Word Summary
anthypatos: a consul, proconsul
Original Word: ἀνθύπατος
Transliteration: anthypatos
Phonetic Spelling: (anth-oo'-pat-os)
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: a consul, proconsul
Meaning: a consul, proconsul
Strong's Concordance
deputy, proconsul.

From anti and a superlative of huper; instead of the highest officer, i.e. (specially) a Roman proconsul -- deputy.

see GREEK anti

see GREEK huper

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 446: ἀνθύπατος

ἀνθύπατος, ἀνθυπάτου, (see the preceding word), proconsul: Acts 13:7, 8, 12; Acts 18:12 L T Tr WH; Acts 19:38. The emperor Augustus divided the Roman provinces into senatorial and imperial. The former were presided over by proconsuls; the latter were administered by legates of the emperor, sometimes called also propraetors. (Polybius, Dionysius Halicarnassus, Lucian, Plutarch, and often in Dio Cassius) (B. D. under the word ; Alex.'s Kitto under the word Province; especially Lightfoot in The Contemp. Rev. for 1878, p. 280f.)