G4286 πρόθεσις - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
a placing in public
the show-bread, predetermination
a setting forth, the show-bread; predetermination, purpose.
a setting forth, i.e. (figuratively) proposal (intention); specially, the show-bread (in the Temple) as exposed before God
Derivation: from G4388;

KJV Usage: purpose, shew(-bread).

πρό-θεσις, -εως, ἡ
[in LXX:
Refs Exo.40:4, 23
(עֵרֶךְ), 1Ch.9:32, al. (מַעֲרֶכֶת), 2Ch.4:19 (פָּנִים),
Refs 1Ma.1:22, 2Ma.3:8, al.
__1. a setting forth (Plat., Plut., al.): οἱ ἄρτοι τῆς π. (cf. LXX, ll. with, elsewhere ἄρτοι ἐνώπιοι, Exo.25:29; οἱ ἄ. τοῦ προσώπου,
Refs Neh.10:33), Mat.12:4, Mrk.2:26, Luk.6:4
; ἡ π. τῶν ἄρτων, Heb.9:2.
__2. a purpose (Mist., Polyb., al.; 2Mac, l.with):
Refs Act.11:23 27:13, Rom.8:28 9:11, Eph.1:11 3:11, 2Ti.1:9 3:10
1) a setting forth of a thing, placing of it in view, the shewbread
1a) twelve loaves of wheaten bread, corresponding to the number of the tribes of Israel, which loaves were offered to God every Sabbath, and separated into two rows, lay for seven days upon a table placed in the sanctuary or front portion of the tabernacle, and afterwards of the temple
2) a purpose

From G4388; a setting forth, that is, (figuratively) proposal (intention); specifically the show bread (in the Temple) as exposed before God

KJV Usage: purpose, shew [-bread].

View how G4286 πρόθεσις is used in the Bible

12 occurrences of G4286 πρόθεσις

Matthew 12:4 the showbread,
Mark 2:26 the showbread,
Luke 6:4 the showbread,
Acts 11:23 that with purpose
Acts 27:13 their purpose,
Romans 8:28 to his purpose.
Romans 9:11 the purpose
Ephesians 1:11 the purpose
Ephesians 3:11 the purpose
2 Timothy 1:9 purpose
2 Timothy 3:10 purpose,
Hebrews 9:2 the showbread;

Distinct usage

3 the purpose
3 the showbread,
1 that with purpose
1 to his purpose.
1 their purpose,
1 the showbread;
1 purpose,
1 purpose

Corresponding Hebrew Words

pro thesis H4635 maarekhet
pro thesis H6187 erekh
pro thesis H6440 panim

Related words

G4286 πρόθεσις

G4388 προτίθεμαι

Middle voice from G4253 and G5087; to place before, that is, (for oneself) to exhibit; (to oneself) to propose (determine)

KJV Usage: purpose, set forth.