4350. proskoptó
Strong's Concordance
proskoptó: to strike against, to stumble
Original Word: προσκόπτω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: proskoptó
Phonetic Spelling: (pros-kop'-to)
Short Definition: I stumble
Definition: I stumble, strike the foot against, beat upon, take offense at.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from pros and koptó
Definition
to strike against, to stumble
NASB Translation
slammed against (1), strike (2), stumble (2), stumbled over (1), stumbles (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4350: προσκόπτω

προσκόπτω; 1 aorist προσεκοψα; to strike against (cf. πρός, IV. 4): absolutely of those who strike against a stone or other obstacle in the path, to stumble, John 11:9, 10; πρός λίθον τόν πόδα, to strike the foot against a stone, i. e. (dropping the figure) to meet with some harm, Matthew 4:6; Luke 4:11 (from Psalm 90:12 ()); to rush upon, beat against, οἱ ἄνεμοι τῇ οἰκία, Matthew 7:27 (L marginal reading προσερρηξαν, see προσρήγνυμι). ἐν τίνι, to be made to stumble by a thing, i. e. metaphorically, to be induced to sin, Romans 14:21 (cf. Winers Grammar, 583 (542); Buttmann, § 151, 23 d.). Since we are angry with an obstacle in our path which we have struck and hurt our foot against, one is tropically said προσκόπτειν, to stumble at, a person or thing which highly displeases him; thus the Jews are said προσκόψαι τῷ λίθῳ τοῦ προσκόμματος, i. e. to have recoiled from Jesus as one who failed to meet their ideas of the Messiah (see πρόσκομμα), Romans 9:32; the enemies of Christianity are said προσκόμματος ... τῷ λόγῳ, 1 Peter 2:8 (some (cf. R. V. marginal reading) take προσκόμματος here absolutely, and make τῷ λόγῳ depend on ἀπειθοῦντες, which see in a.). (Examples of this and other figurative uses of the word by Polybius, Diodorus, M. Antoninus are cited by Passow (Liddell and Scott), under the word and Fritzsche, Ep. ad Romans, ii., p. 362f.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
beat upon, dash, stumble

From pros and kopto; to strike at, i.e. Surge against (as water); specially, to stub on, i.e. Trip up (literally or figuratively) -- beat upon, dash, stumble (at).

see GREEK pros

see GREEK kopto

Forms and Transliterations
προσεκοψαν προσέκοψαν προσκοπτει προσκόπτει προσκόπτονται προσκόπτουσι προσκοπτουσιν προσκόπτουσιν προσκόψαι προσκόψει προσκόψη προσκοψης προσκόψης προσκόψῃς προσκρούσει prosekopsan prosékopsan proskópseis proskópsēis proskopses proskopsēs proskoptei proskóptei proskoptousin proskóptousin
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8 Occurrences


προσέκοψαν — 2 Occ.
προσκόψῃς — 2 Occ.
προσκόπτει — 3 Occ.
προσκόπτουσιν — 1 Occ.

Matthew 4:6 V-ASA-2S
GRK: μή ποτε προσκόψῃς πρὸς λίθον
NAS: YOU UP, SO THAT YOU WILL NOT STRIKE YOUR FOOT
KJV: lest at any time thou dash thy
INT: lest ever you strike against a stone

Matthew 7:27 V-AIA-3P
GRK: ἄνεμοι καὶ προσέκοψαν τῇ οἰκίᾳ
NAS: blew and slammed against that house;
KJV: blew, and beat upon that house;
INT: winds and beat upon house

Luke 4:11 V-ASA-2S
GRK: μή ποτε προσκόψῃς πρὸς λίθον
NAS: YOU UP, SO THAT YOU WILL NOT STRIKE YOUR FOOT
KJV: lest at any time thou dash thy
INT: lest ever you strike against a stone

John 11:9 V-PIA-3S
GRK: ἡμέρᾳ οὐ προσκόπτει ὅτι τὸ
NAS: in the day, he does not stumble, because
KJV: in the day, he stumbleth not, because
INT: day not he stumbles because the

John 11:10 V-PIA-3S
GRK: τῇ νυκτί προσκόπτει ὅτι τὸ
NAS: in the night, he stumbles, because
KJV: the night, he stumbleth, because
INT: the night he stumbles because the

Romans 9:32 V-AIA-3P
GRK: ἐξ ἔργων προσέκοψαν τῷ λίθῳ
NAS: [it were] by works. They stumbled over the stumbling
KJV: For they stumbled at that stumblingstone;
INT: by works they stumbled at the stone

Romans 14:21 V-PIA-3S
GRK: ἀδελφός σου προσκόπτει
NAS: your brother stumbles.
KJV: thy brother stumbleth, or is offended,
INT: brother of you stumbles

1 Peter 2:8 V-PIA-3P
GRK: σκανδάλου οἳ προσκόπτουσιν τῷ λόγῳ
NAS: OF OFFENSE; for they stumble because they are disobedient
KJV: [even to them] which stumble at the word,
INT: of offense who stumble at the word

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