Preposition · A strengthened form of πρό (G4253)

A strengthened form of G4253; 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, × at thy house, in, for intent, nigh unto, of, which pertain to, that, to (the end that), × 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.


  1. to the advantage of
  2. at, near, by
  3. to, towards, with, with regard to

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Matthew 4:6

Quoting Psalms 91:11

For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.

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Matthew 25:9


lest there be not enough for us and you The prophets can't stop pushing the truth just to try to make one person get it (Philippians 2:12). buy for yourselves learn the truth for yourself.

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