After, Afterward (-s) - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

After, Afterward (-s)

* The following are adverbs only. For prepositions and conjunctions See Note + p. 9.

[ 1,,G1564, ekeithen ]
thence," is once used to signify "afterwards," in the sense of "then, from that time," Acts 13:21 See THENCE.

[ 2,,G1836, hexes ]
denotes "after" with the significance of a succession of events, an event following next in order after another, Luke 7:11; Luke 9:37; Acts 21:1; Acts 25:17; Acts 27:18.

[ 3,,G2517, kathexes ]
a strengthened from of No. 2, denotes "afterward," or "in order" (Kata, "according to," and No. 2), Luke 1:3; Luke 8:1; Acts 3:24; Acts 11:4; Acts 18:23.

[ 4,,G3347, metepeita ]
"afterwards," without necessarily indicating an order of events, as in Nos. 1 and 2, is found in Hebrews 12:17.

[ 5,,G5305, husteron ]
"afterwards," with the suggestion of at length, is found in Matthew 4:2; Matthew 21:29, Matthew 21:32, Matthew 21:37 (AV, "last of all") Matthew 22:27; Matthew 25:11; Matthew 26:60 (AV, "at the last"); Mark 16:14; Luke 4:2; Luke 20:32 (AV, "last"); John 13:36; Hebrews 12:11. See LAST.

Note: Eita and epeita, "then, afterwards," or "thereupon," are translated "afterward" or "afterwards" in the AV of Mark 4:17 (eita) and Galatians 1:21; 1 Corinthians 15:23, 1 Corinthians 15:46 (epeita); always "then" in the RV. See THEN.

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