4413. prótos
Strong's Concordance
prótos: first, chief
Original Word: πρῶτος, η, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: prótos
Phonetic Spelling: (pro'-tos)
Short Definition: first, before
Definition: first, before, principal, most important.
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4413 prṓtos (an adjective, derived from 4253 /pró, "before, forward") – first (foremost). 4413 /prṓtos ("first, foremost") is the superlative form of 4253 /pró ("before") meaning "what comes first" (is "number one").

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
contr. superl. of pro
first, chief
NASB Translation
before (3), best (1), first (128), first of all (2), first importance (1), first man (1), first one (1), first things (1), first time (1), foremost (5), leading (2), leading man (1), leading men (5), outer (3), previous (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4413: πρῶτος

πρῶτος, πρώτη, πρῶτον (superlative of πρό, contracted from προατος, whence the Doric πρατός; the comparitive πρότερος see in its place) (from Homer down), the Sept. for רִאשׁון and often for אֶחַד and רֹאשׁ, first;

1. either in time or place, in any succession of things or of persons;

a. absolutely (i. e. without a noun) and substantively; α. with the article: πρῶτος καί ἔσχατος, i. e. the eternal One, Revelation 1:17; Revelation 2:8; Revelation 22:13; πρῶτος, namely, τῶν κεκλημένων, Luke 14:18; the first of two (cf. Winers Grammar, § 35, 4 N. 1; (Buttmann, 32 (28))), John 19:32; 1 Corinthians 14:30; plural opposed to οἱ ἔσχατοι, Matthew 20:16, on which see ἔσχατος, 2 a. Neuter τό πρῶτον, opposed to τό δεύτερον, Hebrews 10:9; τά πρῶτα, opposed to τά ἔσχατα, one's first state, Matthew 12:45; Luke 11:26; 2 Peter 2:20; the first order of things, Revelation 21:4. β. without the article: Matthew 10:2 (πρῶτος, namely, of the apostles to be mentioned); plural, Matthew 19:30; Mark 10:31; Luke 13:30 (on the meaning of which three passages, see ἔσχατος, 2 a.); neuter ἐν πρώτοις (A. V. first of all), among the first things delivered to you by me, 1 Corinthians 15:3.

b. where it agrees with some substantive; α. anarthrous, and in place of an adjective: πρώτη (namely, ἡμέρα) σαββάτου, on the first day of the week, Mark 16:9; φυλακή, opposed to δευτέρᾳ, Acts 12:10; as a predicate Luke 2:2 (on which cf. Winers Grammar, § 35, 4 N. 1; (Buttmann, § 127, 31)). where it is added to the subject or the object of the verb (and we often use an adverb; Winers Grammar, § 54, 2; (Buttmann, § 123, 9)): εὑρίσκει οὗτος πρῶτος, John 1:41(42) (where L Tr WH πρῶτον); add, John 8:7; John 20:4, 8; Acts 27:43; Romans 10:19; 1 Timothy 1:16; 1 John 4:19; opposed to εἶτα, 1 Timothy 2:13 πρῶτος ἐμβάς, John 5:4 (the article belongs to ἐμβάς (G T Tr WH omit the passage)); but Acts 26:23 πρῶτος ἐξ ἀναστάσεως νεκρῶν is to be translated as the first. By a later Greek usage it is put where πρότερος might have been expected with the genitive (cf. Herm. ad Vig., p. 717; Passow, under the word πρότερος, B. I. 2 c. ii, p. 1243a; (Liddell and Scott, ibid. B. I. 4 c.); Fritzsche, Ep. ad Romans, ii., 420f; Winers Grammar, § 35, 4 N. 1; Buttmann, § 123, 14): πρῶτος μου ἦν, John 1:15, 30 (οἱ πρῶτοι μου ταῦτα ἀνιχνευσαντες, Aelian nat. anim. 8, 12). β. with the article: ( (, τό) πρῶτος (πρώτη, πρῶτον), in a series which is so complete, either in fact or in thought, that other members are conceived of as following the first in regular order; as, τόν πρῶτον λόγον, Acts 1:1; add, Mark 14:12; 2 Timothy 4:16; Revelation 4:1, 7; Revelation 13:12, etc.; (opposed to ἔσχατος), πρῶτος πλάνη, Matthew 27:64; add, Matthew 20:8, 10, 16; 1 Corinthians 15:45, etc.; also 'the first' of two, where Latin usage requires and the Vulg. ordinarily employs prior (cf. Winers Grammar (and Buttmann), as above): Matthew 21:28, 31 (L Tr WH ὕστερος); ἄλλους δούλους πλείονας τῶν πρώτων, Matthew 21:36; πρώτη διαθήκη, Hebrews 8:7, 13; Hebrews 9:15, 18; πρώτη, namely, διαθήκη, Hebrews 9:1 G L T Tr WH; σκηνή, Hebrews 9:1 Rec., 2, 6, 8; πρώτη γῆ, πρῶτος οὐρανός, Revelation 21:1; ἀνάστασις, Revelation 20:5, 6; ἄνθρωπος 1 Corinthians 15:47; followed by δεύτερος, τρίτος, etc.: Matthew 22:25; Mark 12:20; Luke 19:16; Luke 20:29; Revelation 8:7; Revelation 16:2; Revelation 21:19; followed by ἕτερος, Luke 16:5; πρῶτος, equivalent to the former, previous, pristine: τήν πρώτην πίστιν, the faith which they formerly plighted, 1 Timothy 5:12; πρώτη ἀγάπη, Revelation 2:4; τά πρῶτα ἔργα, Revelation 2:5.

2. first in rank, influence, honor; chief; principal: without the article, and absolutely, πρῶτος chief (opposed to δοῦλος), Matthew 20:27; Mark 10:44; opposed to ἔσχατος and διάκονος, Mark 9:35; added to a noun, principal, ἐντολή, Matthew 22:38; Mark 12:30 (T WH omit; Tr marginal reading brackets the clause); Ephesians 6:2; with a partitive genitive, Mark 12:28, 29 (see πᾶς, II. 2 b. γ.); 1 Timothy 1:15; with the article, Luke 15:22; Acts 17:4; οἱ πρῶτοι τῆς Γαλιλαίας, the chief men of Galilee, Mark 6:21: τοῦ λαοῦ, Luke 19:47; τῆς πόλεως, Acts 13:50; τῶν Ἰουδαίων, Acts 25:2; Acts 28:17; τῆς νήσου, Acts 28:7 (cf. Lewin, St. Paul, ii., p. 208f, but see Πόπλιος).

3. neuter πρῶτον as adverb, first, at the first;

a. in order of time: Luke 10:5; John 18:13; Acts 11:26 (here T Tr WH πρώτως, which see); followed by εἶτα, ἔπειτα, or δεύτερον, Mark 4:28; 1 Corinthians 15:46; 1 Thessalonians 4:16; 1 Timothy 3:10; followed by μετά ταῦτα Mark 16:9 cf. Mark 16:12; the first time, opposed to ἐν τῷ δευτέρῳ (the second time), Acts 7:12, 13; τέ πρῶτον καί, first and also (or afterward), i. e. as well as, Romans 1:16 (but here L Tr marginal reading WH brackets πρῶτον); ; without τέ, 2 Corinthians 8:5; 2 Timothy 1:5; first i. e. before anything else is done; first of all: Matthew 6:33; Luke 12:1; John 7:51 L Tr WH; Romans 1:8; 1 Timothy 5:4; 2 Peter 1:20; 2 Peter 3:3; πρῶτον πάντων, 1 Timothy 2:1. first, i. e. before something else: Matthew 8:21; Mark 7:27; Mark 9:11, 12; Luke 11:38; Luke 14:28; Romans 15:24; 2 Thessalonians 2:3; 1 Peter 4:17, etc.; before other nations, Acts 3:26; Acts 13:46; before others (R. V. the first to partake etc.), 2 Timothy 2:6; followed by τότε or καί τότε, Matthew 5:24; Matthew 7:5; Matthew 12:29; Mark 3:27; Luke 6:42; John 2:10 (T WH omit; L Tr brackets τότε); ἐμέ πρῶτον ὑμῶν (Tdf. omits ὑμῶν) me before it hated you, John 15:18 (see 1 b. .). τό πρῶτον. at the first, i. e. at the time when one did a thing for the first time: John 10:40; John 12:16; John 19:39.

b. in enumerating several particulars; first, then, etc.: Romans 3:2; 1 Corinthians 11:18; 1 Corinthians 12:28; Hebrews 7:2; James 3:17.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
first, beginning, best, chief

Contracted superlative of pro; foremost (in time, place, order or importance) -- before, beginning, best, chief(-est), first (of all), former.

see GREEK pro

Forms and Transliterations
πρωτα πρώτα πρώτά πρῶτα πρώται πρώταις πρώτας πρωτη πρωτή πρώτη πρώτῃ πρωτην πρώτην πρωτης πρώτης πρωτοι πρώτοι πρῶτοι πρωτοις πρώτοις ΠΡΩΤΟΝ πρώτον πρῶτον πρωτος πρώτος πρώτός πρῶτος πρῶτός πρωτου πρώτου πρωτους πρώτους πρωτω πρώτω πρώτῳ πρωτων πρώτων πρωτως πρώτως prota prôta prōta prō̂ta prote prōtē prṓte prṓtē prṓtei prṓtēi proten prōtēn prṓten prṓtēn protes prōtēs prṓtes prṓtēs proto prōtō protoi prôtoi prōtoi prṓtoi prṓtōi prō̂toi protois prōtois prṓtois PRoTON prôton PRŌTON prōtōn prṓton prṓtōn prō̂ton protos prôtos prôtós prōtos prōtōs prṓtos prṓtōs prō̂tos prō̂tós protou prōtou prṓtou protous prōtous prṓtous
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Strong's Greek 4413
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πρῶτα — 2 Occ.
πρώτη — 18 Occ.
πρώτην — 6 Occ.
πρώτης — 5 Occ.
πρώτῳ — 4 Occ.
πρώτων — 7 Occ.
πρώτως — 1 Occ.
πρῶτοι — 11 Occ.
πρώτοις — 2 Occ.
πρῶτον — 7 Occ.
πρῶτος — 32 Occ.
πρώτου — 2 Occ.
πρώτους — 3 Occ.

Matthew 10:2 Adj-NMS
GRK: ἐστιν ταῦτα πρῶτος Σίμων ὁ
NAS: are these: The first, Simon,
KJV: are these; The first, Simon, who
INT: are these first Simon who

Matthew 12:45 Adj-GNP
GRK: χείρονα τῶν πρώτων Οὕτως ἔσται
NAS: worse than the first. That is the way
KJV: worse than the first. Even so
INT: worse than the first Thus it will be

Matthew 19:30 Adj-NMP
GRK: δὲ ἔσονται πρῶτοι ἔσχατοι καὶ
NAS: But many [who are] first will be last;
KJV: many [that are] first shall be
INT: moreover will be first last and

Matthew 19:30 Adj-NMP
GRK: καὶ ἔσχατοι πρῶτοι
NAS: will be last; and [the] last, first.
KJV: and the last [shall be] first.
INT: and last first

Matthew 20:8 Adj-GMP
GRK: ἕως τῶν πρώτων
NAS: with the last [group] to the first.'
KJV: the last unto the first.
INT: unto the first

Matthew 20:10 Adj-NMP
GRK: ἐλθόντες οἱ πρῶτοι ἐνόμισαν ὅτι
NAS: When those [hired] first came,
KJV: But when the first came, they supposed
INT: having come the first they thought that

Matthew 20:16 Adj-NMP
GRK: οἱ ἔσχατοι πρῶτοι καὶ οἱ
NAS: the last shall be first, and the first
KJV: the last shall be first, and the first
INT: the last first and the

Matthew 20:16 Adj-NMP
GRK: καὶ οἱ πρῶτοι ἔσχατοι πολλοὶ
NAS: shall be first, and the first last.
KJV: first, and the first last: for
INT: and the first last many

Matthew 20:27 Adj-NMS
GRK: ὑμῖν εἶναι πρῶτος ἔσται ὑμῶν
NAS: wishes to be first among
KJV: will be chief among you,
INT: you be first let him be your

Matthew 21:28 Adj-DNS
GRK: προσελθὼν τῷ πρώτῳ εἶπεν Τέκνον
NAS: and he came to the first and said,
KJV: he came to the first, and said,
INT: having come to the first he said Son

Matthew 21:31 Adj-NMS
GRK: λέγουσιν Ὁ πρῶτος λέγει αὐτοῖς
INT: They say The first Says to them

Matthew 21:36 Adj-GMP
GRK: πλείονας τῶν πρώτων καὶ ἐποίησαν
NAS: larger than the first; and they did
KJV: more than the first: and
INT: more than the first and they did

Matthew 22:25 Adj-NMS
GRK: καὶ ὁ πρῶτος γήμας ἐτελεύτησεν
NAS: brothers with us; and the first married
KJV: and the first, when he had married a wife,
INT: and the first having married died

Matthew 22:38 Adj-NFS
GRK: μεγάλη καὶ πρώτη ἐντολή
NAS: is the great and foremost commandment.
KJV: This is the first and great
INT: great and first commandment

Matthew 26:17 Adj-DFS
GRK: Τῇ δὲ πρώτῃ τῶν ἀζύμων
NAS: Now on the first [day] of Unleavened
KJV: Now the first [day] of the [feast of] unleavened bread
INT: on the moreover first [day] of the unleavened [bread]

Matthew 27:64 Adj-GFS
GRK: χείρων τῆς πρώτης
NAS: will be worse than the first.
KJV: shall be worse than the first.
INT: worse than the first

Mark 6:21 Adj-DMP
GRK: καὶ τοῖς πρώτοις τῆς Γαλιλαίας
NAS: and military commanders and the leading men of Galilee;
KJV: and chief [estates] of Galilee;
INT: and to the leading [men] of Galilee

Mark 9:35 Adj-NMS
GRK: τις θέλει πρῶτος εἶναι ἔσται
NAS: wants to be first, he shall be last
KJV: to be first, [the same] shall be
INT: anyone desires first to be he will be

Mark 10:31 Adj-NMP
GRK: δὲ ἔσονται πρῶτοι ἔσχατοι καὶ
NAS: But many [who are] first will be last,
KJV: many [that are] first shall be
INT: however will be first last and

Mark 10:31 Adj-NMP
GRK: οἱ ἔσχατοι πρῶτοι
NAS: will be last, and the last, first.
KJV: and the last first.
INT: the last first

Mark 10:44 Adj-NMS
GRK: ὑμῖν εἶναι πρῶτος ἔσται πάντων
NAS: wishes to be first among
KJV: will be the chiefest, shall be servant
INT: you to become first will be of all

Mark 12:20 Adj-NMS
GRK: καὶ ὁ πρῶτος ἔλαβεν γυναῖκα
NAS: brothers; and the first took
KJV: brethren: and the first took a wife,
INT: and the first took a wife

Mark 12:28 Adj-NFS
GRK: ἐστὶν ἐντολὴ πρώτη πάντων
NAS: commandment is the foremost of all?
KJV: Which is the first commandment of all?
INT: is commandment [the] first of all

Mark 12:29 Adj-NFS
GRK: Ἰησοῦς ὅτι Πρώτη ἐστίν Ἄκουε
NAS: answered, The foremost is, 'HEAR,
KJV: him, The first of all the commandments
INT: Jesus the foremost is Hear this O

Mark 14:12 Adj-DFS
GRK: Καὶ τῇ πρώτῃ ἡμέρᾳ τῶν
NAS: On the first day of Unleavened
KJV: And the first day of unleavened bread,
INT: And on the first day

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