Bill Mounce

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outside, beyond, except
also functions as an improper prep. (4x), without, on the outside; τὸ ἐκτός, the exterior, outside, Mt. 23:26; met. besides, Acts 26:22; 1 Cor. 15:27; ἐκτὸς εἰ μή, unless, except, 1 Cor. 14:5

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Matthew 23:26 You blind Pharisee! First clean the inside of the cup, so that its outside (ektos | ἐκτός | adverb) may become clean too.
Acts 26:22 Obtaining help, therefore, from God, until this day I have stood testifying both to small and great, saying nothing beyond (ektos | ἐκτός | improper prep-gen) what the prophets and Moses said would come to pass:
1 Corinthians 6:18 Flee sexual immorality! Every other sin a person commits is outside (ektos | ἐκτός | improper prep-gen) the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body.
1 Corinthians 14:5 Now I would like all of you to speak in tongues, but even more to prophesy. The one who prophesies is greater than the one who speaks in tongues, unless (ektos | ἐκτός | adverb) he interprets so that the church may receive edification.
1 Corinthians 15:2 through which also you are being saved, if you hold firmly to the message I preached to you — unless (ektos | ἐκτός | adverb) you have believed in vain.
1 Corinthians 15:27 For “he has put everything in subjection under his feet.” Now when it says that “everything has been put in subjection,” it is clear that this does not include (ektos | ἐκτός | improper prep-gen) the one who put everything in subjection to him.
2 Corinthians 12:2 I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago — whether in the body I do not know or apart from (ektos | ἐκτός | improper prep-gen) the body I do not know, only God knows — such a man was caught up to the third heaven.
1 Timothy 5:19 Do not accept an accusation against an elder, except (ektos | ἐκτός | adverb) on the evidence of two or three witnesses.