1883. epanó
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epanó: above, more than
Original Word: ἐπάνω
Part of Speech: Adverb
Transliteration: epanó
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-an'-o)
Short Definition: on the top, above, superior to
Definition: (a) adv: on the top, above, (b) prep: on the top of, above, over, on, above, more than, superior to.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from epi and anó
above, more than
NASB Translation
above (3), more than (1), over (7).

STRONGS NT 1883: ἐπάνω

ἐπάνω, adverb (ἐπί and ἄνω (cf. Winers Grammar, 102 (97); Buttmann, 319 (273))), Herodotus and following; often in the Sept.; above;

1. adverbially,

a. of place: Luke 11:44;

b. of number; beyond, more than: πραθῆναι ἐπάνω τριακοσίων δηναρίων, sold for more than three hundred denaries, Mark 14:5; ὤφθη ἐπάνω πεντακοσίοις ἀδελφοῖς, by more than five hundred brethren, 1 Corinthians 15:6; cf. Winers Grammar, § 37, 5; (Buttmann, 168 (146)).

2. as a preposition it is joined with the genitive (Winer's Grammar, § 54, 6), a. of place: Matthew 2:9; Matthew 5:14; Matthew 21:7 R G; ,(); ; Luke 4:39; (Luke 10:19); Revelation 6:8 (WH brackets the genitive); ( Tr text).

b. of dignity and power: ἐξουσίαν ἔχειν ἐπάνω τίνος, Luke 19:17 (); ἐπάνω πάντων ἐστι, John 3:31a (31b (but here G T WH marginal reading omit the clause)).

STRONGS NT 1883a: ἐπάρατοςἐπάρατος, ἐπαρατον (ἐπαράομαι (to call down curses upon)), accursed: John 7:49 L T Tr WH. (Thucydides, Plato, Aeschin, Dio Cass., others.)

above, more than, upon, over.

From epi and ano; up above, i.e. Over or on (of place, amount, rank, etc.) -- above, more than, (up-)on, over.

see GREEK epi

see GREEK ano

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