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Lexicon :: Strong's G4998 - sōphrōn

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σώφρων
Transliteration
sōphrōn
Pronunciation
sō'-frōn (Key)
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
From the base of σῴζω (G4982) and that of φρήν (G5424)
mGNT
4x in 2 unique form(s)
TR
4x in 2 unique form(s)
LXX
0x in 0 unique form(s)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:1097,1150

Strong’s Definitions

σώφρων sṓphrōn, so'-frone; from the base of G4982 and that of G5424; safe (sound) in mind, i.e. self-controlled (moderate as to opinion or passion):—discreet, sober, temperate.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G4998 in the following manner: sober (2x), temperate (1x), discreet (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G4998 in the following manner: sober (2x), temperate (1x), discreet (1x).
  1. of a sound mind, sane, in one's senses

  2. curbing one's desires and impulses, self-controlled, temperate

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σώφρων sṓphrōn, so'-frone; from the base of G4982 and that of G5424; safe (sound) in mind, i.e. self-controlled (moderate as to opinion or passion):—discreet, sober, temperate.
STRONGS NT 4998: σώφρων
σώφρων, σωφρον (from σάος, contracted σῶς (cf. σῴζω, at the beginning), and φρήν, hence, the poetic σαοφρων; cf. ἄφρων, ταπεινόφρων, μεγαλόφρων) (from Homer down);
a. of sound mind, sane, in one's senses (see σωφρονέω, a. and σωφροσύνη, a.).
b. curbing one's desires and impulses, self-controlled, temperate (R. V. soberminded) ((ἐπιθυμεῖ σώφρων ὧν δεῖ καί ὡς δεῖ καί ὅτε, Aristot eth. Nic. 3, 15 at the end), see (σωφροσύνη, b.): 1 Timothy 3:2; Titus 1:8; Titus 2:2, 5.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Timothy
3:2
Titus
1:8; 2:2; 2:5

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4998 matches the Greek σώφρων (sōphrōn),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:2 - A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, G4998 of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 1:8 - But a lover of hospitality, a lover of good men, sober, G4998 just, holy, temperate;
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 2:2 - That the aged men be sober, grave, temperate, G4998 sound in faith, in charity, in patience.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 2:5 - To be discreet, G4998 chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the word of God be not blasphemed.
 
 
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