2713. katenanti
Lexical Summary
katenanti: over against, opposite
Original Word: κατέναντι
Transliteration: katenanti
Phonetic Spelling: (kat-en'-an-tee)
Part of Speech: Adverb
Short Definition: over against, opposite
Meaning: over against, opposite
Strong's Concordance
before, over against, opposite

From kata and enanti; directly opposite -- before, over against.

see GREEK kata

see GREEK enanti

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2713: κατέναντι

κατέναντι, adverb; not found in secular authors (Winers Grammar, 102 (97)); in the Sept. mostly for נֶגֶד, לְנֶגֶד, לִפְנֵי (see ἔναντι and ἀπέναντι); properly, over against, opposite, before: followed by the genitive (Buttmann, 319 (273); cf. Winer's Grammar, § 54,6), Mark 11:2; Mark 12:41 (Tr text WH marginal reading ἀπέναντι); Mark 13:3, and L T Tr WIt in Matthew 21:2; L Tr WH text also in Matthew 27:24; κατέναντι κώμη, the village opposite, Luke 19:30. Metaphorically, with the genitive of person, belove one i. e. he being judge (see ἐνώπιον (especially 2 e. and 1 c.)): τοῦ Θεοῦ, Romans 4:17 (which, by a kind of attraction somewhat rare, is to be resolved κατέναντι Θεοῦ, ἐπίστευσε, who is the father of us all according to the judgment and appointment of God, whom he believed, the words καθώς ... τέθεικά forming a parenthesis; cf. Fritzsche at the passage; (Buttmann, 287 (247); but others resolve it, κατέναντι τοῦ Θεοῦ κατέναντι οὗ ἐπίστευσε, cf. Meyer (per contra edition Weiss) at the passage; Winers Grammar, 164 (155))); or, he being witness (in the sight of): τοῦ Θεοῦ, L T Tr WH in 2 Corinthians 2:17 and .


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