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Strong's #4994 - σωφρονίζω
- restore one to his senses
- to moderate, control, curb, disciple
- to hold one to his duty
- to admonish, to exhort earnestly
recall a person to his senses, chasten, E. Fr. 209, Pl. Grg. 478d, X. Cyr. 8.6.16, etc.; ἡ τοιαύτη ἧττα σωφρονίζειν ἱκανή ib. 3.1.20; τοὺς πονηροτάτους αἱ συμφοραὶ ς. D. 25.93: folld. by inf., ἵνα σωφρονίζωσιν τὰς νέας φιλάνδρους εἶναι κτλ. Titus 2:4 : — Pass., to be chastened, learn self-control, Th. 6.78, X. Cyr. 3.1.19, etc.
2. of passions, things, etc., ς. τὸ θυμούμενον τῆς γνώμης Antipho 2.3.3; οὐ τὴν λαγνείαν λιμῷ ς. X. Mem. 2.1.16; ἀμπνοὰς ς. to pant less violently, E. HF 869 (troch.); τῶν κατὰ τὴν πόλιν τι ἐς εὐτέλειαν ς. to reduce the expenses of government at home, Th. 8.1.
σωφρονίζω, 3 person plural indicative σωφρονιζουσιν, Titus 2:4 L marginal reading T Tr, others, subjunctive σωφρονίζωσι; "to make one σώφρων, restore one to his senses; to moderate, control, curb, discipline; to hold one to his duty; so from Euripides, and Thucydides down; to admonish, to exhort earnestly (R. V. train"): τινα followed by an infinitive Titus 2:4.
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** σωφρονίζω ,
[in Aq.: Isaiah 38:16 *;]
to make σώφρων , recall one to his senses, control (RV, train): c. acc pers., Titus 2:4.†
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";preciousness,"; ";worth"; (Revelation 18:19), is common as a title : cf. P Amh II. 145.8 (iv/v A.D.) βούλο ]μαι. . . μὴ φορτικὸς. . ὅμως γε [νέσ ]θαι τῇ σῇ τιμιότητι περὶ οἱουδήποτε [πρά ]γματος, ";I desire nevertheless not to weary your honour on any subject"; (Edd.).
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