Word: proshlutoj

Pronounce: pros-ay'-loo-tos

Strongs Number: G4339

Orig: from the alternate of 4334; an arriver from a foreign region, i.e. (specially), an acceder (convert) to Judaism ("proselyte"):--proselyte. G4334

Use: TDNT-6:727,943 Adjective

Heb Strong: H1616

    1) a newcomer
    1a) a stranger, alien
    2) a proselyte
    2a) one who has come over from a Gentile religion to Judaism

    The Rabbis distinguished two classes of proselytes, proselytes of righteousness, who received circumcision and bound themselves to keep the whole of the Mosaic law and to comply with all the requirements of Judaism, and proselytes of the gate, who dwelt among the Jews, and although uncircumcised observed certain specific laws, esp. the seven precepts of Noah, i.e. against the seven chief sins, idolatry, blasphemy against God, homicide, unchastity, theft or plundering, rebellion against rulers and the use of "flesh with the blood thereof".