ὑπέρ in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) in behalf of, for the sake of
2) over, beyond, more than
3) more, beyond, over
Part of Speech: preposition
Citing in TDNT: 8:507, 1228

Strong

G5228
A primary preposition; "over", that is, (with the genitive case) of place, above, beyond, across, or causal, for the sake of, instead, regarding; with the accusative case superior to, more than. In compounds it retains many of the listed applications: - (+ exceeding abundantly) above, in (on) behalf of, beyond, by, + very chiefest, concerning, exceeding (above, -ly), for, + very highly, more (than), of, over, on the part of, for sake of, in stead, than, to (-ward), very. In compounds it retains many of the above applications.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
c beyond (degree)78.29
d above (status)87.30
(μὴ ὑπὲρ ἅ γέγραπται) observe rules88.95
e because of (reason)89.28
b about (content)90.24
a on behalf of (benefaction)90.36

Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

ὑπὲρpreposition:149
ὑπὲρadverb:1
Total150

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