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Strong's #4290 - προθύμως

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  1. willingly, with alacrity
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Adverb from G4289

Thayer's Expanded Definition

προθύμως, adverb, from Herodotus and Aeschylus down, willingly, with alacrity: 1 Peter 5:2.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

προθύμως ,

[in LXX: 2 Chronicles 29:34 (H3477 H3824), Tobit 7:8, al.;]

eagerly, readily, with a ready mind: 1 Peter 5:2.†

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

This NT ἅπ. εἰρ. lends itself easily to illustration in the same sense as in Acts 18:27, ";urge forwards,"; ";encourage"; : P Par 63.165 (B.C. 164) (= P Petr III. p. 32) προτρεψαμένου τοὺς στρατηγοὺς καὶ τοὺς λαοὺς ἐ [πι ]δέξασθαι τὰ τῆς ἀσχολίας, ";instigated the strategi and the people to undertake the labour"; (Mahaffy), P Ryl II. 77.48 (A.D. 192) ἡμῶν δὲ προτρεπομένων αὐτὸν ἀναδέξασθαι τὴν κοσμητείαν, ";but when we urged him to undertake the office of cosmetes"; (Edd.), BGU I. 164.17 (ii/iii A.D.) ἐὰν μὴ τοῦτο ποιήσῃς καὶ προτρέψῃς αὐτὸν ἐλθεῖν, ib. II. 450.15 (ii/iii A.D.) προτρέψῃ αὐτὸν τ ̣[α ]κ ̣χ ̣ε ̣ως π ̣α ̣ρ ̣[αγ ]εν ̣ [σ ]θαι, P Oxy X. 1252 verso.32 (A.D.288–95) προετρεψάμην Ἀμμώνιον. . ἐν τῷ μεταξὼ (= ) ἀποδοῦναι, ";I urged Ammonius to discharge this in the meantime,"; OGIS 339.90 (c. B.C. 120) ἵνα. . . ζηλωταὶ μὲν τῶν καλλίστων γίνωνται, προτρέπωνται δὲ πρὸς ἀρετήν, Syll 326 (= .3 709).5 (c. B.C. 107) ἐπ [ ] τὰ κάλλιστα καὶ ἐνδοξότατα τὸν [βασ ]ιλέα προτρεπόμενος, and ib. 686 (=.31073).37 (A.D. 117) ἐπὶ πλεῖστον ἀγωνίσζεσθαι προτρεπόμενος. See also Kaibel 940.5 s.v. παραδειγματίζω.

For the subst. see P Oxy X. 1252 verso.27 (A.D. 288–95) οἵ ]τινες κατὰ μὲν τὴν προτροπὴν τῆς βουλῆς παρελθόντες ";who came forward at the behest of the senate,"; and for the adj. see Vett. Val. p. 55.4 προτρεπτικῶν καὶ διδασκαλικῶι λόγων.


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προέσθαι πρόη προήσεται προήσομαι προθυμως προθύμως πρόθυρα προθύροις πρόθυρον πρόθυρόν προθύρου προθύρω προθύρων προϊεμαι προϊη πρόωμαι prothumos prothumōs prothymos prothymōs prothýmos prothýmōs
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