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ἀνατολή, -ῆς, ἡ
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east, rising of the sun; note that the east is the compass direction of orientation in the ancient Near East, just as the north is in the modern western world
pr. a rising of the sun, etc.; the place of rising, the east, as also pl. ἀνατολαι, Mt. 2:1, 2; met. the dawn or day-spring, Lk. 1:78

Greek-English Concordance for ἀνατολή

Matthew 2:1 After Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the East (anatolōn | ἀνατολῶν | gen pl fem) came to Jerusalem,
Matthew 2:2 saying, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star at its rising (anatolē | ἀνατολῇ | dat sg fem) and have come to worship him.”
Matthew 2:9 And having listened to the king, they continued their journey, and the star they had seen in its rising (anatolē | ἀνατολῇ | dat sg fem) went before them until it stopped over the place where the child was.
Matthew 8:11 I tell you, many will come from the east (anatolōn | ἀνατολῶν | gen pl fem) and west to recline at table with Abraham and Isaac and Jacob in the kingdom of heaven,
Matthew 24:27 For as the lightning comes from the east (anatolōn | ἀνατολῶν | gen pl fem) and flashes to the west, so will the coming of the Son of Man be.
Mark 16:8 And going outside, they fled from the tomb, for trembling and astonishment had taken hold of them. And they said nothing to anyone, for they were afraid.
Luke 1:78 because of the tender mercies of our God, by which the rising (anatolē | ἀνατολή | nom sg fem) sun (anatolē | ἀνατολή | nom sg fem) of heaven will visit us,
Luke 13:29 “Then they will come from east (anatolōn | ἀνατολῶν | gen pl fem) and west, and from north and south, and recline at table in the kingdom of God.
Revelation 7:2 Then I saw another angel ascending from the rising (anatolēs | ἀνατολῆς | gen sg fem) of the sun, with the seal of the living God. And he called out in a loud voice to the four angels who had been given power to harm the earth and the sea,
Revelation 16:12 The sixth angel poured out his bowl on the great river Euphrates, and its water was dried up to prepare the way for the kings from the east (anatolēs | ἀνατολῆς | gen sg fem).
Revelation 21:13 There were three gates on the east (anatolēs | ἀνατολῆς | gen sg fem), three gates on the north, three gates on the south, and three gates on the west.