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προσκυνέω

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
προσκυνέω
Greek transliteration: 
proskyneō
Simplified transliteration: 
proskyneo
Principal Parts: 
(προσεκύνουν), προσκυνήσω, προσεκύνησα, -, -, -
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4352
GK Number: 
4686
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
60
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
cv-3b
Gloss: 
to worship, pay homage, show reverence; to kneel down (before)
Definition: 
to do reverence, or homage by kissing the hand; in NT to do reverence or homage by prostration, Mt. 2:2, 8, 11; 20:20; Lk. 4:7; 24:52; to pay divine homage, worship, adore, Mt. 4:10; Jn. 4:20, 21; Heb. 1:6; to bow one's self in adoration, Heb. 11:21

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 2:2 saying, “Where is the one who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star at its rising and have come to worship (proskynēsai | προσκυνῆσαι | aor act inf ) him.”
Matthew 2:8 Then he sent them to Bethlehem, saying, “Go and search diligently for the child; and when you have found him, report back to me, so that I also may go and worship (proskynēsō | προσκυνήσω | aor act subj 1 sg) him.”
Matthew 2:11 Upon entering the house they saw the child with Mary his mother, and falling to their knees they worshiped (prosekynēsan | προσεκύνησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) him. Then opening their treasure chests, they presented him with gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh.
Matthew 4:9 and he said to him, “All these I will give you, if you (proskynēsēs | προσκυνήσῃς | aor act subj 2 sg) will (proskynēsēs | προσκυνήσῃς | aor act subj 2 sg) fall down and worship (proskynēsēs | προσκυνήσῃς | aor act subj 2 sg) me.”
Matthew 4:10 Then Jesus said to him, “Away with you, Satan! For it stands written, ‘You (proskynēseis | προσκυνήσεις | fut act ind 2 sg) shall (proskynēseis | προσκυνήσεις | fut act ind 2 sg) worship (proskynēseis | προσκυνήσεις | fut act ind 2 sg) the Lord your God and serve him alone.’”
Matthew 8:2 A leper came up to him, knelt (prosekynei | προσεκύνει | imperf act ind 3 sg) down, and said, “Lord, if you are willing, you can make me clean.”
Matthew 9:18 As he was saying these things a ruler came and bowed (prosekynei | προσεκύνει | imperf act ind 3 sg) down before him, saying, “My daughter has just died; but come, lay your hand on her and she will live again.”
Matthew 14:33 And those in the boat worshiped (prosekynēsan | προσεκύνησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) him, saying, “Truly you are the Son of God.”
Matthew 15:25 Then she came and knelt (prosekynei | προσεκύνει | imperf act ind 3 sg) before him, saying, “Lord, help me!”
Matthew 18:26 So the servant fell to the ground prostate (prosekynei | προσεκύνει | imperf act ind 3 sg) before him, saying, ‘Have patience with me, and I will repay you everything.’
Matthew 20:20 Then the mother of the sons of Zebedee came to Jesus with her sons, and kneeling (proskynousa | προσκυνοῦσα | pres act ptcp nom sg fem) down she asked something from him.
Matthew 28:9 Suddenly Jesus met them and said, “Good morning!” And they came to him, took hold of his feet, and worshipped (prosekynēsan | προσεκύνησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) him.
Matthew 28:17 And when they saw him, they worshiped (prosekynēsan | προσεκύνησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) him, but some hesitated.
Mark 5:6 But when he saw Jesus from a distance, he ran and bowed (prosekynēsen | προσεκύνησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) down before him.
Mark 15:19 And they kept striking his head with a staff and spitting on him; and falling to their knees, they paid (prosekynoun | προσεκύνουν | imperf act ind 3 pl) homage to him.
Luke 4:7 If you then will bow down and worship (proskynēsēs | προσκυνήσῃς | aor act subj 2 sg) me, all this will be yours.”
Luke 4:8 But Jesus answered, him, “It is written, ‘You (proskynēseis | προσκυνήσεις | fut act ind 2 sg) shall (proskynēseis | προσκυνήσεις | fut act ind 2 sg) worship (proskynēseis | προσκυνήσεις | fut act ind 2 sg) the Lord your God and him only shall you serve.’”
Luke 24:52 And they worshiped (proskynēsantes | προσκυνήσαντες | aor act ptcp nom pl masc) him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy,
John 4:20 Our fathers worshiped (prosekynēsan | προσεκύνησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) on this mountain, but you Jews say that the place where people should worship (proskynein | προσκυνεῖν | pres act inf ) is in Jerusalem.”
John 4:21 Jesus said to her, “Believe me, woman, the hour is coming when you (proskynēsete | προσκυνήσετε | fut act ind 2 pl) will (proskynēsete | προσκυνήσετε | fut act ind 2 pl) worship (proskynēsete | προσκυνήσετε | fut act ind 2 pl) the Father neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem.
John 4:22 You Samaritans worship (proskyneite | προσκυνεῖτε | pres act ind 2 pl) what you do not know; we worship (proskynoumen | προσκυνοῦμεν | pres act ind 1 pl) what we know, because salvation is from the Jews.
John 4:23 But the hour is coming, and is here already, when true worshipers will worship (proskynēsousin | προσκυνήσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) the Father in spirit and in truth; for indeed the Father is seeking just such people to be his worshipers (proskynountas | προσκυνοῦντας | pres act ptcp acc pl masc).
John 4:24 God is spirit, and those who worship (proskynountas | προσκυνοῦντας | pres act ptcp acc pl masc) him must worship (proskynein | προσκυνεῖν | pres act inf ) in spirit and in truth.”
John 9:38 Then the man said, “I believe, Lord,” and he bowed (prosekynēsen | προσεκύνησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) in reverence before him.
John 12:20 Now there were some Greeks among those who went up to worship (proskynēsōsin | προσκυνήσωσιν | aor act subj 3 pl) at the festival.
Acts 7:43 You took along the shrine of Moloch and the star of your god Rephan, the images that you made, to worship (proskynein | προσκυνεῖν | pres act inf ) them, so I will make you move beyond Babylon.’
Acts 8:27 And he rose and went. And there was an Ethiopian, a eunuch, a court official of Candace, queen of the Ethiopians, who was in charge of all her treasure, who had come to Jerusalem to worship (proskynēsōn | προσκυνήσων | fut act ptcp nom sg masc)
Acts 10:25 When Peter entered, Cornelius met him and fell at his feet and worshiped (prosekynēsen | προσεκύνησεν | aor act ind 3 sg) him.
Acts 24:11 As you are able to verify for yourself, it is not more than twelve days since I went up to worship (proskynēsōn | προσκυνήσων | fut act ptcp nom sg masc) in Jerusalem,
1 Corinthians 14:25 and the secrets of his heart are laid bare. Thus he will fall on his face and worship (proskynēsei | προσκυνήσει | fut act ind 3 sg) God, declaring, “God is really among you.”
Hebrews 1:6 And again, when he brings the firstborn into the world, he says, “Let all the angels of God worship (proskynēsatōsan | προσκυνησάτωσαν | aor act imperative 3 pl) him.”
Hebrews 11:21 By faith Jacob, while dying, blessed each of the sons of Joseph, and bowed in worship (prosekynēsen | προσεκύνησεν | aor act ind 3 sg), leaning on the top of his staff.
Revelation 3:9 Behold, I will make those of the synagogue of Satan who claim to be Jews and are not, but lie — I will make them come and bow down (proskynēsousin | προσκυνήσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) before your feet and understand that I have loved you.
Revelation 4:10 the twenty-four elders fall down before the one who is seated on the throne and worship (proskynēsousin | προσκυνήσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) the one who lives forever and ever. They cast their crowns before the throne, saying,
Revelation 5:14 And the four living creatures said, “Amen!” And the elders fell down and worshiped (prosekynēsan | προσεκύνησαν | aor act ind 3 pl).
Revelation 7:11 And all the angels were standing around the throne and around the elders and the four living creatures, and they fell on their faces before the throne and worshiped (prosekynēsan | προσεκύνησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) God,
Revelation 9:20 The rest of mankind, those who were not killed by these plagues, did not repent of the works of their hands so as to give up worshiping (proskynēsousin | προσκυνήσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) demons and idols of gold and silver and bronze and stone and wood, which cannot see or hear or walk.
Revelation 11:1 Then a measuring rod like a staff was given to me; and someone said, “Rise and measure the temple of God and the altar and those who worship (proskynountas | προσκυνοῦντας | pres act ptcp acc pl masc) there,
Revelation 11:16 Then the twenty-four elders who were seated on their thrones before God fell on their faces and worshiped (prosekynēsan | προσεκύνησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) God,
Revelation 13:4 They worshiped (prosekynēsan | προσεκύνησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) the dragon because he had given authority to the beast, and they worshiped (prosekynēsan | προσεκύνησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) the beast, saying, “Who is like the beast?” and, “Who is able to make war against him?”
Revelation 13:8 And all those living on the earth will (proskynēsousin | προσκυνήσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) worship (proskynēsousin | προσκυνήσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) him, everyone whose name has not been written in the Book of Life of the Lamb who was slain from the foundation of the world.
Revelation 13:12 He exercised all the authority of the first beast on his behalf, and made the earth and those who live in it to worship (proskynēsousin | προσκυνήσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) the first beast, the one whose deadly wound had been healed.
Revelation 13:15 The second beast was allowed to animate the image of the first beast so that the image of the beast could speak, and could cause all those who would (proskynēsōsin | προσκυνήσωσιν | aor act subj 3 pl) not worship (proskynēsōsin | προσκυνήσωσιν | aor act subj 3 pl) the image of the beast to be killed.
Revelation 14:7 And he said with a loud voice, “Fear God and give him glory, because the hour of his judgment has come, and worship (proskynēsate | προσκυνήσατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) him who made heaven and earth, the sea and the springs of water.”
Revelation 14:9 Then another angel, a third, followed them, declaring in a loud voice, “If anyone worships (proskynei | προσκυνεῖ | pres act ind 3 sg) the beast and his image, and receives a mark on his forehead or on his hand,
Revelation 14:11 And the smoke from their torture will go up forever and ever, and those who (proskynountes | προσκυνοῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) worship (proskynountes | προσκυνοῦντες | pres act ptcp nom pl masc) the beast and his image will have no relief day or night, along with anyone who receives the mark of his name.”
Revelation 15:4 Who will not fear you, O Lord, and glorify your name? For you alone are holy, for all nations will come and worship (proskynēsousin | προσκυνήσουσιν | fut act ind 3 pl) before you, for your righteous acts have been revealed.”
Revelation 16:2 So the first angel went and poured out his bowl on the earth, and a repulsive and malignant sore broke out on everyone who bore the mark of the beast and who worshiped (proskynountas | προσκυνοῦντας | pres act ptcp acc pl masc) his image.
Revelation 19:4 And the twenty-four elders and the four living creatures fell down and worshiped (prosekynēsan | προσεκύνησαν | aor act ind 3 pl) God who was seated on the throne, saying, “Amen! Hallelujah!”
Revelation 19:10 Then I fell down at his feet to worship (proskynēsai | προσκυνῆσαι | aor act inf ) him, but he said to me, “Do not do that! I am a fellow servant with you and your brothers who hold to the testimony about Jesus. Worship (proskynēson | προσκύνησον | aor act imperative 2 sg) God! For the testimony about Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.”

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