proseuché: prayerOriginal Word: προσευχή, ῆς, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (pros-yoo-khay')
Short Definition: prayer, a place for prayer
Definition: (a) prayer (to God), (b) a place for prayer (used by Jews, perhaps where there was no synagogue).
Cognate: 4335 proseux (from 4314 /prós, "towards, exchange" and 2171/euxe, "a wish, prayer") – properly, exchange of wishes; prayer. See 4335 (proseuxomai).Word Origin
earnestly (1), place of prayer (2), prayer (20), prayers (14).
STRONGS NT 4335: προσευχή
προσευχή, προσευχῆς, ἡ (προσεύχομαι), the Sept. for תְּפִלָּה, equivalent to εὐχή πρός τόν Θεόν (cf. πρός, IV.
1. prayer addressed to God: Matthew 17:21 (T WH omit; Tr brackets the verse); Matthew 21:22; Mark 9:29; Luke 22:45; Acts 3:1; Acts 6:4; Acts 10:31; Romans 12:12; 1 Corinthians 7:5; Colossians 4:2; plural, Acts 2:42; Acts 10:4; Romans 1:10 (9); Ephesians 1:16; Colossians 4:12; 1 Thessalonians 1:2; Philemon 1:4, 22; 1 Peter 3:7; 1 Peter 4:7; Revelation 5:8; Revelation 8:3, 4 (where ταῖς προσευχαῖς is a dative commodi, for, in aid of, the prayers (Winers Grammar, § 31, 6 c.; cf. Green, p. 101f)); οἶκος προσευχῆς, a house devoted to the offering of prayer to God, Matthew 21:13; Mark 11:17; Luke 19:46 (Isaiah 56:7; 1 Macc. 7:37); προσευχή καί δέησις, Acts 1:14 Rec.; Ephesians 6:18; Philippians 4:6 (1 Kings 8:38; 2 Chronicles 6:29; 1 Macc. 7:37; on the distinction between the two words see δέησις); plural, 1 Timothy 2:1; 1 Timothy 5:5; ἡ προσευχή τοῦ Θεοῦ, prayer to God, Luke 6:12 (εὐχαριστία Θεοῦ, Wis. 16:28; cf. references in πίστις, 1 a.); πρός τόν Θεόν ὑπέρ (L T Tr WH περί) τίνος, Acts 12:5; plural Romans 15:30; προσευχή προσεύχεσθαι, a Hebraistic expression (cf. Winers Grammar, § 54, 3; (Buttmann, § 133, 22 a.)), to pray fervently, James 5:17.
2. a place set apart or suited for the offering of prayer; i. e.
a. a synagogue (see συναγωγή, 2 b.): 3Macc. 7:20 (according to the reading προσευχήν; see Grimm's Commentary at the passage); Philo in Flaccum § 6 (also § 14); leg. ad Gaium §§ 20, 43, 46; Juvenal, sat. 1, 3, 296; συνάγονται πάντες εἰς τήν προσευχήν, μέγιστον οἴκημα πολύν ὄχλον ἐπιδέξασθαι δυνάμενον, Josephus, Vita §54.
b. a place in the open air where the Jews were accustomed to pray, outside of those cities where they had no synagogue; such places were situated upon the bank of a stream or the shore of the sea, where there was a supply of water for washing the hands before prayer: Acts 16:13, 16; Josephus, Antiquities 14, 10, 23, cf. Epiphanius haer. 80, 1. Tertullian in his ad nationes 1, 13: makes mention of the orationes litorales of the Jews, and in his de jejuniis c. 16 says "Judaicum certe jejunium ubique celebratur, cure omissis templis per omne litus quocunque in aperto aliquando jam preces ad carlurn mittunt." (Josephus (c. Apion. 2, 2, 2) quotes Apion as representing Moses as offering αἴθριοι προσευχαί.) Cf. DeWette, Archäologie, § 242; (Schürer, Zeitgesch. § 27 vol. ii., p. 369ff). Not used by secular authors except in the passages cited above from Philo, Josephus, and Juvenal (to which add Cleomedes 71, 16; cf. Boeckh, Corpus inscriptions 2:1004 no. 2114 b. and 1005 no. 2114 bb. (<81>A.D. 81), see Index under the word).<1>
From proseuchomai; prayer (worship); by implication, an oratory (chapel) -- X pray earnestly, prayer.
see GREEK proseuchomai προσευχαι προσευχαί προσευχαὶ προσευχαις προσευχαίς προσευχαῖς προσευχας προσευχάς προσευχὰς προσευχη προσευχή προσευχὴ προσευχῇ προσευχην προσευχήν προσευχὴν προσευχης προσευχής προσευχῆς προσευχων προσευχών προσευχῶν proseuchai proseuchaí proseuchaì proseuchais proseuchaîs proseuchas proseuchás proseuchàs proseuche proseuchē proseuchḕ proseuchêi proseuchē̂i proseuchen proseuchēn proseuchḕn proseuches proseuchês proseuchēs proseuchē̂s proseuchon proseuchôn proseuchōn proseuchō̂n
Strong's Greek 4335
προσευχαί — 2 Occ.
προσευχαῖς — 6 Occ.
προσευχάς — 3 Occ.
προσευχῇ — 13 Occ.
προσευχὴν — 2 Occ.
προσευχῆς — 6 Occ.
προσευχῶν — 5 Occ.
Matthew 17:21 Noun-DFS
BIB: μὴ ἐν προσευχῇ καὶ νηστείᾳ
KJV: but by prayer and fasting.
INT: but by prayer and fasting
Matthew 21:13 N-GFS
BIB: μου οἶκος προσευχῆς κληθήσεται ὑμεῖς
NAS: A HOUSE OF PRAYER; but you are making
KJV: the house of prayer; but
INT: of me a house of prayer will be called you
Matthew 21:22 N-DFS
BIB: ἐν τῇ προσευχῇ πιστεύοντες λήμψεσθε
NAS: you ask in prayer, believing,
KJV: in prayer, believing,
INT: in prayer believing you will receive
Mark 9:29 N-DFS
BIB: μὴ ἐν προσευχῇ
NAS: come out by anything but prayer.
KJV: but by prayer and fasting.
INT: not by prayer
Mark 11:17 N-GFS
BIB: μου οἶκος προσευχῆς κληθήσεται πᾶσιν
NAS: A HOUSE OF PRAYER FOR ALL
KJV: nations the house of prayer? but ye
INT: of me a house of prayer will be called for all
Luke 6:12 N-DFS
BIB: ἐν τῇ προσευχῇ τοῦ θεοῦ
NAS: and He spent the whole night in prayer to God.
KJV: continued all night in prayer to God.
INT: in prayer to God
Luke 19:46 N-GFS
BIB: μου οἶκος προσευχῆς ὑμεῖς δὲ
NAS: SHALL BE A HOUSE OF PRAYER,' but you have made
KJV: is the house of prayer: but ye
INT: of me a house of prayer you however
Luke 22:45 N-GFS
BIB: ἀπὸ τῆς προσευχῆς ἐλθὼν πρὸς
NAS: When He rose from prayer, He came
KJV: from prayer, and was come
INT: from the prayer having come to
Acts 1:14 N-DFS
BIB: ὁμοθυμαδὸν τῇ προσευχῇ σὺν γυναιξὶν
NAS: were continually devoting themselves to prayer, along
KJV: with one accord in prayer and
INT: with one accord in prayer with [the] women
Acts 2:42 N-DFP
BIB: καὶ ταῖς προσευχαῖς
NAS: of bread and to prayer.
KJV: of bread, and in prayers.
INT: and the prayers
Acts 3:1 N-GFS
BIB: ὥραν τῆς προσευχῆς τὴν ἐνάτην
NAS: [hour], the hour of prayer.
KJV: at the hour of prayer, [being] the ninth
INT: hour of prayer the ninth
Acts 6:4 N-DFS
BIB: δὲ τῇ προσευχῇ καὶ τῇ
NAS: But we will devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry
KJV: will give ourselves continually to prayer, and
INT: moreover to prayer and the
Acts 10:4 N-NFP
BIB: αὐτῷ Αἱ προσευχαί σου καὶ
NAS: And he said to him, Your prayers and alms
KJV: unto him, Thy prayers and thine
INT: to him the prayers of you and
Acts 10:31 N-NFS
BIB: σου ἡ προσευχὴ καὶ αἱ
NAS: Cornelius, your prayer has been heard
KJV: Cornelius, thy prayer is heard, and
INT: your prayer and the
Acts 12:5 N-NFS
BIB: τῇ φυλακῇ προσευχὴ δὲ ἦν
NAS: in the prison, but prayer for him was being made
KJV: prison: but prayer was made
INT: the prison prayer moreover was
Acts 16:13 N-AFS
BIB: οὗ ἐνομίζομεν προσευχὴν εἶναι καὶ
NAS: we were supposing that there would be a place of prayer; and we sat down
KJV: where prayer was wont
INT: where was customary [place of] prayer to be and
Acts 16:16 N-AFS
BIB: εἰς τὴν προσευχὴν παιδίσκην τινὰ
NAS: that as we were going to the place of prayer, a slave-girl
KJV: went to prayer, a certain damsel
INT: to the [place of] prayer a girl certain
Romans 1:10 N-GFP
BIB: ἐπὶ τῶν προσευχῶν μου δεόμενος
NAS: always in my prayers making request,
INT: at the prayers of me imploring
Romans 12:12 N-DFS
BIB: ὑπομένοντες τῇ προσευχῇ προσκαρτεροῦντες
NAS: in tribulation, devoted to prayer,
KJV: continuing instant in prayer;
INT: be patient in prayer be constant
Romans 15:30 N-DFP
BIB: ἐν ταῖς προσευχαῖς ὑπὲρ ἐμοῦ
NAS: to strive together with me in your prayers to God
KJV: with me in [your] prayers to God
INT: in the prayers for me
1 Corinthians 7:5 N-DFS
BIB: σχολάσητε τῇ προσευχῇ καὶ πάλιν
NAS: that you may devote yourselves to prayer, and come
KJV: to fasting and prayer; and come
INT: you might be at leisure for prayer and again
Ephesians 1:16 N-GFP
BIB: ἐπὶ τῶν προσευχῶν μου
NAS: mention [of you] in my prayers;
KJV: in my prayers;
INT: in the prayers of me
Ephesians 6:18 N-GFS
BIB: διὰ πάσης προσευχῆς καὶ δεήσεως
NAS: With all prayer and petition pray
KJV: with all prayer and supplication
INT: by all prayer and supplication
Philippians 4:6 N-DFS
BIB: παντὶ τῇ προσευχῇ καὶ τῇ
NAS: but in everything by prayer and supplication
KJV: every thing by prayer and
INT: everything the prayer and the
Colossians 4:2 N-DFS
BIB: Τῇ προσευχῇ προσκαρτερεῖτε γρηγοροῦντες
NAS: Devote yourselves to prayer, keeping alert
KJV: Continue in prayer, and watch in
INT: In prayer stedfastly continue watching