4400. procheirizó
Strong's Concordance
procheirizó: to put into the hand, to take into one's hand, hence to determine
Original Word: προχειρίζομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: procheirizó
Phonetic Spelling: (prokh-i-rid'-zom-ahee)
Short Definition: I appoint, choose, elect
Definition: I appoint, choose, elect, take into hand.
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4400 proxeirízomai (from 4253 /pró, "before" and 5495/xeir, "hand") – properly, "hand-picked before." 4400/proxeirizomai ("divinely hand-picked") refers to God's sovereign hand choosing people to be His agents (like the apostle Paul).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from a comp. of pro and cheir
Definition
to put into the hand, to take into one's hand, hence to determine
NASB Translation
appoint (1), appointed (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4400: προχειρίζω

προχειρίζω (πρόχειρος at hand (cf. πρό, d. .) or ready): 1 aorist middle προεχειρισαμην; perfect passive participle προκεχειρισμενος; to put into the hand, to deliver into the hands: far more frequent in the middle to take into one's hands; tropically, to set before oneself to propose, to determine; with an accusative of the person to choose, to appoint (Isocrates, Polybius, Dionysius Halicarnassus, Plutarch, others; 2 Macc. 3:7 2Macc. 8:9; Exodus 4:13): followed by an infinitive of purpose, Acts 22:14; τινα with a predicate accusative Acts 26:16; τινα with a dative of the person for one's use, Joshua 3:12; for one's salvation, passive, Acts 3:20 for Rec. προκεκηρυγμένον (cf. προκηρύσσω, 2).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
choose, make.

Middle voice from pro and a derivative of cheir; to handle for oneself in advance, i.e. (figuratively) to purpose -- choose, make.

see GREEK pro

see GREEK cheir

Forms and Transliterations
προεχειρισατο προεχειρίσατό προκεχειρισμενον προκεχειρισμένον προχείρισαι προχειρισασθαι προχειρίσασθαί προχειρίσασθε πρόχειρος procheirisasthai procheirísasthaí proecheirisato proecheirísató prokecheirismenon prokecheirisménon
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Strong's Greek 4400
3 Occurrences


προχειρίσασθαί — 1 Occ.
προεχειρίσατό — 1 Occ.
προκεχειρισμένον — 1 Occ.

Acts 3:20 V-RPM/P-AMS
GRK: ἀποστείλῃ τὸν προκεχειρισμένον ὑμῖν χριστὸν
NAS: Jesus, the Christ appointed for you,
INT: [that] he might send him who was foretold to you Christ

Acts 22:14 V-AIM-3S
GRK: πατέρων ἡμῶν προεχειρίσατό σε γνῶναι
NAS: of our fathers has appointed you to know
KJV: fathers hath chosen thee,
INT: fathers of us appointed you to know

Acts 26:16 V-ANM
GRK: ὤφθην σοι προχειρίσασθαί σε ὑπηρέτην
NAS: purpose I have appeared to you, to appoint you a minister
KJV: this purpose, to make thee
INT: I appeared to you to appoint you a servant

3 Occurrences

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