the Week of Proper 4 / Ordinary 9
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #4328 - προσδοκάω
- to expect (whether in thought, in hope, or in fear)
- to look for, wait for
Ion. προσδοκ-έω (which is sts. found as f.l., e.g. in Plb. 23.7.3 ): fut. -ήσω: aor. -εδόκησα: pf. προσδεδόκηκα Memn. 45.3: —
expect, whether in hope or fear; mostly c. inf. fut., expect that one will do or that a thing will be, A. Pr. 930, 988, Hdt. 1.42, 7.156, 235, Pl. Lg. 699b, etc.: c. inf. aor. and ἄν, that one would do or that a thing would be, Ar. Ra. 556, Pl. Cra. 438e, X. Lac. 1.3, etc.: without ἄν, Μενέλεων . . προσδόκα μολεῖν ( = τὸ μολεῖν αὐτόν ) expect his arrival, A. Ag. 675 .
2. c. inf. pres., think, suppose that one is doing or that a thing is, E. Alc. 1091, Pl. Lg. 803e, X. An. 6.1.16: c. inf. pf., think that a thing has been . ., Pl. Plt. 275a .
3. c. acc. rei, expect, look for a thing, A. Pr. 1026, S. Ph. 784, Ar. V. 56, Antipho 5.19, X. Eq. 8.14, etc.; π. τινά expect, wait for a person, E. Alc. 363, X. HG 3.1.20, etc.; σωτῆρας σφῶν π. Pl. Tht. 170b .
4. abs., ἰλλὸς γεγένημαι προσδοκῶν from expectation, Ar. Th. 846; μηδεὶς . . προσδοκησάτω ἄλλως (sc. τοῦτ' ἔσεσθαι ) Pl. Revelation 17:1-18 c; πρᾶγμ' ἔστ' ἐπίπονον τὸ προσδοκᾶν Men. Kith.Fr. 7 .
5. Pass., τὸ προσδοκώμενον, opp. τὰ ἄελπτα, E. Fr. 550; τὸ π. ὑπὸ τῶν πολλῶν Pl. Lg. 966e, etc.; ἐλπίδα τῶν δωρειῶν προσδοκᾶσθαι D. Ephesians 2:5; θᾶσσον ἢ προσεδοκήθη Plu. 2.204d .
6. Pass., also, ὁ Νικίου οἶκος προσεδοκᾶτο εἶναι . . ἑκατὸν ταλάντων was supposed to be worth . ., Lys. 19.47; προσεδοκᾶτο ἔχειν ib.48.
7. hesitate, περί τινος J. BJ 7.8.4 .
πραυπαθεια (πραϋπαθία T WH; see Iota), πραυπαθειας, ἡ (πραυπαθης ((πάσχω))), mildness of disposition, gentleness of spirit, meekness (equivalent to πραΰτης): 1 Timothy 6:11 L T Tr WH. (Philo de Abrah. § 37; Ignatius ad Trall. 8, 1 [ET].)
STRONGS NT 4328: προσδοκάω προσδοκάω, προσδόκω; imperfect 3 person plural προσεδόκων (Acts 28:6); (the simple verb is found only in the form δοκεύω; πρός (which see IV. 1) denotes mental direction); from Aeschylus and Herodotus down; to expect (whether in thought, in hope, or in fear); to look for, wait for: when the preceding context shews who or what is expected, Matthew 24:50; Luke 3:15; Luke 12:46; Acts 27:33; Acts 28:6; τινα, one's coming or return, Matthew 11:3; Luke 1:21; Luke 7:19; Luke 8:40; Acts 10:24; τί, 2 Peter 3:12-14; followed by an accusative with infinitive Acts 28:6; followed by an infinitive belonging to the subject, Acts 3:5.
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προσ -δοκάω , -ῶ
(the simple verb exists only in the forms δοκέω , -εύω ),
[in LXX: Psalms 104:27 (H7663 pi.), etc.;]
to await, expect: Matthew 24:50, Luke 3:15; Luke 12:46, Acts 27:33; Acts 28:6; c. acc pers., Matthew 11:3, Luke 1:21; Luke 7:19-20; Luke 8:40 Acts 10:24; c. acc rei, 2 Peter 3:12-14; c. acc et inf., Acts 28:6; c. inf., Acts 3:5.†
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With this verb used of ";rolling up"; a scroll in Luke 4:20, its only occurrence in the NT, cf. πτυκτός, ";a folding writing-tablet,"; as in P Strass I. 37.12 (iii/A.D.) πτυκ ̣τ ̣ῶν τριῶν. For the medical use of πτύσσω see Hobart, p. 106 f. The compound περιπτύσσω occurs in P Lond 1925.6 (mid. iv/A.D.) αὐτ ̣α ̣ῖς ὄψεσ íεσ ýίν ̣ σε περιπτύξασθαι, ";to embrace you with my very eyes.";
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