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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 MGNT Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 5:15 - And then they *came to Jesus and *saw the man who had been demon-possessed sitting down, clothed and in his right G4993 mind G4993, the very man who had previously had the “legion”; and they became frightened.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:35 - And the people came out to see what had happened; and they came to Jesus and found the man from whom the demons had gone out, sitting down at the feet of Jesus, clothed and in his right G4993 mind G4993; and they became frightened.
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 12:3 - For through the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think more highly of himself than he ought to think; but to think so as to have G4993 sound G4993 judgment G4993, as God has allotted to each a measure of faith.
Unchecked Copy Box2Co 5:13 - For if we have lost our minds, it is for God; if we are of sound G4993 mind G4993, it is for you.
Unchecked Copy BoxTit 2:6 - Likewise urge the young men to be [fn]sensible G4993;
Unchecked Copy Box1Pe 4:7 - The end of all things [fn]is near; therefore, be of sound G4993 judgment G4993 and sober spirit for the purpose of [fn]prayer.

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