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:

Luke 23:4: "Then said Pilate to the chief priests and to the"
Luke 23:7: "Herod's jurisdiction, he sent him to Herod, who himself also"
Luke 23:12: "before they were at enmity between themselves."
Luke 23:14: "Said unto them, Ye have brought this man unto me, as"
Luke 23:15: "for I sent you to him; and, lo, nothing"
Luke 23:22: "And he said unto them the third time, Why, what"
Luke 23:28: "But Jesus turning unto them said, Daughters of Jerusalem,"
Luke 24:5: "the earth, they said unto them, Why seek ye the"
Luke 24:10: "which told these things unto the apostles."
Luke 24:12: "and departed, wondering in himself at that which was come to pass."
Luke 24:14: "And they talked together of all these things"
Luke 24:17: "And he said unto them, What manner of communications are these that"
Luke 24:17: "are these that ye have one to another, as ye walk, and are"
Luke 24:18: "was Cleopas, answering said unto him, Art thou only a stranger"
Luke 24:25: "Then he said unto them, O fools, and"
Luke 24:29: "us: for it is toward evening, and the day"
Luke 24:32: "And they said one to another, Did not our heart burn"
Luke 24:44: "words which I spake unto you, while I was yet with"
John 1:1: "the Word was with God, and the Word"
John 1:2: "was in the beginning with God."
John 1:29: "seeth Jesus coming unto him, and saith, Behold"
John 1:42: "And he brought him to Jesus. And when Jesus beheld"
John 1:47: "saw Nathanael coming to him, and saith of"
John 2:3: "mother of Jesus saith unto him, They have no wine."
John 3:2: "The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him,"
John 3:4: "Nicodemus saith unto him, How can a man be born"
John 3:20: "light, neither cometh to the light, lest"
John 3:21: "he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his"
John 3:26: "And they came unto John, and said unto him, Rabbi,"
John 3:26: "and all men come to him."
John 4:15: "The woman saith unto him, Sir, give me"
John 4:30: "city, and came unto him."
John 4:33: "said the disciples one to another, Hath any man brought him"
John 4:35: "they are white already to harvest."
John 4:40: "the Samaritans were come unto him, they besought him that he would tarry"
John 4:47: "into Galilee, he went unto him, and besought him"
John 4:48: "Then said Jesus unto him, Except ye see signs"
John 4:49: "The nobleman saith unto him, Sir, come down ere"
John 5:33: "Ye sent unto John, and he bare witness unto the truth."
John 5:35: "and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his"
John 5:40: "ye will not come to me, that ye might have life."
John 5:45: "I will accuse you to the Father: there is one that accuseth"
John 6:5: "great company come unto him, he saith unto Philip,"
John 6:5: "unto him, he saith unto Philip, Whence shall we buy bread,"
John 6:17: "Jesus was not come to them."
John 6:28: "Then said they unto him, What shall we do, that we might work"
John 6:34: "Then said they unto him, Lord, evermore give us"
John 6:35: "bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and"
John 6:37: "giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to"
John 6:37: "me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out."

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