prokopé: progressOriginal Word: προκοπή, ῆς, ἡPart of Speech:
4297 prokopḗ (from 4253 /pró, "in front of" and 2875 /kóptō, "cut, chop down") – properly, advance (progress) – literally, "advancement by chopping down whatever impedes progress"; furtherance.
For the believer, this means going forward in sanctification, cutting through obstacles by the Lord's power.
[This root (prokop-) is also used in antiquity of pioneers and armies – clearing away (chopping down) forests in order to reach their destination.]
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 4297: προκοπήπροκοπή
, which see), progress, advancement
: Philippians 1:12, 25
; 1 Timothy 4:15
, others; rejected by the Atticists, cf. Phrynich. edition Lob., p. 85; (Sir. 2:17; 2 Macc. 8:8).)<1>
progress, furtherance, profit.
From prokopto; progress, i.e. Advancement (subjectively or objectively) -- furtherance, profit.
see GREEK prokopto