θεσις , -εως , ή

(< τίθημι ),

opposition: 1 Timothy 6:20.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

The verbal adj. is used in a report of ii/B.C. regarding the peculations of certain officials, P Tebt I. 24.63, one of the charges against them being that they had ";wormed themselves"; (αὑτοὺς ἐνειληκότων) into certain positions ἀντιθέταις τῆς καθ᾽ ἑαυτοὺς ἀσχολία (l.ας), ";inconsistent with their own work"; (Edd.).


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
αντεκάθισας αντιθεσεις αντιθέσεις ἀντιθέσεις αντίθετα antitheseis antithéseis
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