proecthesis  proecthesis
 pro-ek'-the-sis from Gk. pro, "before" and ekthesis,
"a setting out by way of conclusion"

When, in conclusion, a justifying reason is provided.
  I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance. —Matt. 9:13
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  Sources: Smith ("proecthesis" "expositio") 253-54.

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