Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #509: anothen (pronounced an'-o-then)

from 507; from above; by analogy, from the first; by implication, anew:--from above, again, from the beginning (very first), the top.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) from above, from a higher place

1a) of things which come from heaven or God

2) from the first, from the beginning, from the very first

3) anew, over again

Part of Speech: adverb

Relation: from G507

Citing in TDNT: 1:378, 63


This word is used 14 times:

Matthew 27:51: "in twain from the top to the bottom; and the"
Mark 15:38: "in twain from the top to the bottom."
Luke 1:3: "having had perfect understanding of all things from the very first, to write unto thee in order, most excellent"
John 3:3: "Except a man be born again, he cannot see the"
John 3:7: "Ye must be born again."
John 3:31: "He that cometh from above is above all: he that is of the"
John 19:11: "except it were given thee from above: therefore he that delivered"
John 19:23: "without seam, woven from the"
John 19:23: "without seam, woven from the"
Acts 26:5: "Which knew me from the beginning, if they would testify, that after"
Galatians 4:9: "whereunto ye desire again to be in bondage?"
James 1:17: "perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father"
James 3:15: "wisdom descendeth not from above, but is earthly, sensual, devilish."
James 3:17: "But the wisdom that is from above is first pure,"

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