προσήλυτος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
προσήλυτος, ου, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
prosēlytos
Simplified transliteration: 
proselytos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4339
GK Number: 
4670
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2a
Gloss: 
Gentile convert (to Judaism), transliterated as proselyte
Definition: 

pr. a newcomer, a stranger; in NT a proselyte, convert from paganism to Judaism, Mt. 23:15; Acts 2:11; 6:5; 13:43*

Greek-English Concordance for προσήλυτος

Matthew 23:15

“Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites, because you travel over land and sea to gain a single convert (prosēlyton | προσήλυτον | acc sg masc); and when he becomes one, you make him twice as much a son of hell as yourselves.

Acts 2:11

Jews and proselytes (prosēlytoi | προσήλυτοι | nom pl masc), Cretans and Arabians — we hear them telling in our own tongues the mighty works of God.”

Acts 6:5

And the proposal pleased the entire group, so they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit; also Philip and Prochorus and Nicanor and Timon and Parmenas and Nicolaus, a proselyte (prosēlyton | προσήλυτον | acc sg masc) of Antioch.

Acts 13:43

And after the meeting of the synagogue broke up, many Jews and devout converts (prosēlytōn | προσηλύτων | gen pl masc) followed Paul and Barnabas, who, as they spoke with them, were persuading them to continue in the grace of God.