1108. gnósis
Strong's Concordance
gnósis: a knowing, knowledge
Original Word: γνῶσις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: gnósis
Phonetic Spelling: (gno'-sis)
Short Definition: knowledge, doctrine, wisdom
Definition: knowledge, doctrine, wisdom.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 1108 gnṓsis (a feminine noun derived from 1097 /ginṓskō, "experientially know") – functional ("working") knowledge gleaned from first-hand (personal) experience, connecting theory to application; "application-knowledge," gained in (by) a direct relationship. See 1097 (ginōskō).

1108 /gnṓsis ("applied-knowledge") is only as accurate (reliable) as the relationship it derives from. For example, the Gnostics boasted of their "applied knowledge" gained by their personal spiritual experiences – and it was (is) disastrous!

["Gnosticism" is literally, "the cult based on having special, personal knowledge" (1108 /gnṓsis).]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from ginóskó
Definition
a knowing, knowledge
NASB Translation
knowing (1), knowledge (27), understanding way (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 1108: γνῶσις

γνῶσις, γνώσεως, (γινώσκω) (from Thucydides down), knowledge: with the genitive of the object, σωτηρίας, Luke 1:77; τοῦ Θεοῦ, the knowledge of God, such as is offered in the gospel, 2 Corinthians 2:14, especially in Paul's exposition of it, 2 Corinthians 10:5; τῆς δόξης τοῦ Θεοῦ ἐν προσώπῳ Χριστοῦ, 2 Corinthians 4:6; Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ, of Christ as a saviour, Philippians 3:8; 2 Peter 3:18; with subjunctive genitive τοῦ Θεοῦ, the knowledge of things which belongs to God, Romans 11:33. γνῶσις, by itself, signifies in general intelligence, understanding: Ephesians 3:19; the general knowledge of the Christian religion, Romans 15:14; 1 Corinthians 1:5; the deeper, more perfect and enlarged knowledge of this religion, such as belongs to the more advanced, 1 Corinthians 12:8; 1 Corinthians 13:2, 8; 1 Corinthians 14:6; 2 Corinthians 6:6; 2 Corinthians 8:7; 2 Corinthians 11:6; especially of things lawful and unlawful for Christians, 1 Corinthians 8:1, 7, 10f; the higher knowledge of Christian and divine things which false teachers boast of, ψευδωνομος γνῶσις, 1 Timothy 6:20 (cf. Holtzmann, Pastoralbriefe, p. 132f); moral wisdom, such as is seen in right living, 2 Peter 1:5; and in contact with others: κατά γνῶσιν, wisely, 1 Peter 3:7. objective knowledge: what is known concerning divine things and human duties, Romans 2:20; Colossians 2:3; concerning salvation through Christ, Luke 11:52. Where γνῶσις and σοφία are used together the former seems to be knowledge regarded by itself, the latter wisdom as exhibited in action: Romans 11:33; 1 Corinthians 12:8; Colossians 2:3. ("γνῶσις is simply intuitive, σοφία is ratiocinative also; γνῶσις applies chiefly to the apprehension of truths, σοφία superadds the power of reasoning about them and tracing their relations." Lightfoot on Colossians, the passage cited. To much the same effect Fritzsche (on Romans, the passage cited), "γνῶσιςperspicientia veri, σοφίαsapientia aut mentis sollertia, quae cognita intellectaque veritate utatur, ut res efficiendas efficiat. Meyer (on 1 Corinthians, the passage cited) nearly reverses Lightfoot's distinction; elsewhere, however (e. g. on Colossians, the passage cited, cf. 9), he and others regard σοφία merely as the more general, γνῶσις as the more restricted and special term. Cf. Lightfoot as above; Trench, § lxxv.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
knowledge, science.

From ginosko; knowing (the act), i.e. (by implication) knowledge -- knowledge, science.

see GREEK ginosko

Forms and Transliterations
γνωσει γνώσει γνώσεων γνωσεως γνώσεως γνωσιν γνώσιν γνῶσιν γνωσις γνώσις γνώσίς γνῶσις gnosei gnōsei gnṓsei gnoseos gnōseōs gnṓseos gnṓseōs gnosin gnôsin gnōsin gnō̂sin gnosis gnôsis gnōsis gnō̂sis
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Strong's Greek 1108
29 Occurrences


γνώσει — 8 Occ.
γνώσεως — 12 Occ.
γνῶσιν — 6 Occ.
γνῶσις — 3 Occ.

Luke 1:77 N-AFS
GRK: τοῦ δοῦναι γνῶσιν σωτηρίας τῷ
NAS: to His people [the] knowledge of salvation
KJV: To give knowledge of salvation
INT: to give knowledge of salvation to

Luke 11:52 N-GFS
GRK: κλεῖδα τῆς γνώσεως αὐτοὶ οὐκ
NAS: the key of knowledge; you yourselves
KJV: the key of knowledge: ye entered
INT: key of the knowledge you yourselves not

Romans 2:20 N-GFS
GRK: μόρφωσιν τῆς γνώσεως καὶ τῆς
NAS: the embodiment of knowledge and of the truth,
KJV: the form of knowledge and
INT: form of knowledge and of the

Romans 11:33 N-GFS
GRK: σοφίας καὶ γνώσεως θεοῦ ὡς
NAS: of the wisdom and knowledge of God!
KJV: and knowledge of God!
INT: of wisdom and knowledge of God How

Romans 15:14 N-GFS
GRK: πάσης τῆς γνώσεως δυνάμενοι καὶ
NAS: with all knowledge and able
KJV: filled with all knowledge, able also
INT: with all knowledge being able also

1 Corinthians 1:5 N-DFS
GRK: καὶ πάσῃ γνώσει
NAS: speech and all knowledge,
KJV: and [in] all knowledge;
INT: and all knowledge

1 Corinthians 8:1 N-AFS
GRK: ὅτι πάντες γνῶσιν ἔχομεν ἡ
NAS: have knowledge. Knowledge
KJV: have knowledge. Knowledge
INT: indeed all knowledge we have

1 Corinthians 8:1 N-NFS
GRK: ἔχομεν ἡ γνῶσις φυσιοῖ ἡ
NAS: knowledge. Knowledge makes arrogant,
KJV: knowledge. Knowledge puffeth up,
INT: we have knowledge puffs up

1 Corinthians 8:7 N-NFS
GRK: πᾶσιν ἡ γνῶσις τινὲς δὲ
NAS: have this knowledge; but some,
KJV: in every man that knowledge: for some
INT: all [is] this knowledge some moreover

1 Corinthians 8:10 N-AFS
GRK: τὸν ἔχοντα γνῶσιν ἐν εἰδωλείῳ
NAS: you, who have knowledge, dining
KJV: which hast knowledge sit at meat in
INT: who have knowledge in an idol-temple

1 Corinthians 8:11 N-DFS
GRK: τῇ σῇ γνώσει ὁ ἀδελφὸς
NAS: For through your knowledge he who is weak
KJV: through thy knowledge shall the weak
INT: your knowledge the brother

1 Corinthians 12:8 N-GFS
GRK: δὲ λόγος γνώσεως κατὰ τὸ
NAS: the word of knowledge according
KJV: the word of knowledge by
INT: moreover a word of knowledge according to the

1 Corinthians 13:2 N-AFS
GRK: πᾶσαν τὴν γνῶσιν καὶ ἐὰν
NAS: and all knowledge; and if
KJV: and all knowledge; and though
INT: all the knowledge and if

1 Corinthians 13:8 N-NFS
GRK: παύσονται εἴτε γνῶσις καταργηθήσεται
NAS: if [there is] knowledge, it will be done away.
KJV: whether [there be] knowledge, it shall vanish away.
INT: they will cease whether knowledge it will pass away

1 Corinthians 14:6 N-DFS
GRK: ἢ ἐν γνώσει ἢ ἐν
NAS: or of knowledge or
KJV: or by knowledge, or by
INT: or in knowledge or in

2 Corinthians 2:14 N-GFS
GRK: ὀσμὴν τῆς γνώσεως αὐτοῦ φανεροῦντι
NAS: us the sweet aroma of the knowledge of Him in every
KJV: the savour of his knowledge by us
INT: fragrance of the knowledge of him makes manifest

2 Corinthians 4:6 N-GFS
GRK: φωτισμὸν τῆς γνώσεως τῆς δόξης
NAS: to give the Light of the knowledge of the glory
KJV: [give] the light of the knowledge of the glory
INT: radiancy of the knowledge of the glory

2 Corinthians 6:6 N-DFS
GRK: ἁγνότητι ἐν γνώσει ἐν μακροθυμίᾳ
NAS: in purity, in knowledge, in patience,
KJV: by knowledge, by
INT: purity in knowledge in patience

2 Corinthians 8:7 N-DFS
GRK: λόγῳ καὶ γνώσει καὶ πάσῃ
NAS: and utterance and knowledge and in all
KJV: utterance, and knowledge, and [in] all
INT: word and knowledge and all

2 Corinthians 10:5 N-GFS
GRK: κατὰ τῆς γνώσεως τοῦ θεοῦ
NAS: up against the knowledge of God,
KJV: against the knowledge of God,
INT: against the knowledge of God

2 Corinthians 11:6 N-DFS
GRK: οὐ τῇ γνώσει ἀλλ' ἐν
NAS: yet I am not [so] in knowledge; in fact,
KJV: not in knowledge; but
INT: not in knowledge but in

Ephesians 3:19 N-GFS
GRK: ὑπερβάλλουσαν τῆς γνώσεως ἀγάπην τοῦ
NAS: which surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled
KJV: which passeth knowledge, that
INT: surpassing knowledge love

Philippians 3:8 N-GFS
GRK: ὑπερέχον τῆς γνώσεως Χριστοῦ Ἰησοῦ
NAS: of the surpassing value of knowing Christ
KJV: the excellency of the knowledge of Christ
INT: being excelled knowledge of Christ Jesus

Colossians 2:3 N-GFS
GRK: σοφίας καὶ γνώσεως ἀπόκρυφοι
NAS: the treasures of wisdom and knowledge.
KJV: of wisdom and knowledge.
INT: of wisdom and of knowledge hidden

1 Timothy 6:20 N-GFS
GRK: τῆς ψευδωνύμου γνώσεως
NAS: of what is falsely called knowledge--
KJV: oppositions of science falsely so called:
INT: called knowledge

29 Occurrences

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