4298. prokoptó
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prokoptó: to cut forward (a way), advance
Original Word: προκόπτω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: prokoptó
Phonetic Spelling: (prok-op'-to)
Short Definition: I advance, make progress
Definition: (originally of the pioneer cutting his way through brushwood), I advance, progress, make progress.

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 4298 prokóptō – properly, to cut (beat) to go forward; to advance (proceed). See 4297 (prokopē).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from pro and koptó
to cut forward (a way), advance
NASB Translation
advancing (1), almost gone (1), increasing (1), lead (1), make...progress (1), proceed (1).

STRONGS NT 4298: προκόπτω

προκόπτω: imperfect προέκοπτον; future προκοψω; 1 aorist προεκοψα; to beat forward;

1. to lengthen out by hammering (as a smith forges metals); metaphorically, to promote, forward, further; Herodotus, Euripides, Thucydides, Xenophon, others.

2. from Polybius on intransitively (cf. Buttmann, 145 (127); Winers Grammar, 251 (236)), to go forward, advance, proceed; of time: νύξ προέκοψεν, the night is advanced (A. V. is far spent) (day is at hand), Romans 13:12 (Josephus, b. j. 4, 4, 6; (προκοπτουσης τῆς ὥρας) Chariton 2, 3, 3 (p. 38, 1 edition Reiske; τά τῆς νυκτός, ibid. 2, 3, 4); ἡμέρα προκοπτει, Justin Martyr, dialog contra Trypho, p. 277 d.; Latinprocedere is used in the same way, Livy 28, 15; Sallust, Jug. 21, 52, 109). metaphorically, to increase, make progress: with a dative of the thing in which one grows, Luke 2:52 (not Tdf.) (Diodorus 11 87); ἐν with a dative of the thing, ibid. Tdf.; Galatians 1:14 (Diod (excerpt. de virt. et vitiis), p. 554, 69; Antoninus 1, 17); ἐπί πλεῖον, further, 2 Timothy 3:9 (Diodorus 14, 98); ἐπί πλεῖον ἀσεβείας, 2 Timothy 2:16; ἐπί τό χεῖρον, will grow worse, i. e. will make progress in wickedness, 2 Timothy 3:13 (τῶν Ἱεροσολύμων πάθη προυκοπτε καθ' ἡμέραν ἐπί τό χεῖρον, Josephus, b. j. 6, 1, 1).

proceed, profit, advance

From pro and kopto; to drive forward (as if by beating), i.e. (figuratively and intransitively) to advance (in amount, to grow; in time, to be well along) -- increase, proceed, profit, be far spent, wax.

see GREEK pro

see GREEK kopto

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