4236. praotés
Strong's Concordance
praotés: meekness.
Original Word: πρᾳότης, τητος, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: praotés
Phonetic Spelling: (prah-ot'-ace)
Short Definition: mildness, gentleness
Definition: mildness, gentleness, meekness, kindness.
HELPS Word-studies

4236 praótēs– properly, temperate, displaying the right blend of force and reserve (gentleness). 4236 /praótēs ("strength in gentleness") avoids unnecessary harshness, yet without compromising or being too slow to use necessary force.

For the believer, 4236 /praótēs ("meekness") is the fruit (product) of the Holy Spirit (Gal 5:23), i.e. it is never something humanly accomplished (or simply "biological").

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
variant reading for prautés, q.v.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4236: πραότης

πραότης (Rec. and Griesbach (except in James 1:21; James 3:13; 1 Peter 3:15); see the preceding word), πραότης (so Lachmann), and according to a later form πραΰτης (so R and G, but with the iota subscript under the alpha , in James 1:21; James 3:13; 1 Peter 3:15; Lachmann everywhere except in Galatians 6:1; Ephesians 4:2; Treg. everywhere (except in 2 Corinthians 10:1; Galatians 5:23 (22); ; Ephesians 4:2), T WH everywhere; cf. B. 26f (23f)), πρᾳότητος, , gentleness, mildness, meekness: 1 Corinthians 4:21; 2 Corinthians 10:1; Galatians 5:23 (22); ; Colossians 3:12; Ephesians 4:2; 1 Timothy 6:11 R; 2 Timothy 2:25; Titus 3:2; James 1:21; James 3:13; 1 Peter 3:16 (15). (Xenophon, Plato, Isocrates, Aristotle, Diodorus, Josephus, others; for עַנְוָה, Psalm 44:4 ()) (Synonym: see ἐπιείκεια, at the end; Trench (as there referred to, but especially) § xlii.; Lightfoot on Colossians 3:13.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
meekness.

From praios; gentleness, by implication, humility -- meekness.

see GREEK praios

Forms and Transliterations
πραότης πραότητα πραότητι πραότητος
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