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Strong's #4399 - προφθάνω

from (G4253) and (G5348)
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  1. to come before, to anticipate
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Strong #: 6923 ‑ קָדַם (kaw‑dam');  7323 ‑ רוּץ (roots);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

προφθάνω [], outrun, anticipate, c. acc., προφθάσασα καρδία γλῶσσαν A. Ag. 1028 (lyr.); ἐγὼ . . σε προφθάσας λέγω . . Pl. R. 500a, cf. PCair.Zen. 520.2 (iii B.C.): c. part., προὔφθης με παρακύψασα Ar. Ec. 884, cf. Th. 7.73, LXX 1 Samuel 20:25, al.: c. gen., προέφθασα τοῦ φυγεῖν ib. John 4:2, cf. 1 Maccabees 10:4 .

2. abs., to be beforehand, στόματι E. Ph. 1385, Theo Sm. p.160H.: aor. Med., προφθάμενος A.R. 4.913 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

προφθάνω: 1 aorist προέφθασα; to come before, to anticipate: αὐτόν προεφθασε λέγων, he spoke before him (R. V. spake first to him), or anticipated his remark, Matthew 17:25. (Aeschylus, Euripides, Aristophanes, Plutarch; the Sept..)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

προ -φθάνω ,

[in LXX chiefly for H6923 pi.;]

c. ptcp. (as in cl., but more freq. the simple φθάνω , q.v.),

to anticipate: Matthew 17:25.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
προέφθασα προέφθασαν προέφθασάν προέφθασας προέφθασε προεφθασεν προέφθασεν προφθάσει πρόφθασον προφθάσωμεν προφυλακάς προφύλακας προφυλακή προφυλακήν προφυλακής προφυλάξομαι proephthasen proéphthasen
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