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Lexicon :: Strong's G4680 - sophos

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σοφός
Transliteration
sophos
Pronunciation
so-fo's (Key)
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
Akin to saphes (clear)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:465,1056

Strong’s Definitions

σοφός sophós, sof-os'; akin to σαφής saphḗs (clear); wise (in a most general application):—wise. Compare G5429.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x

The KJV translates Strong's G4680 in the following manner: wise (22x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 22x
The KJV translates Strong's G4680 in the following manner: wise (22x).
  1. wise

    1. skilled, expert: of artificers

    2. wise, skilled in letters, cultivated, learned

      1. of the Greek philosophers and orators

      2. of Jewish theologians

      3. of Christian teachers

    3. forming the best plans and using the best means for their execution

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σοφός sophós, sof-os'; akin to σαφής saphḗs (clear); wise (in a most general application):—wise. Compare G5429.
STRONGS NT 4680: σοφός
σοφός, σοφή, σοφόν (akin to σαφής and to the Latinsapio, sapiens, sapor, 'to have a taste', etc.; Curtius, § 628; (Vanicek, p. 991)), the Sept. for חָכָם; (from Theognis, Pindar, Aeschylus down); wise, i. e.
a. skilled, expert: εἰς τί, Romans 16:19; of artificers (cf. Grimm, Exeg. Hdbch. on Sap. (Wisdom 7:21), p. 151): ἀρχιτέκτων, 1 Corinthians 3:10; Isaiah 3:3 (δημιουργός, of God, Xenophon, mem. 1, 4, 7).
b. wise, i. e. skilled in letters, cultivated, learned: Romans 1:14, 22; of the Greek philosophers (and orators, see σοφία, a.), 1 Corinthians 1:19f, 26; 1 Corinthians 3:18f,(20); of the Jewish theologians, Matthew 11:25; Luke 10:21; of Christian teachers, Matthew 23:34.
c. wise in a practical sense, i. e. one who in action is governed by piety and integrity: Ephesians 5:15; James 3:13; and accordingly is a suitable person to settle private quarrels, 1 Corinthians 6:5.
d. wise in a philosophic sense, forming the best plans and using the best means for their execution: so of God, Romans 16:27, and Rec. in 1 Timothy 1:17; Jude 1:25; σοφώτερον, contains more wisdom, is more sagaciously thought out, 1 Corinthians 1:25.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Isaiah
3:3
Matthew
11:25; 23:34
Luke
10:21
Romans
1:14; 1:22; 16:19; 16:27
1 Corinthians
1:19; 1:25; 1:26; 3:10; 3:18; 6:5
Ephesians
5:15
1 Timothy
1:17
James
3:13
Jude
1:25

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4680 matches the Greek σοφός (sophos),
which occurs 23 times in 19 verses in the Greek concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 11:25 - At that time Jesus declared, “I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to little children;
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 23:34 - Therefore I send you prophets and wise men and scribes, some of whom you will kill and crucify, and some you will flog in your synagogues and persecute from town to town,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 10:21 - In that same hour he rejoiced in the Holy Spirit and said, “I thank you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and understanding and revealed them to little children; yes, Father, for such was your gracious will.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:14 - I am under obligation both to Greeks and to barbarians,[fn] both to the wise and to the foolish.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 1:22 - Claiming to be wise, they became fools,
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:19 - For your obedience is known to all, so that I rejoice over you, but I want you to be wise as to what is good and innocent as to what is evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 16:27 - to the only wise God be glory forevermore through Jesus Christ! Amen.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:19 - For it is written,
“I will destroy the wisdom of the wise,
and the discernment of the discerning I will thwart.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:20 - Where is the one who is wise? Where is the scribe? Where is the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:25 - For the foolishness of God is wiser than men, and the weakness of God is stronger than men.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:26 - For consider your calling, brothers: not many of you were wise according to worldly standards,[fn] not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 1:27 - But God chose what is foolish in the world to shame the wise; God chose what is weak in the world to shame the strong;
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:10 - According to the grace of God given to me, like a skilled master builder I laid a foundation, and someone else is building upon it. Let each one take care how he builds upon it.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:18 - Let no one deceive himself. If anyone among you thinks that he is wise in this age, let him become a fool that he may become wise.
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:19 - For the wisdom of this world is folly with God. For it is written, “He catches the wise in their craftiness,”
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 3:20 - and again, “The Lord knows the thoughts of the wise, that they are futile.”
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 6:5 - I say this to your shame. Can it be that there is no one among you wise enough to settle a dispute between the brothers,
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 5:15 - Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise,
Unchecked Copy BoxJas 3:13 - Who is wise and understanding among you? By his good conduct let him show his works in the meekness of wisdom.
 
 
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