4587. semnotés
Strong's Concordance
semnotés: seriousness
Original Word: σεμνότης, τητος, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: semnotés
Phonetic Spelling: (sem-not'-ace)
Short Definition: dignity, honor
Definition: dignity, honor, gravity, seriousness.
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Cognate: 4587 semnótēs – properly, gravity ("gravitas"), referring to what has real weight (dignity); hence, veneration for what is worthy of respect (personal admiration). See 4586 (semnos).

This root (semno-) refers to what deserves due reverence; it has a "sense of gravity and dignity, that invites reverence" (R. Trench). 4587 /semnótēs ("dignity because weighty") refers to what is august (venerable, time-honored), i.e. "solemnly respectable." 4587 (semnótēs) reflects what has been transformed by God and exhibits "moral and spiritual gravity (gravitas)" – like what attends a deep, godly character. This sense of dignity also invites reverence from others, who should likewise exalt what is noble (morally-elevated).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from semnos
Definition
seriousness
NASB Translation
dignified (1), dignity (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4587: σεμνότης

σεμνότης, σεμνητος, (σεμνός), that characteristic of a person or a thing which entitles to reverence or respect, dignity, gravity, majesty, sanctity: τοῦ ἱεροῦ σεμνότης, 2 Macc. 3:12; in an ethical sense, gravity (so R. V. uniformly (cf. Trench, p. 347)), honor, probity, purity: 1 Timothy 2:2; 1 Timothy 3:4; Titus 2:7. (Euripides, Plato, Demosthenes, others.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
gravity, honesty.

From semnos; venerableness, i.e. Probity -- gravity, honesty.

see GREEK semnos

Forms and Transliterations
σεμνοτητα σεμνότητα σεμνοτητι σεμνότητι σεμνοτητος σεμνότητος σεραφείμ semnoteta semnotēta semnóteta semnótēta semnoteti semnotēti semnóteti semnótēti semnotetos semnotētos semnótetos semnótētos
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Strong's Greek 4587
3 Occurrences


σεμνότητα — 1 Occ.
σεμνότητι — 1 Occ.
σεμνότητος — 1 Occ.

1 Timothy 2:2 N-DFS
GRK: εὐσεβείᾳ καὶ σεμνότητι
NAS: in all godliness and dignity.
KJV: godliness and honesty.
INT: godliness and dignity

1 Timothy 3:4 N-GFS
GRK: μετὰ πάσης σεμνότητος
NAS: control with all dignity
KJV: with all gravity;
INT: with all dignity

Titus 2:7 N-AFS
GRK: διδασκαλίᾳ ἀφθορίαν σεμνότητα
NAS: [with] purity in doctrine, dignified,
KJV: [shewing] uncorruptness, gravity, sincerity,
INT: teaching uncorruptness dignity

3 Occurrences

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