Word Summary
prosdokia: expectation
Original Word: προσδοκία
Transliteration: prosdokia
Phonetic Spelling: (pros-dok-ee'-ah)
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Short Definition: expectation
Meaning: expectation
Strong's Concordance
expectation, looking after.

From prosdokao; apprehension (of evil); by implication, infliction anticipated -- expectation, looking after.

see GREEK prosdokao

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4329: προσδοκία

προσδοκία, προσδοκίας, (προσδοκάω), from Thucydides and Xenophon down, expectation (whether of good or of evil): joined to φόβος (Plutarch, Ant. 75: Demetr. 15) with a genitive of the object added (Winer's Grammar, § 50, 7 b.), Luke 21:26; τοῦ λαοῦ (genitive of subject), the expectation of the people respecting Peter's execution, Acts 12:11.