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Lexicon :: Strong's G4263 - probaton

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πρόβατον
Transliteration
probaton
Pronunciation
pro'-bä-ton (Key)
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Part of Speech
neuter noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Probably from a presumed. derivative of προβαίνω (G4260)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:689,936

Strong’s Definitions

πρόβατον próbaton, prob'-at-on; probably neuter of a presumed derivative of G4260; something that walks forward (a quadruped), i.e. (specially), a sheep (literally or figuratively):—sheep(-fold).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 41x

The KJV translates Strong's G4263 in the following manner: sheep (40x), sheepfold (with G833) (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 41x
The KJV translates Strong's G4263 in the following manner: sheep (40x), sheepfold (with G833) (1x).
  1. any four footed, tame animal accustomed to graze, small cattle (opp. to large cattle, horses, etc.), most commonly a sheep or a goat

    1. a sheep, and so always in the NT

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πρόβατον próbaton, prob'-at-on; probably neuter of a presumed derivative of G4260; something that walks forward (a quadruped), i.e. (specially), a sheep (literally or figuratively):—sheep(-fold).
STRONGS NT 4263: πρόβατον
πρόβατον, προβάτου, τό (from προβαίνω, properly, 'that which walks forward'), from Homer down, the Sept. chiefly for צֹאן, then for שֶׂה, sometimes for כֶּבֶשׂ and כֶּשֶׂב (a lamb), properly, any four-footed, tame animal accustomed to graze, small cattle (opposed to large cattle, horses, etc.), most common a sheep or a goat; but especially a sheep, and so always in the N. T.: Matthew 7:15; Matthew 10:16; Matthew 12:11; Mark 6:34; Luke 15:4, 6; John 2:14; John 10:1-4, 11f.; Acts 8:32 (from Isaiah 53:7); 1 Peter 2:25; Revelation 18:13; πρόβατα σφαγῆς, sheep destined for the slaughter, Romans 8:36. metaphorically, πρόβατα, sheep, is used of the followers of any master: Matthew 26:31 and Mark 14:27 (from Zechariah 13:7); of mankind, who as needing salvation obey the injunctions of him who provides it and leads them to it; so of the followers of Christ: John 10:7f, 15f, 26; John 21:16 (R G L Tr text WH marginal reading), John 21:17 (R G L WH marginal reading); Hebrews 13:20; τά πρόβατα ἀπολωλότα (see ἀπόλλυμι, at the end), Matthew 10:6; Matthew 15:24; τά πρόβατα in distinction from τά ἐρίφια, are good men as distinguished from bad people, Matthew 25:33.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Isaiah
53:7
Zechariah
13:7
Matthew
7:15; 10:6; 10:16; 12:11; 15:24; 25:33; 26:31
Mark
6:34; 14:27
Luke
15:4; 15:6
John
2:14; 10:1; 10:2; 10:3; 10:4; 10:7; 10:11; 10:15; 10:26; 21:16; 21:17
Acts
8:32
Romans
8:36
Hebrews
13:20
1 Peter
2:25
Revelation
18:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4263 matches the Greek πρόβατον (probaton),
which occurs 39 times in 37 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:15 - “Beware of the false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s G4263 clothing, but inwardly are ravenous wolves.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:36 - Seeing the [fn]people, He felt compassion for them, because they were [fn]distressed and [fn]dispirited like sheep G4263 [fn]without a shepherd.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:6 - but rather go to the lost sheep G4263 of the house of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:16 - “Behold, I send you out as sheep G4263 in the midst of wolves; so [fn]be shrewd as serpents and innocent as doves.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:11 - And He said to them, “What man [fn]is there among you who [fn]has a sheep, G4263 and if it falls into a pit on the Sabbath, will he not take hold of it and lift it out?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:12 - “How much more valuable then is a man than a sheep! G4263 So then, it is lawful to do [fn]good on the Sabbath.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 15:24 - But He answered and said, “I was sent only to the lost sheep G4263 of the house of Israel.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:12 - “What do you think? If any man has a hundred sheep, G4263 and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go and search for the one that is straying?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:32 - “All the nations will be gathered before Him; and He will separate them from one another, as the shepherd separates the sheep G4263 from the goats;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:33 - and He will put the sheep G4263 on His right, and the goats on the left.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:31 - Then Jesus *said to them, “You will all [fn]fall away because of Me this night, for it is written, ‘I WILL STRIKE DOWN THE SHEPHERD, AND THE SHEEP G4263 OF THE FLOCK SHALL BE SCATTERED.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 6:34 - When Jesus went [fn]ashore, He saw a large crowd, and He felt compassion for them because they were like sheep G4263 without a shepherd; and He began to teach them many things.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 14:27 - And Jesus *said to them, “You will all [fn]fall away, because it is written, ‘I WILL STRIKE DOWN THE SHEPHERD, AND THE SHEEP G4263 SHALL BE SCATTERED.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:4 - “What man among you, if he has a hundred sheep G4263 and has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the [fn]open pasture and go after the one which is lost until he finds it?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 15:6 - “And when he comes home, he calls together his friends and his neighbors, saying to them, ‘Rejoice with me, for I have found my sheep G4263 which was lost!’
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:14 - And He found in the temple those who were selling oxen and sheep G4263 and doves, and the money changers seated at their tables.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 2:15 - And He made a scourge of cords, and drove them all out of the temple, with the sheep G4263 and the oxen; and He poured out the coins of the money changers and overturned their tables;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:1 - “Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter by the door into the fold of the sheep, G4263 but climbs up some other way, he is a thief and a robber.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:2 - “But he who enters by the door is a shepherd of the sheep. G4263
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:3 - “To him the doorkeeper opens, and the sheep G4263 hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep G4263 by name and leads them out.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:4 - “When he puts forth all his own, he goes ahead of them, and the sheep G4263 follow him because they know his voice.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:7 - So Jesus said to them again, “Truly, truly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep. G4263
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:8 - “All who came before Me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep G4263 did not hear them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:11 - “I am the good shepherd; the good shepherd lays down His life for the sheep. G4263
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:12 - “He who is a hired hand, and not a shepherd, who is not the owner of the sheep, G4263 sees the wolf coming, and leaves the sheep G4263 and flees, and the wolf snatches them and scatters them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:13 - He flees because he is a hired hand and is not concerned about the sheep. G4263
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:15 - even as the Father knows Me and I know the Father; and I lay down My life for the sheep. G4263
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:16 - “I have other sheep, G4263 which are not of this fold; I must bring them also, and they will hear My voice; and they will become one flock with one shepherd.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:26 - “But you do not believe because you are not of My sheep. G4263
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:27 - “My sheep G4263 hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me;
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:16 - He *said to him again a second time, “Simon, son of John, do you [fn]love Me?” He *said to Him, “Yes, Lord; You know that I [fn]love You.” He *said to him, “Shepherd My sheep.” G4263
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 21:17 - He *said to him the third time, “Simon, son of John, do you [fn]love Me?” Peter was grieved because He said to him the third time, “Do you [fn]love Me?” And he said to Him, “Lord, You know all things; You know that I [fn]love You.” Jesus *said to him, “Tend My sheep. G4263
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:32 - Now the passage of Scripture which he was reading was this:
“HE WAS LED AS A SHEEP G4263 TO SLAUGHTER;
AND AS A LAMB BEFORE ITS SHEARER IS SILENT,
SO HE DOES NOT OPEN HIS MOUTH.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 8:36 - Just as it is written,
“FOR YOUR SAKE WE ARE BEING PUT TO DEATH ALL DAY LONG;
WE WERE CONSIDERED AS SHEEP G4263 TO BE SLAUGHTERED.”
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 13:20 - Now the God of peace, who brought up from the dead the great Shepherd of the sheep G4263 [fn]through the blood of the eternal covenant, even Jesus our Lord,
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 2:25 - For you were continually straying like sheep, G4263 but now you have returned to the Shepherd and [fn]Guardian of your souls.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 18:13 - and cinnamon and [fn]spice and incense and perfume and frankincense and wine and olive oil and fine flour and wheat and cattle and sheep, G4263 and cargoes of horses and chariots and [fn]slaves and [fn]human lives.
 
 
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