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Strong's #5222 - ὑπάντησις

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Noun Feminine
TDNT - 3:625,419
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  1. to go to meet
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Strong #: 6440 ‑ פָּנֶה (paw‑neem');  7121 ‑ קָרָא (kaw‑raw');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ὑπάντ-ησις, εως, ἡ,

coming to meet, ἐξῆλθον εἰς ὑπάντησιν αὐτῷ John 12:13, cf. J. AJ 11.8.4, App. BC 4.6 (pl.); ψήφισμα -ήσεως SIG 798.16 (Cyzicus, i A. D.).

2. Astrol., encounter of a heavenly body, in ἄφεσις, Ptol. Tetr. 132 (pl.).

II metaph., retort, answer, S.E. M. 11.202; πρός τι ib. 7.278, A.D. Synt. 305.19.

2. counter-treatment, Sor. 2.41.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ὑπάντησις, ὑπαντησεως, (ὑπαντάω), a going to meet: John 12:13, and L T Tr WH in Matthew 8:34 (Buttmann, § 146, 3) and Matthew 25:1 (cf. Buttmann, the passage cited). (Judges 11:34; Josephus, Antiquities 11, 8, 4; Appendix,

b. c. 4, 6.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ὑπ -άντησις , -εως ,

(<ὑπαντάω ),

[in LXX: Judges 11:34, εἰς ὑ . (H7125), etc.;]

a going to meet: εἰς ὑ . (v. M, Proverbs 14:1-35 n), Matthew 8:34; Matthew 25:1, John 12:13.†

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

";a link or torch consisting of strips of resinous wood tied together,"; but in late Greek also used for a ";lantern"; (Rutherford NP p. 131 f.) : see Joh. 18:3 where it is joined with λαμπάς, as in P Lond 1159.59 (A.D. 145–147) (= III. p. 113, Chrest. I. p. 493) ἐπὶ ξύλ (ων) καὶ ἀνθράκων καὶ φανῶ (ν) καὶ λαμπάδων οἱ προόντες, account of the preparations for an official visit of the prefect. See also P Par 35.15 (B.C. 163) (= UPZ i. p. 130) ὀψὲ τῆς ὥρας καὶ ἐχόντων φα [νόν, and similarly ib. 37.18.


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
υπαντησιν υπάντησιν ὑπάντησιν hypantesin hypantēsin hypántesin hypántēsin upantesin upantēsin
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