446. anthupatos
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anthupatos: a consul, proconsul
Original Word: ἀνθύπατος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: anthupatos
Phonetic Spelling: (anth-oo'-pat-os)
Short Definition: a proconsul
Definition: a proconsul.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from anti and hupatos (highest)
a consul, proconsul
NASB Translation
proconsul (4), proconsuls (1).

STRONGS NT 446: ἀνθύπατος

ἀνθύπατος, ἀνθυπάτου, (see the preceding word), proconsul: Acts 13:7, 8, 12; Acts 18:12 L T Tr WH; Acts 19:38. The emperor Augustus divided the Roman provinces into senatorial and imperial. The former were presided over by proconsuls; the latter were administered by legates of the emperor, sometimes called also propraetors. (Polybius, Dionysius Halicarnassus, Lucian, Plutarch, and often in Dio Cassius) (B. D. under the word ; Alex.'s Kitto under the word Province; especially Lightfoot in The Contemp. Rev. for 1878, p. 280f.)

deputy, proconsul.

From anti and a superlative of huper; instead of the highest officer, i.e. (specially) a Roman proconsul -- deputy.

see GREEK anti

see GREEK huper

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