ἀντί
  • Parse: Preposition + Gen
  • Meaning:
    • in payment for something or service

      μεμίσθωμαι γάρ σὲ ἀντὶ τῶν μανδραγορῶν τοῦ υἱοῦ μου
      for I have hired you for my son's mandrakes (Gen 30:16)

      δώσω σοί καὶ ταύτην ἀντὶ τῆς ἐργασίας
      I will give her to you in exchange for your labour (Gen 29:27)

    • in commendation or condemnation

      ἀνθ᾿ ὧν = because
      ἐνευλογηθήσονται ... πάντα τὰ ἔθνη τῆς γῆς, ἀνθ’ ὧν ὑπήκουσας τῆς ἐμῆς φωνῆς
      all the nations of the land will be blessed, because you listened to my voice

    • against, opposite
    • in return for
    • in place of, instead of
    • as a substitute for
    • in succession to
    • analogously to, just like
  • ἀνθ’ ὧν = in place of, instead of, since, because, although
  • ἀντ’ αὐτοῦ = after him, in his stead, instead of him
  • ἀντὶ σοῦ = after you, in your stead, instead of you
  • Forms:
    • ἀνθ᾿ Prep
    • ἀντ᾿ Prep