4399. prophthanó
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prophthanó: to anticipate
Original Word: προφθάνω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: prophthanó
Phonetic Spelling: (prof-than'-o)
Short Definition: I anticipate
Definition: I anticipate, forestall.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from pro and phthanó
to anticipate
NASB Translation
first (1).

STRONGS NT 4399: προφθάνω

προφθάνω: 1 aorist προέφθασα; to come before, to anticipate: αὐτόν προεφθασε λέγων, he spoke before him (R. V. spake first to him), or anticipated his remark, Matthew 17:25. (Aeschylus, Euripides, Aristophanes, Plutarch; the Sept..)

anticipate, prevent.

From pro and phthano; to get an earlier start of, i.e. Anticipate -- prevent.

see GREEK pro

see GREEK phthano

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