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Entry for Strong's #4320 - προσαναβαίνω

Word Origin
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Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  1. to go up further
  2. go up higher
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (1) NAS (1) HCS (1)
Luke 1
Luke 1
Luke 1
V-2AAM-2S 1
V-2AAM-2S 1
V-2AAM-2S 1
V-2AAM-2S 1

Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


fut. -βήσομαι X. Eq.Mag. 1.2:

go up, or mount besides, l. c.; of water-birds, π. πρὸς τὰς πέτρας Arist. HA 617a26; π. πρὸς τὸ ὄρθιον D.C. 39.45; rise higher, as a swollen river, Plb. 3.72.4; πόλις προσαναβαίνουσα lying on a mountain side, Poll. 9.20: metaph., π. τῷ Ῥωμύλῳ go back as far as R., Plu. Thes. 1 .

II c. acc. loci, climb, ascend, τὸ σιμόν Pl.Com. 79 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

προσαναβαίνω: 2 aorist imperative 2 person singular προσανάβηθι; to go up farther: with ἀνώτερον added, Luke 14:10 (A. V. go up higher; others regard the προς( as adding the suggestion of 'motion to' the place where the host stands: 'come up higher' (cf. Proverbs 25:7). Xenophon, Aristotle, others.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

προσ -ανα -βαίνω ,

[in LXX: Exodus 19:23, al. (H5927);]

1. to go up besides.

2. to go up higher: Luke 14:10.†

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

";wing,"; is found several times in an oracle of iv/iii B.C., Syll 801 (= .3 1167).1–.5, dealing with the auspices drawn from the flight of birds—ἢν ἐπάρει τὴν εὐώνυμον (δεξιὴν) πτέρυγα. In a food-account, P Oxy IV. 738.10 (c. A.D. 1), the editors translate πτέρυγες β ̄, ";2 snipe (?)."; MGr φτερούγα. For πτερόω in late Greek of spreading the oars or sails of a ship like wings, cf. Psaltes Gr. p. 323.


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
προσαναβαίνει προσαναβάσεως προσαναβηθι προσανάβηθι προσαναβήναι προσαναβήσεται prosanabethi prosanabēthi prosanábethi prosanábēthi
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