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Lexicon :: Strong's G3954 - parrēsia

παρρησία
Transliteration
parrēsia
Pronunciation
pär-rā-sē'-ä (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From πᾶς (G3956) and a derivative of ῥέω (G4483)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 5:871,794

Strong’s Definitions

παῤῥησία parrhēsía, par-rhay-see'-ah; from G3956 and a derivative of G4483; all out-spokenness, i.e. frankness, bluntness, publicity; by implication, assurance:—bold (X -ly, -ness, -ness of speech), confidence, × freely, × openly, × plainly(-ness).


KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x

The KJV translates Strong's G3954 in the following manner: boldness (8x), confidence (6x), openly (4x), plainly (4x), openly (with G1722) (2x), boldly (with G1722) (1x), miscellaneous (6x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 31x
The KJV translates Strong's G3954 in the following manner: boldness (8x), confidence (6x), openly (4x), plainly (4x), openly (with G1722) (2x), boldly (with G1722) (1x), miscellaneous (6x).
  1. freedom in speaking, unreservedness in speech

    1. openly, frankly, i.e without concealment

    2. without ambiguity or circumlocution

    3. without the use of figures and comparisons

  2. free and fearless confidence, cheerful courage, boldness, assurance

  3. the deportment by which one becomes conspicuous or secures publicity

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
παῤῥησία parrhēsía, par-rhay-see'-ah; from G3956 and a derivative of G4483; all out-spokenness, i.e. frankness, bluntness, publicity; by implication, assurance:—bold (X -ly, -ness, -ness of speech), confidence, × freely, × openly, × plainly(-ness).
STRONGS NT 3954: παρρησία
παρρησία, παρρησίας, (πᾶν and ῤῆσις; cf. ἀρρησια silence, καταρρησις accusation, πρόρρησις prediction);
1. freedom in speaking, unreservedness in speech (Euripides, Plato, Demosthenes, others): παρρησία τίνος, Acts 4:13; χρῆσθαι παρρησία, 2 Corinthians 3:12; παρρησία adverbially — freely: λαλεῖν, John 7:13, 26; John 18:20; — openly, frankly, i. e. without concealment: Mark 8:32; John 11:14; — without ambiguity or circumlocution: εἶπε ἡμῖν παρρησία (Philemon 1, Meineke edition, p. 405), John 10:24; — without the use of figures and comparisons, opposed to ἐν παροιμίαις: John 16:25, and R G in 29 (where L T Tr WH ἐν παρρησία); ἐν παρρησία, freely, Ephesians 6:19; μετά παρρησίας, Acts 28:31; εἶπεν, Acts 2:29; λαλεῖν, Acts 4:29, 31.
2. free and fearless confidence, cheerful courage, boldness, assurance, (1 Macc. 4:18; Wis. 5:1; Josephus, Antiquities 9, 10, 4; 15, 2, 7; (cf. Winer's Grammar, 23)): Philippians 1:20 (opposed to αἰσχύνεσθαι, cf. Wiesinger at the passage); ἐν πίστει, resting on, 1 Timothy 3:13, cf. Huther at the passage; ἔχειν παρρησίαν εἰς τί, Hebrews 10:19; πολλή μοι (ἐστι) παρρησία πρός ὑμᾶς, 2 Corinthians 7:4; of the confidence impelling one to do something, ἔχειν παρρησία with an infinitive of the thing to be done, Philemon 1:8 (Test xii. Patr., test. Rub. 4); of the undoubting confidence of Christians relative to their fellowship with God, Ephesians 3:12; Hebrews 3:6; Hebrews 10:35; μετά παρρησίας, Hebrews 4:16; ἔχειν παρρησίαν, opposed to αἰσχύνεσθαι to be covered with shame, 1 John 2:28; before the judge, 1 John 4:17; with πρός τόν Θεόν added, 1 John 3:21; 1 John 5:14.
3. the deportment by which one becomes conspicuous or secures publicity (Philo de victim. offer. § 12): ἐν παρρησία, before the public, in view of all, John 7:4 (opposed to ἐν τῷ κρύπτω); John 11:54 (without ἐν); Colossians 2:15 (where cf. Lightfoot).
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Mark
8:32
John
7:4; 7:13; 7:26; 10:24; 11:14; 11:54; 16:25; 18:20
Acts
2:29; 4:13; 4:29; 4:31; 28:31
2 Corinthians
3:12; 7:4
Ephesians
3:12; 6:19
Philippians
1:20
Colossians
2:15
1 Timothy
3:13
Philemon
1; 1:8
Hebrews
3:6; 4:16; 10:19; 10:35
1 John
2:28; 3:21; 4:17; 5:14

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3954 matches the Greek παρρησία (parrēsia),
which occurs 31 times in 31 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:32 - And he spake that saying openly. G3954 And Peter took him, and began to rebuke him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:4 - For there is no man that doeth any thing in secret, and he himself seeketh to be known openly. G3954 If thou do these things, shew thyself to the world.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:13 - Howbeit no man spake openly G3954 of him for fear of the Jews.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:26 - But, lo, he speaketh boldly, G3954 and they say nothing unto him. Do the rulers know indeed that this is the very Christ?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:24 - Then came the Jews round about him, and said unto him, How long dost thou make us to doubt? If thou be the Christ, tell us plainly. G3954
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:14 - Then said Jesus unto them plainly, G3954 Lazarus is dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:54 - Jesus therefore walked no more openly G3954 among the Jews; but went thence unto a country near to the wilderness, into a city called Ephraim, and there continued with his disciples.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:25 - These things have I spoken unto you in proverbs: but the time cometh, when I shall no more speak unto you in proverbs, but I shall shew you plainly G3954 of the Father.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:29 - His disciples said unto him, Lo, now speakest thou plainly, G3954 and speakest no proverb.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:20 - Jesus answered him, I spake openly G3954 to the world; I ever taught in the synagogue, and in the temple, whither the Jews always resort; and in secret have I said nothing.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:29 - Men and brethren, let me freely G3954 speak unto you of the patriarch David, that he is both dead and buried, and his sepulchre is with us unto this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:13 - Now when they saw the boldness G3954 of Peter and John, and perceived that they were unlearned and ignorant men, they marvelled; and they took knowledge of them, that they had been with Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:29 - And now, Lord, behold their threatenings: and grant unto thy servants, that with all boldness G3954 they may speak thy word,
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:31 - And when they had prayed, the place was shaken where they were assembled together; and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and they spake the word of God with boldness. G3954
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:31 - Preaching the kingdom of God, and teaching those things which concern the Lord Jesus Christ, with all confidence, G3954 no man forbidding him.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 3:12 - Seeing then that we have such hope, we use great plainness of speech: G3954
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:4 - Great is my boldness of speech G3954 toward you, great is my glorying of you: I am filled with comfort, I am exceeding joyful in all our tribulation.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:12 - In whom we have boldness G3954 and access with confidence by the faith of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:19 - And for me, that utterance may be given unto me, that I may open my mouth boldly, G3954 to make known the mystery of the gospel,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:20 - According to my earnest expectation and my hope, that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but that with all boldness, G3954 as always, so now also Christ shall be magnified in my body, whether it be by life, or by death.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 2:15 - And having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a shew of them openly, G3954 triumphing over them in it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:13 - For they that have used the office of a deacon well purchase to themselves a good degree, and great boldness G3954 in the faith which is in Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:8 - Wherefore, though I might be much bold G3954 in Christ to enjoin thee that which is convenient,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 3:6 - But Christ as a son over his own house; whose house are we, if we hold fast the confidence G3954 and the rejoicing of the hope firm unto the end.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 4:16 - Let us therefore come boldly G3954 unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:19 - Having therefore, brethren, boldness G3954 to enter into the holiest by the blood of Jesus,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:35 - Cast not away therefore your confidence, G3954 which hath great recompence of reward.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:28 - And now, little children, abide in him; that, when he shall appear, we may have confidence, G3954 and not be ashamed before him at his coming.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 3:21 - Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then have we confidence G3954 toward God.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 4:17 - Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness G3954 in the day of judgment: because as he is, so are we in this world.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:14 - And this is the confidence G3954 that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us:

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