the Week of Proper 3 / Ordinary 8
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #4341 - προσκαλέομαι
- to call to
- to call to one's self
- to bid to come to one's self
- God is said to call to himself the Gentiles, aliens as they are from him, by inviting them, through the preaching of the gospel unto fellowship with himself in the Messiah's kingdom
- Christ and the Holy Sprit are said to call to themselves those preachers of the gospel to whom they have decided to intrust a service having reference to the extension of the gospel
Middle voice from G4314 and G2564
προσκαλέω, προσκάλω: middle, present προσκαλοῦμαι; 1 aorist προσεκαλεσαμην; perfect προσκέκλημαι; from (Antiphon, Aristophanes, Thucydides), Xenophon, Plato down; to call to; in the N. T. found only in the middle (cf. Buttmann, § 135, 4), to call to oneself; to bid to come to oneself: τινα, a. properly: Matthew 10:1; Matthew 15:10, 32; Matthew 18:2, 32; Matthew 20:25; Mark 3:13, 23; Mark 6:7; Mark 7:14; Mark 8:1, 34; Mark 10:42; Mark 12:43; Mark 15:44; Luke 7:18(19);
b. metaphorically, God is said προσκαλεῖσθαι the Gentiles, aliens as they are from him, by inviting and drawing them, through the preaching of the gospel, unto fellowship with himself in the Messiah's kingdom, Acts 2:39; the Holy Spirit and Christ are said to call unto themselves (cf. Winer's Grammar, § 39, 3) those preachers of the gospel to whom they have decided to intrust a service having reference to the extension of the gospel: followed by an infinitive indicating the purpose, Acts 16:10; followed by εἰς τί, Acts 13:2 (where ὁ is for εἰς ὁ, according to that familiar Greek usage by which a preposition prefixed to the antecedent is not repeated before the relative; cf. Winers Grammar, 421f (393); (Buttmann, 342 (294))).
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προσ -καλέω , -ῶ ,
[in LXX chiefly for H7121;]
to call to. Mid., to call to oneself (v. M, Pr., 157): c. acc pers., Matthew 10:1, Mark 3:13; Mark 6:7, Luke 7:19, Acts 5:40, James 5:14, al. Metaph., of the Divine call: Acts 2:39; c. inf., Acts 16:10 (v. Bl., § 69, 4); seq. εἰς , Acts 13:2.†
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";inquire,"; is common : P Petr II. 16.18 (iii/B.C.) πευσόμεσθα ἀκριβέστερον (cf. Acts 23:20), PSI VI, 614.16 (iii/B.C.) πυνθάνεται εἴ τι ἥκει γράμμα παρά σου, P Cairo Zen I. 59044.18 (B.C. 257) νῦν μὲν γὰρ ̣ αὐτὸν πυνθανόμεθα ὀλιγωρεῖσθαι, P Eleph 13.3 (B.C. 223–2) ἐγὼ οὖν ἐπυνθανόμην τοῦ Σανῶτος, εἴ τι βούλοιτο ἐν τοῖς καθ ̣̕ ἡ ̣μ ̣ᾶς τόποις, P Lond 43.1 (ii/B.C.) (= I. p. 48, Chrest. I. p. 162) πυνθανομένη μανθάνειν σε Αἰγύπτια γράμματα συνεχάρην σοι καὶ ἐμαυτῆι, P Oxy VIII. 1102.11 (c. A.D. 146) πυνθανομένου μου οὐδὲν σαφὲς ἐδήλω [σ ]ε ̣[ν, ib. VI. 930.11 (ii/iii A.D.) ἐμέλησε δέ μοι πέμψαι καὶ πυθέσθαι περὶ τῆς ὑγίας σου, and ib. VII. 1063.6 (ii/iii A.D.) ἐμ [ο ]ῦ σου πυθομένου τί ἔπραξας.
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