Strong's Enhanced Concordance

The Aionian Bible un-translates and instead transliterates ten special words to help us better understand the extent of God’s love for individuals and all mankind, and the nature of afterlife destinies. The original translation is unaltered and an inline note is appended to 63 Old Testament and 200 New Testament verses. Compare the definitions below to the Aionian Glossary. Follow the blue link below to study the word's usage. Search for any Strong's number: g1-21369 and h1-9049.
before
Strongs:
g4250
Word:
πρίν
Tyndale
Word:
πρίν
Transliteration:
prin
Gloss:
before
Morphhology:
Greek, Preposition
Definition:
πρίν 1) as adv. of time, before, formerly (cl; 3Ma.5:28 3Mac 6:4 3Mac 6:31) 2) As conic. (cl.), before; (a) after a positive sentence, with accusative and inf: Mat.26:34, 75, Mrk.14:72, Luk.22:61, Jhn.4:49 8:58 (where D. om. γενέσθαι and π. becomes prep. with genitive; see Bl, § 69, 7) Jhn.14:29, Act.2:20 " (LXX), WH, txt; πρὶν ἤ (not such good Attic in this construction; see Bl, l.with), Mat.1:18 Mrk.14:30, Act.2:20, WH, mg, Act.7:2; (b) after a negative sentence, πρὶν ἤ: a. subjc. (before ἄν, M, Pr., 169), Luk.2:26; with optative, Act.25:16. (AS)
Liddell-Scott-Jones
Word:
πρίν
Transliteration:
prin
Gloss:
before
Morphhology:
Greek, Preposition
Definition:
πρίν, adverb and conjunction, before, until. [πρῐν 19 [Refs 8th c.BC+]; πρῑν in [Refs 8th c.BC+]; once written πρείν, [Refs], but πρίν [Refs]; Trag. and Comedy texts always πρῐν (πρίν γ᾽ must be read in [Refs 5th c.BC+] A) adverb of Time, before, either in the sense of sooner or in that of formerly, erst (implying duration up to a certain time): I) of future time, with future Indic, πρίν μιν καὶ γῆρας ἔπεισιν [Refs 8th c.BC+]: with Subj. = future, πρὶν καὶ κακὸν ἄλλο πάθῃσθα [Refs 8th c.BC+]: with Opt. and κεν, πρίν κεν ἀνιηθεὶς σὴν πατρίδα γαῖαν ἵκοιο [Refs 8th c.BC+] II) of past time, II.1) formerly, once, πρὶν μέν μοι ὑπέσχετο, νῦν δὲ. [Refs 8th c.BC+] II.2) formerly (up to a certain point), before, in this sense frequently with Article, τὸ πρίν γ᾽ ἐκέκαστο [Refs 8th c.BC+]participle γενόμενος, τὰ π. πελώρια (i.e. γενόμενα) the giants of old, [Refs 4th c.BC+]; τοῦ π. Αἰγέως Aegeus gone before, [Refs 5th c.BC+]: with participle expressed, τὸ π. γενόμενον τέρας [Refs 5th c.BC+] II.3) hitherto, π. μέν. [Refs 5th c.BC+]; until that time, and so meanwhile, [Refs] II.4) sometimes followed by genitive, π. ὥρας [LXX+5th c.BC+]; π. τοῦ βλέψαι, π. τοῦ ἀποθανεῖν, [LXX+2nd c.AD+]; also πρὶν οὗ with infinitive, [Refs 2nd c.BC+]; with indicative, Test. cited in [Refs 4th c.BC+] B) conjunction before, ere: frequently following an antecedent clause with adverbial π. (chiefly in Epic dialect), or its equivalents πρότερον, πρόσθεν, πάρος (poetry), especially with negative, οὐδὲ π, π. [Refs 8th c.BC+]; preceded by φθάνω,[Refs 8th c.BC+]; uncertain and perhaps always corrupt in Attic dialect and [Refs 5th c.BC+], but frequently in later Greek, [LXX] B.I) with infinitive, the prevailing construction in [Refs 8th c.BC+] B.I) regularly aorist, B.I.a) after a positive clause, ναῖε δὲ Πήδαιον, πρὶν ἐλθεῖν υἷας Ἀχαιῶν [Refs 8th c.BC+]; after negative questions which expect a positive answer, [Refs 5th c.BC+] B.I.b) after a negative clause, οὐδ᾽ ὅ γε πρὶν Δαναοῖσιν ἀεικέα λοιγὸν ἀπώσει, πρίν γ᾽ ἀπὸ πατρὶ φίλῳ δόμεναι ἑλικώπιδα κούρην [Refs 8th c.BC+]; but Inf. is found where π. precedes, π. ἰδεῖν δ᾽, οὐδεὶς μάντις [Refs 5th c.BC+]; also after Verbs of fearing (the positive being the thing dreaded), ὅταν. δεδίωσι μὴ πρότερόν τι μάθῃς, π. τέλος ἐπιθεῖναι τοῖς πραττομένοις [Refs 5th c.BC+]; in unfulfilled conditions and wishes, οὔθ᾽ ὁ Πλούτωνος κύων οὔθ᾽ οὑπὶ κώπῃ ψυχοπομπὸς ἂν Χάρων ἔσχον π. εἰς φῶς σὸν καταστῆσαι βίον [Refs 5th c.BC+]; otherwise not common, ὤφθην οὐδεπώποτε π. ταύτην τὴν συμφορὰν γενέσθαι [Refs 5th c.BC+] B.I.2) also present, to convey a special sense of continuance, effort, or the like, 'before undertaking to', 'before proceeding to', π. ἐξοπλίζειν Ἄρη [Refs 5th c.BC+] B.I.3) also perfect, after a future, π. τόδ᾽ ἐξηντληκέναι [Refs 5th c.BC+]; after present or imperfect, [Refs 5th c.BC+]; with ἥκειν in perfect sense, [Refs 5th c.BC+] B.II) with a finite Verb: B.II.1) with Ind, chiefly aorist: not in [Refs 8th c.BC+] after both positive and negative clauses, ἠλώμην, πρίν γ᾽ ὅτε. ἤγαγες [Refs 8th c.BC+]imperfect, οὐδ᾽ ὧς τοῦ θυμὸν. ἔπειθον, πρίν γ᾽ ὅτε δὴ θάλαμος πύκ᾽ ἐβάλλετο (began to be hit) [Refs 8th c.BC+]aorist, B.II.1.a) after negative clauses: of a fact in the past, οὐκ ἦν ἀλέξημ᾽ οὐδὲν, πρίν γ᾽ ἐγώ σφισιν ἔδειξα [Refs 5th c.BC+]; ἀλλ᾽ οὐδ᾽ ὣς. ἠξίωσαν νεώτερόν τι ποιεῖν ἐς αὐτο᾽ν, πρίν γε δὴ αὐτοῖς. μηνυτὴς γίγνεται (historical present = aorist) [Refs 5th c.BC+]; as part of an unfulfilled condition, οὐκ ἂν κατέσχε δῆμον οὐδ᾽ ἐπαύσατο π. ἀνταράξας πῖαρ ἐξεῖλεν γάλα [Refs 6th c.BC+]; after verbs implying a negative, ἀμφιγνοεῖν [Refs 5th c.BC+]; also with imperfect, οὔπω ᾔδει. π. ἐν τῷ κακῷ ἦν [Refs 5th c.BC+] B.II.1.b) after positive clauses (both combined, [Refs 5th c.BC+], with the sense until, ἠγόμην δ᾽ ἀνὴρ ἀστῶν μέγιστος, πρίν μοι τύχη τοιάδ᾽ ἐπέστη [Refs 5th c.BC+]; σπουδαὶ δὲ λόγων ἦσαν ἴσαι πως, πρὶν. πείθει (historical present) [Refs 5th c.BC+]; τὰ περὶ τοὺς ἀγῶνας κατελύθη (negative idea) ὑπὸ ξυμφορῶν, πρὶν δὴ οἱ Ἀθηναῖοι τότε τὸν ἀγῶνα ἐποίησαν [Refs 5th c.BC+] B.II.2) with Subj. only after negatives or equivalent of negative, ={ἕως} or ἢν μή (in [Refs 5th c.BC+]; οὐ καταδυσόμεθ᾽, ἀχνύμενοί περ, πρὶν μόρσιμον ἦμαρ ἐπέλθῃ [Refs 8th c.BC+] B.II.2.a) generally with aorist, to express an action preceding the action of the antecedent clause, the Verb in which is future (or some equivalent of the future) or imperative, οὐ γαμέεται παρθένος οὐδεμία, πρὶν ἂν τῶν πολεμίων ἄνδρα ἀποκτείνῃ [Refs 5th c.BC+]; νῦν δ᾽ οὐδέν ἐστι τέρμα μοι προκείμενον μόχθων (the sense here is future), πρὶν ἂν Ζεὺς ἐκπέσῃ τυραννίδος [Refs 4th c.BC+]; οὐ γάρ ποτ᾽ ἔξει τῆσδε τῆς χώρας, πρὶν ἂν. στήσῃς ἄγων [Refs 5th c.BC+]; μηδέν᾽ ὀλβίζειν π. ἀ᾽ν τέρμα τοῦ βίου περάσῃ [Refs 5th c.BC+]; πρὶν ἀνάγκην τινὰ θεὸς ἐπιπέμψῃ [Refs 5th c.BC+] in the next sentence,[Refs 4th c.BC+] B.II.2.b) less frequently (never in [Refs 8th c.BC+]present subjunctive: μήπω π. ἂν τῶν ἡμετέρων ἀΐῃς (the Verb has no aorist) μύθων [Refs 5th c.BC+] B.II.3) πρίν with Opt: B.II.3.a) representing subjunctive after historical tenses, οὐκ ἔθελεν φεύγειν π. πειρήσαιτ᾽ Ἀχιλῆος [Refs 8th c.BC+]; πρίν γ᾽ ὅτε, as with subjunctive,[Refs 5th c.BC+] B.II.3.b) by assimilation, ὄλοιο μήπω π. μάθοιμι [Refs 5th c.BC+]; οὐδὲ γὰρ εἰδείης (potential optative). π. πειρηθείης [Refs 6th c.BC+] B.II.4) π. ἄν with optative is doubtful, and (if not corrupt) due to the change required by indirect speech, ἀπαγορευόντων τῶν φίλων τῶν ἐμῶν μὴ ἀποκτείνειν τὸν ἄνδρα, πρὶν ἄν ἐγὼ ἔλθοιμι [Refs 5th c.BC+] B.II.5) without a Verb, πρὶν ὥρη (i.e. γένηται) [Refs 8th c.BC+]
Strongs
Word:
πρίν
Transliteration:
prín
Pronounciation:
prin
Language:
Greek
Morphhology:
Adverb
Definition:
prior, sooner; before (that), ere; adverb from g4253 (πρό);