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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Soberness, Sobriety

Dictionaries :: Soberness, Sobriety

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
1 Strong's Number: g4997 Greek: sophrosune

Soberness, Sobriety:

denotes "soundness of mind" (see SOBER, A), Act 26:25, "soberness;" 1Ti 2:9, 15, "sobriety;" "sound judgment" practically expresses the meaning; "it is that habitual inner self-government, with its constant rein on all the passions and desires, which would hinder the temptation to these from arising, or at all events from arising in such strength as would overbear the checks and barriers which aidos (shamefastness) opposed to it" (Trench Syn. xx, end).

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