4270. prographó
Strong's Concordance
prographó: to write before
Original Word: προγράφω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: prographó
Phonetic Spelling: (prog-raf'-o)
Definition: to write before
Usage: (a) I write previously (aforetime); I write above (already), (b) I depict or portray openly, (c) I designate beforehand.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from pro and graphó
to write before
NASB Translation
beforehand marked (1), earlier times (1), publicly portrayed (1), written in earlier times (1), wrote before (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4270: προγράφω

προγράφω: 1 aorist προέγραψα; 2 aorist passive προεγραφην; perfect passive participle προγεγραμμενος;

1. to write before (of time): Romans 15:4a R G L text T Tr WH, 4b Rec.; Ephesians 3:3; οἱ πάλαι προγεγραμμένοι εἰς τοῦτο τό κρίμα, of old set forth or designated beforehand (in the Scriptures of the O. T. and the prophecies of Enoch) unto this condemnation, Jude 1:4.

2. to depict or portray openly (cf. πρό, d. α: οἷς κατ' ὀφθαλμούς Ἰησοῦς Χριστός προεγράφη ἐν ὑμῖν (but ἐν ὑμῖν is dropped by G L T Tr WH) ἐσταυρωμένος, before whose eyes was portrayed the picture of Jesus Christ crucified (the attentive contemplation of which picture ought to have been a preventive against that bewitchment), i. e. who were taught most definitely and plainly concerning the meritorious efficacy of the death of Christ, Galatians 3:1. Since the simple γράφειν is often used of painters, and προγράφειν certainly signifies also to write before the eyes of all who can read (Plutarch, Demetr. 46 at the end, προγραφει τίς αὐτοῦ πρό τῆς σκηνῆς τήν τοῦ Ὀιδιποδος ἀρχήν), I see no reason why προγράφειν may not mean to depict (paint, portray) before the eyes; (R. V. openly set forth). Cf. Hofmann at the passage (Farrar, St. Paul, chapter xxiv., vol. i, 470 note; others adhere to the meaning to placard, write up publicly, see Lightfoot at the passage; others besides; see Meyer).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
write afore, aforetime.

From pro and grapho; to write previously; figuratively, to announce, prescribe -- before ordain, evidently set forth, write (afore, aforetime).

see GREEK pro

see GREEK grapho

Forms and Transliterations
προγεγραμμενοι προγεγραμμένοι προεγραφη προεγράφη προεγραψα προέγραψα proegraphe proegraphē proegráphe proegráphē proegrapsa proégrapsa progegrammenoi progegramménoi
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Englishman's Concordance
Romans 15:4 V-AIP-3S
GRK: ὅσα γὰρ προεγράφη πάντα εἰς
NAS: For whatever was written in earlier times was written
KJV: whatsoever things were written aforetime were written
INT: Whatever indeed was written before all for

Galatians 3:1 V-AIP-3S
GRK: Ἰησοῦς Χριστὸς προεγράφη ἐσταυρωμένος
NAS: Christ was publicly portrayed [as] crucified?
KJV: Christ hath been evidently set forth, crucified
INT: Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed crucified

Ephesians 3:3 V-AIA-1S
GRK: μυστήριον καθὼς προέγραψα ἐν ὀλίγῳ
NAS: to me the mystery, as I wrote before in brief.
KJV: (as I wrote afore in
INT: mystery according as I wrote before in brief

Jude 1:4 V-RPM/P-NMP
GRK: οἱ πάλαι προγεγραμμένοι εἰς τοῦτο
NAS: who were long beforehand marked out for this
KJV: were before of old ordained to this
INT: they who of old having been before marked out to this

Strong's Greek 4270
4 Occurrences

προεγράφη — 2 Occ.
προέγραψα — 1 Occ.
προγεγραμμένοι — 1 Occ.

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