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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #386 - ἀνάστασις
- a raising up, rising (e.g. from a seat)
- a rising from the dead
- that of Christ
- that of all men at the end of this present age
- the resurrection of certain ones history who were restored to life (Hebrews 11:35)
Ion. ιος, ἡ,
I Act., (ἀνίστημι)
1. making to stand or rise up, raising up the dead, ἀνδρὸς δ' ἐπειδὰν αἷμ' ἀνασπάσῃ κόνις.. οὔτις ἔστ' ἀ. A. Eu. 648; ἔλαβον.. ἐξ ἀναστάσεως τοὺς νεκροὺς αὐτῶν Hebrews 11:35.
2. making to rise and leave their place, removal, as of suppliants, ἀ. ἐκ τοῦ ἱεροῦ Th. 1.133; ἀ. τῆς Ἰωνίας removal of the Greeks from Ionia [for safety], Hdt. 9.106: mostly in bad sense, desolation, ἅλωσιν Ἰλίου τ' ἀνάστασιν A. Ages. 589; πόλεων ἀ. Id. Pers. 107, cf. E. Tr. 364; τῆς πατρίδος D. 1.5; disturbance, Hp. Decent.. 3 (pl.).
3. setting up, erection, τειχῶν D. 20.72; τροπαίου Plu. 2.873a; εἰκόνος GDI 3505.20 (Cnidus), cf. IPE 12.34.8 (Olbia), Arr. An. 4.11.2; οἰκοδομημάτων Luc. Phal. 1.3 (pl.).
1. (ἀνίσταμαι) standing or rising up, πόδες ἀναστάσεως χάριν Arist. Spir. 485a18, cf. Id. Fr. 156.
2. rising and moving off, removal, στρατεύματος Th. 7.75, cf. 2.14.
3. rising up, ἐξ ὕπνου S. Ph. 276. esp. for the stool, dub. in Hp. Epid. 6.7.1: hence, motions, Id. Coac. 605, Dieuch. ap. Orib. 4.6.2. rising again after a fall, Luke 2:34. rising from the dead, Τυνδάρεω Luc. Salt. 45; εἰς ἀνάστασιν [fort. βλέποντες ] IGRom. 4.743 (Eumeneia, iii A.D.): freq. in N.T., Matthew 22:23, al.; ἀ. νεκρῶν Acts 23:6; ἀ. ζωῆς, κρίσεως John 5:29; ἀπὸ σώματος ἀ. Plot. 3.6.6.
ἀνά -στασις , -εως , ή
(< ἀνίστημι ),
1. a raising up, awakening, rising (in Inscr. of the erection of a monument, v. MM, VGT, s.v.): Luke 2:34.
2. a rising from the dead (v. DCG, ii, 605b);
(a) of Christ: Acts 1:22; Acts 2:31; Acts 4:33 Romans 6:5, Philippians 3:10, 1 Peter 3:21; ἐξ ἀ . νεκρῶν , Romans 1:4 (ICC, in l); ἐκ νεκρῶν , 1 Peter 1:3;
(b) of persons in OT hist. (e.g. 1 Kings 17:17 ff.): Hebrews 11:35;
(c) of the general resurrection: Matthew 22:23; Matthew 22:28; Matthew 22:30 Mark 12:18; Mark 12:23 Luke 20:27; Luke 20:33; Luke 20:36, John 11:24, Acts 17:18; Acts 23:8; Acts 24:15, 2 Timothy 2:18; ἀ . ἐκ νεκρῶν , Luke 20:35, Acts 4:2; τῶν νεκρῶν , Matthew 22:31, Acts 17:32; Acts 23:6; Acts 24:21; Acts 26:23, 1 Corinthians 15:12-13; 1 Corinthians 15:21; 1 Corinthians 15:42, Hebrews 6:2; ἀ . ζωῆς , resurrection to life (cf. 2 Maccabees 7:14, ἀ . εἰς ζωήν ) and ἀ . τ . κρίσεως , τ . to judgment, John 5:29; ἀ . τ . δικαίων , Luke 14:14; κρείττων ἀ ., Hebrews 11:35; on ἡ ἀ . ἡ πρώτη , Revelation 20:5-8, v. Swete, in l, Westc. on John 5:1-47, but v. also Thayer, s.v.; by meton. of Christ as Author of ἀ ., John 11:25 (v. DB, iv, 231; Cremer, 307).†
(< πηδάω , to leap),
[in LXX: 1 Samuel 20:34 (H6965) 1 Samuel 25:10, Esther 5:1, Tob.4 *;]
to leap up: Mark 10:50 (Rec. ἀναστάς ).†
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The verb is frequent in inscriptions with the sense ";erection"; of a monument, see Syll 324.8, 342.48 (both i/B.C.), C. and B. ii. p. 637 (A.D. 70–80), IMAe iii. 478, 479, 481 (all ii/A.D.), Magn 179.28 f., 193.25, and for the verb Syll 656.71, 686.45 (both ii/A.D.), al. So still in A.D. 215, BGU I. 362 vii. 3 (= Chrest. I. p. 128) ὑπὲρ ἀνα [στάσεω ]ς the ";setting up"; of a statue of Severus, and probably ib IV. 1028.6 (ii/AD.) ὁλκῆς μν ]ῶν δ ̄ πρὸς α ̣̓[νά ]σ ̣τ ̣ασιν ̣ [ . . ., but the context is not clear. The narrative of Acts 17:1-34 (see v. 32) prepares us for the total novelty of the meaning ";resurrection"; : it was a perfectly natural use of the word, but the idea itself was new. We find this meaning in C. and B. no. 232 (= Cagnat IV. 743, Alexander Severus), where an Epicurean Jew of Eumeneia in Phrygia begins to tell us what he thought of ο ]ἱ δὴ δ [είλ ]αιοι πάντ [ες ] εἰς ἀ [νά ]στασιν [ . . . (βλέποντες or the like) : see Ramsay’s interesting notes.
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