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Entry for Strong's #1564 - ἐκεῖθεν

Word Origin
from (1563)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. thence, from that place
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 8033 ‑ שָׁם (shawm);  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (27) NAS (25) HCS (27)
Matthew 12
Mark 6
Luke 3
John 2
Acts 4
Matthew 12
Mark 5
Luke 2
John 2
Acts 4
Matthew 12
Mark 5
Luke 3
John 2
Acts 4
Revelation 1
ADV 29
ADV 26
ADV 27
ADV 25
ADV 29

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


poet. κεῖθεν (the only form used by Hom., also in Trag. where metre requires): Aeol. κήνοθεν Alc. 86: Dor. τηνῶθεν Ar. Ach. 754; τηνῶθε Theoc. 3.10:

I Adv.

1. from that place, thence, opp. ἐκεῖσε, S. Ph. 490, etc.; of a person, τἀκεῖθεν εἰ ποθούμεθα on his part, Id. Tr. 632; ὁ ἐ. ἄγγελος Pl. R. 619b; τὸ σκῆπτρον ἐ. παραλαβόντες Jul. Or. 6.181b.

2. = ἐκεῖ, οἱ ἐ. Th. 1.62: c. gen., τοὐκεῖθεν ἄλσους on yon side of the grove, S. OC 505; ἕζοντο τὸ κεῖθεν E. Or. 1411 (lyr.).

3. by attraction for ἐκεῖσε, βῆναι κεῖθεν ὅθενπερ ἥκει S. OC 1227 codd. (lyr.).

II thence, from that fact, γνοίη δ' ἄν τις ἐ. Isoc. 12.224, cf. D. 45.48, etc.

III of Time, thenceforward, Il. 15.234; ἐ. ἤδη D.C. 54.25.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐκεῖθεν, adverb of place, thence, from that place (A. V. sometimes from thence): Matthew 4:21; Mark 6:1; Luke 9:4; John 4:43; Acts 13:4; and often in the historical books of the N. T. οἱ ἐκεῖθεν elliptically for οἱ ἐκεῖθεν, διαβῆναι, θέλοντες, Luke 16:26 (where L WH omit οἱ).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐκεῖθεν ,


[in LXX chiefly for H8033;]

1. of place, thence: Matthew 4:21, Mark 6:1, al.

2. Of time, thereafter (see κἀκεῖθεν ).

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

For a causal force of this adverb = ";wherefore,"; ";hence,"; see the editor’s note to the early Christian letter P Heid 6.9 (iv/A.D.) (= Selections, p. 126) πιστεύομεν γὰρ τὴν πολιτία [ν σ ]ου ἐνν οὐρανῷ. ἐγῖθεν (l. ἐκεῖθεν) θεοροῦμέν σε τὸν δεσπότην καὶ κενὸν (π) [τ ]ρω [να, ";we believe that your citizenship is in heaven. Wherefore we regard you as master and new patron."; In MGr the word = ";whence,"; ";yonder,"; ";beyond.";


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.
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