Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God

φιλοπρωτεύω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
φιλοπρωτεύω
Greek transliteration: 
philoprōteuō
Simplified transliteration: 
philoproteuo
Principal Parts: 
-, -, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
5383
GK Number: 
5812
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
1
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
v-1a(6)
Gloss: 
to love to be first
Definition: 
to love, or desire to be first or chief, affect pre-eminence, 3 Jn. 9*

Greek-English Concordance for

3 John 1:9 I sent a letter to the church, but Diotrephes, who likes to be in charge (philoprōteuōn | φιλοπρωτεύων | pres act ptcp nom sg masc), does not acknowledge our authority.