Insurrection - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ A-1,Noun,G4714, stasis ]
akin to histemi, to make to stand," denotes
(a) primarily, "a standing or place," Hebrews 9:8;
(b) "an insurrection, sedition," translated "insurrection" in Mark 15:7; "insurrections" in Acts 24:5, RV (AV, "sedition"); in Luke 23:19, Luke 23:25 (AV "sedition"), "riot," Acts 19:40, RV (AV, "uproar");
(c) "a dissension," Acts 15:2; in Acts 23:7, Acts 23:10, "dissension." See DISSENSION.

[ A-2,Noun,G4955, stasiastes ]
denotes "a rebel, revolutionist, one who stirs up sedition" (from stasiazo, "to stir up sedition"), Mark 15:7, "had made insurrection." Some mss. have sustasiastes, a fellow-rioter, a fellow-mover of sedition, AV, "had made insurrection with (him)."

[ B-1,Verb,G2721, katephistemi ]
signifies "to rise up against" (lit., "to cause to stand forth against," kata, "against," epi, "forth," histemi, "to cause to stand"), Acts 18:12, AV, "made insurrection" (RV, "rose up against)."

Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words