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Lexicon :: Strong's G3955 - parrēsiazomai

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παρρησιάζομαι
Transliteration
parrēsiazomai (Key)
Pronunciation
par-hray-see-ad'-zom-ahee
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
Middle voice from παρρησία (G3954)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 5:871,794

Strong’s Definitions

παῤῥησιάζομαι parrhēsiázomai, par-hray-see-ad'-zom-ahee; middle voice from G3954; to be frank in utterance, or confident in spirit and demeanor:—be (wax) bold, (preach, speak) boldly.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's G3955 in the following manner: speak boldly (4x), preach boldly (1x), be bold (1x), wax bold (1x), boldly (1x), freely (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's G3955 in the following manner: speak boldly (4x), preach boldly (1x), be bold (1x), wax bold (1x), boldly (1x), freely (1x).
  1. to use freedom in speaking, be free spoken

    1. to speak freely

  2. to grow confident, have boldness, show assurance, assume a bold bearing

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
παῤῥησιάζομαι parrhēsiázomai, par-hray-see-ad'-zom-ahee; middle voice from G3954; to be frank in utterance, or confident in spirit and demeanor:—be (wax) bold, (preach, speak) boldly.
STRONGS G3955:
παρρησιάζομαι; imperfect ἐπαρρησιαζομην; 1 aorist ἐπαρρησιασαμην; (παρρησία, which see); a deponent verb; Vulg. chieflyfiducialiter ago; to bear oneself boldly or confidently;
1. to use freedom in speaking, be free-spoken; to speak freely ((A. V. boldly)): Acts 18:26; Acts 19:8; ἐν τῷ ὀνόματι τοῦ Ἰησοῦ, relying on the name of Jesus, Acts 9:27, 28(29); also ἐπί τῷ κυρίῳ, Acts 14:3.
2. to grow confident, have boldness, show assurance, assume a bold bearing: εἶπεν, Acts 13:46 (R. V. spake out boldly); λαλεῖν, Acts 26:26; παρρησιάζεσθαι ἐν τίνι, in reliance on one to take courage, followed by an infinitive of the thing to be done: λαλῆσαι, Ephesians 6:20; 1 Thessalonians 2:2. (Xenophon, Demosthenes, Aeschines, Polybius, Philo, Plutarch, others; the Sept.; Sir. 6:11.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Acts
9:27; 9:28; 13:46; 14:3; 18:26; 19:8; 26:26
Ephesians
6:20
1 Thessalonians
2:2

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G3955 matches the Greek παρρησιάζομαι (parrēsiazomai),
which occurs 9 times in 9 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:27 - But Barnabas took him, and brought him to the apostles, and declared unto them how he had seen the Lord in the way, and that he had spoken to him, and how he had preached boldly G3955 at Damascus in the name of Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 9:29 - And he spake boldly G3955 in the name of the Lord Jesus, and disputed against the Grecians: but they went about to slay him.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 13:46 - Then Paul and Barnabas waxed bold, G3955 and said, It was necessary that the word of God should first have been spoken to you: but seeing ye put it from you, and judge yourselves unworthy of everlasting life, lo, we turn to the Gentiles.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 14:3 - Long time therefore abode they speaking boldly G3955 in the Lord, which gave testimony unto the word of his grace, and granted signs and wonders to be done by their hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 18:26 - And he began to speak boldly G3955 in the synagogue: whom when Aquila and Priscilla had heard, they took him unto them, and expounded unto him the way of God more perfectly.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 19:8 - And he went into the synagogue, and spake boldly G3955 for the space of three months, disputing and persuading the things concerning the kingdom of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 26:26 - For the king knoweth of these things, before whom also I speak freely: G3955 for I am persuaded that none of these things are hidden from him; for this thing was not done in a corner.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 6:20 - For which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, G3955 as I ought to speak.
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 2:2 - But even after that we had suffered before, and were shamefully entreated, as ye know, at Philippi, we were bold G3955 in our God to speak unto you the gospel of God with much contention.
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