Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #4314: pros (pronounced pros)

a strengthened form of 4253; a preposition of direction; forward to, i.e. toward (with the genitive case, the side of, i.e. pertaining to; with the dative case, by the side of, i.e. near to; usually with the accusative case, the place, time, occasion, or respect, which is the destination of the relation, i.e. 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), X together, to (you) -ward, unto, with(-in). In the comparative case, it denotes essentially the same applications, namely, motion towards, accession to, or nearness at.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon:



1) to the advantage of

2) at, near, by

3) to, towards, with, with regard to

Part of Speech: preposition

Relation: a strengthened form of G4253

Citing in TDNT: 6:720, 942


This word is used 701 times:

John 6:44: "No man can come to me, except the Father"
John 6:45: "the Father, cometh unto me."
John 6:52: "Jews therefore strove among themselves, saying, How can"
John 6:65: "that no man can come unto me, except it were"
John 6:68: "answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words"
John 7:3: "brethren therefore said unto him, Depart hence, and"
John 7:33: "you, and then I go unto him that sent me."
John 7:35: "said the Jews among themselves, Whither will he"
John 7:37: "any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink."
John 7:45: "came the officers to the chief priests and Pharisees;"
John 7:50: "Nicodemus saith unto them, (he that came to Jesus by night,"
John 7:50: "unto them, (he that came to Jesus by night, being one"
John 8:2: "the people came unto him; and he sat down, and taught"
John 8:3: "and Pharisees brought unto him a woman taken in"
John 8:7: "him, he lifted up himself, and said unto them, He that is without sin among you, let him first"
John 8:31: "Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If"
John 8:57: "said the Jews unto him, Thou art not yet fifty"
John 9:13: "They brought to the Pharisees him that aforetime was blind."
John 10:35: "he called them gods, unto whom the word of God"
John 10:41: "And many resorted unto him, and said, John"
John 11:3: "Therefore his sisters sent unto him, saying, Lord, behold,"
John 11:4: "sickness is not unto death, but for the"
John 11:15: "to the intent ye may believe; nevertheless let us go unto him."
John 11:19: "the Jews came to Martha and Mary, to"
John 11:21: "Then said Martha unto Jesus, Lord, if thou hadst been"
John 11:29: "quickly, and came unto him."
John 11:45: "the Jews which came to Mary, and had seen the things which"
John 11:46: "of them went their ways to the Pharisees, and told"
John 12:19: "Pharisees therefore said among themselves, Perceive ye how ye prevail"
John 12:32: "earth, will draw all men unto me."
John 13:1: "out of this world unto the Father, having loved his own"
John 13:3: "God, and went to God;"
John 13:6: "Then cometh he to Simon Peter: and Peter saith"
John 13:28: "no man at the table knew for what intent he spake this unto him."
John 14:3: "and receive you unto myself; that where I"
John 14:6: "life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by"
John 14:12: "shall he do; because I go unto my Father."
John 14:18: "you comfortless: I will come to you."
John 14:23: "him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode"
John 14:28: "I go away, and come again unto you. If ye loved me,"
John 14:28: "ye would rejoice, because I said, I go unto the Father: for"
John 16:5: "But now I go my way to him that sent me; and none"
John 16:7: "the Comforter will not come unto you; but if"
John 16:7: "if I depart, I will send him unto you."
John 16:10: "righteousness, because I go to my Father, and ye see"
John 16:16: "because I go to the Father."
John 16:17: "and, Because I go"
John 16:17: "some of his disciples among themselves, What is this"
John 16:17: "and, Because I go"
John 16:28: "world, and go to the Father."

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