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Lexicon :: Strong's G4993 - sōphroneō

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σωφρονέω
Transliteration
sōphroneō (Key)
Pronunciation
so-fron-eh'-o
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:1097,1150

Strong’s Definitions

σωφρονέω sōphronéō, so-fron-eh'-o; from G4998; to be of sound mind, i.e. sane, (figuratively) moderate:—be in right mind, be sober (minded), soberly.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x

The KJV translates Strong's G4993 in the following manner: be in right mind (2x), be sober (2x), be sober minded (1x), soberly (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 6x
The KJV translates Strong's G4993 in the following manner: be in right mind (2x), be sober (2x), be sober minded (1x), soberly (1x).
  1. to be of sound mind

    1. to be in one's right mind

    2. to exercise self control

      1. to put a moderate estimate upon one's self, think of one's self soberly

      2. to curb one's passions

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
σωφρονέω sōphronéō, so-fron-eh'-o; from G4998; to be of sound mind, i.e. sane, (figuratively) moderate:—be in right mind, be sober (minded), soberly.
STRONGS NT 4993: σωφρονέω
σωφρονέω, σωφρόνω; 1 aorist imperative σωφρονήσατε; (σώφρων, which see); from Tragg., Xenophon, Plato down; to be of sound mind, i. e.
a. to be in one's right mind: of one who has ceased δαιμονίζεσθαι, Mark 5:15; Luke 8:35; opposed to ἐκστηναι, 2 Corinthians 5:13, (the σωφρονων and μανεις are contrasted in Plato, de rep. i., p. 331 c.; σωφρονουσαι and μανεισαι, Phaedr., p. 244 b.; μεμηνως... ἐσωφρονησε, Apollod. 3, 5, 1, 6).
b. to exercise self-control; i. e.
α. to put a moderate estimate upon oneself, think of oneself soberly: opposed to ὑπερφρονεῖν, Romans 12:3.
β. to curb one's passions, Titus 2:6; joined with νήφω (as in Lucian, Nigrin. 6) (R. V. be of sound mind and be sober), 1 Peter 4:7.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Mark
5:15
Luke
8:35
Romans
12:3
2 Corinthians
5:13
Titus
2:6
1 Peter
4:7

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4993 matches the Greek σωφρονέω (sōphroneō),
which occurs 6 times in 6 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:15 - And they come to Jesus, and see him that was possessed with the devil, and had the legion, sitting, and clothed, and in his right mind: G4993 and they were afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:35 - Then they went out to see what was done; and came to Jesus, and found the man, out of whom the devils were departed, sitting at the feet of Jesus, clothed, and in his right mind: G4993 and they were afraid.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:3 - For I say, through the grace given unto me, to every man that is among you, not to think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think soberly, G4993 according as God hath dealt to every man the measure of faith.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:13 - For whether we be beside ourselves, it is to God: or whether we be sober, G4993 it is for your cause.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 2:6 - Young men likewise exhort to be sober minded. G4993
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:7 - But the end of all things is at hand: be ye G4993  therefore sober, G4993 and watch unto prayer.

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