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Proskaleomai

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   4341  
Original WordWord Origin
proskaleomaimiddle voice from (4314) and (2564)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Proskaleomai3:500,*
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
pros-kal-eh'-om-ahee   Verb
 Definition
  1. to call to
  2. to call to one's self
  3. to bid to come to one's self
  4. metaph.
    1. God is said to call to himself the Gentiles, aliens as they are from him, by inviting them, through the preaching of the gospel unto fellowship with himself in the Messiah's kingdom
    2. Christ and the Holy Sprit are said to call to themselves those preachers of the gospel to whom they have decided to intrust a service having reference to the extension of the gospel
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 29
call 2, called 13, calling 3, summoned 8, summoning 3
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew6
Mark9
Luke4
Acts9
James1


Total29
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 Proskaleomai". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.