4234. praxis
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praxis: a deed, function
Original Word: πρᾶξις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: praxis
Phonetic Spelling: (prax'-is)
Short Definition: an action, deeds, function
Definition: (a) a doing, action, mode of action; plur: deeds, acts, (b) function, business.

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 4234 práksis – "a function, implying sustained activity and/or responsibility" (L & N, 1, 42.5). See 4238 (prássō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from prassó
a deed, function
NASB Translation
action (1), deeds (2), function (1), practices (2).

STRONGS NT 4234: πρᾶξις

πρᾶξις, πράξεως, (πράσσω), from Homer down;

a. a doing, a mode of acting; a deed, act, transaction: universally, πράξεις τῶν ἀποστόλων (Griesbach; Rec. inserts ἁγίων, L Tr WH omit τῶν, Tdf. has simply πράξεις), the doings of (i. e. things done by) the apostles, in the inscription of the Acts; singular in an ethical sense: both good and bad, Matthew 16:27; in a bad sense, equivalent to wicked deed, crime, Luke 23:51; plural wicked doings (cf. our practices i. e. trickery; often so by Polybius): Acts 19:18; Romans 8:13; Colossians 3:9; (with κακῇ added, as Ev. Nicod. 1Ἰησοῦς ἐθεράπευσε δαιμονιζομένους ἀπό πράξεων κακῶν).

b. a thing to be done, business (A. V. office) (Xenophon, mem. 2, 1, 6): Romans 12:4.

deed, office, work.

From prasso; practice, i.e. (concretely) an act; by extension, a function -- deed, office, work.

see GREEK prasso

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