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Lexicon :: Strong's G4253 - pro

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πρό
Transliteration
pro
Pronunciation
pro' (Key)
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Part of Speech
preposition
Root Word (Etymology)
A primary preposition
Dictionary Aids

TDNT Reference: 6:683,935

Strong’s Definitions

πρό pró, pro; a primary preposition; "fore", i.e. in front of, prior (figuratively, superior) to:—above, ago, before, or ever.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 48x

The KJV translates Strong's G4253 in the following manner: before (44x), above (2x), above ... ago (1x), or ever (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 48x
The KJV translates Strong's G4253 in the following manner: before (44x), above (2x), above ... ago (1x), or ever (1x).
  1. before

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πρό pró, pro; a primary preposition; "fore", i.e. in front of, prior (figuratively, superior) to:—above, ago, before, or ever.
STRONGS NT 4253: πρό
πρό, a preposition followed by the genitive (Latinpro) (from Homer down), the Sept. chiefly for לִפְנֵי, before; used a. of place: πρό τῶν θυρῶν, τῆς θύρας, etc., Acts 5:23 R G; Acts 12:6,14; 14:13; James 5:9; by a Hebraism, πρό προσώπου with the genitive of a person before (the face of) one (who is following) (Buttmann, 319 (274)): Matthew 11:10; Mark 1:2; Luke 1:76; Luke 7:27; Luke 9:52; Luke 10:1 (Malachi 3:1; Zechariah 14:20; Deuteronomy 3:18).
b. of Time: πρό τούτων τῶν ἡμερῶν, Acts 5:36; Acts 21:38; (πρό τοῦ πάσχα, John 11:55); according to a later Greek idiom, πρό ἕξ ἡμερῶν τοῦ πάσχα, properly, before six days reckoning from the Passover, which is equivalent to ἕξ ἡμέρας πρό τοῦ πάσχα, on the sixth day before the Passover, John 12:1 (πρό δύο ἐτῶν τοῦ σεισμοῦ, Amos 1:1; πρό μιᾶς ἡμέρας τῆς Μαρδοχαϊκῆς ἡμέρας, 2 Macc. 15:36; examples from secular writings are cited by Winers Grammar, 557 (518); (cf. Buttmann, § 131, 11); from ecclesiastical writings by Hilgenfeld, Die Evangelien etc., pp. 298, 302; also his Paschastreit der alten Kirche, p. 221f; (cf. Sophocles' Lexicon, under the word πρό, 1 and 2)); (πρό τῆς ἑορτῆς, John 13:1); πρό καιροῦ, Matthew 8:29; 1 Corinthians 4:5; τῶν αἰώνων, 1 Corinthians 2:7; παντός τοῦ αἰῶνος, Jude 1:25 L T Tr WH; ἐτῶν δεκατεσσάρων, (fourteen years ago), 2 Corinthians 12:2; add, 2 Timothy 1:9; 2 Timothy 4:21; Titus 1:2; τοῦ ἀρίστου, Luke 11:38; κατακλυσμοῦ, Matthew 24:38; πρό τῆς μεταθέσεως, Hebrews 11:5; πρό καταβολῆς κόσμου, John 17:24; Ephesians 1:4; 1 Peter 1:20; πρό πάντων, prior to all created things, Colossians 1:17; (πρό τούτων πάντων (Rev. ἁπάντων), Luke 21:12); by a Hebraism, πρό προσώπου with the genitive of a thing is used of time for the simple πρό (Winers Grammar, § 65, 4b.; (Buttmann, 319 (274))), Acts 13:24 ((literally, before the face of his entering in)). πρό with the genitive of a person: John 5:7; John 10:8 (not Tdf.); Romans 16:7; οἱ πρό τίνος, those that existed before one, Matthew 5:12; with a predicate nominative added, Galatians 1:17. πρό with the genitive of an infinitive that has the article, Latinante quam (before, before that) followed by a finite verb (Buttmann, § 140, 11; Winer's Grammar, 329 (309)): Matthew 6:8; Luke 2:21; Luke 22:15; John 1:48 (49); John 13:19; 17:5; Acts 23:15; Galatians 2:12; Galatians 3:23.
c. of superiority or pre-eminence (Winer's Grammar, 372 (349)): πρό πάντων, above all things, James 5:12; 1 Peter 4:8.
d. In Composition, πρό marks α. place: προαύλιον; motion forward (Latinporro), προβαίνω, προβάλλω, etc.; before another who follows, in advance, προάγω, πρόδρομος, προπέρμπω, προτρέχω, etc.; in public view, openly, πρόδηλος, πρόκειμαι. β. time: before this, previously, προαμαρτάνω; in reference to the time of an occurrence, beforehand, in advance, προβλέπω, προγινώσκω, προθέσμιος, πρωρίζω, etc. γ. superiority or preference: προαιρέομαι. (Cf. Herm. ad Vig., p. 658.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Deuteronomy
3:18
Amos
1:1
Zechariah
14:20
Malachi
3:1
Matthew
5:12; 6:8; 8:29; 11:10; 24:38
Mark
1:2
Luke
1:76; 2:21; 7:27; 9:52; 10:1; 11:38; 21:12; 22:15
John
1:48; 5:7; 10:8; 11:55; 12:1; 13:1; 13:19; 17:5; 17:24
Acts
5:23; 5:36; 12:6; 12:14; 13:24; 14:13; 21:38; 23:15
Romans
16:7
1 Corinthians
2:7; 4:5
2 Corinthians
12:2
Galatians
1:17; 2:12; 3:23
Ephesians
1:4
Colossians
1:17
2 Timothy
1:9; 4:21
Titus
1:2
Hebrews
11:5
James
5:9; 5:12
1 Peter
1:20; 4:8
Jude
1:25

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4253 matches the Greek πρό (pro),
which occurs 49 times in 48 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:12 - Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven: for so persecuted they the prophets which were before G4253 you.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:8 - Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before G4253 ye ask him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:29 - And, behold, they cried out, saying, What have we to do with thee, Jesus, thou Son of God? art thou come hither to torment us before G4253 the time?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:10 - For this is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before G4253 thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:38 - For as in the days that were before G4253 the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:2 - As it is written in the prophets, Behold, I send my messenger before G4253 thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:76 - And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest: for thou shalt go before G4253 the face of the Lord to prepare his ways;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:21 - And when eight days were accomplished for the circumcising of the child, his name was called JESUS, which was so named of the angel before G4253 he was conceived in the womb.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:27 - This is he, of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before G4253 thy face, which shall prepare thy way before thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:52 - And sent messengers before G4253 his face: and they went, and entered into a village of the Samaritans, to make ready for him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:1 - After these things the Lord appointed other seventy also, and sent them two and two before G4253 his face into every city and place, whither he himself would come.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:38 - And when the Pharisee saw it, he marvelled that he had not first washed before G4253 dinner.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:12 - But before G4253 all these, they shall lay their hands on you, and persecute you, delivering you up to the synagogues, and into prisons, being brought before kings and rulers for my name's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 22:15 - And he said unto them, With desire I have desired to eat this passover with you before G4253 I suffer:
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:48 - Nathanael saith unto him, Whence knowest thou me? Jesus answered and said unto him, Before G4253 that Philip called thee, when thou wast under the fig tree, I saw thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 5:7 - The impotent man answered him, Sir, I have no man, when the water is troubled, to put me into the pool: but while I am coming, another steppeth down before G4253 me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:8 - All that ever came before G4253 me are thieves and robbers: but the sheep did not hear them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:55 - And the Jews' passover was nigh at hand: and many went out of the country up to Jerusalem before G4253 the passover, to purify themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:1 - Then Jesus six days before G4253 the passover came to Bethany, where Lazarus was which had been dead, whom he raised from the dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:1 - Now before G4253 the feast of the passover, when Jesus knew that his hour was come that he should depart out of this world unto the Father, having loved his own which were in the world, he loved them unto the end.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 13:19 - Now I tell you before G4253 it come, that, when it is come to pass, ye may believe that I am he.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:5 - And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self with the glory which I had with thee before G4253 the world was.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 17:24 - Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before G4253 the foundation of the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:23 - Saying, The prison truly found we shut with all safety, and the keepers standing without before G4253 the doors: but when we had opened, we found no man within.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 5:36 - For before G4253 these days rose up Theudas, boasting himself to be somebody; to whom a number of men, about four hundred, joined themselves: who was slain; and all, as many as obeyed him, were scattered, and brought to nought.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:6 - And when Herod would have brought him forth, the same night Peter was sleeping between two soldiers, bound with two chains: and the keepers before G4253 the door kept the prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 12:14 - And when she knew Peter's voice, she opened not the gate for gladness, but ran in, and told how Peter stood before G4253 the gate.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:24 - When John had first preached before G4253 his coming the baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:13 - Then the priest of Jupiter, which was before G4253 their city, brought oxen and garlands unto the gates, and would have done sacrifice with the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:38 - Art not thou that Egyptian, which before G4253 these days madest an uproar, and leddest out into the wilderness four thousand men that were murderers?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 23:15 - Now therefore ye with the council signify to the chief captain that he bring him down unto you to morrow, as though ye would enquire something more perfectly concerning him: and we, or ever G4253 he come near, are ready to kill him.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:7 - Salute Andronicus and Junia, my kinsmen, and my fellowprisoners, who are of note among the apostles, who also were in Christ before G4253 me.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 2:7 - But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, even the hidden wisdom, which God ordained before G4253 the world unto our glory:
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:5 - Therefore judge nothing before G4253 the time, until the Lord come, who both will bring to light the hidden things of darkness, and will make manifest the counsels of the hearts: and then shall every man have praise of God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 12:2 - I knew a man in Christ above G4253 fourteen years ago, G4253 (whether in the body, I cannot tell; or whether out of the body, I cannot tell: God knoweth;) such an one caught up to the third heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 1:17 - Neither went I up to Jerusalem to them which were apostles before G4253 me; but I went into Arabia, and returned again unto Damascus.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:12 - For before G4253 that certain came from James, he did eat with the Gentiles: but when they were come, he withdrew and separated himself, fearing them which were of the circumcision.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 3:23 - But before G4253 faith came, we were kept under the law, shut up unto the faith which should afterwards be revealed.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 1:4 - According as he hath chosen us in him before G4253 the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame before him in love:
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 1:17 - And he is before G4253 all things, and by him all things consist.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 1:9 - Who hath saved us, and called us with an holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose and grace, which was given us in Christ Jesus before G4253 the world began,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 4:21 - Do thy diligence to come before G4253 winter. Eubulus greeteth thee, and Pudens, and Linus, and Claudia, and all the brethren.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 1:2 - In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before G4253 the world began;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:5 - By faith Enoch was translated that he should not see death; and was not found, because God had translated him: for before G4253 his translation he had this testimony, that he pleased God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:9 - Grudge not one against another, brethren, lest ye be condemned: behold, the judge standeth before G4253 the door.
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 5:12 - But above G4253 all things, my brethren, swear not, neither by heaven, neither by the earth, neither by any other oath: but let your yea be yea; and your nay, nay; lest ye fall into condemnation.
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 1:20 - Who verily was foreordained before G4253 the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you,
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:8 - And above G4253 all things have fervent charity among yourselves: for charity shall cover the multitude of sins.
 
 
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