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Strong's #5221 - ὑπαντάω

from (G5259) and a derivative of (G473)
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  1. to go to meet, to meet
  2. in military reference
    1. of a hostile meeting
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 7136 ‑ קָרָה (kaw‑raw');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ὑπαντ-άω, Ion. ὑπαντ-έω APl. 4.101: fut. -ήσομαι J. AJ 1.20.1, A.D. Synt. 149.15, S.E. M. 10.61: aor. -ήντησα Plu. Arat. 34, Dor. -άντᾱσα Pi. P. 8.59: come or go to meet, either as a friend, X. Cyr. 3.3.2; or in arms, ib. 1.4.22, 4.2.17; εἰς τὰς ὁδοὺς ὑ. Hyp. Eux. 22, cf. SIG 798.21 (Cyzicus, i A. D.); ὑ. τινί Pi. l. c., X. Cyr. 6.3.15, Matthew 8:28, etc.; ὑ. τῇ πόλει πρὸς τὴν χρείαν Plu. l. c.; πρὸς τὸ [βῆμα ] POxy. 1630.15 (iii A. D.): also c. gen., ἀνδρῶν ἀγαθῶν παιδὸς ὑ. S. Ph. 719 (anap., s. v. l.): in App. BC 5.45, the acc. ὄντα (sic codd., ὄντι Schweigh., Mendelss.) refers to σε κατιόντα ὁρῶν just before: later in Med., ὑπαντώμενος αὐτοῖς Hdn. 2.5.5, cf. 3.11.3, 5.4.5, etc.

2. meet, encounter, of a heavenly body, Ptol. Tetr. 132.

II metaph., meet, i. e. agree to, ταῖς τιμαῖς Posidon. 36 J.; present oneself at, τῇ ἀποδόσει Sammelb. 6.23 (iii A. D.); πρὸς τὴν ἀπόδοσιν BGU 614.23 (iii A.D.).

2. meet, i.e. reply or object to, τοῖς ἐμοῖς βουλεύμασι E. Supp. 398 (s. v.l., v. cross ὕπαντα) ; πρός τινα or τι S.E. M. 10.105, etc.; πρός τι ὑ. ὡς.. A.D. Synt. 265.4: abs., εὐαρεστήσεως ὑπαντησομένης come in response, ensue, Herod. Med. in Rh.Mus. 58.85, cf. 100.

3. occur to one, τῷ ῥήτορι Longin. 16.4.

4. fall in with, ἀνωμαλίᾳ S.E. M. 1.6; correspond with, A.D. Conj. 232.23.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ὑπαντάω, ὑπάντω: 1 aorist ὑπήντησα; to go to meet, to meet: τίνι, Matthew 8:28; Luke 8:27; John 11:20, 30; John 12:18; also L T Tr WH in Mark 5:2; John 4:51; and T Tr WH in Matthew 28:9; Acts 16:16; (and T in Luke 17:12 (so WH marginal reading but without the dative)); in a military reference, of a hostile meeting: Luke 14:31 L T Tr WH. (Pindar, Sophocles, Euripides, Xenophon, Josephus, Plutarch, Herodian, others.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ὑπ -αντάω , - ,

[in LXX: Da LXX Daniel 10:14 (H7136), Sirach 9:3, al.;]

to go to meet, meet: c. dat. pers. (v. M, Pr., 64), Matthew 8:28; Matthew 28:9, Mark 5:2, Luke 8:27; Luke 17:12 (ἀπ -, WH, txt.), John 4:51; John 11:20; John 11:30; John 12:18, Acts 16:16; of meeting in battle, Luke 14:31.†

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

";manifestation"; (1Co. 12:7, 2Co. 4:2), is found along with εἴδησις in P Lond IV. 1350.13 (A.D. 710), similarly 1339.17, 1343.8.


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
τῷ υπαντησαι ὑπαντῆσαι υπηντησαν υπήντησαν ὑπήντησαν υπηντησεν υπήντησεν ὑπήντησεν hypantesai hypantêsai hypantēsai hypantē̂sai hypentesan hypēntēsan hypḗntesan hypḗntēsan hypentesen hypēntēsen hypḗntesen hypḗntēsen to tō upantesai upantēsai upentesan upēntēsan upentesen upēntēsen
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