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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Foresee, Foreseen

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1: προοράω
(Strong's #4308 — Verb — proorao — pro-or-ah'-o )

with the aorist form proeidon (used to supply tenses lacking in proorao), "to see before" (pro, "before," horao, "to see"), is used with reference (a) to the past, of seeing a person before, Acts 21:29 ; (b) to the future, in the sense of "foreseeing" a person or thing, Acts 2:25 , with reference to Christ and the Father, RV , "beheld" (here the Middle Voice is used).

2: προείδω
(Strong's #4275 — Verb — proeidon — pro-i'-do )

an aorist tense form without a present, "to foresee," is used of David, as foreseeing Christ, in Acts 2:31 , RV, "foreseeing" (AV, "seeing before"); in Galatians 3:8 , it is said of the Scripture, personified, personal activity being attributed to it by reason of its Divine source (cp. ver. Galatians 3:22 ). "What saith the Scripture?" was a common formula among the Rabbis. In the Sept., Genesis 37:18 ; Psalm 16:8 (proorao); 139:3.

3: προβλέπω
(Strong's #4265 — Verb — problepo — prob-lep'-o )

from pro, "before," and blepo, "to see, perceive," is translated "having provided" in Hebrews 11:40 (Middle Voice), marg., "foreseen," which is the lit. meaning of the verb, as with Eng. "provide." In the Sept., Psalm 37:13 .

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Foresee, Foreseen'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. 1940.

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