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Lexicon :: Strong's G1715 - emprosthen

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Strong’s Definitions

ἔμπροσθεν émprosthen, em'-pros-then; from G1722 and G4314; in front of (in place (literally or figuratively) or time):—against, at, before, (in presence, sight) of.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 48x

The KJV translates Strong's G1715 in the following manner: before (41x), in (one's) sight (2x), of (1x), against (1x), in the sight of (1x), in the presence of (1x), at (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 48x
The KJV translates Strong's G1715 in the following manner: before (41x), in (one's) sight (2x), of (1x), against (1x), in the sight of (1x), in the presence of (1x), at (1x).
  1. in front, before

    1. before, i.e. in that local region which is in front of a person or thing

    2. before, in the presence of, i.e. opposite to, over against one

    3. before, in the sight of

    4. before, denoting rank

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἔμπροσθεν émprosthen, em'-pros-then; from G1722 and G4314; in front of (in place (literally or figuratively) or time):—against, at, before, (in presence, sight) of.
ἔμπροσθεν (Tdf. in Revelation 4:6 ἐνπροσθεν (see ἐν, III. 3; cf. Alexander Buttmann (1873) 8)), adverb of place and of time (from ἐν and πρόσθεν, properly, in the fore part); (from Herodotus down); the Sept. chiefly for לִפְנֵי; before. In the N. T. used only of place;
1. adverbially, in front, before: Revelation 4:6 (opposed to ὄπισθεν, as in Palaeph. 29, 2). before: πορεύεσθαι, to precede, to go before, Luke 19:28; προδραμών ἔμπροσθεν, Luke 19:4 (T WH εἰς τό ἔμπροσθεν, cf. Herodotus 4, 61 (8, 89)), like προπορεύεσθαι ἔμπροσθεν, Xenophon, Cyril 4, 2, 23 (figuratively, Plato, Gorgias, p. 497 a. προιθι εἰς τό ἔμπροσθεν); τά ἔμπροσθεν the things which lie before one advancing, the goal set before one, Philippians 3:13 (14) (opposed to τά ὀπίσω).
2. it serves as a preposition, with the genitive (Buttmann, 319 (274); Winers Grammar, § 54, 6);
a. before, i. e. in that local region which is in front of a person or a thing: Matthew 5:24; Matthew 7:6; Luke 5:19; Luke 14:2; to prostrate oneself ἔμπροσθεν τῶν ποδῶν τίνος, Revelation 19:10; Revelation 22:8; γονυπέτειν ἔμπροσθεν τίνος, Matthew 27:29; πορεύεσθαι ἔμπροσθεν τίνος, to go before one, John 10:4; ἀποστέλλεσθαι ἔμπροσθεν τίνος, to be sent before one, John 3:28; σαλπίζειν ἔμπροσθεν τίνος, Matthew 6:2; τήν ὁδόν κατασκευάσαι, where ἔμπροσθεν τίνος is nearly equivalent to a dative (cf. Buttmann, 172 (150)), Matthew 11:10; Mark 1:2 Rec.; Luke 7:27.
b. before, in the presence of, equivalent to opposite to, over against one: στῆναι, Matthew 27:11; ὁμολογεῖν and ἀρνεῖσθαι (Buttmann, 176 (153)), Matthew 10:32; Matthew 26:70; Luke 12:8,(9 Lachmann); also Galatians 2:14; 1 Thessalonians 1:3; 1 Thessalonians 2:19; 1 Thessalonians 3:9, 13; before one, i. e. at his tribunal: Matthew 25:32; Matthew 27:11; Luke 21:36; Acts 18:17; 2 Corinthians 5:10; 1 Thessalonians 2:19; (1 John 3:19). Here belong the expressions εὐδοκία, θέλημα ἐστι ἔμπροσθεν Θεοῦ, it is the good pleasure, the will of God, Matthew 11:26; Matthew 18:14; Luke 10:21, formed after Chaldean usage; for in 1 Samuel 12:22 the words יְהוָה הואִיל, God wills, Jonathan the targumist renders יְהוָה קֲדָם רַעֲוָא; cf. Fischer, De vitiis lexamples N. T. etc., p. 329f; (cf. Buttmann, 172 (150)).
c. before i. e. in the sight of one: Matthew 5:16; Matthew 6:1; Matthew 17:2; Matthew 23:13 (Matt 23:14); Mark 2:12 T Tr marginal reading WH; Mark 9:2; Luke 19:27; John 12:37; Acts 10:4 L T Tr WH.
d. before, denoting rank: γεγονέναι ἔμπροσθεν τίνος, to have obtained greater dignity than another, John 1:15, 30, also John 1:27 R L brackets; (Genesis 48:20 ἔθηκε τόν Αφραιμ ἔμπροσθεν τοῦ Μανασσῆ; (cf. Plato, legg. 1,631 d.; 5, 743 e.; 7, 805 d.)).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Samuel
5:16; 5:24; 6:1; 6:2; 7:6; 10:32; 11:10; 11:26; 17:2; 18:14; 23:13; 23:14; 25:32; 26:70; 27:11; 27:11; 27:29
1:2; 2:12; 9:2
5:19; 7:27; 10:21; 12:8; 14:2; 19:4; 19:27; 19:28; 21:36
1:15; 1:27; 1:30; 3:28; 10:4; 12:37
10:4; 18:17
2 Corinthians
1 Thessalonians
1:3; 2:19; 2:19; 3:9; 3:13
1 John
4:6; 4:6; 19:10; 22:8

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G1715 matches the Greek ἔμπροσθεν (emprosthen),
which occurs 48 times in 45 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:16 - “Your light must shine before G1715 people in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:24 - leave your [fn]offering there before G1715 the altar and go; first be reconciled to your brother, and then come and present your [fn]offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:1 - “Take care not to practice your righteousness in G1715 the G1715 sight G1715 of G1715 people, to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:2 - “So when you [fn]give to the poor, do not sound a trumpet before G1715 you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, so that they will be praised by people. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 7:6 - “Do not give what is holy to dogs, and do not throw your pearls before G1715 pigs, or they will trample them under their feet, and turn and tear you to pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:32 - “Therefore, everyone who [fn]confesses Me before G1715 people, I will also confess [fn]him before G1715 My Father who is in heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 10:33 - “But whoever denies Me before G1715 people, I will also deny him before G1715 My Father who is in heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:10 - “This is the one about whom it [fn]is written:
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:26 - “Yes, Father, for this way was well pleasing in Your sight G1715.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:2 - And He was transfigured before G1715 them; and His face shone like the sun, and His garments became as white as light.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:14 - “So it is not the will [fn]of your Father who is in heaven for one of these little ones to perish.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:13 - “But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you shut the kingdom of heaven in G1715 front G1715 of G1715 people; for you do not enter it yourselves, nor do you allow those who are entering to go in.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:32 - “And all the nations will be gathered before G1715 Him; and He will separate them from one another, just as the shepherd separates the sheep from the goats;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:70 - But he denied it before G1715 them all, saying, “I do not know what you are talking about.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:11 - Now Jesus stood before G1715 the governor, and the governor questioned Him, saying, “So You are the King of the Jews?” And Jesus said to him, It is as you say.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:29 - And after twisting together a crown of thorns, they put it on His head, and put a [fn]reed in His right hand; and they knelt down before G1715 Him and mocked Him, saying, “Hail, King of the Jews!”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:2 - just as it is written in Isaiah the prophet:
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:2 - And six days later Jesus *took with Him Peter, [fn]James, and John, and *brought them up on a high mountain by themselves. And He was [fn]transfigured before G1715 them;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:19 - But when they did not find any way to bring him in because of the crowd, they went up on the roof and let him down through the tiles with his stretcher, into the middle of the crowd, in G1715 front G1715 of Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:27 - “This is the one about whom it is written:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:21 - At that very [fn]time He rejoiced greatly in the Holy Spirit, and said, “I [fn]praise You, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that You have hidden these things from the wise and intelligent and have revealed them to infants. Yes, Father, for doing so was well pleasing in Your sight G1715.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:8 - “Now I say to you, everyone who confesses Me before G1715 people, the Son of Man will also confess him before G1715 the angels of God;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 14:2 - And [fn]there in front G1715 of Him was a man suffering from [fn]edema.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:4 - So he ran on ahead G1715 and climbed up a [fn]sycamore tree in order to see Him, because He was about to pass through that way.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:27 - ‘But as for these enemies of mine who did not want me to reign over them, bring them here and slaughter them in my presence G1715.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:28 - After Jesus said these things, He was going on ahead G1715, going up to Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:36 - “But stay alert at all times, praying that you will have strength to escape all these things that are going to take place, and to stand before G1715 the Son of Man.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:15 - John *testified about Him and called out, saying, “This was He of whom I said, ‘He who is coming after me has proved to be [fn]my superior G1715, because He existed before me.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:27 - It is He who comes after me, of whom I am not worthy even to untie the strap of His sandal.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 1:30 - “This is He in behalf of whom I said, ‘After me is coming a Man who has proved to be [fn]my superior G1715, because He existed before me.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 3:28 - “You yourselves [fn]are my witnesses that I said, ‘I am not the [fn]Christ,’ but, ‘I have been sent ahead G1715 of Him.’
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:4 - “When he puts all his own sheep outside, he goes ahead G1715 of them, and the sheep follow him because they know his voice.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 12:37 - But though He had performed so many [fn]signs in G1715 their sight G1715, they still were not believing in Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:17 - But they all took hold of Sosthenes, the leader of the synagogue, and began beating him in front G1715 of the judgment seat. And yet Gallio was not concerned about any of these things.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:10 - For we must all appear before G1715 the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may receive compensation for [fn]his deeds done through the body, in accordance with what he has done, whether good or bad.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:14 - But when I saw that they were not [fn]straightforward about the truth of the gospel, I said to Cephas in G1715 the G1715 presence G1715 of all, “If you, being a Jew, live like the Gentiles and not like the Jews, how is it that you compel the Gentiles to live like Jews?[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:13 - Brothers and sisters, I do not regard myself as having taken hold of it yet; but one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead G1715,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 1:3 - constantly keeping in mind your work of faith and labor of love and [fn]perseverance of hope [fn]in our Lord Jesus Christ in G1715 the G1715 presence G1715 of our God and Father,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:19 - For who is our hope, or joy or crown of pride, in G1715 the G1715 presence G1715 of our Lord Jesus at His [fn]coming? Or is it not indeed you?
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:9 - For what thanks can we give to God for you in return for all the joy with which we rejoice because of you before G1715 our God,
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:13 - so that He may establish your hearts blameless in holiness before G1715 our God and Father at the [fn]coming of our Lord Jesus with all His [fn]saints.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 3:19 - We will know by this that we are of the truth, and will set our heart at ease before G1715 Him,
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 4:6 - and before the throne there was something like a sea of glass, like crystal; and in the [fn]center and around the throne, four living creatures full of eyes in front G1715 and behind.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 19:10 - Then I fell at his feet to worship him. But he *said to me, “[fn]Do not do that; I am a fellow servant of yours and your brothers and sisters who hold the testimony of Jesus; worship God! For the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.”
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 22:8 - I, John, am the one who heard and saw these things. And when I heard and saw them, I fell down to worship at the feet of the angel who showed me these things.
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