πρόφασις in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) a pretext (alleged reason, pretended cause)
2) show
2a) under colour as though they would do something
2b) in pretence, ostensibly
Part of Speech: noun feminine

Strong

G4392
From a compound of G4253 and G5316; an outward showing, that is, pretext: - cloke, colour, pretence, show.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
b excuse33.437
a pretense88.230

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)

προφάσειnoun: dative singular feminine5
πρόφασινnoun: accusative singular feminine1
Total6

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