4267. proginóskó
Strong's Concordance
proginóskó: to know beforehand
Original Word: προγινώσκω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: proginóskó
Phonetic Spelling: (prog-in-oce'-ko)
Definition: to know beforehand
Usage: I know beforehand, foreknow.
HELPS Word-studies

4267 proginṓskō (from 4253 /pró, "before" and 1097 /ginṓskō, "to know") – properly, foreknow; used in the NT of "God pre-knowing all choices – and doing so without pre-determining (requiring) them" (G. Archer).

[See also Jer 18:8-10 on the perfect harmony of divine sovereignty and human freedom.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from pro and ginóskó
to know beforehand
NASB Translation
foreknew (2), foreknown (1), knowing...beforehand (1), known (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4267: προγινώσκω

προγινώσκω; 2 aorist 3 person singular προέγνω; perfect passive participle προεγνωσμενος; to have knowledge of beforehand; to foreknow: namely, ταῦτα, 2 Peter 3:17, cf. 2 Peter 3:14, 16; τινα, Acts 26:5; οὕς προέγνω, whom he (God) foreknew, namely, that they would love him, or (with reference to what follows) whom he foreknew to be fit to be conformed to the likeness of his Son, Romans 8:29 (τῶν εἰς αὐτόν (Χριστόν) πιστεύειν προεγνωσμενων, Justin Martyr, dialog contr Trypho,

c. 42; προγινώσκει ( Θεός) τινας ἐκ μετανοίας σωθήσεσθαι μέλλοντας, id. Apology 1:28); ὅν προέγνω, whose character he clearly saw beforehand, Rom. 11:( Lachmann in brackets), (against those who in the preceding passages from Rom. explain προγινώσκειν as meaning to predestinate, cf. Meyer, Philippi, Van Hengel); προεγνωσμένου, namely, ὑπό τοῦ Θεοῦ (foreknown by God, although not yet 'made manifest' to men), 1 Peter 1:20. (Wis. 6:14 Wis. 8:8 Wis. 18:6; Euripides, Xenophon, Plato, Herodian, Philostr., others.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
foreknow, know before.

From pro and ginosko; to know beforehand, i.e. Foresee -- foreknow (ordain), know (before).

see GREEK pro

see GREEK ginosko

Forms and Transliterations
προγινωσκοντες προγινώσκοντες προγινώσκοντές προεγνω προέγνω προεγνωσμενου προεγνωσμένου proegno proegnō proégno proégnō proegnosmenou proegnosménou proegnōsmenou proegnōsménou proginoskontes proginōskontes proginṓskontes proginṓskontés
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 26:5 V-PPA-NMP
GRK: προγινώσκοντές με ἄνωθεν
NAS: since they have known about me for a long time,
KJV: Which knew me from the beginning,
INT: who before knew me from the first

Romans 8:29 V-AIA-3S
GRK: ὅτι οὓς προέγνω καὶ προώρισεν
NAS: For those whom He foreknew, He also
KJV: For whom he did foreknow, he also
INT: Because those whom he foreknew also he predestined [to be]

Romans 11:2 V-AIA-3S
GRK: αὐτοῦ ὃν προέγνω ἢ οὐκ
NAS: whom He foreknew. Or
KJV: people which he foreknew. Wot ye
INT: of him whom he foreknew or not

1 Peter 1:20 V-RPM/P-GMS
GRK: προεγνωσμένου μὲν πρὸ
NAS: For He was foreknown before
KJV: Who verily was foreordained before
INT: having been foreknown indeed before

2 Peter 3:17 V-PPA-NMP
GRK: οὖν ἀγαπητοί προγινώσκοντες φυλάσσεσθε ἵνα
NAS: beloved, knowing this beforehand, be on your guard
KJV: beloved, seeing ye know [these things] before, beware
INT: therefore beloved knowing beforehand beware that

Strong's Greek 4267
5 Occurrences

προέγνω — 2 Occ.
προεγνωσμένου — 1 Occ.
προγινώσκοντές — 2 Occ.

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