G4392 πρόφασις - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
πρόφασις
that which is alleged as the cause, an allegation, plea
Dodson:
πρόφασις
a pretext, an excuse.
Strong's:
πρόφασις
an outward showing, i.e. pretext
Derivation: from a compound of G4253 and G5316;

KJV Usage: cloke, colour, pretence, show.

G4253 G5316
Thayer:
1) a pretext (alleged reason, pretended cause)
2) show
2a) under colour as though they would do something
2b) in pretence, ostensibly


πρόφασις
prophasis
prof'-as-is
From a compound of G4253 and G5316; an outward showing, that is, pretext

KJV Usage: cloke, colour, pretence, show.


View how G4392 πρόφασις is used in the Bible

7 occurrences of G4392 πρόφασις

Matthew 23:14
Mark 12:40
Luke 20:47
John 15:22
Acts 27:30
Philippians 1:18
1 Thessalonians 2:5

Corresponding Hebrew Words

pro phasis H5931 illah
pro phasis H5949 alilah