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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4294 - προκαταρτίζω
- to prepare beforehand
complete beforehand, Supp.Epigr. 4.449.13 (Didyma, ii B. C. ), 2 Corinthians 9:5 : — Pass., προκατηρτισμένος got ready, prepared beforehand, Hp. Decent. 8, cf. Ph. Bel. 95.40 .
* προ -κατ -αρτίζω ,
to make ready beforehand: 2 Corinthians 9:5.†
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The noun is well established against Grimm’s reduction of its vogue : thus P Tebt II. p. 448 (Index VI. (d)) gives its occurrences in a series of documents (mostly ii/A.D.) relating to the sales of the office of ";prophet"; at the temple of Soknebtunis, e.g. 294.8 (A.D. 146) where a certain Paknebkis offers ὠνήσασθαι τὴν τοῦ προκειμένου ἱεροῦ προφη [τ ]εία [ν for the sum of 2200 drachmae, and ib. 295.10 (A.D. 126–138) where Marsisachus offers 520 drachmae and extra payments τῆ [ς ] τε προφητεί [ας κα ]ὶ λεσωνίας τῆς καὶ βαιο ̣φορίας, ";for the post of prophet and lesones or palm-bearer."; The history of the post is discussed by the editors p. 64 f.
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