4286. prothesis
Strong's Concordance
prothesis: a setting forth, i.e. fig. proposal, spec. the showbread, sacred (bread)
Original Word: πρόθεσις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: prothesis
Phonetic Spelling: (proth'-es-is)
Definition: a setting forth, proposal, the showbread, sacred (bread)
Usage: a setting forth, the show-bread; predetermination, purpose.
HELPS Word-studies

4286 próthesis (from 4253 /pró, "before" and 5087 /títhēmi, "purposefully set forth") – properly, providence – literally, "a setting forth in advance for a specific purpose ("God's pre-thesis").

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from protithémi
a setting forth, i.e. fig. proposal, spec. the showbread, sacred (bread)
NASB Translation
consecrated (3), purpose (7), resolute (1), sacred (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4286: πρόθεσις

πρόθεσις, προθέσεως, (προτίθημι);

1. the setting forth of a thing, placing of it in view (Plato, Demosthenes, Plutarch); οἱ ἄρτοι τῆς προθέσεως (Vulg.panes propositionis), the showbread, the Sept. for הַפָנִים לֶחֶם (Exodus 35:13; Exodus 39:18 (); 1 Kings 7:48 ()), and הַמַּעֲרֶכֶת לֶחֶם (1 Chronicles 9:32; 1 Chronicles 23:29); twelve loaves of wheaten bread, corresponding to the number of the tribes of Israel, which loaves were offered to God every Sabbath, and, separated into two rows, lay for seven days upon a table placed in the sanctuary or anterior portion of the tabernacle, and afterward of the temple (cf. Winer, RWB, under the word Schaubrode; Roskoff in Schenkel see p. 213f; (Edersheim, The Temple, chapter ix., p. 152ff; BB. DD.)): Matthew 12:4; Mark 2:26; Luke 6:4 (οἱ ἄρτοι τοῦ προσώπου, namely, Θεοῦ, Nehemiah 10:33; ἄρτοι ἐνωπιοι, Exodus 25:29); πρόθεσις τῶν ἄρτων (the rite of) the setting forth of the loaves, Hebrews 9:2.

2. a purpose (2 Macc. 3:8; (Aristotle), Polybius, Diodorus, Plutarch): Acts 27:13; Romans 8:28; Romans 9:11; Ephesians 1:11; Ephesians 3:11; 2 Timothy 1:9; 2 Timothy 3:10; τῇ προθέσει τῆς καρδίας, with purpose of heart, Acts 11:23.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
purpose, showbread.

From protithemai; a setting forth, i.e. (figuratively) proposal (intention); specially, the show-bread (in the Temple) as exposed before God -- purpose, shew(-bread).

see GREEK protithemai

Forms and Transliterations
προθεσει προθέσει προθεσεως προθέσεως προθεσιν πρόθεσιν προθεσις πρόθεσις prothesei prothései protheseos protheseōs prothéseos prothéseōs prothesin próthesin prothesis próthesis
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 12:4 N-GFS
GRK: ἄρτους τῆς προθέσεως ἔφαγον ὃ
NAS: and they ate the consecrated bread,
INT: loaves of the presentation he ate which

Mark 2:26 N-GFS
GRK: ἄρτους τῆς προθέσεως ἔφαγεν οὓς
NAS: and ate the consecrated bread,
INT: bread of the presentation ate which

Luke 6:4 N-GFS
GRK: ἄρτους τῆς προθέσεως λαβὼν ἔφαγεν
NAS: and ate the consecrated bread
INT: bread of the presence having taken ate

Acts 11:23 N-DFS
GRK: πάντας τῇ προθέσει τῆς καρδίας
NAS: them all with resolute heart
KJV: them all, that with purpose of heart
INT: all of the resolute purpose of heart

Acts 27:13 N-GFS
GRK: δόξαντες τῆς προθέσεως κεκρατηκέναι ἄραντες
NAS: that they had attained their purpose, they weighed anchor
KJV: that they had obtained [their] purpose, loosing
INT: having thought the purpose to have gained having weighed [anchor]

Romans 8:28 N-AFS
GRK: τοῖς κατὰ πρόθεσιν κλητοῖς οὖσιν
NAS: according to [His] purpose.
KJV: the called according to [his] purpose.
INT: to those who according to [his] purpose called are

Romans 9:11 N-NFS
GRK: κατ' ἐκλογὴν πρόθεσις τοῦ θεοῦ
NAS: that God's purpose according
KJV: that the purpose of God
INT: according to election purpose of God

Ephesians 1:11 N-AFS
GRK: προορισθέντες κατὰ πρόθεσιν τοῦ τὰ
NAS: according to His purpose who works
KJV: according to the purpose of him who worketh
INT: having been predestined according to [the] purpose of him who the

Ephesians 3:11 N-AFS
GRK: κατὰ πρόθεσιν τῶν αἰώνων
NAS: with the eternal purpose which
KJV: the eternal purpose which
INT: according to [the] purpose of the ages

2 Timothy 1:9 N-AFS
GRK: κατὰ ἰδίαν πρόθεσιν καὶ χάριν
NAS: to His own purpose and grace
KJV: his own purpose and
INT: according to his own purpose and grace

2 Timothy 3:10 N-DFS
GRK: ἀγωγῇ τῇ προθέσει τῇ πίστει
NAS: conduct, purpose, faith,
KJV: manner of life, purpose, faith,
INT: conduct the purpose the faith

Hebrews 9:2 N-NFS
GRK: καὶ ἡ πρόθεσις τῶν ἄρτων
NAS: and the table and the sacred bread;
KJV: and the shewbread; which
INT: and the presentation of the loaves

Strong's Greek 4286
12 Occurrences

προθέσει — 2 Occ.
προθέσεως — 4 Occ.
πρόθεσιν — 4 Occ.
πρόθεσις — 2 Occ.

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