progonos: born beforeOriginal Word: πρόγονος, ου, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Phonetic Spelling: (prog'-on-os)
Short Definition: an ancestor
Definition: an ancestor.
forefathers (1), parents (1).
STRONGS NT 4269: πρόγονος
πρόγονος, προγονου, ὁ (προγίνομαι), born before, older: Homer, Odyssey 9, 221; plural ancestors, Latinmajores (often so by Greek writings from Pindar down): ἀπό προγόνων, in the spirit and after the manner received from (my) forefathers (cf. ἀπό, II. 2 d. aa., p. 59a bottom), 2 Timothy 1:3; used of a mother, grandparents, and (if such survive) great-grandparents, 1 Timothy 5:4 (A. V. parents) (of surviving ancestors also in Plato, legg. 11, p. 932 at the beginning).<1>
From proginomai; an ancestor, (grand-)parent -- forefather, parent.
see GREEK proginomai προγονοις προγόνοις προγονων προγόνων progonois progónois progonon progonōn progónon progónōn
Strong's Greek 4269
προγόνων — 1 Occ.
προγόνοις — 1 Occ.
1 Timothy 5:4 N-DMP
BIB: ἀποδιδόναι τοῖς προγόνοις τοῦτο γάρ
NAS: and to make some return to their parents; for this
KJV: and to requite their parents: for that
INT: to give to parents that indeed
2 Timothy 1:3 N-GMP
BIB: λατρεύω ἀπὸ προγόνων ἐν καθαρᾷ
NAS: the way my forefathers did, as I constantly
KJV: from [my] forefathers with
INT: I serve from [my] forefathers with pure