Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


Vocabulary form: 

acc: to, towards, with


A proselyte (proshvlutoV) is a person who has come over to another religion.


I've taken up my cross and will go with Jesus.

Mnemonic Singing: 

Joy to the world the Lord is come,
let earth receive her king.


Proost! is a toast in Dutch that means TO your health.

I fell PROSstrate TOWARDs the king.

Biblical Concordance

Acts 11:20 But there were some of them, men of Cyprus and Cyrene, who on coming to Antioch began to speak also to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) the Hellenists, preaching the Lord Jesus.
Acts 11:30 and they did so, sending it to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) the elders by the hand of Barnabas and Saul.
Acts 12:5 So Peter was kept in prison, but prayer was made earnestly to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) God for him by the church.
Acts 12:8 And the angel said to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) him, “Dress yourself and put on your sandals.” And he did so. And he said to him, “Wrap your cloak around yourself and follow me.”
Acts 12:15 They said to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) her, “You are out of your mind.” But she insisted that it was so. They kept saying, “It is his angel!”
Acts 12:20 Now Herod was very angry with the Tyrinians and the Sidonians, and with one accord they came to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) him and when they had persuaded Blastus, who was in charge of the bed-chamber of the king, they asked for peace because their country’s food-supply was provided by the king’s country.
Acts 12:21 On an appointed day Herod put on his royal robes, sat down on the judgment seat, and delivered an oration to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) them.
Acts 13:15 After the reading from the Law and the Prophets, the rulers of the synagogue sent a message to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) them, saying, “My brothers, if there is any among you with a word of encouragement for (pros | πρός | prep-acc) the people, say it.”
Acts 13:31 and he was seen for many days by those who had gone up with him from Galilee to Jerusalem, who are now his witnesses to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) the people.
Acts 13:32 And we are telling you the good news regarding the promise that was made to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) the fathers,
Acts 13:36 For David, after he had served the purpose of God in his own generation, fell asleep and was laid with (pros | πρός | prep-acc) his fathers and saw corruption,
Acts 14:11 And the crowds, seeing what Paul had done, lifted up their voices, saying in the dialect of Lycaonia, “The gods have come down to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) us in the likeness of men!”
Acts 15:2 And when Paul and Barnabas had no small argument and debate with (pros | πρός | prep-acc) them, the brethren appointed Paul and Barnabas and some others among them to go up to Jerusalem to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) the apostles and elders regarding this issue.
Acts 15:7 After there had been much debate, Peter stood up and said to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) them, “My brothers, you know that in days of old God made a choice among you, that through my mouth the Gentiles should hear the message of the gospel and believe.
Acts 15:25 it seemed good to us, having reached agreement, to select men to send to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) you with our beloved Barnabas and Paul,
Acts 15:33 And when they had spent some time there, they were despatched with a greeting of peace from the brothers to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) those who had sent them.
Acts 15:36 And after some days Paul said to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) Barnabas, “Let us return indeed and visit the brothers in every city in which we announced the word of the Lord to see how they are.”
Acts 16:36 And the jailer reported these words to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) Paul, saying, “The magistrates have sent orders to release you. So depart now and go in peace.”
Acts 16:37 But Paul said to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) them, “They have beaten us publicly, uncondemned, men who are Roman citizens, and have thrown us into prison; and now would they send us away in secret? No indeed! They themselves must come and escort us out.”
Acts 16:40 So when they had left the prison, they went to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) Lydia’s house; and when they saw the brothers, they encouraged them and departed.
Acts 17:2 And according to Paul’s custom, he went to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) them and for three Sabbath days he reasoned with them from the Scriptures,
Acts 17:15 Those who conducted Paul brought him as far as Athens, and receiving an order for (pros | πρός | prep-acc) Silas and Timothy to come to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) him as soon as possible, they left.
Acts 17:17 So he reasoned in the synagogue with the Jews and the worshippers, and in the marketplace every day with (pros | πρός | prep-acc) those who happened to be there.
Acts 18:6 But when they opposed and reviled him, he shook out his garments and said to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) them, “Your blood be on your own head! I am guiltless. From now on I will go to the Gentiles.”
Acts 18:14 But when Paul was about to open his mouth, Gallio said to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) the Jews, “If it were a matter of wrongdoing or a serious piece of villainy, O Jews, it would be reasonable for me to put up with you.
Acts 18:21 but bade farewell, saying, “I will come back to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) you again, God willing.” Then he set sail from Ephesus,
Acts 19:2 and said to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) them, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you believed?” They said to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) him, “Why, we have not even heard if there is a Holy Spirit.”
Acts 19:31 And also some of the Asiarchs, being friendly to him, sent to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) him and urged him not to commit himself to the theater.
Acts 19:38 If then Demetrius and the craftsmen with him have a complaint against (pros | πρός | prep-acc) anyone, the courts are open, and there are proconsuls. Let them bring charges against one another there.
Acts 20:6 We sailed away after the days of Unleavened Bread from Philippi and joined the others in Troas five days later, where we stayed for seven days.
Acts 20:18 And when they came to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) him, he said to them: “You yourselves know how I lived among you the whole time from the first day on which I set foot in Asia,
Acts 21:11 He came to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) us and, taking Paul’s belt, he tied his own hands and feet with it and said, “The Holy Spirit says this: ‘This is how the Jews will tie up in Jerusalem the man whose belt this is, and will deliver him into the hands of the Gentiles.’”
Acts 21:18 On the following day Paul went with us to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) James, and all the elders were present.
Acts 21:37 As he was about to be brought into the barracks, Paul said to the commanding officer, “Is it allowed for me to say something to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) you?” He replied, “Do you know Greek?
Acts 21:39 But Paul replied, “I am a Jew, from Tarsus in Cilicia, a citizen of no obscure city. I beg you, let me speak to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) the people.”
Acts 22:1 “My brothers and fathers, listen now to me as I make my defense to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) you.”
Acts 22:5 as also the high priest and the whole council of elders can bear me witness. From them I received letters to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) the brothers, and I went toward Damascus to take those also who were there and bring them in bonds to Jerusalem to be punished.
Acts 22:8 And I answered, ‘Who are you, Lord?’ And he said to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) me, ‘I am Jesus of Nazareth, whom you are persecuting.’
Acts 22:10 And I said, ‘What shall I do, Lord?’ And the Lord said to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) me, ‘Get up and go on into Damascus, and there it will be told you about all that has been assigned to you to do.’
Acts 22:13 came to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) me, and standing there said to me, ‘Brother Saul, recover your sight.’ And at that very hour I recovered my sight and saw him.
Acts 22:15 For you will be a witness for him to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) everyone of what you have seen and heard.
Acts 22:21 And he said to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) me, ‘Go, for I will send you far away to the Gentiles.’”
Acts 22:25 But when they had stretched him out for the lash, Paul said to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) the centurion standing by, “Is it lawful for you to flog a man who is a Roman citizen and uncondemned?”
Acts 23:3 Then Paul said to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) him, “God is about to strike you, you whitewashed wall! Do you indeed sit judging me according to the law yet contrary to the law order me to be struck?”
Acts 23:17 Then Paul called one of the centurions and said, “Take this young man to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) the commanding officer, for he has something to report to him.”
Acts 23:18 So he took him and brought him to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) the commanding officer and said, “The prisoner Paul called me and asked me to bring this young man to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) you, as he has something to say to you.”
Acts 23:22 So the commanding officer dismissed the young man, charging him to tell no one that you have reported these things to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) me.”
Acts 23:24 And he told them to provide mounts so that having put Paul on them they might bring him safely to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) Felix the governor.
Acts 23:30 And when it was disclosed to me that there would be a plot against the man, I sent him to (pros | πρός | prep-acc) you at once, ordering his accusers also to speak against (pros | πρός | prep-acc) him to you.”
Acts 24:12 and they did not find me arguing with (pros | πρός | prep-acc) anyone or stirring up a crowd, either in the temple or in the synagogues or in the city.