4250. prin
Strong's Concordance
prin: before
Original Word: πρίν
Part of Speech: Adverb
Transliteration: prin
Phonetic Spelling: (prin)
Short Definition: formerly, before
Definition: formerly, before.
Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4250: πρίν

πρίν ((according to Curtius, § 380 comparitive προιον, προιν, πρίν)), as in Greek writings from Homer down:

1. an adverb previously,formerly (cf. πάλαι, 1): 3Macc. 5:28 3Macc. 6:4, 31; but never so in the N. T.

2. with the force of a conjunction, before, before that: with an accusative and aorist infinitive of things past (cf. Winers Grammar, § 44, 6 at the end; Buttmann, § 142, 3); πρίν Ἀβραάμ γενέσθαι, before Abraham existed, came into being, John 8:58; also πρίν (cf. Meyer on Matthew 1:18), Matthew 1:18; (Acts 7:2); with an aorist infinitive haying the force of the Latin future perfect, of things future (cf. Winer's Grammar, 332 (311)): πρίν ἀλέκτορα φωνῆσαι, before the cock shall have crowed, Matthew 26:34, 75; Mark 14:72; Luke 22:61; add, John 4:49; John 14:29; also πρίν , Mark 14:30; Acts 2:20 (where L T Tr WH text omit ); πρίν , preceded by a negative sentence (Buttmann, § 139, 35), with the aorist subjunctive having the force of a future perfect in Latin (Buttmann, 231 (199)), Luke 2:26 (R G L T Tr marginal reading, but WH brackets ), and R G in Luke 22:34; πρίν , followed by the optative of a thing as entertained in thought, Acts 25:16 (Winers Grammar, 297 (279); Buttmann, 230 (198)). Cf. Matthiae, § 522, 2, p. 1201f; Alexander Buttmann (1873) Gram. § 139, 41; Klotz ad Devar. ii. 2, p. 720ff; Winers Grammar (and Buttmann), as above.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
before, ere.

Adverb from pro; prior, sooner -- before (that), ere.

see GREEK pro

Forms and Transliterations
πριν πρίν πρὶν πρινή prin prìn
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13 Occurrences

πρὶν — 13 Occ.

Matthew 1:18 Adv
GRK: τῷ Ἰωσήφ πρὶν ἢ συνελθεῖν
NAS: to Joseph, before they came together
KJV: to Joseph, before they
INT: to Joseph before rather came together

Matthew 26:34 Adv
GRK: τῇ νυκτὶ πρὶν ἀλέκτορα φωνῆσαι
NAS: [very] night, before a rooster
KJV: this night, before the cock crow,
INT: night before [the] rooster crows

Matthew 26:75 Adv
GRK: εἰρηκότος ὅτι Πρὶν ἀλέκτορα φωνῆσαι
NAS: had said, Before a rooster
INT: who had said Before [the] rooster crows

Mark 14:30 Adv
GRK: τῇ νυκτὶ πρὶν ἢ δὶς
NAS: very night, before a rooster crows
KJV: this night, before the cock crow
INT: night before that twice

Mark 14:72 Adv
GRK: Ἰησοῦς ὅτι Πρὶν ἀλέκτορα δὶς
NAS: the remark to him, Before a rooster
KJV: unto him, Before the cock crow
INT: Jesus Before [the] rooster twice

Luke 2:26 Adv
GRK: ἰδεῖν θάνατον πρὶν ἢ ἂν
NAS: death before he had seen
KJV: death, before he had seen
INT: he should see death before that anyhow

Luke 22:61 Adv
GRK: αὐτῷ ὅτι Πρὶν ἀλέκτορα φωνῆσαι
NAS: He had told him, Before a rooster
INT: to him Before [the] rooster crows

John 4:49 Adv
GRK: Κύριε κατάβηθι πρὶν ἀποθανεῖν τὸ
NAS: come down before my child
KJV: Sir, come down ere my child
INT: Sir come down before dies the

John 8:58 Adv
GRK: λέγω ὑμῖν πρὶν Ἀβραὰμ γενέσθαι
NAS: I say to you, before Abraham
KJV: I say unto you, Before Abraham was,
INT: I say to you Before Abraham was

John 14:29 Adv
GRK: εἴρηκα ὑμῖν πρὶν γενέσθαι ἵνα
NAS: I have told you before it happens,
KJV: you before it come to pass,
INT: I have told you before it comes to pass that

Acts 2:20 Adv
GRK: εἰς αἷμα πρὶν ἐλθεῖν ἡμέραν
INT: into blood before come [the] day

Acts 7:2 Adv
GRK: τῇ Μεσοποταμίᾳ πρὶν ἢ κατοικῆσαι
NAS: when he was in Mesopotamia, before he lived
KJV: in Mesopotamia, before he dwelt
INT: Mesopotamia before than dwelt

Acts 25:16 Adv
GRK: τινα ἄνθρωπον πρὶν ἢ ὁ
NAS: over any man before the accused meets
KJV: die, before that
INT: any man before that the [one]

13 Occurrences

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