4235. praos
Strong's Concordance
praos: meek.
Original Word: πρᾷος, α, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: praos
Phonetic Spelling: (prah'-os)
Definition: meek
Usage: mild, gentle, meek, kind.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 4235 práosmeek, i.e. the necessary balance of exercising power and avoiding harshness. See 4236 (praotēs).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
variant reading for praus, q.v.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4235: πρᾷός

πρᾷός (so R G in Matthew 11:29; on the iota subscript, cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 403f; Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Spr. § 64, 2 i., p. 255; (Lipsius, Gramm. Untersuch., p. 7f; cf. Winer's Grammar, § 5, 4 d. and p. 45 (44))) or πρᾷός, πραα, πραου, and πραΰς (L T Tr WH, so R G in Matthew 21:5 (4); (cf. Tdf. Proleg., p. 82)), πραείᾳ, πραυ, genitive πραέως T Tr WH for the common form πρᾳέος (so Lachmann; πρᾳέος R G), see βαθέως (cf. Buttmann, 26 (23)), plural πραεῖς L T Tr WH, πραεῖς R G; from Homer down; gentle, mild, meek: Matthew 5:5(4); ; 1 Peter 3:4; the Sept. several times for עָנָו and עָנִי. (Cf. Schmidt, chapter 98, 2; Trench, § xlii.; Clement of Alexandria, strom. 4, 6, 36.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

A form of praus, used in certain parts; gentle, i.e. Humble -- meek.

see GREEK praus

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