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Strong's #4347 - προσκολλάω

from (G4314) and (G2853)
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  1. to glue upon, glue to
  2. to join one's self to closely, cleave to, stick to
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 1245 ‑ בָּקַשׁ (baw‑kash');  1692 ‑ דָּבַק (daw‑bak');  7132 ‑ קִרְבָה (ker‑aw‑baw');  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


glue on or to, τι πρός τι Hp. Art. 33: Pass., generally, to be stuck to, stick or cleave to, Pl. Phd. 82e, Lg. 728b; ὑπὸ τοῦ αἵματος προσκολληθῆναι τὴν ῥομφαίαν αὐτοῦ τῇ δεξιᾷ J. AJ 7.12.4; of a snail, τοῖς θαμνίσκοις π . Dsc. 2.9; of a husband, π. τῇ γυναικί Ev.Matthew 19:5, cf. LXX Genesis 2:24, Ev.Mark 10:7, Ep.Ephesians 5:31; τοῖς ἐπαοιδοῖς LXX Leviticus 19:31; ψυχαὶ π. θεῷ Ph. Fr. 51 H.

II intr. of style, to be compact, D.H. Dem. 43 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

προσκολλάω, προσκόλλω: 1 aorist passive προσεκολλήθην; 1 future passive προσκολληθήσομαι; the Sept. for דָּבַק; to glue upon, glue to (cf. πρός, IV. 4); properly, Josephus, Antiquities 7, 12, 4; tropical in the passive with a reflexive force, to join oneself to closely, cleave to, stick to (Plato): with the dative of a person (Sir. 6:34 Sir. 13:16), Acts 5:36 Rec. (see προσκλίνω, 2); τῇ γυναικί, Matthew 19:5 Rec. (others, κολληθήσεται, which see): Mark 10:7 Lachmann; Ephesians 5:31 L T Tr WH marginal reading; πρός τήν γυναῖκα (from Genesis 2:24), Mark 10:7, R G Tr text; Ephesians 5:31 R G WH text (Cf. Winer's Grammar, § 52,4,14.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** προσ -κλίνω ,

[in LXX: 2 Maccabees 14:24*;]

1. to make to lean against.

2. to make the scale incline one way or another; hence, metaph., of persons, to incline (sc. ἑαυτόν ) towards: pass., Acts 5:36.†

προσ -κολλάω , - ,

[in LXX chiefly for H1692;] to glue to; pass., reflexive, to stick to, cleave to (Plat.): metaph. (c. dat., Joshua 23:8, Sirach 6:34 al.), seq. πρός , Mark 10:7 (R, txt.), Ephesians 5:31 (LXX).†

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

For this adj., ";as of fire"; (Revelation 9:17), cf. Kaibel 987 (A.D.95), an inscr. on the right leg of the statue of Memnon at Thebes—

Φθέγξαο, Λατοίδα · σὸν γὰρ μέρος ὧδε κάθηται,

Μέμνων, ἀκτεῖσιν βαλλόμενος πυρίναις.


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List of Word Forms
προσεκολλήθη προσεκολλήθησαν προσκολλάσθαι προσκολληθείς προσκολληθήσεσθε προσκολληθησεται προσκολληθήσεται προσκολληθήσονται προσκολλήθητι προσκολλήσαι προσκολλήσω προσκολλώμενοι proskollethesetai proskollethḗsetai proskollēthēsetai proskollēthḗsetai
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