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Lexicon :: Strong's G4374 - prospherō

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prospherō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
From πρός (G4314) and φέρω (G5342) (including its alternate)
47x in 27 unique form(s)
48x in 27 unique form(s)
132x in 36 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 9:65,1252

Strong’s Definitions

προσφέρω prosphérō, pros-fer'-o; from G4314 and G5342 (including its alternate); to bear towards, i.e. lead to, tender (especially to God), treat:—bring (to, unto), deal with, do, offer (unto, up), present unto, put to.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 48x

The KJV translates Strong's G4374 in the following manner: offer (22x), bring unto (10x), bring to (4x), bring (3x), offer up (3x), offer unto (1x), offer to (1x), miscellaneous (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 48x
The KJV translates Strong's G4374 in the following manner: offer (22x), bring unto (10x), bring to (4x), bring (3x), offer up (3x), offer unto (1x), offer to (1x), miscellaneous (4x).
  1. to bring to, lead to

    1. one to a person who can heal him or is ready to show him some kindness, one to a person who is to judge him

    2. to bring a present or a thing, to reach or hand a thing to one

    3. to put to

  2. to be borne towards one, to attack, assail

    1. to behave one's self towards one, deal with one

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
προσφέρω prosphérō, pros-fer'-o; from G4314 and G5342 (including its alternate); to bear towards, i.e. lead to, tender (especially to God), treat:—bring (to, unto), deal with, do, offer (unto, up), present unto, put to.
προσφέρω; imperfect προσέφερον; 1 aorist προσήνεγκα; 2 aorist προσηνεγκον; perfect προσενήνοχα (Hebrews 11:17); passive, present προσφέρομαι; 1 aorist προσηνεχθην; (see references under the word φέρω); from (Pindar), Aeschylus, and Herodotus down; the Sept. often for הִקְרִיב, also for הֵבִיא, הִגִּישׁ, etc., sometimes also for הֶעֱלָה where offering sacrifices is spoken of (as 1 Kings 18:36 Complutensian; 2 Chronicles 29:7; Jeremiah 14:12);
1. to bring to, lead to: τινα τίνι, one to a person who can heal him or is ready to show him some other kindness, Matthew 4:24; Matthew 8:16; Matthew 9:2, 32; Matthew 14:35; Matthew 17:16; Mark 2:4 (namely, τινα) T WH Tr marginal reading; 10:13; Luke 18:15; passive, in Matthew 12:22 (where L WH text act.); Matt. 18:24 R G T; Matt. 19:13; — one to a person who is to judge him: Luke 23:14; τινα ἐπί τάς συναγωγάς καί τάς ἀρχάς, Luke 12:11 (Winers Grammar, § 52, 3) (where T Tr text WH εἰσφέρωσιν). προσφέρω τί, to bring br present a thing, Matthew 25:20; τί τίνι, to reach or hand a thing to one, Matthew 22:19; Luke 23:36 (here A. V. offering); τί τῷ στόματι τίνος, to put to, John 19:29; a thing to one that he may accept it, to offer: χρήματα, Acts 8:18; δῶρα, Matthew 2:11; used, as often in the Sept., of persons offering sacrifices, gifts, prayers to God (cf. Kurtz, Brief a. d. Hebrew, p. 154ff): τῷ Θεῷ σφάγια καί θυσίας, Acts 7:42; θυσίαν, Hebrews 11:4; λατρείαν, John 16:2; προσφέρειν δῶρον or δῶρα namely, τῷ Θεῷ, Matthew 5:23, 24; Matthew 8:4; Hebrews 8:3, 4; Hebrews 9:9; θυσίαν, Hebrews 10:12; plural, Hebrews 10:1, 11; (passive, Hebrews 10:2; θυσίας (R G θυσίαν) καί προσφοράς (R G προσφοράν) καί ὁλοκαυτώματα καί περί ἁμαρτίας, ibid. 8); δῶρα τέ καί θυσίας ὑπέρ ἁμαρτιῶν, to expiate (see ὑπέρ, I. 4) sins, Hebrews 5:1; αἷμα ὑπέρ ἑαυτοῦ καί τῶν τοῦ λαοῦ ἀγνοημάτων, Hebrews 9:7; τήν προσφοράν ὑπέρ ἑνός ἑκάστου, passive, Acts 21:26; προσφέρειν used absolutely (cf. Winer's Grammar, 593 (552)): περί τίνος, on account of (see περί, the passage cited β.), Mark 1:44; Luke 5:14; περί τοῦ λαοῦ περί (R G ὑπέρ (see περί, the passage cited δ.)) ἁμαρτιῶν, to offer expiatory sacrifices for the people, Hebrews 5:3; τινα, namely, τῷ Θεῷ, to offer up, i. e. immolate, one, Hebrews 11:17; ἑαυτόν, of Christ, Hebrews 7:27 T Tr marginal reading WH marginal reading; Hebrews 9:(14),25; προσενεχθείς (the passive pointing to the fact that what he suffered was due to God's will) ibid. 28 (it is hardly to be found in native Greek writings used of offering sacrifices; but in Josephus, Antiquities 3, 9, 3, we have ἄρνα καί ἔριφον); πρός τινα (God) δέησις τέ καί ἱκετηρίας, Hebrews 5:7 (προσφέρειν δέησιν, Achilles Tatius 7, 1; τῷ Θεῷ εὐχήν, Josephus, b. j. 3, 8, 3).
2. The passive with the dative signifies to be borne toward one, to attack, assail; then figuratively, to behave oneself toward one, deal with one: ὡς υἱοῖς ὑμῖν προσφέρεται Θεός, Hebrews 12:7 (very often so in Attic writings from Thucydides and Xenophon down; Philo de Josepho § 10; de ebrietate § 16; Josephus, b. j. 7, 8, 1; Aelian v. h. 12, 27; Herodian, 1, 13, 14 (7 edition, Bekker)).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Kings
2 Chronicles
2:11; 4:24; 5:23; 5:24; 8:4; 8:16; 9:2; 9:32; 12:22; 14:35; 17:16; 18:24; 19:13; 22:19; 25:20
1:44; 2:4
5:14; 12:11; 18:15; 23:14; 23:36
16:2; 19:29
7:42; 8:18; 21:26
5:1; 5:3; 5:7; 7:27; 8:3; 8:4; 9; 9:7; 9:9; 10:1; 10:2; 10:11; 10:12; 11:4; 11:17; 11:17; 12:7

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4374 matches the Greek προσφέρω (prospherō),
which occurs 48 times in 45 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:11 - After coming into the house they saw the Child with Mary His mother; and they [fn]fell to the ground and worshiped Him. Then, opening their treasures, they presented G4374 to Him gifts of gold, frankincense, and myrrh.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:24 - The news about Him spread throughout all Syria; and they brought G4374 to Him all who were ill, those suffering with various diseases and pains, demoniacs, [fn]epileptics, paralytics; and He healed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:23 - “Therefore if you are presenting G4374 your [fn]offering at the altar, and there remember that your brother has something against you,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 5:24 - leave your [fn]offering there before the altar and go; first be reconciled to your brother, and then come and present G4374 your [fn]offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:4 - And Jesus *said to him, “See that you tell no one; but go, show yourself to the priest and present G4374 the [fn]offering that Moses commanded, as a testimony to them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 8:16 - When evening came, they brought G4374 to Him many who were demon-possessed; and He cast out the spirits with a word, and healed all who were ill.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:2 - And they brought G4374 to Him a paralytic lying on a bed. Seeing their faith, Jesus said to the paralytic, “Take courage, [fn]son; your sins are forgiven.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 9:32 - As they were going out, a mute, demon-possessed man [fn]was brought G4374 to Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:22 - Then a demon-possessed man who was blind and mute was brought G4374 to [fn]Jesus, and He healed him, so that the mute man spoke and saw.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 14:35 - And when the men of that place [fn]recognized Him, they sent word into all that surrounding district and brought G4374 to Him all who were sick;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 17:16 - “I brought G4374 him to Your disciples, and they could not cure him.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:24 - “When he had begun to settle them, one who owed him [fn]ten thousand talents was brought to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 19:13 - Then some children were brought G4374 to Him so that He might lay His hands on them and pray; and the disciples rebuked them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 22:19 - “Show Me the coin used for the poll-tax.” And they brought G4374 Him a [fn]denarius.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:20 - “The one who had received the five talents came up and brought G4374 five more talents, saying, ‘Master, you entrusted five talents to me. See, I have gained five more talents.’
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 1:44 - and He *said to him, “See that you say nothing to anyone; but go, show yourself to the priest and offer G4374 for your cleansing what Moses commanded, as a testimony to them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:13 - And they were bringing G4374 children to Him so that He might touch them; but the disciples rebuked them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:14 - And He ordered him to tell no one, “But go and show yourself to the priest and make G4374 an offering G4374 for your cleansing, just as Moses commanded, as a testimony to them.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 12:11 - “When they bring you before the synagogues and the rulers and the authorities, do not worry about how or what you are to speak in your defense, or what you are to say;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:15 - And they were bringing G4374 even their babies to Him so that He would touch them, but when the disciples saw it, they began rebuking them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:14 - and said to them, “You brought G4374 this man to me as one who incites the people to rebellion, and behold, having examined Him before you, I have found no guilt in this man regarding the charges which you make against Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:36 - The soldiers also mocked Him, coming up to Him, offering G4374 Him sour wine,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:2 - [fn]They will make you outcasts from the synagogue, but an hour is coming for everyone who kills you to think that he is offering G4374 service to God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 19:29 - A jar full of sour wine was standing there; so they put a sponge full of the sour wine upon a branch of hyssop and brought G4374 it up to His mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:42 - “But God turned away and delivered them up to [fn]serve the [fn]host of heaven; as it is written in the book of the prophets, ‘IT WAS NOT TO ME THAT YOU OFFERED G4374 VICTIMS AND SACRIFICES FORTY YEARS IN THE WILDERNESS, WAS IT, O HOUSE OF ISRAEL?
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 8:18 - Now when Simon saw that the Spirit was bestowed through the laying on of the apostles’ hands, he offered G4374 them money,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:26 - Then Paul [fn]took the men, and the next day, purifying himself along with them, went into the temple giving notice of the completion of the days of purification, until the sacrifice was offered G4374 for each one of them.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:1 - For every high priest taken from among men is appointed on behalf of men in things pertaining to God, in order to offer G4374 both gifts and sacrifices for sins;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:3 - and because of it he is obligated to offer G4374 sacrifices for sins, as for the people, so also for himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 5:7 - [fn]In the days of His flesh, [fn]He offered G4374 up both prayers and supplications with loud crying and tears to the One able to save Him [fn]from death, and He [fn]was heard because of His piety.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:3 - For every high priest is appointed to offer G4374 both gifts and sacrifices; so it is necessary that this high priest also have something to offer. G4374
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 8:4 - Now if He were on earth, He would not be a priest at all, since there are those who offer G4374 the gifts according to the Law;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:7 - but into the second, only the high priest enters once a year, not without taking blood, which he offers G4374 for himself and for the [fn]sins of the people committed in ignorance.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:9 - which is a symbol for the present time. Accordingly both gifts and sacrifices are offered G4374 which cannot make the worshiper perfect in conscience,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:14 - how much more will the blood of Christ, who through [fn]the eternal Spirit offered G4374 Himself without blemish to God, cleanse [fn]your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:25 - nor was it that He would offer G4374 Himself often, as the high priest enters the holy place year by year with blood that is not his own.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 9:28 - so Christ also, having been offered G4374 once to bear the sins of many, will appear a second time for salvation without reference to sin, to those who eagerly await Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:1 - For the Law, since it has only a shadow of the good things to come and not the very [fn]form of things, [fn]can never, by the same sacrifices which they offer G4374 continually year by year, make perfect those who draw near.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:2 - Otherwise, would they not have ceased to be offered, G4374 because the worshipers, having once been cleansed, would no longer have had consciousness of sins?
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:8 - After saying above, “SACRIFICES AND OFFERINGS AND WHOLE BURNT OFFERINGS AND sacrifices FOR SIN YOU HAVE NOT DESIRED, NOR HAVE YOU TAKEN PLEASURE in them” (which are offered G4374 according to the Law),
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:11 - Every priest stands daily ministering and offering G4374 time after time the same sacrifices, which can never take away sins;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:12 - but He, having offered G4374 one sacrifice for [fn]sins for all time, SAT DOWN AT THE RIGHT HAND OF GOD,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:4 - By faith Abel offered G4374 to God a better sacrifice than Cain, through which he obtained the testimony that he was righteous, God testifying [fn]about his gifts, and through [fn]faith, though he is dead, he still speaks.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:17 - By faith Abraham, when he was tested, offered G4374 up Isaac, and he who had received the promises was offering G4374 up his only begotten son;
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 12:7 - It is for discipline that you endure; God deals G4374 with you as with sons; for what son is there whom his father does not discipline?
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