Meet (Verb), Meet with, Met - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Meet (Verb), Meet with, Met

[ A-1,Verb,G528, apantao ]
to go to meet, to meet," (apo, "from," antao, "to meet with, come face to face with"), is used in Mark 14:13; Luke 17:12. Some mss. have this verb for No. 3 in Matthew 28:9; Mark 5:2; Luke 14:31; John 4:51; Acts 16:16.

[ A-2,Verb,G4876, sunantao ]
"to meet with," lit., "to meet together with" (sun, "with," and antao, See No. 1), is used in Luke 9:37 (in Luke 9:18, in some mss.); Luke 22:10; Acts 10:25; Hebrews 7:1, Hebrews 7:10; metaphorically in Acts 20:22 ("shall befall"). See BEFALL.

[ A-3,Verb,G5221, hupantao ]
"to go to meet, to meet," has the same meaning as No 1, and is used in Matthew 8:28; Luke 8:27; John 11:20, John 11:30, and, in the most authentic mss., in Matthew 28:29; Mark 5:2; Luke 14:31 (of meeting in battle); John 4:51; John 12:18 and Acts 16:16 (See No. 1).

[ A-4,Verb,G3909, paratunchano ]
"to happen to be near or present, to chance to be by" (para, "beside, near," tunchano, "to happen"), occurs in Acts 17:17, "met with (him)."

[ A-5,Verb,G4820, sumballo ]
"to confer, to fall in with, meet with," is translated "met" in Acts 20:14, RV (AV, "met with"), of the Apostle Paul's "meeting" his companions at Assos. See CONFER, No. 3.

[ B-1,Noun,G5222, hupantesis ]
"a going to meet" (akin to A, No. 3), preceded by the preposition eis, "unto a meeting," translated "to meet," is found in John 12:13, and in the most authentic mss., in Matthew 8:34 (See No. 3); Matthew 25:1 (See No. 2).

[ B-2,Noun,G529, apantesis ]
"a meeting" (akin to A, No. 1), occurs in Matthew 25:6 (in some mss. in Matthew 25:1, and in Matthew 27:32, in some mss.); Acts 28:15; 1 Thessalonians 4:17. It is used in the papyri of a newly arriving magistrate. "It seems that the special idea of the word was the official welcome of a newly arrived dignitary" (Moulton, Greek Test. Gram. Vol. I, p. 14).

[ B-3,Noun,G4877, sunantesis ]
"a coming to meet with" (akin to A, No. 2), is found in some mss. in Matthew 8:34, of the coming out of all the people of a city to meet the Lord (See No. 1).

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