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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 - καὶ ἔρχονται πρὸς τὸν Ἰησοῦν καὶ θεωροῦσιν τὸν δαιμονιζόμενον καθήμενον ἱματισμένον καὶ σωφρονοῦντα G4993 τὸν ἐσχηκότα τὸν λεγιῶνα καὶ ἐφοβήθησαν
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:35 - ἐξῆλθον δὲ ἰδεῖν τὸ γεγονὸς καὶ ἦλθον πρὸς τὸν Ἰησοῦν καὶ εὗρον καθήμενον τὸν ἄνθρωπον ἀφ᾽ οὗ τὰ δαιμόνια ἐξῆλθεν ἱματισμένον καὶ σωφρονοῦντα G4993 παρὰ τοὺς πόδας τοῦ Ἰησοῦ καὶ ἐφοβήθησαν
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:3 - λέγω γὰρ διὰ τῆς χάριτος τῆς δοθείσης μοι παντὶ τῷ ὄντι ἐν ὑμῖν μὴ ὑπερφρονεῖν παρ᾽ δεῖ φρονεῖν ἀλλὰ φρονεῖν εἰς τὸ σωφρονεῖν G4993 ἑκάστῳ ὡς θεὸς ἐμέρισεν μέτρον πίστεως
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:13 - εἴτε γὰρ ἐξέστημεν θεῷ εἴτε σωφρονοῦμεν G4993 ὑμῖν
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 2:6 - τοὺς νεωτέρους ὡσαύτως παρακάλει σωφρονεῖν G4993
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:7 - πάντων δὲ τὸ τέλος ἤγγικεν σωφρονήσατε G4993 οὖν καὶ νήψατε εἰς προσευχάς

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