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Lexicon :: Strong's G4298 - prokoptō

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προκόπτω
Transliteration
prokoptō (Key)
Pronunciation
prok-op'-to
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 6:703,939

Strong’s Definitions

προκόπτω prokóptō, prok-op'-to; from G4253 and G2875; to drive forward (as if by beating), i.e. (figuratively and intransitively) to advance (in amount, to grow; in time, to be well along):—increase, proceed, profit, be far spent, wax.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's G4298 in the following manner: increase (2x), be far spent (1x), profit (1x), proceed (1x), wax (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's G4298 in the following manner: increase (2x), be far spent (1x), profit (1x), proceed (1x), wax (1x).
  1. to beat forward

    1. to lengthen out by hammering (as a smith forges metals)

    2. metaph. to promote, forward, further

  2. to go forward, advance, proceed

    1. of time: the night is far spent

    2. metaph. to increase, make progress

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
προκόπτω prokóptō, prok-op'-to; from G4253 and G2875; to drive forward (as if by beating), i.e. (figuratively and intransitively) to advance (in amount, to grow; in time, to be well along):—increase, proceed, profit, be far spent, wax.
STRONGS NT 4298: προκόπτω
προκόπτω: imperfect προέκοπτον; future προκοψω; 1 aorist προεκοψα; to beat forward;
1. to lengthen out by hammering (as a smith forges metals); metaphorically, to promote, forward, further; Herodotus, Euripides, Thucydides, Xenophon, others.
2. from Polybius on intransitively (cf. Buttmann, 145 (127); Winers Grammar, 251 (236)), to go forward, advance, proceed; of time: νύξ προέκοψεν, the night is advanced (A. V. is far spent) (day is at hand), Romans 13:12 (Josephus, b. j. 4, 4, 6; (προκοπτουσης τῆς ὥρας) Chariton 2, 3, 3 (p. 38, 1 edition Reiske; τά τῆς νυκτός, ibid. 2, 3, 4); ἡμέρα προκοπτει, Justin Martyr, dialog contra Trypho, p. 277 d.; Latinprocedere is used in the same way, Livy 28, 15; Sallust, Jug. 21, 52, 109). metaphorically, to increase, make progress: with a dative of the thing in which one grows, Luke 2:52 (not Tdf.) (Diodorus 11 87); ἐν with a dative of the thing, ibid. Tdf.; Galatians 1:14 (Diod (excerpt. de virt. et vitiis), p. 554, 69; Antoninus 1, 17); ἐπί πλεῖον, further, 2 Timothy 3:9 (Diodorus 14, 98); ἐπί πλεῖον ἀσεβείας, 2 Timothy 2:16; ἐπί τό χεῖρον, will grow worse, i. e. will make progress in wickedness, 2 Timothy 3:13 (τῶν Ἱεροσολύμων πάθη προυκοπτε καθ' ἡμέραν ἐπί τό χεῖρον, Josephus, b. j. 6, 1, 1).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Luke
2:52
Romans
13:12
Galatians
1:14
2 Timothy
2:16; 3:9; 3:13

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4298 matches the Greek προκόπτω (prokoptō),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 2:52 - And Jesus kept increasing G4298 in wisdom and [fn]stature, and in favor with God and people.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 13:12 - The night is G4298 almost G4298 gone G4298, and the day is near. Therefore let’s rid ourselves of the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 1:14 - and I was advancing G4298 in Judaism beyond many of my contemporaries among my [fn]countrymen, being more extremely zealous for my ancestral traditions.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:16 - But avoid worldly and empty chatter, for [fn]it will lead G4298 to further ungodliness,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 3:9 - But they will not make G4298 further progress G4298; for their foolishness will be obvious to all, just as was that also of [fn]Jannes and Jambres.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 3:13 - But evil people and impostors will proceed G4298 from bad to worse, deceiving and being deceived.

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