μεταξὺ [4 verses](adv)"Between" is metaxy, which means "in the midst" and therefore (of Place) "between," (of Time) "meanwhile," (of Qualities) "intermediate," and (of Degree) "the difference." As a preposition, it takes the genitive case and has the sense of "between" to parties to an agreement or discussion.  - The word translated as "between" is normally an adverb meaning "in the midst" but it has a special use as the preposition meaning "between" in the sense of between two parties to an agreement or discussion. Jesus only uses this word four times, always where the sense of "separating" differentiates it from the common word translated as "between."