4339. prosélutos
Strong's Concordance
prosélutos: one who has arrived (at Judaism), a proselyte
Original Word: προσήλυτος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: prosélutos
Phonetic Spelling: (pros-ay'-loo-tos)
Short Definition: a proselyte
Definition: (lit: that has come to), a proselyte, that is a non-Jew, who has been circumcised and has adopted the Jews' religion.
Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4339: προσήλυτος

προσήλυτος, προσηλύτου, (from προσέρχομαι, perfect προσελήλυθα, cf. Buttmann, 74 (64); (Winer's Grammar, 24, 26, 97 (92)));

1. a newcomer (Latinadvena; cf. πρός, IV. 1); a stranger, alien (Schol. ad Apoll. Rhod. 1, 834; the Sept. often for גֵּר (cf. Philo de monarch. 1, 7 at the beginning)).

2. a proselyte, i. e. one who has come over from a Gentile religion to Judaism (Luther, Judengenosse): Matthew 23:15; Acts 2:11 (); . The rabbis distinguish two classes of proselytes, viz. הַצֶּדֶק גֵּרֵי proselytes of righteousness, who received circumcision and bound themselves to keep the whole Mosaic law and to comply with all the requirements of Judaism, and הַשַּׁעַר גֵּרֵי, proselytes of the gate (a name derived apparently from Exodus 20:10; Deuteronomy 5:14; (); (), ()), who dwelt among the Jews, and although uncircumcised observed certain specified laws, especially the seven precepts of Noah (as the rabbis called them), i. e. against the seven chief sins, idolatry, blasphemy against God, homicide, unchastity, theft or plundering, rebellion against rulers, and the use of flesh with the blood thereof. (Many hold that this distinction of proselytes into classes is purely theoretical, and was of no practical moment in Christ's day; cf. Lardner, Works, 11:306-324; cf. vi. 522-533; Schürer in Riehm as below.) Cf. Leyrer in Herzog xii., p. 237ff (rewritten in edition 2 by Delitzsch (xii. 293ff)); Steiner in Schenkel iv., 629f; (BB. DD.); Schürer, Neutest. Zeitgesch., p. 644 ((whose views are somewhat modified, especially as respects classes of proselytes, in his 2te Aufl. § 31 V., p. 567, and his article 'Proselyten' in Riehm, p. 1240f)) and the books he refers to.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From the alternate of proserchomai; an arriver from a foreign region, i.e. (specially), an acceder (convert) to Judaism ("proselyte") -- proselyte.

see GREEK proserchomai

Forms and Transliterations
προσέθλιψεν προσηλυτοι προσήλυτοι προσηλύτοις προσηλυτον προσήλυτον προσήλυτος προσηλύτου προσηλύτους προσηλύτω προσηλυτων προσηλύτων προσηνές πρόσθεμα πρόσθεσις προσκατέστησαν proselutoi prosēlutoi proseluton prosēluton prosēlutōn proselytoi prosēlytoi prosḗlytoi proselyton proselýton prosēlyton prosēlytōn prosēlýtōn prosḗlyton
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Strong's Greek 4339
4 Occurrences

προσηλύτων — 1 Occ.
προσήλυτοι — 1 Occ.
προσήλυτον — 2 Occ.

Matthew 23:15 N-AMS
GRK: ποιῆσαι ἕνα προσήλυτον καὶ ὅταν
NAS: one proselyte; and when
KJV: to make one proselyte, and when
INT: to make one convert and when

Acts 2:11 N-NMP
GRK: τε καὶ προσήλυτοι Κρῆτες καὶ
INT: both and converts Cretans and

Acts 6:5 N-AMS
GRK: καὶ Νικόλαον προσήλυτον Ἀντιοχέα
NAS: and Nicolas, a proselyte from Antioch.
KJV: and Nicolas a proselyte of Antioch:
INT: and Nicolas a convert of Antioch

Acts 13:43 N-GMP
GRK: τῶν σεβομένων προσηλύτων τῷ Παύλῳ
NAS: and of the God-fearing proselytes followed
KJV: and religious proselytes followed Paul
INT: of the worshipping converts Paul

4 Occurrences

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