Attend, Attendance, Attendant - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Attend, Attendance, Attendant

[ A-1,Verb,G4337, prosecho ]
to take heed, give heed," is said of the priests who "gave attendance at the altar," Hebrews 7:13. It suggests devotion of thought and effort to a thing. In 1 Timothy 4:13 (in the exhortation regarding the public reading of the Scriptures), the RV translates it "give heed," for the AV, "give attendance." In Acts 16:14, "to give heed" (for AV, "attended"). See BEWARE, GIVE, No. 17, REGARD.

[ A-2,Verb,G4342, proskartereo ]
"to be steadfast," a strengthened form of kartereo (pros, "towards," intensive, karteros, "strong"), denotes to continue steadfastly in a thing and give unremitting care to it, e.g., Romans 13:6, of rulers in the discharge of their functions. See CONTINUE, WAIT. In the Sept., Numbers 13:21.

[ B-1,Adjective,G2145, euparedros ]
lit., "sitting well beside" (eu, "well," para, "beside," hedra, "a seat"), i.e., sitting constantly by, and so applying oneself diligently to, anything, is used in 1 Corinthians 7:35, with pros, "upon," "that ye may attend upon." Some mss. have euprosedron.

[ C-1,Noun,G5257, huperetes ]
lit.,"an under-rower;" hence, "a servant," is rendered "attendant" in Luke 4:20 and Acts 13:5, RV. See MINISTER, OFFICER, SERVANT.

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