4586. semnos
Strong's Concordance
semnos: reverend, i.e. venerable, spec. serious
Original Word: σεμνός, ή, όν
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: semnos
Phonetic Spelling: (sem-nos')
Short Definition: honorable
Definition: venerable, honorable, grave, serious, dignified.
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4586 semnós (an adjective derived from 4576 /sébomai, "to revere, be in awe") – properly, what is august (dignified, has "gravitas"); weighty, deeply respected because viewed as majestic (having "gravity"); grave.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from sebó
Definition
reverend, i.e. venerable, spec. serious
NASB Translation
dignified (2), honorable (1), men of dignity (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4586: σεμνός

σεμνός, σεμνή, σεμνόν (σέβω), from (Homer h. Cer., others), Aeschylus, Pindar down, august, venerable, reverend; to be venerated for character, honorable: of persons (A. V. grave), 1 Timothy 3:8, 11; Titus 2:2; of deeds, Philippians 4:8. (Cf. Trench, § xcii.; Schmidt, chapter 173, 5.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
grave, honest.

From sebomai; venerable, i.e. Honorable -- grave, honest.

see GREEK sebomai

Forms and Transliterations
σεμνα σεμνά σεμναί σεμνας σεμνάς σεμνους σεμνούς semna semná semnas semnás semnous semnoús
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4 Occurrences


σεμνά — 1 Occ.
σεμνάς — 1 Occ.
σεμνούς — 2 Occ.

Philippians 4:8 Adj-NNP
GRK: ἀληθῆ ὅσα σεμνά ὅσα δίκαια
NAS: whatever is honorable, whatever
KJV: whatsoever things [are] honest, whatsoever things
INT: true whatever honorable whatever right

1 Timothy 3:8 Adj-AMP
GRK: Διακόνους ὡσαύτως σεμνούς μὴ διλόγους
NAS: likewise [must be] men of dignity, not double-tongued,
KJV: [must] the deacons [be] grave, not
INT: Deacons in like manner dignified not double-tongued

1 Timothy 3:11 Adj-AFP
GRK: γυναῖκας ὡσαύτως σεμνάς μὴ διαβόλους
NAS: [must] likewise [be] dignified, not malicious gossips,
KJV: [must their] wives [be] grave, not
INT: Women in like manner dignified not slanderers

Titus 2:2 Adj-AMP
GRK: νηφαλίους εἶναι σεμνούς σώφρονας ὑγιαίνοντας
NAS: are to be temperate, dignified, sensible,
KJV: be sober, grave, temperate, sound
INT: sober to be dignified self-controlled sound

4 Occurrences

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