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  #4286 πρόθεσις prothesis {proth'-es-is}

 from G4388; TDNT - 8:164,1176; n f

—Greek Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)

 1) a setting forth of a thing, placing of it in view, the shewbread
    1a) twelve loaves of wheaten bread, corresponding to the number of
        the tribes of Israel, which loaves were offered to God every
        Sabbath, and separated into two rows, lay for seven days upon
        a table placed in the sanctuary or front portion of the
        tabernacle, and afterwards of the temple
 2) a purpose

—Thayer's (New Testament Greek-English Lexicon)

From G4388; a setting forth, that is, (figuratively) proposal (intention); specifically the show bread (in the Temple) as exposed before God:—purpose, shew [-bread].

—Strong's (Greek Dictionary of the New Testament)

  • #4286.
  • προ´θεσις
  • prothesis; from 4388; a setting forth, i.e. fig. proposal, spec. the showbread, sacred (bread):—
  • NASB - consecrated(3), purpose(7), resolute(1), sacred(1).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - purpose 8, shewbread + G0740 4; 12
Acts 11:23; 27:13. Romans 8:28; 9:11. Ephesians 1:11; 3:11. 2 Timothy 1:9; 3:10.
The following translates multiple Greek words:
Matthew 12:4. Mark 2:26. Luke 6:4. Hebrews 9:2.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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