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Lexicon :: Strong's G4997 - sōphrosynē

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σωφροσύνη
Transliteration
sōphrosynē
Pronunciation
sō-fro-sü'-nā (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:1097,1150

Trench's Synonyms: xx. αἰδώς, σωφροσύνη.

Strong’s Definitions

σωφροσύνη sōphrosýnē, so-fros-oo'-nay; from G4998; soundness of mind, i.e. (literally) sanity or (figuratively) self-control:—soberness, sobriety.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x

The KJV translates Strong's G4997 in the following manner: sobriety (2x), soberness (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 3x
The KJV translates Strong's G4997 in the following manner: sobriety (2x), soberness (1x).
  1. soundness of mind

  2. self-control, sobriety

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σωφροσύνη sōphrosýnē, so-fros-oo'-nay; from G4998; soundness of mind, i.e. (literally) sanity or (figuratively) self-control:—soberness, sobriety.
STRONGS NT 4997: σωφροσύνη
σωφροσύνη, σωφροσύνης, (σώφρων), fr; Homer (where σαοφροσυνη) down;
a. soundness of mind (opposed to μανία, Xenophon, mem. 1, 1, 16; Plato, Prot., p. 323 b.): ῤήματα σωφροσύνης, words of sanity (A. V. soberness), Acts 26:25.
b. self-control, sobriety (ea virtus, cujus propriam est, motus animi appetentes regere et sedare semperque adversantem libidini moderntam in omni re servare constantiam, Cicero, Tusc. 3, 8, 17; σωφροσύνη ἐστι καί ἡδονῶν τινων καί ἐπιθυμιῶν ἐγκράτεια, Plato, rep. 4, 430 e.; cf. Phaedo, p. 68 c.; sympos., p. 196c.; (Diogenes Laërtius 3, 91; 4 Macc. 1:31; σωφροσύνη δέ ἀρετή δἰ ἥν πρός τάς ἡδονάς τοῦ σώματος οὕτως ἔχουσιν ὡς νόμος κελευει, ἀκολασία δέ τοὐναντίον, Aristotle, rhet. 1, 9, 9): 1 Timothy 2:15; joined with αἰδώς (as in Xenophon, Cyril 8, 1, 30f) ibid. 9; (cf. Trench, N. T. Synonyms, § xx., and see αἰδώς).
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Strong's Number G4997 matches the Greek σωφροσύνη (sōphrosynē),
which occurs 3 times in 3 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:25 - But he said, I am not mad, most noble Festus; but speak forth the words of truth and soberness. G4997
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:9 - In like manner also, that women adorn themselves in modest apparel, with shamefacedness and sobriety; G4997 not with broided hair, or gold, or pearls, or costly array;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 2:15 - Notwithstanding she shall be saved in childbearing, if they continue in faith and charity and holiness with sobriety. G4997
 
 
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