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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #4255 - προαιρέομαι
- to bring forward, bring forth from one's stores
- to bring forth for one's self, to choose for one's self before another, to prefer
- to purpose
From G4253 and G138
προαιρέω, προαίρω: by prose writings from Herodotus (rather, from Thucydides 8, 90 at the end (in poetry, from Aristophanes Thesm. 419)) down, to bring forward, bring forth from one's stores; middle to bring forth for oneself, to choose for oneself before another i. e. to prefer; to purpose: καθώς προαιρεῖται (L T Tr WH the perfect προῄρηται) τῇ καρδία, 2 Corinthians 9:7.
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προ -αιρέω , -ῶ ,
[in LXX: for H2836, etc.;]
to bring forth or forward. Most freq. in mid., to take by choice, prefer, propose: 2 Corinthians 9:7.†
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προσλαμβάνω is found only in NT in mid. = ";take to oneself,"; ";receive"; : cf. BGU IV. 1141.37 (B.C. 14) δὶς προσελαβόμην αὐτὸν εἰς οἶκον παρ᾽ ἐμέ (cf. Philem .17), P Fay 12.10 (c. B.C. 103) προσλαβόμενος συνεργὸ [ν ] Ἀμμώνιον, P Amh II. 100.4 (A.D. 198–211) προσελάβετο τὸν Κορνήλιον κοινωνόν, P Oxy I. 71ii. 9 (A.D. 303) προσελαβόμην ἐμαυτῇ εἰς βοήθειαν. . . Σεκοῦνδον, and P Leid Wxviii. 22 (ii/iii A.D.) προσείλημμαι τὴν δύναμιν τοῦ Ἀβραάμ. In P Lond 23 rectoii. 21 (B.C. 158) (= I. p. 38, UPZ i. p. 153) the verb is used as a t. t. for enrolment in the army, προσλαβέσθαι τὸν προωνομασμένον μου ἀδελφὸν Ἀπολλώνιον εἰς τὴν Δεξειλάου σημέαν (";a band under one standard";). In Menandrea p. 33.32 the verb = ";borrow.";
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