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Lexicon :: Strong's G3904 - paraskeuē

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παρασκευή
Transliteration
paraskeuē (Key)
Pronunciation
par-ask-yoo-ay'
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:1,989

Strong’s Definitions

παρασκευή paraskeuḗ, par-ask-yoo-ay'; as if from G3903; readiness:—preparation.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's G3904 in the following manner: preparation (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's G3904 in the following manner: preparation (6x).
  1. a making ready, preparation, equipping

  2. that which is prepared, equipment

  3. in the NT in a Jewish sense, the day of preparation

    1. the day on which the Jews made necessary preparation to celebrate a sabbath or a feast

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
παρασκευή paraskeuḗ, par-ask-yoo-ay'; as if from G3903; readiness:—preparation.
STRONGS NT 3904: παρασκευή
παρασκευή, παρασκευῆς, , from Herodotus down;
1. a making ready, preparation, equipping.
2. that which is prepared, equipment.
3. in the N. T. in a Jewish sense, the day of preparation, i. e. the day on which the Jews made the necessary preparation to celebrate a sabbath or a feast: Matthew 27:62; Mark 15:42; Luke 23:54; John 19:31 (Josephus, Antiquities 16, 6, 2); with a genitive of the object, τοῦ πάσχα (according to Winer's Grammar, 189 (177f) a possessive genitive), John 19:14 (cf. Rückert, Abendmahl, p. 31f); with a genitive of the subjunctive, τῶν Ἰουδαίων, ibid. 42. Cf. Bleek, Beiträge zur Evangelienkritik, p. 114ff; (on later usage cf. 'Teaching 8, 1 [ET] (and Harnack's note); Martyr. Polycarp, 7, 1 [ET] (and Zahn's note); Sophocles' Lexicon, under the word, 3).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Matthew
27:62
Mark
15:42
Luke
23:54
John
19:14; 19:31

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3904 matches the Greek παρασκευή (paraskeuē),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:62 - Now on the next day, that is, the day which is after the preparation G3904, the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered together with Pilate,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 15:42 - When evening had already come, since it was the preparation G3904 day G3904, that is, the day before the Sabbath,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:54 - It was a [fn]preparation G3904 day, and a Sabbath was about to [fn]begin.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:14 - Now it was the day G3904 of G3904 preparation G3904 for the Passover; it was about the [fn]sixth hour. And he *said to the Jews, “Look, your King!”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:31 - Now then, since it was the day G3904 of G3904 preparation G3904, to prevent the bodies from remaining on the cross on the Sabbath ([fn]for that Sabbath was a high day), the Jews requested of Pilate that their legs be broken, and the bodies be taken away.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:42 - Therefore because of the Jewish day G3904 of G3904 preparation G3904, since the tomb was nearby, they laid Jesus there.

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