prosdokaó: to await, expectOriginal Word: προσδοκάωPart of Speech:
I expect, awaitDefinition:
I expect, wait for, await, think, anticipate.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
and dokeuó (to watch)Definition
to await, expectNASB Translation
expect (2), expecting (2), look (4), looking (2), state of expectation (1), waited (1), waiting (2), watching (1).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 4328: πραυπαθειαπραυπαθεια
(πραϋπαθία T WH
; see Iota), πραυπαθειας
))), mildness of disposition, gentleness of spirit, meekness
(equivalent to πραΰτης
): 1 Timothy 6:11 L T Tr WH
de Abrah. § 37; Ignatius
ad Trall. 8, 1 [ET].)<1>
STRONGS NT 4328: προσδοκάωπροσδοκάω, προσδόκω; imperfect 3 person plural προσεδόκων (Acts 28:6); (the simple verb is found only in the form δοκεύω; πρός (which see IV. 1) denotes mental direction); from Aeschylus and Herodotus down; to expect (whether in thought, in hope, or in fear); to look for, wait for: when the preceding context shews who or what is expected, Matthew 24:50; Luke 3:15; Luke 12:46; Acts 27:33; Acts 28:6; τινα, one's coming or return, Matthew 11:3; Luke 1:21; Luke 7:19; Luke 8:40; Acts 10:24; τί, 2 Peter 3:12-14; followed by an accusative with infinitive Acts 28:6; followed by an infinitive belonging to the subject, Acts 3:5.<1> 1>
to wait for, look for
From pros and dokeuo (to watch); to anticipate (in thought, hope or fear); by implication, to await -- (be in) expect(-ation), look (for), when looked, tarry, wait for.
see GREEK pros