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:

Ephesians 4:29: "mouth, but that which is good to the use of edifying,"
Ephesians 5:31: "and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and"
Ephesians 6:9: "do the same things unto them, forbearing threatening: knowing"
Ephesians 6:11: "that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil."
Ephesians 6:12: "we wrestle not against flesh and blood,"
Ephesians 6:12: "flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers,"
Ephesians 6:12: "blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the"
Ephesians 6:12: "against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the"
Ephesians 6:12: "of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in"
Ephesians 6:22: "Whom I have sent unto you for the same purpose, that"
Philippians 1:26: "by my coming to you again."
Philippians 2:25: "I supposed it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus, my brother,"
Philippians 2:30: "your lack of service toward me."
Philippians 4:6: "let your requests be made known unto God."
Colossians 2:23: "not in any honor to the satisfying of the flesh."
Colossians 3:13: "any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ"
Colossians 3:19: "your wives, and be not bitter against them."
Colossians 4:5: "Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time."
Colossians 4:8: "Whom I have sent unto you for the same purpose, that"
Colossians 4:10: "commandments: if he come unto you, receive him;)"
1 Thessalonians 1:8: "place your faith to God-ward is spread abroad; so that we"
1 Thessalonians 1:9: "what manner of entering in we had unto you, and how ye turned"
1 Thessalonians 1:9: "and how ye turned to God from idols to serve"
1 Thessalonians 2:1: "know our entrance in unto you, that it was not"
1 Thessalonians 2:2: "our God to speak unto you the gospel of God"
1 Thessalonians 2:17: "being taken from you for a short time in presence, not"
1 Thessalonians 2:18: "Wherefore we would have come unto you, even I Paul,"
1 Thessalonians 3:4: "verily, when we were with you, we told you before that"
1 Thessalonians 3:6: "came from you unto us, and brought us good tidings"
1 Thessalonians 3:11: "direct our way unto you."
1 Thessalonians 4:12: "That ye may walk honestly toward them that are without, and that ye may have lack"
1 Thessalonians 5:14: "the weak, be patient toward all"
2 Thessalonians 2:5: "that, when I was yet with you, I told you these things?"
2 Thessalonians 3:1: "be glorified, even as it is with you:"
2 Thessalonians 3:10: "even when we were with you, this we commanded you,"
1 Timothy 1:16: "Christ might show forth all longsuffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe"
1 Timothy 3:14: "I unto thee, hoping to come unto thee shortly:"
1 Timothy 4:7: "and exercise thyself rather unto godliness."
1 Timothy 4:8: "but godliness is profitable unto all things, having promise"
2 Timothy 2:24: "but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient,"
2 Timothy 3:16: "is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for"
2 Timothy 3:16: "is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for"
2 Timothy 3:16: "doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in"
2 Timothy 3:16: "reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:"
2 Timothy 3:17: "may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works."
2 Timothy 4:9: "Do thy diligence to come shortly unto me:"
Titus 1:16: "and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate."
Titus 3:1: "powers, to obey magistrates, to be ready to every good work,"
Titus 3:2: "showing all meekness unto all men."
Titus 3:12: "When I shall send Artemas unto thee, or Tychicus, be diligent"

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