Resurrection - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words


[ 1,,G386, anastasis ]
(I) a raising up," or "rising" (ana, "up," and histemi, "to cause to stand"), Luke 2:34, "the rising up;" the AV "again" obscures the meaning; the Child would be like a stone against which many in Israel would stumble while many others would find in its strength and firmness a means of their salvation and spiritual life; (II) of "resurrection" from the dead,
(a) of Christ, Acts 1:22; Acts 2:31; Acts 4:33; Romans 1:4; Romans 6:5; Philippians 3:10; 1 Peter 1:3; 1 Peter 3:21; by metonymy, of Christ as the Author of "resurrection," John 11:25;
(b) of those who are Christ's at His Parousia (See COMING), Luke 14:14, "the resurrection of the just;" Luke 20:33, Luke 20:35-Luke 20:36; John 5:29 (1st part), "the resurrection of life;" John 11:24; Acts 23:6; Acts 24:15 (1st part); 1 Corinthians 15:21, 1 Corinthians 15:42; 2 Timothy 2:18; Hebrews 11:35 (2nd part), See RAISE, Note
(3); Revelation 20:5, "the first resurrection;" hence the insertion of "is" stands for the completion of this "resurrection," of which Christ was "the firstfruits;" Revelation 20:6;
(c) of "the rest of the dead," after the Millennium (cp. Revelation 20:5); John 5:29 (2nd part), "the resurrection of judgment;" Acts 24:15 (2nd part), "of the unjust;"
(d) of those who were raised in more immediate connection with Christ's "resurrection," and thus had part already in the first "resurrection," Acts 26:23; Romans 1:4 (in each of which "dead" is plural; See Matthew 27:52);
(e) of the "resurrection" spoken of in general terms, Matthew 22:23; Mark 12:18; Luke 20:27; Acts 4:2; Acts 17:18; Acts 23:8; Acts 24:21; 1 Corinthians 15:12-13; Hebrews 6:2;
(f) of those who were raised in OT times, to die again, Hebrews 11:35 (1st part), lit., "out of resurrection."

[ 2,,G1815, exanastasis ]
ek, "from" or "out of," and No. 1, Philippians 3:11, followed by ek, lit., "the out-resurrection from among the dead." For the significance of this See ATTAIN, No. 1.

[ 3,,G1454, egersis ]
"a rousing" (akin to egeiro, "to arouse, to raise"), is used of the "resurrection" of Christ, in Matthew 27:53.

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