πρός in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) to the advantage of
2) at, near, by
3) to, towards, with, with regard to
Part of Speech: preposition
Citing in TDNT: 6:720, 942

Strong

G4314
A strengthened form of G4253; a preposition of direction; forward to, that is, toward (with the genitive case the side of, that is, pertaining to; with the dative case by the side of, that is, near to; usually with the accusative case the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, that is, whither or for which it is predicated): - about, according to, against, among, at, because of, before, between, ([where-]) by, for, X at thy house, in, for intent, nigh unto, of, which pertain to, that, to (the end that), + together, to ([you]) -ward, unto, with (-in). In compounds it denotes essentially the same applications, namely, motion towards, accession to, or nearness at.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
(πρὸς τὸ οὖς) privately28.73
(πρὸς τὸ οὖς λαλέω) whisper33.91
(τὸ στόμα ἀνοίγω πρός) speak complete truth33.252
(πρὸς κέντρα λακτίζω) hurt by resistance39.19
(προστίθημι πρὸς τοὺς πατέρας αὐτοῦ) bury52.7
(τίθημι παρὰ / πρὸς τοὺς πόδας) turn over to57.82
q compared to (comparison)64.17
l at (time)67.16
(πρὸς ὀλίγον) for a short time67.106
(πρὸς καιρὸν (ὥρας)) for a while67.109
k toward (time)67.162
m to the point of (degree)78.51
d among (location)83.9
c at (location)83.24
(πρόσωπον πρός πρόσωπον) face to face83.37
(στόμα πρὸς στόμα) face to face83.39
a to (extension)84.18
b against (extension)84.23
n with regard to (specification)89.7
j according to (correspondence)89.9
i end in (result)89.44
h for (purpose)89.60
g with (association)89.112
o in opinion of (view-point participant)90.20
f about (content)90.25
p against (opposition)90.33
e to (experiencer)90.58

Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

πρὸςpreposition:668
πρόςpreposition:28
Total696

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