483. antilegó
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antilegó: to speak against, hence to contradict, oppose
Original Word: ἀντιλέγω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: antilegó
Phonetic Spelling: (an-til'-eg-o)
Short Definition: I speak or say in opposition, contradict
Definition: I speak or say in opposition, contradict (oppose, resist).

HELPS word-Studies

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 Concordance
Word Origin
from anti and legó
to speak against, hence to contradict, oppose
NASB Translation
argumentative (1), contradict (1), contradicting (1), objected (1), obstinate (1), opposed (1), opposes (1), say (1), spoken against (1).

STRONGS NT 483: ἀντιλέγω

ἀντιλέγω; (imperfect ἀντέλεγον); to speak against, gainsay, contradict; absolutely: Acts 13:45 (L Tr WH omit); Acts 28:19; Titus 1:9. τίνι, Acts 13:45. followed by μή and the accusative with an infinitive: Luke 20:27 (L marginal reading Tr WH λέγοντες) (as in Greek writings; see Passow (or Liddell and Scott), under the word; (Winers 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 (Lucian, dial. inferor. 30, 3); absolutely, Romans 10:21 (cf. Meyer); Titus 2:9 (Achilles Tatius (?) 5, 27). Passive, ἀντιλέγομαι I am disputed, assent or compliance is refused me, (Winer's Grammar, § 39, 1): Luke 2:34; Acts 28:22.

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

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