466. antanapléroó
Strong's Concordance
antanapléroó: to fill up in turn
Original Word: ἀνταναπληρόω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: antanapléroó
Phonetic Spelling: (an-tan-ap-lay-ro'-o)
Definition: to fill up in turn
Usage: I fill up in place of someone else, complete, supply.
HELPS Word-studies

466 antanaplēróō (from 473 /antí, "corresponding" and 378 /anaplēróō, "fulfill") – properly, to fill, especially in lieu of (in place of); to off-set, filling up what is lacking (remaining).

466 (antanaplēroō) only occurs in Col 1:24 where it refers to believers "filling up" the remaining sufferings of Christ – i.e. when Christians experience wrath from unbelievers who are really still persecuting Christ. That is, venting their rejection of Christ on His followers because they can no longer directly "pull Christ's beard or spit on His face." So they do the "next best thing": persecute the people in whom Christ lives (cf. 1 Jn 4:17).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from anti and anapléroó
to fill up in turn
NASB Translation
filling (1), share (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 466: ἀνταναπληρόω

ἀνταναπληρόω, ἀνταναπληρῶ; (ἀντί and ἀναπληρόω, which see); to fill up in turn: Colossians 1:24 (the meaning is, 'what is lacking of the afflictions of Christ to be borne by me, that I supply in order to repay the benefits which Christ conferred on me by filling up the measure of the afflictions laid upon him'); (Meyer, Ellicott, etc., explain the word (with Wetstein (1752)) by 'ἀντί ὑστερήματοςsuccedit ἀναπληρωμα; but see Lightfoot ad loc, who also quotes the passages where the word occurs). (Demosthenes, p. 182, 22; Dio Cassius, 44, 48; Apollonius Dyscolus, de constr. orat. i. pp. 14, 1 (cf. Alexander Buttmann (1873) at the passage); 114, 8; 258, 3; 337, 4.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
fill up.

From anti and anapleroo; to supplement -- fill up.

see GREEK anti

see GREEK anapleroo

Forms and Transliterations
ανταναπληρω ανταναπληρώ ἀνταναπληρῶ antanaplero antanaplerô antanaplērō antanaplērō̂
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Englishman's Concordance
Colossians 1:24 V-PIA-1S
GRK: ὑμῶν καὶ ἀνταναπληρῶ τὰ ὑστερήματα
NAS: and in my flesh I do my share on behalf
KJV: and fill up that which is behind
INT: you and I am filling up that which is lacking

Strong's Greek 466
1 Occurrence

ἀνταναπληρῶ — 1 Occ.

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