Likewise - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ 1,,G3668, homoios ]
in like manner" (from the adjective homoios, See LIKE, A, No. 1), is rendered "likewise" in the AV of Matthew 22:26; Matthew 27:41, Luke 10:32; Luke 16:25; John 5:19; James 2:25; 1 Peter 3:1, 1 Peter 3:7; Jude 1:8; Revelation 8:12 (in all these the RV has "in like manner"); in the following, AV and RV have "likewise;" Matthew 26:35; Luke 5:33; Luke 6:31; Luke 10:37; Luke 17:28, Luke 17:31; Luke 22:36; John 6:11; John 21:13; Romans 1:27; 1 Peter 5:5. See MANNER, SO.

[ 2,,G5615, hosautos ]
a strengthened form of hos, "as," denotes "in like manner, just so, likewise;" it is sometimes translated "likewise," e.g., Matthew 20:5; Matthew 21:30.

[ 3,,G2532, kai ]
"and, even," is translated "likewise" in the AV and RV of Matthew 20:10 (last kai in the verse), more lit., "even they;" elsewhere the RV has "also," for the AV, "likewise," Matthew 18:35; Matthew 24:33; Luke 3:14; Luke 17:10; Luke 19:19; Luke 21:31; Acts 3:24; 1 Corinthians 14:9; Colossians 4:16; 1 Peter 4:1; in Matthew 21:24, the AV has "in like wise" (RV, "likewise").

[ 4,,G3898, paraplesios ]
from para, "beside," and the adjective plesios, "near" (akin to the adverb pelas, "near, hard by"), is used in Hebrews 2:14, AV, "likewise" (RV, "in like manner"), expressing the true humanity of Christ in partaking of flesh and blood.


(1) In Matthew 17:12; Romans 6:11, AV, the adverb houtos, "thus, so," is translated "likewise," (RV, "so"); in Luke 15:7; Luke 15:10, AV, "likewise," RV, "even so;" in Luke 14:33, AV, followed by oun, "therefore," it is rendered "so likewise" (RV, "so therefore").

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