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Strong's #4264 - προβιβάζω

from (G4253) and a reduplicated form of (G971)
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  1. to cause to go forward, to lean forward, to bring forward, drag forward
  2. metaph. to incite, instigate, urge, forward, set on
    1. to induce by persuasion
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3384 ‑ יָרָא (yaw‑raw', yaw‑raw');  8150 ‑ שָׁנַן (shaw‑nan');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


fut. -άσω D.C. 58.23, Att. προβῐβῶ Ar. Av. 1570:

causal of προβαίνω, cause to step forward, lead on, τινα S. OC 180 (lyr.); ποῖ προβιβᾷς ἡμᾶς ποτε; to what point, how far do you mean to carry us ? Ar.l.c.; τινὰ εἰς ἀρετήν, εἰς ἐγκράτειαν, Pl. Prt. 328a, X. Mem. 1.5.1; ἕως Μακεδονίας τὴν ἀρχήν extend it . ., D.H. 1.3; push on, οὐδὲν ἠδύνατο π. τῶν ἔργων Plb. 5.100.1:

Pass., to be developed, improved, of machines, Hero Bel. 74.4 .

2. push forward, advance, τὸ ὑπερκείμενον τοῦ κρημνοῦ (by building a wall) D.S. 4.78; exalt, τὴν πατρίδα Plb. 9.10.4; τινὰ ἐς τὰς ἀρχάς promote him, D.C.l.c.; δύναμιν Phld. Rh. 1.40 S.

3. teach, τινάς τι LXX De. 6.7, cf. Plu. Cat.Mi. 36 (dub.); put forward as a representative, Acts 19:33 (v.l.): Pass., to be instructed or egged on, ὑπὸ τῆς μητρός Ev.Matthew 14:8 .

II intr., = cross προβαίνω, Plb. 10.44.1, Aristid. 2.231 J.

III of a male, mount before, ἄλλην Arist. HA 546a10 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

προβιβάζω 1 aorist 3 person plural προεβίβασαν; 1 aorist passive participle feminine προβιβασθεῖσα;

1. properly, to cause to go forward, to lead forward, to bring forward, drag forward: Acts 19:33 R G ((from Sophocles down)).

2. metaphorically, equivalent to προτρέπω, to incite, instigate, urge forward, set on; to induce by persuasion: Matthew 14:8 (εἰς τί, Xenophon, mem. 1, 5, 1; Plato, Prot., p. 328 b.; (in Deuteronomy 6:7 the Sept. with an accusative of the thing (and of the person) equivalent to to teach)).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

προ -βιβάζω ,

causal of προβαίνω ,

[in LXX: Exodus 35:34 (H3384 hi.), Deuteronomy 6:7 (H8150 pi.) *;]

to lead forward, lead on; metaph., to induce, incite, urge: Matthew 14:8.†

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

In P Oxy I. 121.21 (iii/A.D.) μὴ προσποιήσῃς πρὸς τοὺς κυρείους αὐτῶν, the editors translate ";don’t make over anything to their masters,"; but suggest that the verb may have the sense of the mid. ";don’t make any pretence,"; This is the meaning generally given in its only NT occurrence Luke 24:28 (cf. Job 19:14), but see Plummer ICC ad l.

Other exx. from the Κοινή are P Oxy III. 531.5 (ii/A.D.) μηδὲν προσποιηθῇς ἕως ἐπ᾽ ἀγαθῷ πρὸς σὲ παραγὲνο (= ω)μαι, ";claim nothing until I come to you auspiciously"; (Edd.), and the fragmentary PSI III. 220.8 (iii/A.D.) προσεποιήθην. See also the description of the ironical man in Theophr. Char, p. 52.10 (ed. Jebb) προσποιήσασθαι ἄρτι παραγεγονέναι, ";he will pretend that he has just arrived,"; cf..14.


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List of Word Forms
προβιβάσαι προβιβάσεις προβιβασθεισα προβιβασθείσα προβιβασθεῖσα προεβίβασαν probibastheisa probibastheîsa
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