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Strong's #496 - ἀντιπίπτω

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G473) and (G4098) (including its alternate)
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  1. to fall upon, run against
  2. to be adverse, oppose, strive against
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 4808 ‑ מְרִיבָה (mer‑ee‑baw');  6901 ‑ קָבַל (kaw‑bal');  7725 ‑ שׁוּב (shoob);  7947 ‑ שָׁלַב (shaw‑lab');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions



1. collide, Arist. Pr. 915b18; fall upon, ταῖς σπείραις Plb. 3.19.5.

2. resist, ἀντιπῖπτον resisting body, Arist. Pr. 961b3; ἀ. τινί Acts 7:51; μηδὲν ἀντιπεσόντα without demur, UPZ 36.21 (ii B.C.); τῆς φράσεως οὐκ -ούσης A.D. Adv. 123.5; εἰ μηδὲν -πίπτει POxy. 1473.20 (iii A. D.), cf. Aët. 16.73; ἀντιπῖπτον an objection, Phlp. in Mete. 58.3; ἡ τοῦ ἀντιπίπτοντος λύσις Aps. p.238H.

3. of circumstances, to be adverse, τινί Plb. 16.2.1, etc.: abs., τῆς τύχης -ούσης ib. 28.2; of contrary winds, 4.44.9; tell against, conflict with (fact or theory), Phld. Sign. 8, al.

II to fall in a contrary direction, αἱ σκιαί Str. 2.1.19.

Thayer's Expanded Definition


a. to fall upon, run against (from Aristotle, down);

b. to be adverse, oppose, strive against: τίνι, Acts 7:51. (Exodus 26:5; Exodus 36:12 Complutensian edition; Numbers 27:14; often in Polybius, Plutarch.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἀντι -πίπτω ,

[in LXX: Exodus 26:5 (H6901), Exodus 26:17 (H7725), Numbers 27:14 (H4808) Job 23:13 (H7947 hi.) *;]

1. to fall against or upon (Arist., Polyb.).

2. to strive against, resist (Arist.): c. dat., Acts 7:51

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 Leid D.21 (ii/B.C.), one of the letters of Ptolemaeus in the cause of the Serapeum Twins, has μηδὲν ἀντιπεσόν [τ ]α, ";without demur"; : cf. Acts 7:51.


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
αντιπίπτειν αντιπιπτετε αντιπίπτετε ἀντιπίπτετε αντιπίπτοντας αντιπίπτοντες αντιπίπτουσαι αντιποιηθήσεται αντιποιήσεται αντιπολεμούντές αντιπρόσωπα αντιπρόσωποι αντιπρόσωπον αντίρρησις αντιστήριγμά αντιστηρίζει αντιστηριζόμενοι αντιστηρίσασθε antipiptete antipíptete
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