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Strong's #4267 - προγινώσκω

Root Word (Etymology)
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  1. to have knowledge before hand
  2. to foreknow
    1. of those whom God elected to salvation
  3. to predestinate
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KJV (5)
Acts 1
Romans 2
1 Peter 1
2 Peter 1
NAS (6)
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Romans 2
1 Peter 1
2 Peter 2
HCS (5)
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Romans 2
1 Peter 1
2 Peter 1
BSB (5)
Acts 1
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ESV (4)
Romans 2
1 Peter 1
2 Peter 1
WEB (4)
Acts 1
Romans 1
1 Peter 1
2 Peter 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


From G4253 and G1097

Thayer's Expanded Definition

προγινώσκω; 2 aorist 3 person singular προέγνω; perfect passive participle προεγνωσμενος; to have knowledge of beforehand; to foreknow: namely, ταῦτα, 2 Peter 3:17, cf. 2 Peter 3:14, 16; τινα, Acts 26:5; οὕς προέγνω, whom he (God) foreknew, namely, that they would love him, or (with reference to what follows) whom he foreknew to be fit to be conformed to the likeness of his Son, Romans 8:29 (τῶν εἰς αὐτόν (Χριστόν) πιστεύειν προεγνωσμενων, Justin Martyr, dialog contr Trypho,

c. 42; προγινώσκει ( Θεός) τινας ἐκ μετανοίας σωθήσεσθαι μέλλοντας, id. Apology 1:28); ὅν προέγνω, whose character he clearly saw beforehand, Rom. 11:( Lachmann in brackets), (against those who in the preceding passages from Rom. explain προγινώσκειν as meaning to predestinate, cf. Meyer, Philippi, Van Hengel); προεγνωσμένου, namely, ὑπό τοῦ Θεοῦ (foreknown by God, although not yet 'made manifest' to men), 1 Peter 1:20. (Wis. 6:14 Wis. 8:8 Wis. 18:6; Euripides, Xenophon, Plato, Herodian, Philostr., others.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** προ -γινώσκω ,

[in LXX: Wisdom of Solomon 6:13; Wisdom of Solomon 8:8; Wisdom of Solomon 18:6 *;]

to know beforehand, foreknow: 2 Peter 3:17; c. acc pers., Acts 26:5; of the Divine foreknowledge, Romans 8:29; Romans 11:2, 1 Peter 1:20.†

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

";appoint,"; is read in tbe critical text of Acts 17:26 : cf. P Amh II. 2920 (c. B.C. 250) βασιλέως προστάξαντος. . ., and P Tebt I. 71 (B.C. 114) βασιλέων προσταξάν [τ ]ων μηθένα τῶν ἐπὶ τῶν κριτηρίων καὶ τῶν ἄλ [λ ]ων τῶν πρὸς χρείαις δέχεσθαι ἐγκλήματα. . ., ";the sovereigns decree that neither anyone who exercises judicial functions nor any of the other officials shall receive complaints . . .,"; where the editors note that the formula βασιλέων προσταξάντων ";appears to be used in cases where the following decree is not quoted in its exact words, whether because it was extracted from a series or because the construction is altered to oratio obliqua."; See also P Reinach 1821 (B.C. 108) παρὰ τὰ. . . προστεταγμένα. The verb is common in the inscrr., e.g. Syll 365 (= .3 798)16 (A.D. 37) ὁ δὲ δῆμος. . . προσέταξε τοῖς ἄρχουσι ψήφισμα ὑπαντήσεως εἰσηγήσασθαι αὐτοῖς, and ib. 523 (= 3578)48 (ii/B.C.) μὴ ποιήσας τι τῶν προστεταγμένων ἐν τῶι νόμωι τῶιδε. For the subst. πρόσταγμα cf. P Cairo Zen 5903419 (B.C. 257) καλῶς οὖν ἔχει, Ἀπολλώνιε, ἐπακολουθῆσαί σε τοῖς ὑπὸ τοῦ θεοῦ προστάγμασιν, and for προσταγή cf. Diog. Oenoand. p. 182 (ed. William).


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
προγινωσκοντες προγινώσκοντες προγινώσκοντές προεγνω προέγνω προεγνωσμενου προεγνωσμένου proegno proegnō proégno proégnō proegnosmenou proegnosménou proegnōsmenou proegnōsménou proginoskontes proginōskontes proginṓskontes proginṓskontés
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