4364. prospoieó
Strong's Concordance
prospoieó: to attach to, take to oneself, hence to pretend
Original Word: προσποιέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: prospoieó
Phonetic Spelling: (pros-poy-eh'-om-ahee)
Definition: to attach to, take to oneself, to pretend
Usage: I pretend, regard, make a show of.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from pros and poieó
to attach to, take to oneself, hence to pretend
NASB Translation
acted as though (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4364: προσποιέω

προσποιέω: middle, present participle προσποιούμενος (see below); imperfect 3 person singular προσεποιεῖτο (Luke 24:28, for which L text T Tr WH give the 1 aorist προσεποιήσατο); in prose writings from Herodotus down; to add to (cf. German hinzumachen); middle

1. to take or claim (a thing) to oneself.

2. to conform oneself to a thing, or rather to affect to oneself; therefore to pretend, followed by an infinitive (A. V. made as though he would etc.), Luke 24:28; κατέγραφεν εἰς τήν γῆν μή προσποιούμενος, John 8:6 according to manuscripts E G H K etc. (cf. Matthaei (1803 edition) at the passage). (So in Thucydides, Xenophon, Plato, Demosthenes, others; Diodorus 15, 46; Philo in Flac. § 6; (in § 12 followed by participle; Josephus, contra Apion 1, 1); Aelian v. h. 8, 5; Plutarch, Timol. 5; (Test xii. Patr., test. Jos. § 3).)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
pretend, make as though.

Middle voice from pros and poieo; to do forward for oneself, i.e. Pretend (as if about to do a thing) -- make as though.

see GREEK pros

see GREEK poieo

Forms and Transliterations
προσεποιείτο προσεποιήσαντό προσεποιησατο προσεποιήσατο prosepoiesato prosepoiēsato prosepoiḗsato
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Englishman's Concordance
Luke 24:28 V-AIM-3S
GRK: καὶ αὐτὸς προσεποιήσατο πορρώτερον πορεύεσθαι
NAS: they were going, and He acted as though He were going
KJV: he made as though he would have gone
INT: and he appeared farther to be going

Strong's Greek 4364
1 Occurrence

προσεποιήσατο — 1 Occ.

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