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Lexicon :: Strong's G4236 - praotēs

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praotēs (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Strong’s Definitions

πρᾳότης praiótēs, prah-ot'-ace; from G4235; gentleness, by implication, humility:—meekness.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x

The KJV translates Strong's G4236 in the following manner: meekness (9x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 9x
The KJV translates Strong's G4236 in the following manner: meekness (9x).
  1. gentleness, mildness, meekness

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
πρᾳότης praiótēs, prah-ot'-ace; from G4235; gentleness, by implication, humility:—meekness.
πρᾳότης (Rec. and Griesbach [except in James 1:21; James 3:13; 1 Peter 3:15]; see the preceding word), πραότης (so Lachmann), and according to a later form πραΰτης (so R and G, but with the ι subscript under the α, in James 1:21; James 3:13; 1 Peter 3:15; Lachmann everywhere except in Galatians 6:1; Ephesians 4:2; Treg. everywhere [except in 2 Corinthians 10:1; Galatians 5:23 (22); Gal. 6:1; Ephesians 4:2], T WH everywhere; cf. Buttmann 26f (23f)), -ητος, , gentleness, mildness, meekness: 1 Corinthians 4:21; 2 Corinthians 10:1; Galatians 5:23 (22); Gal. 6:1; Colossians 3:12; Ephesians 4:2; 1 Timothy 6:11 R; 2 Timothy 2:25; Titus 3:2; James 1:21; James 3:13; 1 Peter 3:16 (15). (Xenophon, Plato, Isocrates, Aristotle, Diodorus, Josephus, others; for עַנְוָה, Psalm 44:4 (Ps. 45:4)) [Synonym: see ἐπιείκεια, at the end; Trench (as there referred to, but especially) § xlii.; Bp. Lightfoot on Colossians 3:13.]

Related entry:
πραϋπάθεια (-θία T WH; see Ι, ι), -ας, , (πραϋπαθής [(πάσχω)]), mildness of disposition, gentleness of spirit, meekness (equivalent to πραΰτης): 1 Timothy 6:11 L T Tr WH. (Philo de Abrah. § 37; Ignatius ad Trall. 8, 1.)

Related entry:
πραΰτης, see πρᾳότης
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

44:4; 45:4
1 Corinthians
2 Corinthians
10:1; 10:1
5:23; 5:23; 6:1; 6:1; 6:1
4:2; 4:2; 4:2
3:12; 3:13
1 Timothy
6:11; 6:11
2 Timothy
1:21; 1:21; 1:21; 3:13; 3:13; 3:13
1 Peter
3:15; 3:15; 3:16

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4236 matches the Greek πραότης (praotēs),
which occurs 9 times in 9 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy Box1Co 4:21 - What will ye? shall I come unto you with a rod, or in love, and in the spirit of meekness? G4236
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 10:1 - Now I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness G4236 and gentleness of Christ, who in presence am base among you, but being absent am bold toward you:
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:23 - Meekness, G4236 temperance: against such there is no law.
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 6:1 - Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; G4236 considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.
Unchecked Copy BoxEph 4:2 - With all lowliness and meekness, G4236 with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love;
Unchecked Copy BoxCol 3:12 - Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, G4236 longsuffering;
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 6:11 - But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. G4236
Unchecked Copy Box2Ti 2:25 - In meekness G4236 instructing those that oppose themselves; if God peradventure will give them repentance to the acknowledging of the truth;
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 3:2 - To speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, but gentle, shewing all meekness G4236 unto all men.
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