5424. phrén
Strong's Concordance
phrén: midriff, heart, mind, thought
Original Word: φρήν, φρενός, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: phrén
Phonetic Spelling: (frane)
Short Definition: the mind, intellect
Definition: the mind, intellect, thought, understanding.
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Cognate: 5424 phrḗn (a feminine noun) – properly, "the midriff (diaphragm), the parts around the heart" (J. Thayer); (figuratively) visceral (personal) opinion; what a person "really has in mind," i.e. inner outlook (mind-set, insight) that regulates outward behavior. See 5429 (phronimos).

[5424 (phrḗn) is the root of the English term, "diaphragm," which regulates breathing.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
a prim. word
Definition
midriff, heart, mind, thought
NASB Translation
thinking (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5424: φρήν

φρήν, φρενος, , plural φρένες, from Homer down, the Sept. several times in Proverbs for לֵב:

1. the midriff or diaphragm, the parts about the heart.

2. the mind; the faculty of perceiving and judging: also in the plural; as, 1 Corinthians 14:20.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
understanding.

Probably from an obsolete phrao (to rein in or curb; compare phrasso); the midrif (as a partition of the body), i.e. (figuratively and by implication, of sympathy) the feelings (or sensitive nature; by extension (also in the plural) the mind or cognitive faculties) -- understanding.

see GREEK phrasso

Forms and Transliterations
φρένες φρενών φρεσί φρεσιν φρεσίν φρεσὶν φρίκη φρίκην φρικτά φρικώδη phresin phresín phresìn
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Strong's Greek 5424
2 Occurrences


φρεσίν — 2 Occ.

1 Corinthians 14:20 N-DFP
GRK: γίνεσθε ταῖς φρεσίν ἀλλὰ τῇ
NAS: do not be children in your thinking; yet
KJV: children in understanding: howbeit
INT: be in the minds but in the [regard to]

1 Corinthians 14:20 N-DFP
GRK: ταῖς δὲ φρεσὶν τέλειοι γίνεσθε
NAS: be infants, but in your thinking be mature.
KJV: but in understanding be
INT: in the [regard to] however thinking full grown be

2 Occurrences

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