436. anthistémi
Strong's Concordance
anthistémi: to set against, i.e. withstand
Original Word: ἀνθίστημι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: anthistémi
Phonetic Spelling: (anth-is'-tay-mee)
Definition: to set against, withstand
Usage: I set against; I withstand, resist, oppose.
HELPS Word-studies

436 anthístēmi (from 473 /antí, "opposite/against" and 2476 /hístēmi, "to stand") – properly, take a complete stand against, i.e. a "180 degree, contrary position"; (figuratively) to establish one's position publicly by conspicuously "holding one's ground," i.e. refusing to be moved ("pushed back").

436 /anthístēmi ("oppose fully") means to forcefully declare one's personal conviction (where they unswervingly stand); to keep one's possession; ardently withstand, without giving up (letting go).

[436 (anthístēmi) was a military term in classical Greek (used by Thucydides, etc.) meaning "to strongly resist an opponent" ("take a firm stand against").]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from anti and histémi
to set against, i.e. withstand
NASB Translation
cope (1), oppose (1), has opposed (1), opposed (4), opposing (1), resist (5), resists (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 436: ἀνθίστημι

ἀνθίστημι: perfect ἀνθέστηκα; 2 aorist ἀντέστην (imperative ἀντίστητε), infinitive ἀντιστῆναι; middle, present ἀνθισταμαι; imperfect ἀνθισταμην; (ἀντί and ἵστημι); to set against; as in Greek writings, in the middle, and in the perfect pluperfect (having present and imperfect force, Winers Grammar, 274 (257)) and 2 aorist active, to set oneself against, to withstand resist, oppose: perfect active, Romans 9:19; Romans 13:2; 2 Timothy 4:15 (R G). 2 aorist active, Matthew 5:39; Luke 21:15; Acts 6:10; Galatians 2:11; Ephesians 6:18; 2 Timothy 3:8; (2 Timothy 4:15 L T Tr WH). imperative, James 4:7; 1 Peter 5:9. Middle: present, 2 Timothy 3:8. imperfect, Acts 13:8.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
resist, withstand, oppose

From anti and histemi; to stand against, i.e. Oppose -- resist, withstand.

see GREEK anti

see GREEK histemi

Forms and Transliterations
ανθέστηκε ανθεστηκεν ανθέστηκεν ἀνθέστηκεν ανθεστηκότα ανθεστηκότας ανθεστηκοτες ανθεστηκότες ἀνθεστηκότες ανθεστηκότων ανθιστανται ανθίστανται ἀνθίστανται ανθιστατο ανθίστατο ἀνθίστατο αντεστη αντέστη ἀντέστη αντεστην ἀντέστην αντέστης αντεστησαν αντέστησαν αντέστησάν ἀντέστησαν αντιστηναι αντιστήναι ἀντιστῆναι αντιστήσεται αντιστήσεταί αντιστητε αντίστητε ἀντίστητε αντιστήτω anteste antestē antéste antéstē antesten antestēn antésten antéstēn antestesan antestēsan antéstesan antéstēsan anthesteken anthestēken anthésteken anthéstēken anthestekotes anthestekótes anthestēkotes anthestēkótes anthistantai anthístantai anthistato anthístato antistenai antistênai antistēnai antistē̂nai antistete antistēte antístete antístēte
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Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 5:39 V-ANA
GRK: ὑμῖν μὴ ἀντιστῆναι τῷ πονηρῷ
NAS: But I say to you, do not resist an evil
KJV: say unto you, That ye resist not evil:
INT: to you not to resist the evil [person]

Luke 21:15 V-ANA
GRK: οὐ δυνήσονται ἀντιστῆναι ἢ ἀντειπεῖν
NAS: will be able to resist or
KJV: to gainsay nor resist.
INT: none will be able to resist nor to reply to

Acts 6:10 V-ANA
GRK: οὐκ ἴσχυον ἀντιστῆναι τῇ σοφίᾳ
NAS: But they were unable to cope with the wisdom
KJV: not able to resist the wisdom and
INT: not they were able to resist the wisdom

Acts 13:8 V-IIM-3S
GRK: ἀνθίστατο δὲ αὐτοῖς
NAS: is translated) was opposing them, seeking
KJV: by interpretation) withstood them,
INT: opposed however them

Romans 9:19 V-RIA-3S
GRK: αὐτοῦ τίς ἀνθέστηκεν
NAS: find fault? For who resists His will?
KJV: For who hath resisted his will?
INT: of him who has resisted

Romans 13:2 V-RIA-3S
GRK: θεοῦ διαταγῇ ἀνθέστηκεν οἱ δὲ
NAS: whoever resists authority
KJV: the power, resisteth the ordinance
INT: of God ordinance resists those who moreover

Romans 13:2 V-RPA-NMP
GRK: οἱ δὲ ἀνθεστηκότες ἑαυτοῖς κρίμα
NAS: authority has opposed the ordinance
KJV: and they that resist shall receive
INT: those who moreover resist to themselves judgment

Galatians 2:11 V-AIA-1S
GRK: πρόσωπον αὐτῷ ἀντέστην ὅτι κατεγνωσμένος
NAS: to Antioch, I opposed him to his face,
KJV: to Antioch, I withstood him to
INT: face him I opposed because to be condemned

Ephesians 6:13 V-ANA
GRK: ἵνα δυνηθῆτε ἀντιστῆναι ἐν τῇ
NAS: that you will be able to resist in the evil
KJV: ye may be able to withstand in
INT: that you might be able to oppose in the

2 Timothy 3:8 V-AIA-3P
GRK: καὶ Ἰαμβρῆς ἀντέστησαν Μωυσεῖ οὕτως
NAS: and Jambres opposed Moses,
KJV: and Jambres withstood Moses, so
INT: and Jambres opposed Moses thus

2 Timothy 3:8 V-PIM-3P
GRK: καὶ οὗτοι ἀνθίστανται τῇ ἀληθείᾳ
NAS: these [men] also oppose the truth, men
KJV: these also resist the truth: men
INT: also these oppose the truth

2 Timothy 4:15 V-AIA-3S
GRK: λίαν γὰρ ἀντέστη τοῖς ἡμετέροις
NAS: for he vigorously opposed our teaching.
KJV: he hath greatly withstood our words.
INT: exceedingly indeed he has opposed our

James 4:7 V-AMA-2P
GRK: τῷ θεῷ ἀντίστητε δὲ τῷ
NAS: to God. Resist the devil
KJV: to God. Resist the devil,
INT: to God Resist but the

1 Peter 5:9 V-AMA-2P
GRK: ἀντίστητε στερεοὶ τῇ
NAS: But resist him, firm in [your] faith,
KJV: Whom resist stedfast in the faith,
INT: Whom resist firm

Strong's Greek 436
14 Occurrences

ἀντέστη — 1 Occ.
ἀντέστην — 1 Occ.
ἀντέστησαν — 1 Occ.
ἀνθέστηκεν — 2 Occ.
ἀνθεστηκότες — 1 Occ.
ἀνθίστανται — 1 Occ.
ἀνθίστατο — 1 Occ.
ἀντιστῆναι — 4 Occ.
ἀντίστητε — 2 Occ.

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