4383: πρόσωπον

Noun, Neuter


Dodson dictionary

G4383 πρόσωπον, ου, τό

Transliteration: prósōpon

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Neuter

Definition: the face, countenance, surface.

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G4383 πρόσωπον

Transliteration: prósōpon

Derivation: from G4314 and ὤψ (ṓps) (the visage, from G3700);

Definition: the front (as being towards view), i.e. the countenance, aspect, appearance, surface; by implication, presence, person

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

πρόσωπον

G4383 

Occurrences in the NT: 76

πρόσωπον, -ου, τό
(< πρός, ὤψ), [in LXX chiefly and very freq. for פָּנִים;]
1. prop., of persons (so always in cl.);
(a) the face, countenance: Mt 6:16, 17, Mk 14:65, Lk 9:29, II Co 3:7, Re 4:7, al.; τὸ π. τῆς γενέσεως (EV, natural face), Ja 1:23; πίπτειν ἐπὶ (τὰ) π., Mt 17:6, Lk 5:12, Re 7:11, al.; ἀγνοούμενος τῷ π., Ga 1:22; π., οὐ καρδίᾳ, I Th 2:17; κατὰ πρόσωπον (in front, facing: Thuc., Xen., al.), when present, face to face, Ac 25:16, II Co 10:1, 7, Ga 2:11; id. c. gen., as compound prep., in the presence of (not cl.; v. Bl., § 40, 9; M, Pr., 99 f.; Thackeray, Gr., 43 f.), Lk 2:31, Ac 3:13; similarly ἀπὸ π. (Heb. מִלִּפְּנֵי; v. Dalman, Words, 29), from the presence of, Ac 3:19 5:41 7:45, II Th 1:9, Re 12:14 20:11; πρὸ π. (Heb. לִפְנֵי), before, Mt 11:10, Mk 1:2, Lk 7:27(LXX), al.; in other phrases resembling Heb. idiom (Thackeray, Gr., 42), βλέπειν (ὁρᾶν, θεωρεῖν, ἰδεῖν) τὸ π., to see one's face, i.e. see him in person, Mt 18:10, Ac 20:25, 38, I Th 3:10, Re 22:4; ἐμφανισθῆναι τῷ π. τοῦ θεοῦ, He 9:24; ἐν π. Χριστοῦ, II Co 2:10 4:6; μετὰ τοῦ π. σου, with thy presence, Ac 2:28(LXX); εἰς π. τῶν ἐκκλησιῶν, II Co 8:24; στηρίζειν τὸ π. (Heb. שׂוּם פָּנִים: Je 21:10, al.; v. Dalman, Words, 30), c. inf., to set one's face towards, Lk 9:51; similarly, τὸ π. αὐτοῦ ἦν πορευόμενον (op. cit., 31), Lk 9:53; τὸ π. τοῦ κυρίου ἐπί, I Pe 3:12(LXX);
(b) form, person: καυχᾶσθαι ἐν π. καὶ μὴ ἐν καρδίᾳ, II Co 5:12 (cf. I Ki 16:7); metaph., as in Heb. idiom, of judgment according to appearance, external condition or circumstances (נשָׂאָ פָּנִים; v. Dalman, Words, 30; Thackeray, Gr., 43 f.): λαμβάνειν π., Lk 20:21, Ga 2:6; βλέπειν εἰς π., Mt 22:16, Mk 12:14; θαυμάζειν πρόσωπα, Ju 16.
2. Of things (cf. Dalman, Words, 30);
(a) face, appearance (Ps 103 (104):30): Mt 16:3 (WH, R, mg., om.), Lk 12:56, Ja 1:11;
(b) surface (Ge 2:6): Lk 21:35, Ac 17:26.

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