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Lexicon :: Strong's G4392 - prophasis

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πρόφασις
Transliteration
prophasis (Key)
Pronunciation
prof'-as-is
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From a compound of πρό (G4253) and φαίνω (G5316)
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Strong’s Definitions

πρόφασις próphasis, prof'-as-is; from a compound of G4253 and G5316; an outward showing, i.e. pretext:—cloke, colour, pretence, show.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x

The KJV translates Strong's G4392 in the following manner: pretence (3x), cloke (2x), show (1x), colour (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 7x
The KJV translates Strong's G4392 in the following manner: pretence (3x), cloke (2x), show (1x), colour (1x).
  1. a pretext (alleged reason, pretended cause)

  2. show

    1. under colour as though they would do something

    2. in pretence, ostensibly

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πρόφασις próphasis, prof'-as-is; from a compound of G4253 and G5316; an outward showing, i.e. pretext:—cloke, colour, pretence, show.
STRONGS NT 4392: πρόφασις
πρόφασις, προφασεως, (προφαίνω, i. e. properly, 'to cause to shine before' (or 'forth'; but many derive πρόφασις directly from προφημι)), from Homer down;
a. a pretext (alleged reason, pretended cause): τῆς πλεονεξίας, such as covetousness is accustomed to use, 1 Thessalonians 2:5 ((A. V. cloak of covetousness) the meaning being, that he had never misused his apostolic office in order to disguise or to hide avaricious designs); πρόφασιν ἔχειν (a phrase frequent in Greek authors, cf. Passow, under the word πρόφασις 1 b. vol. ii., p. 1251b; (Liddell and Scott, under the word, I. 3 e.)) περί τῆς ἁμαρτίας, John 15:22 (A. V. marginal reading R. V. excuse).
b. show: προφάσει ὡς κτλ. (A. V.) under color as though they would etc. Acts 27:30; προφάσει (A. V. for a pretence), in pretence, ostensibly: Matthew 23:14-13Rec.; Mark 12:40; Luke 20:47; Philippians 1:18.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Mark
12:40
Luke
20:47
John
15:22
Acts
27:30
Philippians
1:18
1 Thessalonians
2:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4392 matches the Greek πρόφασις (prophasis),
which occurs 7 times in 7 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:14 - Οὐαὶ δέ ὑμῖν, γραμματεῖς καὶ Φαρισαῖοι ὑποκριταί, ὅτι κατεσθίετε τὰς οἰκίας τῶν χηρῶν, καὶ προφάσει G4392 μακρὰ προσευχόμενοι· διὰ τοῦτο λήψεσθε περισσότερον κρίμα
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 12:40 - οἱ κατεσθίοντες τὰς οἰκίας τῶν χηρῶν καὶ προφάσει G4392 μακρὰ προσευχόμενοι· οὗτοι λήψονται περισσότερον κρίμα
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 20:47 - οἳ κατεσθίουσιν τὰς οἰκίας τῶν χηρῶν καὶ προφάσει G4392 μακρὰ προσεύχονται· οὗτοι λήψονται περισσότερον κρίμα
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 15:22 - εἰ μὴ ἦλθον καὶ ἐλάλησα αὐτοῖς ἁμαρτίαν οὐκ εἴχον· νῦν δὲ πρόφασιν G4392 οὐκ ἔχουσιν περὶ τῆς ἁμαρτίας αὐτῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 27:30 - τῶν δὲ ναυτῶν ζητούντων φυγεῖν ἐκ τοῦ πλοίου καὶ χαλασάντων τὴν σκάφην εἰς τὴν θάλασσαν προφάσει G4392 ὡς ἐκ πρώρας μελλόντων ἀγκύρας ἐκτείνειν
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:18 - τί γάρ πλὴν παντὶ τρόπῳ εἴτε προφάσει G4392 εἴτε ἀληθείᾳ Χριστὸς καταγγέλλεται καὶ ἐν τούτῳ χαίρω ἀλλὰ καὶ χαρήσομαι
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:5 - οὔτε γάρ ποτε ἐν λόγῳ κολακείας ἐγενήθημεν καθὼς οἴδατε οὔτε ἐν προφάσει G4392 πλεονεξίας θεὸς μάρτυς

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