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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #511 - ἀνώτερος
ἀνώτερος, α, ον,
Comp. Adj. from ἄνω (B), upper, higher, Arist. HA 496b35, D.H. Rh. 1.1, Luc. Asin. 9; ἐπιβουλῆς ἀ. γέγονεν got the better of, Nic.Dem. p.25 D.; neut. as Adv., Arist. HA 503b18; above, LXX Leviticus 11:21; earlier in a book, Hebrews 10:8, cf. Plb. 3.1.1; to a higher place, Luke 14:10. Adv. ἀνωτέρω, v. ἄνω.
ἀνώτερος , α , -ον ,
only in neut., as adv. (cf. ἐξώτερος ),
(a) of motion, higher: Luke 14:10;
(b) of rest, above, before: Hebrews 10:8.†
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For this comparative with reference to time, cf. Syll 307.55 (ii/B.C.) ἔτει ἀνώτερον τρί [τῳ ], ib. 318.6 (B.C. 118) τὸν ἀνώτερον μὲν χρόνον πάντα διατετέλεκεν. In P Giss I. 48.24 (A.D. 202–3) we find the -ω form, τοῖς ἀνωτέρω ἔτεσ ̣ι.
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