4288. prothumia
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prothumia: eagerness
Original Word: προθυμία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: prothumia
Phonetic Spelling: (proth-oo-mee'-ah)
Short Definition: inclination, readiness
Definition: inclination, readiness, eagerness, willingness, promptness.

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4288 prothymía (from 4235 /práos, "before, in front of" and 2372 thymós, "passion") – properly, "before-passion" referring to someone who is already being willing, i.e. an eager disposition which is pre-inclined (already "ready and willing").

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from prothumos
NASB Translation
eagerness (1), readiness (4).

STRONGS NT 4288: προθυμία

προθυμία, προθυμίας, (πρόθυμος), from Homer down;

1. zeal, spirit, eagerness;

2. inclination; readiness of mind: so Acts 17:11; 2 Corinthians 8:11f, 19; 2 Corinthians 9:2.

readiness, eagerness

From prothumos; predisposition, i.e. Alacrity -- forwardness of mind, readiness (of mind), ready (willing) mind.

see GREEK prothumos

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