4401. procheirotoneó
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procheirotoneó: to appoint beforehand
Original Word: προχειροτονέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: procheirotoneó
Phonetic Spelling: (prokh-i-rot-on-eh'-o)
Short Definition: I designate beforehand
Definition: I choose or appoint beforehand.

HELPS word-Studies

4401 proxeirotonéō (from 4523 /Saddoukaíos, "before" and 5500/xeironteneō, "stretch out the hand") – properly, "extend the hand before" (used only in Ac 10:41).

4401/proxeirotonéō ("God's hand extended before") illustrates how God, the Creator, plans out all the physical scenes of our lives before the foundation of the world (cf. Ps 139:16; Is 43:13 - 45:7). For example, the Lord's hand determined who would be the initial witnesses of Christ's resurrection (Ac 10:41).

Reflection: God is always in charge . . . because He is always "previous!"

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from pro and cheirotoneó
to appoint beforehand
NASB Translation
chosen beforehand (1).

STRONGS NT 4401: προχειροτονέω

προχειροτονέω, προχειροτόνω: perfect passive participle προκεχειροτονημενος; (see χειροτονέω); to choose or designate beforehand: Acts 10:41. (Plato, legg. 6, p. 765 b. c. (Aeschines, Demosthenes), Dio Cassius, 50, 4.)

choose before.

From pro and cheirotoneo; to elect in advance -- choose before.

see GREEK pro

see GREEK cheirotoneo

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