chthes: yesterday. Original Word: χθέςPart of Speech:
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variant reading for echthes
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 5504: ἐχθέςἐχθές
, so Griesbach in Acts and Heb.) χθές
(on which forms cf. Lob. ad Phryn.
, p. 323f; (especially Rutherford. New Phryn., p. 370f); Bleek, Br. an d. Hebrew ii. 2, p. 1000; (Tdf.
Proleg., p. 81; Winer
s Grammar, pp. 24, 45; Buttmann
, 72 (63))), adverb, yesterday
: John 4:52
; Acts 7:28
; of time just past, Hebrews 13:8
. (From Sophocles
STRONGS NT 5504: χθέςχθές (Rec.; also Griesbach in Acts and Heb.), equivalent to ἐχθές (which see), yesterday; the Sept. for תְּמול. (Homer (h. Merc.), others) χιλαρχος, χιλαρχου, ὁ (χίλιοι and ἄρχων; (on the form of the word cf. references under the word ἑκατοντάρχης, and Liddell and Scott, under the word χιλαρχης)), the commander of a thousand soldiers, a chiliarch; the commander of a Roman cohort (a military tribune): John 18:12; Acts 21:31-33, 37; Acts 22:24, 26-29; Acts 23:10, 15, 17-19, 22; Acts 24:7 Rec., ; (the Sept. for אֲלָפִים שַׂר and אֲלָפִים רֹאשׁ). Any military commander (R. V. high or chief captain, captain): Mark 6:21; Revelation 6:15; Revelation 19:18. ((Aeschylus, Xenophon, others.))<1> 1>
Of uncertain derivation; "yesterday"; by extension, in time past or hitherto -- yesterday.