Greek Words for Prayer

This is not an exhausted completed listing, but these words are here for your learning.

Click Here to go back to PRAYER homepage »

Proseuché : Prayer

Original Word: προσευχή, ῆς, ἡ
Definition: (a) prayer (to God), (b) a place for prayer (used by Jews, perhaps where there was no synagogue).
Scriptures: There are 37 occurrences and here are a few: Matthew 17:21, Matthew 21:13, Matthew 21:22, Mark 9:20, Mark 11:17, Luke 6:12, Luke 19:46, Luke 22:45, Acts 1:14, Acts 2:42, Acts 3:1, Acts 6:4, Acts 10:4, Acts 10:31, Acts 12:5, Acts 16:13, Acts 16:16, Romans 1:10, Romans 12:12, Romans 15:30,  1 Corinthians 7:5, Ephesian 1:16, Ephesians 6:18.
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 4335

Euché : A Prayer

Original Word: εὐχή, ῆς, ἡ
Phonetic Spelling: (yoo-khay’)
Definition: a prayer comprising a vow; a prayer, vow.
Scriptures: There are 3 occurrences and here are they: Acts 18:18, Acts 21:23, James 5:15.
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 2171

Enteuxis : A Petition, i.e. spec. supplication

Original Word: ἔντευξις, εως, ἡ
Phonetic Spelling: (ent’-yook-sis)
Definition: (lit: approaching the king, hence a technical term), a petition, prayer, intercession.
Scriptures: There are 2 occurrences and here are a few: 1 Timothy 2:1, 1 Timothy 4:5
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 1783

Proseuchomai: To Pray

Original Word: προσευχή, ῆς, ἡ
Phonetic Spelling: (pros-yoo’-khom-ahee)
Definition: I pray, pray for, offer prayer.
Scriptures: There are 86 occurrences and here are a few: Matthew 5:44, Matthew 6:5-7, Matthew 6:9, Matthew 14:23, Matthew 19:13, Matthew 23:14, Matthew 24:20,  Matthew 26:36,  Matthew 26:39, Matthew 26:41-42, Matthew 26:44, Mark 1:36, Mark 6:46, Mark 11:24-25, Mark 12:40, Mark 13:18, Mark 14:32, Mark 14:35, Mark 14:38.
Strong’s Greek Concordance: 4336

Related Must-Have:


The New Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible (Hardcover Book)

Author: James Strong

Price: $11.88 at

Look no further. The New Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance is a concordance you can trust. There’s a reason Strong’s has continued to be the standard and most highly-regarded Bible concordance of millions for over a century; it is a rich and invaluable resource for students, scholars, pastors, and laypersons desiring an advanced, in-depth study of the Bible. It indexes every word in the King James Version, unpacks original Greek and Hebrew words, and proves itself an indispensable reference classic. The New Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance is a convenient handbook size, giving readers time-tested biblical knowledge at their fingertips. There’s no question this concordance is a standout resource.

Go back to PRAYER homepage »

Read All bible scripture from the King James version, unless otherwise expressed. Holy Bible – Public Domain.Protected by Copyscape

Please read terms and conditions, before copying and printing.

In general: If you want to use what you learn from my blog articles, web-pages, and dialogues in communications with people, by all means go ahead. That is what it is for, however there are some terms and conditions to be met first.

%d bloggers like this: