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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g4298 Greek: prokopto


lit., "to strike forward, cut forward a way," i.e., to make progress, is translated "advanced" in Luk 2:52, RV, of the Lord Jesus (AV, "increased"); in Gal 1:14 "advanced," of Paul's former progress in the Jews' religion (AV, "profited"); in Rom 13:12, "is far spent," of the "advanced" state of the "night" of the world's spiritual darkness; in 2Ti 2:16, "will proceed further," of profane babblings; in 2Ti 3:9, "shall proceed no further," of the limit Divinely to be put to the doings of evil men; in 2Ti 3:13, of the progress of evil men and impostors, "shall wax," lit., "shall advance to the worse."

Note: The corresponding noun prokope is found in Phl 1:12, 25, "progress" (AV, "furtherance"); 1Ti 4:15, "progress" (AV, "profiting," an inadequate meaning).


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