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Strong's #478 - ἀντικαθίστημι

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G473) and (G2525)
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  1. to put in place of another
  2. to place in opposition
    1. to dispose troops, set an army in line of battle
    2. to stand against, resist
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 6030 ‑ עָנָה (aw‑naw');  6965 ‑ קוּם (koom);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


Ion. ἀντικατ-, fut. -καταστήσω: —


1. replace, substitute, ἄλλα Hdt. 9.93; μὴ ἐλάσσω ἀντικαταστῆσαι πάλιν replace an equal quantity of gold, Th. 2.13; ἄλλους ἀ. set up others in their stead, Arist. Mir. 838a3.

2. set against, oppose, τινὰ πρός τινα Th. 4.93; establish as a counterpart, τινά τινι Pl. R. 591a.

3. set up or bring back again, ἀ. ἐπὶ τὸ θαρρεῖν Th. 2.65; rally, τοὺς θορυβηθέντας D.H. 6.11.

II Pass., with aor. 2 and pf. Act.; also aor. 1 κατεστάθην X. An. 3.1.38:

1. to be put in another's place, reign in his stead, Hdt. 2.37, X.l.c.

2. to be pitted against another, opposed, abs., Th. 1.71, 3.47, etc.; τινί X. Eq.Mag. 7.5. in lawsuits, to be confronted with, τινί, πρός τινα, POxy. 97.9 (ii A. D.), BGU 168.11 (ii A.D.).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἀντικαθίστημι: 2 aorist ἀντικατεστην; (from Herodotus down); in the transitive tenses:

1. to put in place of another.

2. to place in opposition (to dispose troops, set an army in line of battle); in the intransitive tenses, to stand against, resist: Hebrews 12:4, (Thucydides 1, 62. 71).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἀντι -καθ -ίστημι ,

[in LXX: Deuteronomy 31:21 (H6030), Joshua 5:7, Micah 2:8 (H6965) *;]

1. causal in Pres. impf. fut. and 1 aor.; to replace, oppose.

2. Intrans. in pass. and 2 aor. act.;

(a) to supersede;

(b) to resist: Hebrews 12:4.†

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

P Oxy I. 97.9 (A.D. 115–6) περὶ ἧς ἀντ [ε ]κατέστη αὐτοῖς ἐπὶ τοῦ τοῦ νομοῦ [σ ]τρ (ατηγοῦ) Ἀπολλωνίο (υ), BGU I. 168.11 (probably A.D. 169) πρ [ ]ς ἣ [ν καὶ ἀν ]τικατέσ [την ] ἐπὶ Αἰλίου, and l..21 ἐφ᾽ οὗ καὶ ἀντικατέ [σ ]την. . . πρὸς τὸν Οὐαλέριον. For the subst. see P Oxy II. 260.8 ff (A.D. 59) ἐξ ἧς ἐποιησάμε [θα ] πρὸ [ς ] ἑαυτου ̣, (l. -οὺς) ἐπὶ τοῦ στρατηγοῦ. . . ἀντικαταστάσεως, ";in consequence of our confronting each other before the strategus"; (Edd.); BGU III. 868.7 (ii/A.D.) ἐν ] δ [ ] τῇ γενομένῃ ἐπὶ σοῦ, κύριε, α ̣̓[ν ]τικατα [στάσει, and Syll 355.7 (Chios, c. A.D. 3) ὕστερον δὲ ἑκατέρου μέρους ἐξ ἀντικα [τα ]στάσεως περὶ τῶν κατὰ μέρος ζητημάτων ἐν (τ)υχόντος διή [κου ]σα.


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
αντικαταστήσεται αντικατέστησεν αντικατεστητε αντικατέστητε ἀντικατέστητε antikatestete antikatestēte antikatéstete antikatéstēte
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