5428. phronésis
Strong's Concordance
phronésis: understanding, practical wisdom
Original Word: φρόνησις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: phronésis
Phonetic Spelling: (fron'-ay-sis)
Short Definition: understanding
Definition: understanding (which leads to right action), practical wisdom, prudence.
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Cognate: 5428 phrónēsis (another feminine noun from the same root, phr-) – that brand of visceral opinion which pleases the Lord because shaped by God's inworkings of faith ("divine persuasion," 4102 /pístis), i.e. Christ-enlightened perspective which has the insight to make intelligent (shrewd) life-applications in the will of God. See 5429 (phronimos).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from phroneó
Definition
understanding, practical wisdom
NASB Translation
attitude (1), insight (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5428: φρόνησις

φρόνησις, φρονήσεως, (φρονέω), understanding: joined with σοφία (as 1 Kings 4:25 (29); Daniel 1:17, Theod.; σοφία ἀνδρί τίκτει φρόνησιν, Proverbs 10:23), Ephesians 1:8 (A. V. prudence; see σοφία, at the end); specifically, knowledcje and holy love of the will of God (A. V. wisdom), Luke 1:17 (Wis. 3:15; the Sept. for בִּינָה, תְּבוּנָה, חָכְמָה; used variously by Greek writers from Sophocles and Euripides down).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
prudence, wisdom.

From phroneo; mental action or activity, i.e. Intellectual or moral insight -- prudence, wisdom.

see GREEK phroneo

Forms and Transliterations
φρονησει φρονήσει φρονήσεως φρονήσεώς φρόνησιν φρόνησίν φρόνησις φρόνησίς phronesei phronēsei phronḗsei
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2 Occurrences


φρονήσει — 2 Occ.

Luke 1:17 N-DFS
GRK: ἀπειθεῖς ἐν φρονήσει δικαίων ἑτοιμάσαι
NAS: and the disobedient to the attitude of the righteous,
KJV: to the wisdom of the just;
INT: [the] disobedient to [the] wisdom of [the] righteous to make ready

Ephesians 1:8 N-DFS
GRK: σοφίᾳ καὶ φρονήσει
NAS: on us. In all wisdom and insight
KJV: wisdom and prudence;
INT: wisdom and understanding

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