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Strong's #4409 - πρωτεύω

Transliteration
prōteúō
Phonetics
prote-yoo'-o
Origin
from (G4413)
Parts of Speech
Verb
TDNT
6:881,965
Definition
Thayer's
  1. to be first, hold the first place
Frequency Lists  
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KJV (1)
Colossians
1
NAS (3)
Colossians
3
HCS (1)
Colossians
1
BSB (1)
Colossians
1
ESV (1)
Colossians
1
WEB (1)
Colossians
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

πρωτεύω,

( πρῶτος )

to be the first, hold first place, And. 4.41 (s.v.l.), Pl. Lg. 692d, Arist. EN 1124b23; οἱ πρωτεύοντες the primates or chief men in a city, Hdn. 8.7.2, cf. Isoc. 5.68; hold position of πρῶτος (q.v.), MAMA 4.151 ( Apollonia ); π. τοῦ ἔθνους OGI 563.6 ( Cadyanda ). II with a modal word added, to be first in a thing, καρτερίᾳ X. Ages. 10.1; βδελυρίᾳ Aeschin. 1.192; γένει Is. 1.21; ἐν ἕδρᾳ X. Cyr. 8.4.5; περὶ κακίαν Aeschin. 2.159; φιλίᾳ π. παρὰ τῷ Κύρῳ X. Cyr. 8.2.28, cf. Isoc. 3.60; ἐν τούτοις (sc. ἐπιτηδεύμασιν ) Id. 7.48 .

2. c. gen. pers., to be first of or among, Ἑλλήνων ib.6; τῶν ῥητόρων Aeschin. 1.171, cf. X. Ages. 1.3; π. Ἑλλάδος εἰς ἀρετήν Epigr.Gr. 489: also π. ἐν τοῖς Ἕλλησι Isoc. 8.24; ἐν τῷ δήμῳ D. 19.297 .

III = cross προτερέω, excel, π. τῆς Ἀρτέμιδος ταῖς κυνηγεσίαις D.S. 4.81 .

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

πρωτεύω (< πρῶτος ),

[in LXX: Ezra 5:11, 2 Maccabees 6:18; 2 Maccabees 13:15*;]

to be first, pre-eminent, have the first place: Colossians 1:18.†


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

";filth"; (1 Peter 3:21), is found = ";wax"; in superstitious medicine, P Osl I. 1.332 (iv/A.D.) μῖξον δὲ καὶ ταῖς κριθαῖς καὶ ῥύπον ἀπ ̣ὸ ὠτίου μούλας, ";mix also with the barleycorn the ear-wax of a female mule"; (Ed.). In Isaiah 4:4 Γ the noun is neuter. The adj. ῥυπώδης occurs in the medical prescription P Oxy II. 234ii. 18 (ii/iii A.D.) ὅταν ῥυπῶδες γένηται, ἀνάλαβε, ";when it becomes discoloured, draw the liquor off.";

 

The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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List of Word Forms
επρωτοβάθρει προτογεννήμασι πρωτεύειν πρωτευων πρωτεύων πρωτοβολήσει πρωτογενές πρωτογεννήματα πρωτογεννημάτων πρωτόγονα proteuon proteúon prōteuōn prōteúōn
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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