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προσεύχομαι, fut. -ξομαι A.Ag.317:—
offer prayers or vows, θεοῖς A. l.c., cf. E.Hipp.116, al., etc.; τῷ ἡλίῳ Pl.Smp.220d; θεῷ π. σωτηρίαν ἡμῖν διδόναι Id.Criti.106a, cf. X.Cyr.2.1.1.

2. c. acc., π. τὸν θεόν address him in prayer, Ar.Pl.958, cf. E.Tr.887.

3. abs., offer prayers, worship, Hdt.1.48, A.Pr.937, S.Ant.1337, etc.; π. γλώσσῃ, πνεύματι, νοί̈, 1 Ep.Cor.14.14,15.

II. c. acc. rei, pray for a thing, νίκην πολέμου X.HG3.2.22: c.inf., ἕλκειν τὸ βέδυ π. Philyll.20; ζῆσαι προσεύχου pray for life, Epigr.Gr.1040.11 (Adada): folld. by τοῦ c. inf., Ep.Jac.5.17; π. ἵνα .., περί τινων ὅπως, Ev.Matt.24.20, Act.Ap. 8.15.