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:

Titus 3:12: "Tychicus, be diligent to come unto me to Nicopolis: for"
Philemon 1:5: "faith, which thou hast toward the Lord Jesus, and"
Philemon 1:13: "I would have retained with me, that in thy stead"
Philemon 1:15: "perhaps he therefore departed for a season, that thou shouldest receive"
Hebrews 1:7: "And of the angels he saith, Who maketh his angels"
Hebrews 1:8: "But unto the Son he saith, Thy throne, O God, is forever and ever:"
Hebrews 1:13: "But to which of the angels said he at any time, Sit"
Hebrews 2:17: "and faithful high priest in things pertaining to God, to make reconciliation for the sins"
Hebrews 4:13: "and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do."
Hebrews 5:1: "for men in things pertaining to God, that he may offer both"
Hebrews 5:5: "a high priest; but he that said unto him, Thou art my"
Hebrews 5:7: "crying and tears unto him that was able to save him from"
Hebrews 5:14: "use have their senses exercised to discern both good"
Hebrews 6:11: "the same diligence to the full assurance of hope unto"
Hebrews 7:21: "an oath by him that said unto him, The Lord swore and"
Hebrews 9:13: "the unclean, sanctifieth to the purifying of the flesh:"
Hebrews 9:20: "which God hath enjoined unto you."
Hebrews 10:16: "covenant that I will make with them after those days,"
Hebrews 11:18: " Of whom it was said, That in Isaac shall thy seed"
Hebrews 12:4: "unto blood, striving against sin."
Hebrews 12:10: "For they verily for a few days chastened us after"
Hebrews 12:11: "Now no chastening for the present seemeth"
Hebrews 13:13: "Let us go forth therefore unto him without the camp, bearing"
James 4:5: "in us lusteth to envy?"
James 4:14: "even a vapor, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away."
1 Peter 2:4: " To whom coming, as unto a living stone, disallowed indeed of"
1 Peter 3:15: "and be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you"
1 Peter 4:12: "concerning the fiery trial which is to try you,"
2 Peter 1:3: "unto us all things that pertain unto life and godliness, through"
2 Peter 3:16: "the other Scriptures, unto their own destruction."
1 John 1:2: "life, which was with the Father, and was manifested"
1 John 2:1: "sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ"
1 John 3:21: "not, then have we confidence toward God."
1 John 5:14: "confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask"
1 John 5:16: "sin a sin which is not unto death, he shall ask, and he shall give"
1 John 5:16: "life for them that sin not unto death. There is a sin unto"
1 John 5:16: "death. There is a sin unto death: I do not say that"
1 John 5:17: "there is a sin not unto death."
2 John 1:10: "If there come any unto you, and bring not this"
2 John 1:12: "but I trust to come unto you, and speak face to face,"
2 John 1:12: "you, and speak face to face, that our"
3 John 1:14: "thee, and we shall speak face to face. Peace be to thee."
Revelation 1:13: "clothed with a garment down to the foot, and girt about the paps with a golden"
Revelation 1:17: "I saw him, I fell at his feet as dead."
Revelation 3:20: "the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with"
Revelation 10:9: "And I went unto the angel, and said unto him, Give"
Revelation 12:5: "her child was caught up unto God, and to his throne."
Revelation 12:12: "for the devil is come down unto you, having great"
Revelation 13:6: "mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name,"
Revelation 21:9: "And there came unto me one of the seven angels"

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