- before, in the presence of, in the eyes of.
- ἐν-αντίος, -α, -ον
(< ἀντίος, set against), [in LXX: ἐξ ἐναντίας, for נֶגֶד, etc.; ἐναντίον, for פָּנִים etc. ;]
over against, opposite, contrary: ἄνεμος,; ἐξ ἐναντίας (ellipse obscure, see Bl., § 44,1; Mozley, Psa.42:1-11), with genitive, Mrk.15:39. Metaph., opposed, hostile:
RefsMat.14:24, Mrk.6:48, Act.27:4; ὁ ἐξ ἐ., Tit.2:8. Neuter., -ίον, adv., as prep. with genitive, before, in the presence of:
Refs1Th.2:15, Act.26:9 28:17(ἔναντι, T), Act.8:32 (LXX).†
RefsLuk.1:6 20:26 24:19 Act.7:10
1a) of place, opposite, contrary (of the wind)
2a) opposed as an adversary, hostile, antagonistic in feeling or act
2b) an opponent
Neuter of G1727; (adverb) in the presence (view) of
KJV Usage: before, in the presence of.