Lectionary Calendar
Sunday, May 19th, 2024
Tired of seeing ads while studying? Now you can enjoy an "Ads Free" version of the site for as little as 10¢ a day and support a great cause!
Click here to learn more!

Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical DictionaryGreek Lexicon

Strong's #4255 - προαιρέομαι

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G4253) and (G138)
Parts of Speech
Search for…
Browse by letter:
Prev Entry
Next Entry
  1. to bring forward, bring forth from one's stores
  2. to bring forth for one's self, to choose for one's self before another, to prefer
  3. to purpose
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1334 ‑ בָּתַר (baw‑thar');  2836 ‑ חָשַׁק (khaw‑shak');  3985 ‑ מָאַן (maw‑ane');  3988 ‑ מָאַס (maw‑as');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (1)
2 Corinthians 1
NAS (1)
2 Corinthians 1
HCS (1)
2 Corinthians 1
BSB (1)
2 Corinthians 1
ESV (1)
2 Corinthians 1
WEB (1)
2 Corinthians 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


From G4253 and G138

Thayer's Expanded Definition

προαιρέω, προαίρω: by prose writings from Herodotus (rather, from Thucydides 8, 90 at the end (in poetry, from Aristophanes Thesm. 419)) down, to bring forward, bring forth from one's stores; middle to bring forth for oneself, to choose for oneself before another i. e. to prefer; to purpose: καθώς προαιρεῖται (L T Tr WH the perfect προῄρηται) τῇ καρδία, 2 Corinthians 9:7.

Thayer's Expanded Greek Definition, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights rserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

προ -αιρέω , - ,

[in LXX: for H2836, etc.;]

to bring forth or forward. Most freq. in mid., to take by choice, prefer, propose: 2 Corinthians 9:7.†

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

προσλαμβάνω is found only in NT in mid. = ";take to oneself,"; ";receive"; : cf. BGU IV. 1141.37 (B.C. 14) δὶς προσελαβόμην αὐτὸν εἰς οἶκον παρ᾽ ἐμέ (cf. Philem .17), P Fay 12.10 (c. B.C. 103) προσλαβόμενος συνεργὸ [ν ] Ἀμμώνιον, P Amh II. 100.4 (A.D. 198–211) προσελάβετο τὸν Κορνήλιον κοινωνόν, P Oxy I. 71ii. 9 (A.D. 303) προσελαβόμην ἐμαυτῇ εἰς βοήθειαν. . . Σεκοῦνδον, and P Leid Wxviii. 22 (ii/iii A.D.) προσείλημμαι τὴν δύναμιν τοῦ Ἀβραάμ. In P Lond 23 rectoii. 21 (B.C. 158) (= I. p. 38, UPZ i. p. 153) the verb is used as a t. t. for enrolment in the army, προσλαβέσθαι τὸν προωνομασμένον μου ἀδελφὸν Ἀπολλώνιον εἰς τὴν Δεξειλάου σημέαν (";a band under one standard";). In Menandrea p. 33.32 the verb = ";borrow.";


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
προαιρείται προαιρούνται προείλετο προελέσθαι προηρηται προῄρηται proḗiretai proḗirētai proeretai proērētai
Ads FreeProfile