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Strong's #4400 - προχειρίζομαι

middle voice from (G4253) and a derivative of (G5495)
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  1. to put into the hand, to deliver into the hands
  2. to take into one's hands
  3. to set before one's self, to prostrate, to determine
  4. to choose, to appoint
    1. for one's use
    2. for one's salvation
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3947 ‑ לָקַח (law‑kakh');  7971 ‑ שָׁלַח (shaw‑lakh');  
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Acts 3
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Acts 3
ESV (3)
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KJV (2)
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LEB (0)
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LSB (3)
Acts 3
N95 (3)
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


Middle voice from G4253 and a derivative of G5495

Thayer's Expanded Definition

προχειρίζω (πρόχειρος at hand (cf. πρό, d. .) or ready): 1 aorist middle προεχειρισαμην; perfect passive participle προκεχειρισμενος; to put into the hand, to deliver into the hands: far more frequent in the middle to take into one's hands; tropically, to set before oneself to propose, to determine; with an accusative of the person to choose, to appoint (Isocrates, Polybius, Dionysius Halicarnassus, Plutarch, others; 2 Macc. 3:7 2Macc. 8:9; Exodus 4:13): followed by an infinitive of purpose, Acts 22:14; τινα with a predicate accusative Acts 26:16; τινα with a dative of the person for one's use, Joshua 3:12; for one's salvation, passive, Acts 3:20 for Rec. προκεκηρυγμένον (cf. προκηρύσσω, 2).

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

προ -χειρίζω

(<πρόχειρος , at hand),

[in LXX: Exodus 4:13 (H7971), Joshua 3:12 (H3947), Da LXX Daniel 3:22, 2 Maccabees 3:7; 2 Maccabees 8:9; 2 Maccabees 14:12 A *;]

1. to put into the hand, deliver up: pass., Acts 3:20.

2. More freq. as depon., -ομαι , to take into one's hand; hence, metaph., to propose, determine, choose: c. inf., Acts 22:14; c. acc pers., Acts 26:16.†

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

";with crackling crash,"; is found in the NT only in 2 Peter 3:10 : see Wetstein and Mayor ad l.


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
προεχειρισατο προεχειρίσατό προκεχειρισμενον προκεχειρισμένον προχείρισαι προχειρισασθαι προχειρίσασθαί προχειρίσασθε πρόχειρος procheirisasthai procheirísasthaí proecheirisato proecheirísató prokecheirismenon prokecheirisménon
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