4235. praos
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praos: meek.
Original Word: πρᾷος, α, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: praos
Phonetic Spelling: (prah'-os)
Short Definition: mild, gentle
Definition: mild, gentle, meek, kind.

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Cognate: 4235 práosmeek, i.e. the necessary balance of exercising power and avoiding harshness. See 4236 (praotēs).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
variant reading for praus, q.v.
STRONGS NT 4235: πρᾷός

πρᾷός (so R G in Matthew 11:29; on the iota subscript, cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 403f; Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Spr. § 64, 2 i., p. 255; (Lipsius, Gramm. Untersuch., p. 7f; cf. Winer's Grammar, § 5, 4 d. and p. 45 (44))) or πρᾷός, πραα, πραου, and πραΰς (L T Tr WH, so R G in Matthew 21:5 (4); (cf. Tdf. Proleg., p. 82)), πραείᾳ, πραυ, genitive πραέως T Tr WH for the common form πρᾳέος (so Lachmann; πρᾳέος R G), see βαθέως (cf. Buttmann, 26 (23)), plural πραεῖς L T Tr WH, πραεῖς R G; from Homer down; gentle, mild, meek: Matthew 5:5(4); ; 1 Peter 3:4; the Sept. several times for עָנָו and עָנִי. (Cf. Schmidt, chapter 98, 2; Trench, § xlii.; Clement of Alexandria, strom. 4, 6, 36.)


A form of praus, used in certain parts; gentle, i.e. Humble -- meek.

see GREEK praus

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