1883. epanō
Lexical Summary
epanō: above, more than
Original Word: ἐπάνω
Transliteration: epanō
Phonetic Spelling: (ep-an'-o)
Part of Speech: Adverb
Short Definition: above, more than
Meaning: above, more than
Strong's Concordance
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

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
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.)


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