3563. nous
Strong's Concordance
nous: mind, understanding, reason
Original Word: νοῦς, νοός, νοΐ, νοῦν, ὁ
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Transliteration: nous
Phonetic Spelling: (nooce)
Short Definition: the mind, reasoning faculty
Definition: the mind, the reason, the reasoning faculty, intellect.
HELPS Word-studies

3563 noús (a masculine noun) – the God-given capacity of each person to think (reason); the mind; mental capacity to exercise reflective thinking. For the believer, 3563 (noús) is the organ of receiving God's thoughts, through faith.

Ro 12:2,3: "2And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind (3563 /ólynthos), so that you may prove what the will (2307 /thélēma) of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect. 3For 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 sound judgment, as God has allotted to each a measure of faith (4102 /pístis)" (NASU).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
contr. of a prim. word noos (mind)
Definition
mind, understanding, reason
NASB Translation
composure (1), comprehension (1), mind (20), minds (1), understanding (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 3563: νως

νως, see νοῦς.

STRONGS NT 3563: νοῦςνοῦς (contracted from νως), , genitive νως,dative νοι< (so in later Greek for the earlier forms νου, νώ, contracted from νωυ, νόω; cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 453; Winers Grammar, § 8, 2 b.; (Buttmann, 12f (12))), accusative νοῦν (contracted from νῷν), the Sept. for לֵב and לֵבָב (from Homer down); mind (German Sinn), i. e.

1. the mind, comprising alike the faculties of perceiving and understanding and those of feeling, judging, determining; hence, specifically,

a. the intellective faculty, the understanding: Luke 24:45 (on which see διανοίγω, 2); Philippians 4:7; Revelation 13:18; Revelation 17:9; opposed to τό πνεῦμα, the spirit intensely roused and completely absorbed with divine things, but destitute of clear ideas of them, 1 Corinthians 14:14f, 19; ἔχειν τόν νοῦν κυρίου (L text, others Χριστοῦ), to be furnished with the understanding of Christ, 1 Corinthians 2:16b.

b. reason (German die Vernunft) in the narrower sense, as the capacity for spiritual truth, the higher powers of the soul, the faculty of perceiving dibble things, of recognizing goodness and of hating evil: Romans 1:28; Romans 7:23; Ephesians 4:17; 1 Timothy 6:5; 2 Timothy 3:8 (cf. Winers Grammar, 229 (215); Buttmann, § 134, 7); Titus 1:15; opposed to σάρξ, Romans 7:25; ἀνανεοῦσθαι τῷ πνεύματι τοῦ νως, to be so changed that the spirit which governs the mind is renewed, Ephesians 4:23; (cf. ἀνακαίνωσις τοῦ νως, Romans 12:2).

c. the power of considering and judging soberly, calmly and impartially: 2 Thessalonians 2:2.

2. a particular mode of thinking and judging: Romans 14:5; 1 Corinthians 1:10; equivalent to thoughts, feelings, purposes: τοῦ κυρίου (from Isaiah 40:13), Romans 11:34; 1 Corinthians 2:16a; equivalent to desires, τῆς σαρκός, Colossians 2:18 (cf. Meyer at the passage).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
mind, understanding.

Probably from the base of ginosko; the intellect, i.e. Mind (divine or human; in thought, feeling, or will); by implication, meaning -- mind, understanding. Compare psuche.

see GREEK ginosko

see GREEK psuche

Forms and Transliterations
νοι νοϊ νοΐ νοῒ νοος νοός νοὸς νουν νούν νοῦν νους νούς νοῦς νυκτερίδα νυκτερινάς νυκτερινή νυκτερινόν νυκτερινού νυκτερίσι νυκτικόρακα νυκτικόραξ νυμφαγωγός νυμφαγωγώ noi noḯ noï̀ noos noós noòs noun noûn nous noûs
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24 Occurrences


νοῒ — 6 Occ.
νοός — 6 Occ.
νοῦν — 9 Occ.
νοῦς — 3 Occ.

Luke 24:45 N-AMS
GRK: αὐτῶν τὸν νοῦν τοῦ συνιέναι
NAS: He opened their minds to understand
KJV: their understanding, that they might understand
INT: their the mind to understand

Romans 1:28 N-AMS
GRK: εἰς ἀδόκιμον νοῦν ποιεῖν τὰ
NAS: to a depraved mind, to do
KJV: a reprobate mind, to do
INT: to a depraved mind to do things

Romans 7:23 N-GMS
GRK: νόμῳ τοῦ νοός μου καὶ
NAS: the law of my mind and making me a prisoner
KJV: the law of my mind, and bringing
INT: law the mind of me and

Romans 7:25 N-DMS
GRK: τῷ μὲν νοῒ δουλεύω νόμῳ
NAS: I myself with my mind am serving
KJV: Lord. So then with the mind I myself
INT: with the indeed mind serve law

Romans 11:34 N-AMS
GRK: γὰρ ἔγνω νοῦν Κυρίου ἢ
NAS: HAS KNOWN THE MIND OF THE LORD,
KJV: hath known the mind of the Lord?
INT: indeed did know [the] mind of [the] Lord or

Romans 12:2 N-GMS
GRK: ἀνακαινώσει τοῦ νοός εἰς τὸ
NAS: by the renewing of your mind, so
KJV: by the renewing of your mind, that ye
INT: renewing of the mind for

Romans 14:5 N-DMS
GRK: τῷ ἰδίῳ νοῒ πληροφορείσθω
NAS: in his own mind.
KJV: in his own mind.
INT: the own mind let be fully assured

1 Corinthians 1:10 N-DMS
GRK: τῷ αὐτῷ νοῒ καὶ ἐν
NAS: in the same mind and in the same
KJV: in the same mind and in
INT: the same mind and in

1 Corinthians 2:16 N-AMS
GRK: γὰρ ἔγνω νοῦν Κυρίου ὃς
NAS: HAS KNOWN THE MIND OF THE LORD,
KJV: hath known the mind of the Lord,
INT: indeed did know [the] mind of [the] Lord who

1 Corinthians 2:16 N-AMS
GRK: ἡμεῖς δὲ νοῦν Χριστοῦ ἔχομεν
NAS: HIM? But we have the mind of Christ.
KJV: we have the mind of Christ.
INT: we however [the] mind of Christ have

1 Corinthians 14:14 N-NMS
GRK: ὁ δὲ νοῦς μου ἄκαρπός
NAS: prays, but my mind is unfruitful.
KJV: but my understanding is unfruitful.
INT: but [the] mind of me unfruitful

1 Corinthians 14:15 N-DMS
GRK: καὶ τῷ νοΐ ψαλῶ τῷ
NAS: and I will pray with the mind also;
KJV: I will pray with the understanding also:
INT: also with the mind I will sing praise with the

1 Corinthians 14:15 N-DMS
GRK: καὶ τῷ νοΐ
NAS: and I will sing with the mind also.
KJV: I will sing with the understanding also.
INT: also with the mind

1 Corinthians 14:19 N-DMS
GRK: λόγους τῷ νοΐ μου λαλῆσαι
NAS: words with my mind so
KJV: my understanding, that
INT: words with mind of me to speak

Ephesians 4:17 N-GMS
GRK: ματαιότητι τοῦ νοὸς αὐτῶν
NAS: walk, in the futility of their mind,
KJV: the vanity of their mind,
INT: [the] futility of the mind of them

Ephesians 4:23 N-GMS
GRK: πνεύματι τοῦ νοὸς ὑμῶν
NAS: in the spirit of your mind,
KJV: in the spirit of your mind;
INT: spirit of the mind of you

Philippians 4:7 N-AMS
GRK: ὑπερέχουσα πάντα νοῦν φρουρήσει τὰς
NAS: all comprehension, will guard
KJV: all understanding, shall keep
INT: surpasses all understanding will guard the

Colossians 2:18 N-GMS
GRK: ὑπὸ τοῦ νοὸς τῆς σαρκὸς
NAS: without cause by his fleshly mind,
KJV: his fleshly mind,
INT: by the mind of the flesh

2 Thessalonians 2:2 N-GMS
GRK: ἀπὸ τοῦ νοὸς μηδὲ θροεῖσθαι
NAS: shaken from your composure or
KJV: shaken in mind, or be troubled,
INT: in mind nor to be troubled

1 Timothy 6:5 N-AMS
GRK: ἀνθρώπων τὸν νοῦν καὶ ἀπεστερημένων
NAS: of depraved mind and deprived
KJV: of men of corrupt minds, and destitute
INT: of men in mind and destitute

2 Timothy 3:8 N-AMS
GRK: κατεφθαρμένοι τὸν νοῦν ἀδόκιμοι περὶ
NAS: of depraved mind, rejected
KJV: of corrupt minds, reprobate
INT: utterly corrupted in mind found worthless as regards

Titus 1:15 N-NMS
GRK: καὶ ὁ νοῦς καὶ ἡ
NAS: but both their mind and their conscience
KJV: even their mind and conscience
INT: both the mind and the

Revelation 13:18 N-AMS
GRK: ὁ ἔχων νοῦν ψηφισάτω τὸν
NAS: Let him who has understanding calculate
KJV: Let him that hath understanding count
INT: He who has understanding let him count the

Revelation 17:9 N-NMS
GRK: Ὧδε ὁ νοῦς ὁ ἔχων
NAS: Here is the mind which has wisdom.
KJV: And here [is] the mind which hath
INT: Here [is] the mind which has

24 Occurrences

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