Other - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ 1,,G243, allos ]
indicates numeral distinction of objects of similar character, and is used
(a) absolutely, e.g., Matthew 20:3 (plural);
(b) attached to a noun, e.g., Matthew 21:36;
(c) with the article, e.g., Matthew 5:39; 1 Corinthians 14:29 (plural, RV); in Matthew 13:5; Luke 9:19; John 9:9, e.g., RV, others" (AV, "some"); in Matthew 25:20, RV, "other" (AV, "beside them ... more"). See ANOTHER, MORE, B, Note
(1), SOME.

[ 2,,G2087, heteros ]
indicates either numerical distinction, e.g., Luke 4:43; Luke 5:7; or generic distinction, different in character, etc., e.g., Luke 9:29, "(the fashion of His countenance) was altered," lit., "became other;" Luke 23:32, "two others, (malefactors)," RV, where the plural serves to make the necessary distinction between them and Christ; Acts 2:4; Acts 19:39 ("other matters"); 1 Corinthians 14:21, AV, "other" (RV, "strange"); 2 Corinthians 11:4 (2nd and 3rd parts, RV, "different;" in the 1st clause, allos, "another"). For the distinction between this and No. 1, See under ANOTHER.

[ 3,,G3062, loipos ]
signifies "remaining, the rest." It is translated "other," or "others," e.g., in Matthew 25:11; Mark 4:19; Luke 18:9; Acts 28:9; Romans 1:13; 1 Corinthians 9:5; Ephesians 2:3; 1 Thessalonians 4:13; 1 Thessalonians 5:6; 1 Timothy 5:20, e.g., the RV renders this word "the rest" (AV, "other" or "others"); in Ephesians 4:17, some mss. have loipa, neuter plural, AV, "other (Gentiles);" See the RV See REMNANT, REST (the).

[ 4,,G245, allotrios ]
"belonging to another, not one's own," is translated "other men's" in 2 Corinthians 10:15; 1 Timothy 5:22; in Hebrews 9:25, RV, "not his own" (AV, "of others"). See ALIEN, MAN'S, Note

[ 5,,G240, allelon ]
in Romans 1:12, used in the dative case, is translated in the RV "(each of us by the) other's" (AV, "mutual"); the accusative is translated "other" in Philippians 2:3. See MUTUAL and ONE ANOTHER.

[ 6,,G1520, heis ]
"one," is sometimes translated "other" when expressing the second of a pair, e.g., Matthew 24:40, AV (RV, "one"), See ONE, A


[ 7,,G1565, ekeinos ]
signifying "that one," implying remoteness as compared with houtos, "this," is translated "the other," e.g., in Matthew 23:23; Luke 11:42; Luke 18:14.


(1) In Acts 26:22, AV, ouden ektos, lit., "nothing besides" is translated "none other things" (RV, "nothing but").

(2) The plural of the definite article is translated "others" in Acts 17:32; in Jude 1:23, AV, "others" (RV, "some").

(3) In Luke 24:1, the plural of tis, "a certain one," is found in some mss., and translated "certain others" in the AV.

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