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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #4290 - προθύμως

from (G4289)
Parts of Speech
  1. willingly, with alacrity
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Adverb from G4289

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.


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
προέσθαι πρόη προήσεται προήσομαι προθυμως προθύμως πρόθυρα προθύροις πρόθυρον πρόθυρόν προθύρου προθύρω προθύρων προϊεμαι προϊη πρόωμαι prothumos prothumōs prothymos prothymōs prothýmos prothýmōs
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for Copyright 1999-2022. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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