Prophasis

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   4392  
Original WordWord Origin
profasißfrom a compound of (4253) and (5316)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
ProphasisNone
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
prof'-as-is   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  1. a pretext (alleged reason, pretended cause)
  2. show
    1. under colour as though they would do something
    2. in pretence, ostensibly
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 7
appearance's sake 2, excuse 1, pretense 3, pretext 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew1
Mark1
Luke1
John1
Acts1
Philippians1
1 Thessalonians1


Total7
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Prophasis". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.