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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4293 - προκαταγγέλλω
- to announce beforehand (that a thing will be)
- of prophecies
- to preannounce in the sense of to promise
announce or declare beforehand, Acts 3:18, J. AJ 2.5.2 .
*† προ -κατ -αγγέλλω ,
to announce beforehand: c. acc et inf., Acts 3:18; seq. περί , Acts 7:52.†
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προφέρω has the literal meaning; ";bring forth,"; ";produce,"; in its only occurrence in the NT, Luke 6:45. The verb lends itself readily to a variety of applications, as the following exx. will show—P Lond 21.18 (B.C. 162) (= 1. p. 13, UPZ I. p. 213) ὅσα καὶ ἡμεῖς προεφερόμεθα, ";all that we have also brought forward,"; P Amh II. 30.7 (ii/B.C.) δι᾽ οὗ προφέρ íοφερ ýεται [τὸν ἑαυτοῦ πατέρα Μ ]αρρῆν ἠγορακέναι [οἰκίαν, ";in which (sc. a legal declaration) he sets forth that his father Marres had bought a house,"; P Ryl II. 125.27 (A.D. 28–9) ὃς καὶ ὡμολ [ό ]γησεν τὴν πυξίδα ὡς προφέρεται κενήν, ";moreover he acknowledges (having found) the box, but alleges that it was empty"; (Edd.), P Oxy X. 1282.25 (A.D. 83) Thnas προφέρεται, ";claims,"; that a right of execution for debt had descended to her, P Tebt II. 297.14 (c. A.D. 123) ἀντ [έγραψεν ὁ στρ ]ατηγὸς τὸν κωμ [ο ]γρ [α ]μματέα ε [πὶ τ ]ῆ ̣ς ἐξετάσεως προε ̣ν ̣ηνο ̣χ ̣[έναι. . . ";the strategus replied that the comogrammateus had represented at the inquiry . . ."; (Edd.), ib. 291.43 (A.D. 162) ἐξ ἧς οἱ ἱερογραμματεῖς προήνεν ̣καν βίβλου ἱερατικῆς, ";from a hieratic book produced by the sacred scribes"; (Edd.), BGU IV. 1024vii. 4 (iv/v A.D.) ἠξίωσαν οὖν προεναι (= ε)χθ [ῆναι ἀ ]πὸ τοῦ δ [ε ]σμωτηρί [ου ] καὶ ἀκουσθῆ [ναι αὐτό ]ν, and P Oxy VIII. 1164.4 (vi/vii A.D.) προήνεγκαν οὐκ ὀλίγους ἄνδρας, μαρτυροῦτας ὡς αὐτῶν ἐστὶν ἡ κάμηλος, ";they produced not a few persons testifying that the camel is theirs"; (Ed.). MGr προφέρω, ";utter,"; ";give an opinion"; (Thumb Handbook, p. 352).
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