antilegó: to speak against, hence to contradict, opposeOriginal Word: ἀντιλέγωPart of Speech:
I speak or say in opposition, contradictDefinition:
I speak or say in opposition, contradict (oppose, resist).
483 antilégō (from 473 /antí, "opposite to" and 3004 /légō, "speaking to a conclusion") – properly, voicing opposition; to contradict, especially in a hostile (argumentative) way – i.e. to dispute in order to thwart.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to speak against, hence to contradict, opposeNASB Translation
argumentative (1), contradict (1), contradicting (1), objected (1), obstinate (1), opposed (1), opposes (1), say (1), spoken against (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 483: ἀντιλέγωἀντιλέγω
; (imperfect ἀντέλεγον
); to speak against, gainsay, contradict
; absolutely: Acts 13:45
(L Tr WH
omit); Acts 28:19
; Titus 1:9
, Acts 13:45
. followed by μή
and the accusative with an infinitive: Luke 20:27
marginal reading Tr WH λέγοντες
) (as in Greek writings; see Passow
(or Liddell and Scott), under the word; (Winer
s Grammar, § 65, 2b; Buttmann
, 355 (305))). "to oppose oneself to one, decline to obey him, declare oneself against him, refuse to have anything to do with him" (cf. Winer
's Grammar, 23 (22)): τίνι
, John 19:12
, dial. inferor. 30, 3); absolutely, Romans 10:21
(cf. Meyer); Titus 2:9
(<500 a.d.="">?) 5, 27). Passive, ἀντιλέγομαι I am disputed, assent or compliance is refused me, (Winer's Grammar, § 39, 1): Luke 2:34; Acts 28:22.<1>
contradict, deny, speak against.
From anti and lego; to dispute, refuse -- answer again, contradict, deny, gainsay(-er), speak against.
see GREEK anti
see GREEK lego