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Lexicon :: Strong's G3954 - parrēsia

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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).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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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 32 times in 31 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 8:32 - He spoke plainly about this, and Peter took him aside and began to rebuke him.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:4 - No one who wants to become a public figure acts in secret. Since you are doing these things, show yourself to the world.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:13 - But no one would say anything publicly about him for fear of the leaders.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 7:26 - Here he is, speaking publicly, and they are not saying a word to him. Have the authorities really concluded that he is the Messiah?
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 10:24 - The Jews who were there gathered around him, saying, “How long will you keep us in suspense? If you are the Messiah, tell us plainly.”
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:14 - So then he told them plainly, “Lazarus is dead,
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 11:54 - Therefore Jesus no longer moved about publicly among the people of Judea. Instead he withdrew to a region near the wilderness, to a village called Ephraim, where he stayed with his disciples.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:25 - “Though I have been speaking figuratively, a time is coming when I will no longer use this kind of language but will tell you plainly about my Father.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 16:29 - Then Jesus’ disciples said, “Now you are speaking clearly and without figures of speech.
Unchecked Copy BoxJhn 18:20 - “I have spoken openly to the world,” Jesus replied. “I always taught in synagogues or at the temple, where all the Jews come together. I said nothing in secret.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 2:29 - “Fellow Israelites, I can tell you confidently that the patriarch David died and was buried, and his tomb is here to this day.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:13 - When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:29 - Now, Lord, consider their threats and enable your servants to speak your word with great boldness.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 4:31 - After they prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God boldly.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 28:31 - He proclaimed the kingdom of God and taught about the Lord Jesus Christ—with all boldness and without hindrance!
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 3:12 - Therefore, since we have such a hope, we are very bold.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 7:4 - I have spoken to you with great frankness; I take great pride in you. I am greatly encouraged; in all our troubles my joy knows no bounds.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 3:12 - In him and through faith in him we may approach God with freedom and confidence.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:19 - Pray also for me, that whenever I speak, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel,
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:20 - I eagerly expect and hope that I will in no way be ashamed, but will have sufficient courage so that now as always Christ will be exalted in my body, whether by life or by death.
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 2:15 - And having disarmed the powers and authorities, he made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them by the cross.[fn]
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:13 - Those who have served well gain an excellent standing and great assurance in their faith in Christ Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhm 1:8 - Therefore, although in Christ I could be bold and order you to do what you ought to do,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 3:6 - But Christ is faithful as the Son over God’s house. And we are his house, if indeed we hold firmly to our confidence and the hope in which we glory.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 4:16 - Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:19 - Therefore, brothers and sisters, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus,
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 10:35 - So do not throw away your confidence; it will be richly rewarded.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 2:28 - And now, dear children, continue in him, so that when he appears we may be confident and unashamed before him at his coming.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 3:21 - Dear friends, if our hearts do not condemn us, we have confidence before God
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 4:17 - This is how love is made complete among us so that we will have confidence on the day of judgment: In this world we are like Jesus.
Unchecked Copy Box1Jo 5:14 - This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us.
 
 
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