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Strong's #4390 - προτρέχω

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G4253) and (G5143) (including its alternate)
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  1. to run before, to outrun
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1750 ‑ דּוּץ (doots);  7323 ‑ רוּץ (roots);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

προτρέχω, aor. προὔδρᾰμον

Antipho 3.2.8, X. An. 1.5.2:

run forward or forth, Il.cc.; ἀπὸ τοῦ δένδρου δύο βήματα X. An. 4.7.10; [ ἕλμινθες] τῷ στομάχῳ προτρέχουσαι Herod.Med. ap. Aët. 9.37 .

II run in advance of, outrun, στάδια πέντε τῶν ὁπλιτῶν X. An. 5.2.4; πολλοῖς ἡ γλῶττα προτρέχει τῆς διανοίας Isoc. 1.41; π. τὰ κοπριζόμενα τῶν ἀκόπρων Thphr. HP 8.7.7 .

III ἡ προτρέχουσα εἰκασία the foregoing simile, Heraclit. All. 5 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

προτρέχω: 2 aorist προεδραμον; to run before, to outrun: John 20:4; with ἔμπροσθεν added, i. e. ahead, in advance (R. V. 'to run on before'), cf. Winers Grammar, 603 (561); (Buttmann, § 151, 27), Luke 19:4; ἔμπροσθεν with the genitive of a person Tobit 11 (1 Samuel 8:11; Xenophon, Isocrates, Theophrastus, others.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

προ -τρέχω ,

[in LXX: 1 Samuel 8:11 (H6440 H7323), Job 41:13 (14) A (H1750), Tobit 11:3 (seq. ἔμπροσθεν ), 1 Maccabees 16:21 *;]

1. to run forward.

2. to run on, run in advance: John 20:4; seq. εἰς τὸ ἔμπροσθεν , Luke 19:4.†

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

For ῥητῶς, ";explicitly,"; ";in set terms"; (1 Timothy 4:1), see P Par 63.62 (B.C. 164) (= P Petr III. p. 22) ῥητῶς τε διὰ τῆς π [ε ]μ [φθεί ]σης ὑμῖν ἐπιστολῆς, OGIS 515.39 (iii/A.D.) ῥητῶς τῆς ἀπογραφῆς [λεγούσης ὅτι συνάγ ]εται ἡ βουλὴ διὰ τοῦτο, and cf. P Tebt II. 303.12 (A.D. 176–180) ἐπὶ τοῦ ῥητοῦ, ";at the specified time,"; similarly ib. 332.16 (A.D. 176).


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
προδραμων προδραμών προδραμὼν προέδραμε προεδραμεν προέδραμεν προτρέχοντας prodramon prodramōn prodramṑn proedramen proédramen
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