Strong's Greek: 4263. πρόβατον (probaton) -- a sheep
4263. probaton
Strong's Concordance
probaton: a sheep
Original Word: πρόβατον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: probaton
Phonetic Spelling: (prob'-at-on)
Short Definition: a sheep
Definition: a sheep.
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4263 próbatonsheep; (figuratively) someone easily led, one way or the other (like a sheep).

[4263 (próbaton) properly refers to any animal that grazes (goes out to pasture), but especially to sheep.]

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4263: πρόβατον

πρόβατον, προβάτου, τό (from προβαίνω, properly, 'that which walks forward'), from Homer down, the Sept. chiefly for צֹאן, then for שֶׂה, sometimes for כֶּבֶשׂ and כֶּשֶׂב (a lamb), properly, any four-footed, tame animal accustomed to graze, small cattle (opposed to large cattle, horses, etc.), most common a sheep or a goat; but especially a sheep, and so always in the N. T.: Matthew 7:15; Matthew 10:16; Matthew 12:11; Mark 6:34; Luke 15:4, 6; John 2:14; John 10:1-4, 11f.; Acts 8:32 (from Isaiah 53:7); 1 Peter 2:25; Revelation 18:13; πρόβατα σφαγῆς, sheep destined for the slaughter, Romans 8:36. metaphorically, πρόβατα, sheep, is used of the followers of any master: Matthew 26:31 and Mark 14:27 (from Zechariah 13:7); of mankind, who as needing salvation obey the injunctions of him who provides it and leads them to it; so of the followers of Christ: John 10:7f, 15f, 26; John 21:16 (R G L Tr text WH marginal reading), (R G L WH marginal reading); Hebrews 13:20; τά πρόβατα ἀπολωλότα (see ἀπόλλυμι, at the end), Matthew 10:6; Matthew 15:24; τά πρόβατα in distinction from τά ἐρίφια, are good men as distinguished from bad people, Matthew 25:33.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
a sheep

Probably neuter of a presumed derivative of probaino; something that walks forward (a quadruped), i.e. (specially), a sheep (literally or figuratively) -- sheep(-fold).

see GREEK probaino

Forms and Transliterations
προβατα πρόβατα πρόβατά προβατια προβάτιά προβάτοις προβατον πρόβατον πρόβατόν προβατου προβάτου προβάτω προβατων προβάτων probata próbata próbatá probaton probatōn probáton probátōn próbaton próbatón probatou probátou
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Strong's Greek 4263
39 Occurrences


πρόβατα — 26 Occ.
προβάτων — 9 Occ.
πρόβατον — 3 Occ.
προβάτου — 1 Occ.

Matthew 7:15 N-GNP
GRK: ἐν ἐνδύμασιν προβάτων ἔσωθεν δέ
NAS: come to you in sheep's clothing,
KJV: you in sheep's clothing, but
INT: in clothing of sheep inwardly moreover

Matthew 9:36 N-ANP
GRK: ἐρριμμένοι ὡσεὶ πρόβατα μὴ ἔχοντα
NAS: like sheep without
KJV: as sheep having
INT: cast away as sheep not having

Matthew 10:6 N-ANP
GRK: πρὸς τὰ πρόβατα τὰ ἀπολωλότα
NAS: to the lost sheep of the house
KJV: the lost sheep of the house
INT: to the sheep lost

Matthew 10:16 N-NNP
GRK: ὑμᾶς ὡς πρόβατα ἐν μέσῳ
NAS: I send you out as sheep in the midst
KJV: forth as sheep in the midst
INT: you as sheep in [the] midst

Matthew 12:11 N-ANS
GRK: ὃς ἕξει πρόβατον ἕν καὶ
NAS: you who has a sheep, and if it falls
KJV: shall have one sheep, and if
INT: who will have sheep one and

Matthew 12:12 N-GNS
GRK: διαφέρει ἄνθρωπος προβάτου ὥστε ἔξεστιν
NAS: is a man than a sheep! So then,
KJV: better than a sheep? Wherefore
INT: is more valuable a man than a sheep So that it is lawful

Matthew 15:24 N-ANP
GRK: εἰς τὰ πρόβατα τὰ ἀπολωλότα
NAS: to the lost sheep of the house
KJV: the lost sheep of the house
INT: to the sheep lost

Matthew 18:12 N-NNP
GRK: ἀνθρώπῳ ἑκατὸν πρόβατα καὶ πλανηθῇ
NAS: a hundred sheep, and one
KJV: have an hundred sheep, and one
INT: man a hundred sheep and be gone astray

Matthew 25:32 N-ANP
GRK: ἀφορίζει τὰ πρόβατα ἀπὸ τῶν
NAS: separates the sheep from the goats;
KJV: divideth [his] sheep from
INT: separates the sheep from the

Matthew 25:33 N-ANP
GRK: τὰ μὲν πρόβατα ἐκ δεξιῶν
NAS: and He will put the sheep on His right,
KJV: And he shall set the sheep on his
INT: indeed [the] sheep on [the] right hand

Matthew 26:31 N-NNP
GRK: διασκορπισθήσονται τὰ πρόβατα τῆς ποίμνης
NAS: THE SHEPHERD, AND THE SHEEP OF THE FLOCK
KJV: and the sheep of the flock
INT: will be scattered the sheep of the flock

Mark 6:34 N-NNP
GRK: ἦσαν ὡς πρόβατα μὴ ἔχοντα
NAS: they were like sheep without
KJV: they were as sheep not having
INT: they were as sheep not having

Mark 14:27 N-NNP
GRK: καὶ τὰ πρόβατα διασκορπισθήσονται
NAS: THE SHEPHERD, AND THE SHEEP SHALL BE SCATTERED.'
KJV: and the sheep shall be scattered.
INT: and the sheep will be scattered

Luke 15:4 N-ANP
GRK: ἔχων ἑκατὸν πρόβατα καὶ ἀπολέσας
NAS: a hundred sheep and has lost
KJV: having an hundred sheep, if he lose
INT: having a hundred sheep and having lost

Luke 15:6 N-ANS
GRK: εὗρον τὸ πρόβατόν μου τὸ
NAS: with me, for I have found my sheep which was lost!'
KJV: I have found my sheep which was lost.
INT: I have found the sheep of me that

John 2:14 N-ANP
GRK: βόας καὶ πρόβατα καὶ περιστερὰς
NAS: oxen and sheep and doves,
KJV: oxen and sheep and doves,
INT: oxen and sheep and doves

John 2:15 N-ANP
GRK: τά τε πρόβατα καὶ τοὺς
NAS: out of the temple, with the sheep and the oxen;
KJV: and the sheep, and
INT: both sheep and

John 10:1 N-GNP
GRK: αὐλὴν τῶν προβάτων ἀλλὰ ἀναβαίνων
NAS: into the fold of the sheep, but climbs
KJV: into the sheepfold, but
INT: fold of the sheep but climbs up

John 10:2 N-GNP
GRK: ἐστιν τῶν προβάτων
NAS: is a shepherd of the sheep.
KJV: is the shepherd of the sheep.
INT: is of the sheep

John 10:3 N-NNP
GRK: καὶ τὰ πρόβατα τῆς φωνῆς
NAS: opens, and the sheep hear
KJV: openeth; and the sheep hear his
INT: and the sheep the voice

John 10:3 N-ANP
GRK: τὰ ἴδια πρόβατα φωνεῖ κατ'
NAS: his own sheep by name
KJV: he calleth his own sheep by name,
INT: the own sheep he calls by

John 10:4 N-ANP
GRK: καὶ τὰ πρόβατα αὐτῷ ἀκολουθεῖ
NAS: ahead of them, and the sheep follow
KJV: his own sheep, he goeth
INT: And the sheep him follow

John 10:7 N-GNP
GRK: θύρα τῶν προβάτων
NAS: to you, I am the door of the sheep.
KJV: am the door of the sheep.
INT: door of the sheep

John 10:8 N-NNP
GRK: αὐτῶν τὰ πρόβατα
NAS: and robbers, but the sheep did not hear
KJV: robbers: but the sheep did not
INT: them the sheep

John 10:11 N-GNP
GRK: ὑπὲρ τῶν προβάτων
NAS: lays down His life for the sheep.
KJV: life for the sheep.
INT: for the sheep

39 Occurrences

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