anthupatos: a consul, proconsulOriginal Word: ἀνθύπατος, ου, ὁPart of Speech:
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
and hupatos (highest)Definition
a consul, proconsulNASB Translation
proconsul (4), proconsuls (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 446: ἀνθύπατοςἀνθύπατος
(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
, 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.)<1>
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