prosphatos: freshly slain, generally newOriginal Word: πρόσφατος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Phonetic Spelling: (pros'-fat-os)
Short Definition: recent, new
Definition: (originally: newly slaughtered, freshly killed), recent, new.
4372 prósphatos (an adjective, derived from 4314 /prós, "towards, with" and phenō, "to kill, slaughter") – properly, purposefully kill ("slaughter"). 4372 /prósphatos ("freshly-killed") is used only in Heb 10:20, describing "the new road" Christ has successfully inaugurated (the NT era) by the sacrifice of Himself.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from pros and a prim. root phen- (to slay, kill)
freshly slain, generally new
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 4372: πρόσφατος
πρόσφατος, πρόσφατον (from πρό and σφάω or σφάζω; cf. Delitzsch, Commentary on Hebrews (as below), p. 478; (cf. Lob. Technol., p. 106));
1. properly, lately slaughtered, freshly killed: Homer, Iliad 21, 757.
2. universally, recently or very lately made, new: ὁδός, Hebrews 10:20 (so from Aeschylus down; φίλος πρόσφατος, Sir. 9:10; οὐκ ἐστι πᾶν πρόσφατον ὑπό τόν ἥλιον, Ecclesiastes 1:9). Cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 374f. see GREEK pro see GREEK sphazo
see GREEK pro
see GREEK sphazo