the Week of Proper 20 / Ordinary 25
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #4995 - σωφρονισμός
- an admonishing or calling to soundness of mind, to moderation and self-control
- self-control, moderation
teaching of morality or moderation, Str. 1.2.3, J. BJ 2.1.3, Plu. 2.653d, etc.; self-control, 2 Timothy 1:7.
σωφρονισμός, σωφρονισμοῦ, ὁ ((σωφρονίζω);
1. an admonishing or calling to soundness of mind, to moderation and self-control: Josephus, Antiquities 17, 9, 2; b. j. 2, 1,3; Appendix, Pun. 8, 65; Aesop fab. 38; Plutarch; (Philo, legg. alleg. 3, 69).
2. self-control, moderation (σωφρονισμοι τινες ἤ μετανοιαι τῶν νέων, Plutarch, mor., p. 712 c. i. e. quaest. conviv. 8, 3): πνεῦμα σωφρονισμοῦ, 2 Timothy 1:7, where see Huther; (but Huther, at least in his later editions, takes the word transitively, equivalent to correction (R. V. discipline); see also Holtzmann at the passage).
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† σωφρονισμός , -οῦ , ὁ
(< σωφρονίζω ),
(a) an admonishing (FlJ, Plut., al.);
(b) self-control, self-discipline: 2 Timothy 1:7 (on the reflexive meaning here, v. Ellic., in l).†
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This common proper name is found also under the forms, Τιμόθειος, Τιμώθεος : see the reff. in Preisigke Namenbuch.
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