πρό
  • Parse: Preposition
  • Meaning:
    • with Genitive: before
      • Of Place: πρὸ θυρῶν - before the doors, πρὸ τῶν πυλῶν - before the gates
      • Of Time: πρὸ τῆς μάχης - before the battle (begins), πρὸ δείπνου - before supper(time), πρὸ ἡμέρας - before day (i.e., daybreak)
      • In defence: μάχεσθαι πρὸ παίδων - to fight for their children; διακινδυνεύειν πρὸ βασιλέως - to run risk in behalf of the king
      • In preference: κέρδος αἰνῆσαι πρὸ δίκας - to prefer craft before justice
      • Of precedence, rank: πρὸ πάντων - above all (Jas. 5:12, I Pet 4:8)
  • Meaning: πρό + Gen = before