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Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #4255 - προαιρέομαι

from (G4253) and (G138)
Parts of Speech
  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  
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KJV (1)
2 Corinthians
NAS (1)
2 Corinthians
HCS (1)
2 Corinthians
BSB (1)
2 Corinthians
ESV (1)
2 Corinthians
WEB (1)
2 Corinthians
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


From G4253 and G138

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
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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