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  #4392 πρόφασις prophasis {prof'-as-is}

 from a compound of G4253 and G5316; TDNT - n/a; n f

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

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

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

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

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

  • #4392.
  • προ´φασις
  • prophasis; from 4253 and 5316; a pretense:—
  • NASB - appearance's sake(2), excuse(1), pretense(3), pretext(1).

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

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 AV - pretence 3, cloke 2, show 1, colour 1; 7
John 15:22.
Acts 27:30.
Matthew 23:14. Mark 12:40. Philippians 1:18.
Luke 20:47.
The following translates multiple Greek words:
1 Thessalonians 2:5.

—Exhaustive Concordance (KJV Translation Frequency & Location)

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