proégeomai: to go before (as a leader)Original Word: προηγέομαιPart of Speech:
I lead onward by exampleDefinition:
I lead onward by example, go before, prefer.
4285 proēgéomai (from 4253 /pró, "before" and 2233 /hēgéomai, "leading to an important conclusion") – properly, to lead the way, passing on the right example (modeling, exhibiting) the proper behavior, i.e. so others can follow the one "going first."
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to go before (as a leader)NASB Translation
give preference (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 4285: προηγέομαιπροηγέομαι
; to go before and show the way, to go before and lead, to go before as leader
2, 48; often in Xenophon
; besides in Aristophanes
, the Sept.
, others): τῇ τιμή ἀλλήλους προηγούμενοι
, one going before another as an example of deference (A. V. in honor preferring one another
(on the dative cf. Winer
's Grammar, § 31, 6 a.)), Romans 12:10
. The Greek writers connect this verb now with the dative (Aristophanes
, 1195; Polybius
6, 53, 8; etc.), now with the genitive (Diodorus
1, 87); see προέρχομαι
, 2 a.<1>
From pro and hegeomai; to lead the way for others, i.e. Show deference -- prefer.
see GREEK pro
see GREEK hegeomai