Abarim Publications' online Biblical Greek Dictionary
The adverb εκει (ekei) means there, without further complications (Matthew 2:13, James 2:3). When it occurs preceded by the definite article, it means "that there" or in plural "those there" (Matthew 26:71). Our word is part of the following compounds:
- Together with the suffix of origin -θεν (-then), meaning from: the adverb εκειθεν (ekeithen), meaning from there (Matthew 4:21, Acts 13:4), or with the definite article: him from there or those from there (Luke 16:26).
- The demonstrative pronoun εκεινος (ekeinos), meaning that one there or those ones there (Matthew 17:27, Luke 18:14, John 1:18). From this word in turn derive:
- Together with the preposition επι (epi), meaning on or upon: the adverb επεκεινα (epekeina), meaning beyond there. It's used only once, referring to Babylon or beyond (Acts 7:43).
- In plural and together with the preposition υπερ (huper), meaning over or beyond: the similar adverb υπερεκεινα (huperekeina), meaning those regions beyond (2 Corinthians 10:16 only).
- Together with the suffix of location -σε (-se), meaning at: the adverb εκεισε (ekeise), meaning at that place, there (Acts 21:3 and 22:5 only).