4253: πρό

PREPosition


Dodson dictionary

G4253 πρό

Transliteration: pró

Part(s) of speech: PREPosition

Definition: (a) of place: before, in front of, (b) of time: before, earlier than.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G4253 πρό

Transliteration: pró

Derivation: a primary preposition;

Definition: "fore", i.e. in front of, prior (figuratively, superior) to

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

πρό

G4253 

Occurrences in the NT: 47

πρό, prep. c. gen.,
[in LXX chiefly for לִפְנֵי;]
before;
(a) of place: Ac 12:6, 14 14:13, Ja 5:9; π. προσώπου (= Heb. לִפְנֵי, De 3:18, Ma 3:1, al.; Bl., § 40, 9), Mt 11:10, Mk 1:2, Lk 1:76 7:27 9:52 10:1, Ac 14:13;
(b) of time: Mt 8:29 24:38, Lk 11:38 21:12, Jo 11:55 13:1 17:24, Ac 5:36 21:38, I Co 2:7 4:5, Eph 1:4, Col 1:17, II Ti 1:9 4:21, Tit 1:2, He 11:5, I Pe 1:20, Ju 25; π. ἐτῶν δεκατεσσάρων, fourteen years ago, II Co 12:2; π. προσώπου (v. supr.), Ac 13:24; c. gen. pers., Mt 5:12, Jo 5:7 10:8, Ro 16:7, Ga 1:17; c. gen. art. inf. (= πρίν; M, Pr., 100; Bl., § 69, 7), Mt 6:8, Lk 2:21 22:15, Jo 1:49 13:19 17:5, Ac 23:15, Ga 2:12 3:23; as in late writers (resembling a Latin idiom but independent of it; B1., § 40, 5; M, Pr., 100 f.; cf. Am 1:1, II Mac 15:36, and for other exx., Soph., Lex., s.v.), πρὸ ἓξ ἡμέρας τοῦ πασχα, on the sixth day bef. the Passover, Jo 12:1;
(c) of preference: π. πάντων, Ja 5:12, I Pe 4:8;
(d) in compos.,
α c. subst., of position before: προαύλιον, πρόδρομος; priority of rank or order, προπάτωρ; anticipation, πρόγνωσις, πρόνοια;
β c. adj., intensity, πρόδηλος;
γ c. verb., of place, προάγω, προβαίνω; of preference, προαιρέομαι.†

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition