4335. proseuché
Strong's Concordance
proseuché: prayer
Original Word: προσευχή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: proseuché
Phonetic Spelling: (pros-yoo-khay')
Definition: prayer
Usage: (a) prayer (to God), (b) a place for prayer (used by Jews, perhaps where there was no synagogue).
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Cognate: 4335 proseux (from 4314 /prós, "towards, exchange" and 2171/euxe, "a wish, prayer") – properly, exchange of wishes; prayer. See 4335 (proseuxomai).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from proseuchomai
NASB Translation
earnestly (1), place of prayer (2), prayer (20), prayers (14).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4335: προσευχή

προσευχή, προσευχῆς, (προσεύχομαι), the Sept. for תְּפִלָּה, equivalent to εὐχή πρός τόν Θεόν (cf. πρός, IV.

1. prayer addressed to God: Matthew 17:21 (T WH omit; Tr brackets the verse); Matthew 21:22; Mark 9:29; Luke 22:45; Acts 3:1; Acts 6:4; Acts 10:31; Romans 12:12; 1 Corinthians 7:5; Colossians 4:2; plural, Acts 2:42; Acts 10:4; Romans 1:10 (9); Ephesians 1:16; Colossians 4:12; 1 Thessalonians 1:2; Philemon 1:4, 22; 1 Peter 3:7; 1 Peter 4:7; Revelation 5:8; Revelation 8:3, 4 (where ταῖς προσευχαῖς is a dative commodi, for, in aid of, the prayers (Winers Grammar, § 31, 6 c.; cf. Green, p. 101f)); οἶκος προσευχῆς, a house devoted to the offering of prayer to God, Matthew 21:13; Mark 11:17; Luke 19:46 (Isaiah 56:7; 1 Macc. 7:37); προσευχή καί δέησις, Acts 1:14 Rec.; Ephesians 6:18; Philippians 4:6 (1 Kings 8:38; 2 Chronicles 6:29; 1 Macc. 7:37; on the distinction between the two words see δέησις); plural, 1 Timothy 2:1; 1 Timothy 5:5; προσευχή τοῦ Θεοῦ, prayer to God, Luke 6:12 (εὐχαριστία Θεοῦ, Wis. 16:28; cf. references in πίστις, 1 a.); πρός τόν Θεόν ὑπέρ (L T Tr WH περί) τίνος, Acts 12:5; plural Romans 15:30; προσευχή προσεύχεσθαι, a Hebraistic expression (cf. Winers Grammar, § 54, 3; (Buttmann, § 133, 22 a.)), to pray fervently, James 5:17.

2. a place set apart or suited for the offering of prayer; i. e.

a. a synagogue (see συναγωγή, 2 b.): 3Macc. 7:20 (according to the reading προσευχήν; see Grimm's Commentary at the passage); Philo in Flaccum § 6 (also § 14); leg. ad Gaium §§ 20, 43, 46; Juvenal, sat. 1, 3, 296; συνάγονται πάντες εἰς τήν προσευχήν, μέγιστον οἴκημα πολύν ὄχλον ἐπιδέξασθαι δυνάμενον, Josephus, Vita §54.

b. a place in the open air where the Jews were accustomed to pray, outside of those cities where they had no synagogue; such places were situated upon the bank of a stream or the shore of the sea, where there was a supply of water for washing the hands before prayer: Acts 16:13, 16; Josephus, Antiquities 14, 10, 23, cf. Epiphanius haer. 80, 1. Tertullian in his ad nationes 1, 13: makes mention of the orationes litorales of the Jews, and in his de jejuniis c. 16 says "Judaicum certe jejunium ubique celebratur, cure omissis templis per omne litus quocunque in aperto aliquando jam preces ad carlurn mittunt." (Josephus (c. Apion. 2, 2, 2) quotes Apion as representing Moses as offering αἴθριοι προσευχαί.) Cf. DeWette, Archäologie, § 242; (Schürer, Zeitgesch. § 27 vol. ii., p. 369ff). Not used by secular authors except in the passages cited above from Philo, Josephus, and Juvenal (to which add Cleomedes 71, 16; cf. Boeckh, Corpus inscriptions 2:1004 no. 2114 b. and 1005 no. 2114 bb. (A.D. 81), see Index under the word).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
earnest prayer.

From proseuchomai; prayer (worship); by implication, an oratory (chapel) -- X pray earnestly, prayer.

see GREEK proseuchomai

Forms and Transliterations
προσευχαι προσευχαί προσευχαὶ προσευχαις προσευχαίς προσευχαῖς προσευχας προσευχάς προσευχὰς προσευχη προσευχή προσευχὴ προσευχῇ προσευχην προσευχήν προσευχὴν προσευχης προσευχής προσευχῆς προσευχων προσευχών προσευχῶν proseuchai proseuchaí proseuchaì proseuchais proseuchaîs proseuchas proseuchás proseuchàs proseuche proseuchē proseuchḕ proseuchêi proseuchē̂i proseuchen proseuchēn proseuchḕn proseuches proseuchês proseuchēs proseuchē̂s proseuchon proseuchôn proseuchōn proseuchō̂n
Interlinear GreekInterlinear HebrewStrong's NumbersEnglishman's Greek ConcordanceEnglishman's Hebrew ConcordanceParallel Texts
Englishman's Concordance
Matthew 17:21 Noun-DFS
GRK: μὴ ἐν προσευχῇ καὶ νηστείᾳ
KJV: but by prayer and fasting.
INT: but by prayer and fasting

Matthew 21:13 N-GFS
GRK: μου οἶκος προσευχῆς κληθήσεται ὑμεῖς
NAS: A HOUSE OF PRAYER; but you are making
KJV: the house of prayer; but
INT: of me a house of prayer will be called you

Matthew 21:22 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ προσευχῇ πιστεύοντες λήμψεσθε
NAS: you ask in prayer, believing,
KJV: in prayer, believing,
INT: in prayer believing you will receive

Mark 9:29 N-DFS
GRK: μὴ ἐν προσευχῇ
NAS: come out by anything but prayer.
KJV: but by prayer and fasting.
INT: not by prayer

Mark 11:17 N-GFS
GRK: μου οἶκος προσευχῆς κληθήσεται πᾶσιν
KJV: nations the house of prayer? but ye
INT: of me a house of prayer will be called for all

Luke 6:12 N-DFS
GRK: ἐν τῇ προσευχῇ τοῦ θεοῦ
NAS: and He spent the whole night in prayer to God.
KJV: continued all night in prayer to God.
INT: in prayer to God

Luke 19:46 N-GFS
GRK: μου οἶκος προσευχῆς ὑμεῖς δὲ
NAS: SHALL BE A HOUSE OF PRAYER,' but you have made
KJV: is the house of prayer: but ye
INT: of me a house of prayer you however

Luke 22:45 N-GFS
GRK: ἀπὸ τῆς προσευχῆς ἐλθὼν πρὸς
NAS: When He rose from prayer, He came
KJV: from prayer, and was come
INT: from the prayer having come to

Acts 1:14 N-DFS
GRK: ὁμοθυμαδὸν τῇ προσευχῇ σὺν γυναιξὶν
NAS: were continually devoting themselves to prayer, along
KJV: with one accord in prayer and
INT: with one accord in prayer with [the] women

Acts 2:42 N-DFP
GRK: καὶ ταῖς προσευχαῖς
NAS: of bread and to prayer.
KJV: of bread, and in prayers.
INT: and the prayers

Acts 3:1 N-GFS
GRK: ὥραν τῆς προσευχῆς τὴν ἐνάτην
NAS: [hour], the hour of prayer.
KJV: at the hour of prayer, [being] the ninth
INT: hour of prayer the ninth

Acts 6:4 N-DFS
GRK: δὲ τῇ προσευχῇ καὶ τῇ
NAS: But we will devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry
KJV: will give ourselves continually to prayer, and
INT: moreover to prayer and the

Acts 10:4 N-NFP
GRK: αὐτῷ Αἱ προσευχαί σου καὶ
NAS: And he said to him, Your prayers and alms
KJV: unto him, Thy prayers and thine
INT: to him the prayers of you and

Acts 10:31 N-NFS
GRK: σου ἡ προσευχὴ καὶ αἱ
NAS: Cornelius, your prayer has been heard
KJV: Cornelius, thy prayer is heard, and
INT: your prayer and the

Acts 12:5 N-NFS
GRK: τῇ φυλακῇ προσευχὴ δὲ ἦν
NAS: in the prison, but prayer for him was being made
KJV: prison: but prayer was made
INT: the prison prayer moreover was

Acts 16:13 N-AFS
GRK: οὗ ἐνομίζομεν προσευχὴν εἶναι καὶ
NAS: we were supposing that there would be a place of prayer; and we sat down
KJV: where prayer was wont
INT: where was customary [place of] prayer to be and

Acts 16:16 N-AFS
GRK: εἰς τὴν προσευχὴν παιδίσκην τινὰ
NAS: that as we were going to the place of prayer, a slave-girl
KJV: went to prayer, a certain damsel
INT: to the [place of] prayer a girl certain

Romans 1:10 N-GFP
GRK: ἐπὶ τῶν προσευχῶν μου δεόμενος
NAS: always in my prayers making request,
INT: at the prayers of me imploring

Romans 12:12 N-DFS
GRK: ὑπομένοντες τῇ προσευχῇ προσκαρτεροῦντες
NAS: in tribulation, devoted to prayer,
KJV: continuing instant in prayer;
INT: be patient in prayer be constant

Romans 15:30 N-DFP
GRK: ἐν ταῖς προσευχαῖς ὑπὲρ ἐμοῦ
NAS: to strive together with me in your prayers to God
KJV: with me in [your] prayers to God
INT: in the prayers for me

1 Corinthians 7:5 N-DFS
GRK: σχολάσητε τῇ προσευχῇ καὶ πάλιν
NAS: that you may devote yourselves to prayer, and come
KJV: to fasting and prayer; and come
INT: you might be at leisure for prayer and again

Ephesians 1:16 N-GFP
GRK: ἐπὶ τῶν προσευχῶν μου
NAS: mention [of you] in my prayers;
KJV: in my prayers;
INT: in the prayers of me

Ephesians 6:18 N-GFS
GRK: διὰ πάσης προσευχῆς καὶ δεήσεως
NAS: With all prayer and petition pray
KJV: with all prayer and supplication
INT: by all prayer and supplication

Philippians 4:6 N-DFS
GRK: παντὶ τῇ προσευχῇ καὶ τῇ
NAS: but in everything by prayer and supplication
KJV: every thing by prayer and
INT: everything the prayer and the

Colossians 4:2 N-DFS
GRK: Τῇ προσευχῇ προσκαρτερεῖτε γρηγοροῦντες
NAS: Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert
KJV: Continue in prayer, and watch in
INT: In prayer stedfastly continue watching

Strong's Greek 4335
37 Occurrences

προσευχαί — 2 Occ.
προσευχαῖς — 6 Occ.
προσευχάς — 3 Occ.
προσευχῇ — 13 Occ.
προσευχὴν — 2 Occ.
προσευχῆς — 6 Occ.
προσευχῶν — 5 Occ.

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