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ἄνωθεν

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἄνωθεν
Greek transliteration: 
anōthen
Simplified transliteration: 
anothen
Numbers
Strong's number: 
509
GK Number: 
540
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
13
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
adverb
Gloss: 
from above; from the beginning; again, anew
Definition: 
from above, from a higher place, Jn. 3:31; of time, from the first or beginning, Acts 26:5; from the source, Lk. 1:33; again, anew, Jn. 3:3, 7; Gal. 4:9; with a prep., the top or upper part, Mt. 27:51

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 27:51 Just then the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top (anōthen | ἄνωθεν | adverb) to bottom; and the earth shook, and the rocks were split;
Mark 15:38 And the veil of the temple was torn in two, from top (anōthen | ἄνωθεν | adverb) to bottom.
Luke 1:3 it seemed good to me also, having carefully investigated everything for a long (anōthen | ἄνωθεν | adverb) time, to write down the events in an orderly sequence for you, most excellent Theophilus,
John 3:3 Jesus answered him, saying, “I tell you the solemn truth, unless a person is born again (anōthen | ἄνωθεν | adverb) he cannot see the kingdom of God.”
John 3:7 Do not be astonished that I said to you, ‘You must be born again.’ (anōthen | ἄνωθεν | adverb)
John 3:31 He who comes from above (anōthen | ἄνωθεν | adverb) is superior to all. He who is of the earth belongs to the earth and speaks in an earthly way. He who comes from heaven is superior to all.
John 19:11 Jesus said, “You would have no authority over me at all unless it had been given you from above (anōthen | ἄνωθεν | adverb). That is why the man who handed me over to you has a greater sin.”
John 19:23 When the soldiers crucified Jesus, they took his garments and separated them into four shares, one share for each soldier. They also took his tunic, which was seamless, woven from top (anōthen | ἄνωθεν | adverb) to bottom as a single piece.
Acts 26:5 for they have known from the first (anōthen | ἄνωθεν | adverb), if they are willing to go on record, that I lived as a Pharisee according to the strictest party of our religious system.
Galatians 4:9 But now that you have come to know God — or rather, are known by God — how can you turn back again to the feeble and inferior elementary principles of the world? How can you want to be their slaves all (anōthen | ἄνωθεν | adverb) over (anōthen | ἄνωθεν | adverb) again?
James 1:17 Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above (anōthen | ἄνωθεν | adverb), coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow caused by change.
James 3:15 This is not the wisdom that comes down from above (anōthen | ἄνωθεν | adverb), but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic.
James 3:17 But the wisdom from above (anōthen | ἄνωθεν | adverb) is first of all pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, free from prejudice and hypocrisy.