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Strong's #4241 - πρέπω

Transliteration
prépō
Phonetics
prep'-o
Origin
apparently a root word
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
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Definition   
Thayer's
  1. to stand out, to be conspicuous, to be eminent
  2. to be becoming, seemly, fit
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1747 ‑ דּוּמִיָּה (doo‑me‑yaw');  4998 ‑ נָאָה (naw‑aw');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πρέπ-ω, impf. ἔπρεπον, which were the tenses chiefly in use: fut. πρέψω A. Eu. 995 (anap.), Pl. Plt. 269c, 288c: aor. ἔπρεψα Id. Chrm. 158c:

prop. of impressions on the senses,

1 on the eye, to be clearly seen, to be conspicuous among a number, ὁ δ' ἔπρεπε καὶ διὰ πάντων Il. 12.104; μετὰ δὲ π. ἀγρομένοισιν Od. 8.172, Hes. Th. 92; to be distinguished in or by a thing, φάρεσιν μελαγχίμοις A. Ch. 12, cf. Th. 124 (lyr.), E. Alc. 512, 1050; π. παρηῒς φοινίοις ἀμυγμοῖς A. Ch. 24 (lyr.); shine forth, show itself, πειρῶντι χρυσὸς ἐν βασάνῳ π. Pi. P. 10.67; πανσέληνος ἐν σάκει π. A. Th. 390, cf. Pers. 239 (troch.), Ag. 389 (lyr.); πρέπουσά θ' ὡς ἐν γραφαῖς ib. 242 (lyr.); ἐπί τοι πρέπει ὄμμασιν αἰδώς h.Cer. 214; Ζεὺς πρέπων δι' αἰθέρος E. Hel. 216 (lyr.): sts. c. part., to be clearly seen as doing or being, ὁ φρυκτὸς ἀγγέλλων πρέπει A. Ag. 30; σπλάγχνα . . πρέπουσ' ἔχοντες ib. 1222, cf. Eu. 995 (anap.).

2. on the ear, βοὰ π. the cry sounds loud and clear, Pi. N. 3.67, cf. A. Ag. 321 .

3. on the smell, to be strong or rank, ὅμοιος ἀτμὸς ὥσπερ ἐκ τάφου π. ib. 1311 .

II to be conspicuously like, resemble, π. τινὶ εἶδος to be like one in form, Pi. P. 2.38; πρέποντα . . ταύρῳ δέμας A. Supp. 301; εἴ τι σῇ δοκεῖ πρέπειν γυναικί E. Alc. 1121; πρέπεις . . θυγατέρων μορφὴν μιᾷ Id. Ba. 917: c. inf., τοῦδε γὰρ δράμημα φωτὸς Περσικὸν πρέπει μαθεῖν his running is like Persian to behold, A. Pers. 247, cf. Supp. 719; more freq. with ὡς or ὥστε, πρέπει ὡς τύραννος εἰσορᾶν S. El. 664; ὡς πένθιμος πρέπεις ὁρᾶν E. Supp. 1056; πρέπει γ' ὥστε θὴρ ἄγραυλος φόβῃ Id. Ba. 1188 (lyr.). III to be conspicuously fitting, beseem, c. dat. pers., θνατὰ θνατοῖσι πρέπει Pi. I. 5(4).16; τοῖς ὀλβίοις γε καὶ τὸ νικᾶσθαι πρέπει A. Ag. 941, cf. Pl. Chrm. 158c, etc.; with Preps., ποῦ τάδ' ἐν χρηστοῖς πρέπει; E. Heracl. 510; οἷα δὴ εἰς πλῆθος πρέπει X. Cyr. 2.1.24: c. part., ὅ τι γιγνόμενον ἂν πρέποι Pl. Epin. 976c, cf. Plt. 269c, 288c; πρέποι γὰρ ἂν (sc. λεχθεῖσα ) Id. Sph. 219c .

2. freq. in part., ὕμνοι πρέποντες γάμοις Id. R. 460a, etc.; esp. in part. neut., πρέπον τε εἶναι καὶ ἁρμόττειν Id. Grg. 503e; ἤν τι ἄλλο π. δοκῇ εἶναι Th. 6.25; τὸ π. τῇ γραφῇ Plb. 2.40.3: rarely c. gen., π. ἦν δαίμονος τοὐμοῦ τόδε S. Aj. 534, cf. Plu. Caes. 14, Thom.Mag. p.306R.; τὸ π. that which is seemly, propriety, Pl. Hp.Ma. 294a; πρὸς τὸ μέτριον καὶ τὸ π. Id. Plt. 284e, etc.: pl., πρέποντα πάσχειν Antipho 3.3.9; πρέποντα τῇ συγγενείᾳ ποιοῦντες Isoc. 10.23 .

3. rarely with personal subject, πρέπων ἔφυς πρὸ τῶνδε φωνεῖν art the fit person to . ., S. OT 9; Πομπήϊος . . πάνυ τοῖς ἔπεσι πρέπων suiting them, Plu. Pomp. 72, cf. Publ. 17 .

4. mostly impers., πρέπει it is fitting, both of outward circumstances and moral fitness, c. dat. pers. et inf., Hdt. 9.79, etc.; οὐ πρέπει νῷν . . δάσασθαι Pi. P. 4.147; πρέπει ἐσλοῖσιν ὑμνεῖσθαι Id. Fr. 121, cf. A. Ag. 483 (lyr.), E. Hipp. 115, etc.: with inf. unexpressed, πρέπει γοῦν σοι [ἀποκρίνεσθαι ] X. HG 4.1.37 . c. acc. pers. et inf., πρέπει τὸν Αἰνησιδάμου ἐγκωμίων τε μελέων λυρᾶν τε τυγχανέμεν Pi. O. 2.46, cf. A. Supp. 203, S. Tr. 728, Th. 1.86, etc. c. inf. only, πρέπει γαρυέμεν Pi. N. 7.82, cf. P. 5.43, A. Th. 656, Ag. 636, etc. with inf. understood, an acc. may be subject, ἀπήλλαξαν οὕτω ὡς κείνους ἔπρεπε Hdt. 8.68 . α', cf. A. Supp. 195, Pl. Prt. 312b; or object, τείσασθαι οὕτως, ὡς κείνους [τείσασθαι] πρέπει Hdt. 4.139; so with dat. of indirect object, Id. 8.114 . trans., liken, τινί τι A. Ag. 1328 (ap. Phot. ).

Thayer's Expanded Definition

πρέπω; imperfect 3 person singular ἔπρεπε;

1. to stand out, to be conspicuous, to be eminent; so from Homer, Iliad 12, 104 down.

2. to be becoming, seemly, fit (from Pindar, Aeschylus, Herodotus down): πρέπει τίνι with a subject nominative, Hebrews 7:26 (Psalm 32:1 (); or πρέπει, which becometh, befitteth, 1 Timothy 2:10; Titus 2:1; impersonally, καθώς πρέπει τίνι, Ephesians 5:3; πρέπον ἐστιν followed by the infinitive, Matthew 3:15; Hebrews 2:10; followed by an accusative with the infinitive 1 Corinthians 11:13. On its construction cf. Alexander Buttmann (1873) § 142, 2.


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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πρέπω ,

[in LXX: Psalms 93:5 (H4998 pi.), etc.;]

1. to be clearly seen.

2. to resemble.

3. to be fitting or becoming, to suit: c. dat., Hebrews 7:26, 1 Timothy 2:10, Titus 2:1; impers., c. dat., Ephesians 5:3; id. seq. inf., Hebrews 2:10; πρέπον ἐστίν , c. dat. pers. et inf., Matthew 3:15; c. acc et inf., 1 Corinthians 11:13 (v. Bl., § 72, 5).†


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

For the mid. ";call (someone) to myself,"; which alone is found in the NT (Matthew 10:1 al.), cf. P Amh II. 35.22 (B.C. 132) προσκαλεσάμενος τὸν Πααλᾶσιν, P Fay 12.29 (c. B.C. 103) προσκαλεσάμενοι τόν τε Διοκλῆν καὶ Ἀμμώνι [ο ]ν, Syll 177 (= .3 344).42 (c. B.C. 303) ἐξ [έστω τὸν ἀποδημοῦντα πρ ]οσκαλέσασθαι ἀπὸ τοῦ ἀρχείου καὶ ἀπὸ τῆς οἰκίας, and see Proleg. p. 157. The pass. occurs in P Tebt I. 58.5 (B.C. 111) οὐδαμῶς προσκεκλήμεθα, ";we have not yet been summoned.";

 


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List of Word Forms
έπρεπε Επρεπεν έπρεπεν Ἔπρεπεν πρεπει πρέπει πρεπον πρέπον Eprepen Éprepen prepei prépei prepon prépon
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