5429. phronimos
Strong's Concordance
phronimos: practically wise, sensible
Original Word: φρόνιμος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: phronimos
Phonetic Spelling: (fron'-ee-mos)
Short Definition: intelligent, prudent
Definition: intelligent, prudent, sensible, wise.
HELPS Word-studies

Cognate: 5429 phrónimos (an adjective, derived from 5424 /phrḗn, "personal perspective regulating outward behavior," and the root of the English term "diaphragm" which controls key body functions from the inside out) – properly, "how we size things up," reflecting our personal ("visceral") opinions, i.e. what we consider "savvy" (smart). This always roots to our personal perspective ("inner outlook") which regulates our definition of being "shrewd," i.e. reflects personal mind-set (insight). See 5426 (phroneō).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from phroneó
Definition
practically wise, sensible
NASB Translation
more shrewd (1), prudent (5), sensible (2), shrewd (1), wise (4), wise men (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5429: φρόνιμος

φρόνιμος, φρόνιμον (φρονέω);

a. intelligent, wise (so A. V. uniformly): 1 Corinthians 10:15; opposed to μωρός, 1 Corinthians 4:10; opposed to Ἄφρον, 2 Corinthians 11:19; φρόνιμος παῥ ἑαυτῷ, one who deems himself wise (A. V. wise in one's own conceits), Romans 11:25; Romans 12:16, (Proverbs 3:7).

b. prudent, i. e. mindful of one's interests: Matthew 10:16; Matthew 24:45; Luke 12:42; opposed to μωρός, Matthew 7:24 (cf. ); f comparitive φρονιμώτερος, Luke 16:8. (From Sophocles, Xenophon, Plato down; the Sept. for נָבון, חָכָם, מֵבִין.) (Synonym: see σοφός, at the end.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
wise

From phren; thoughtful, i.e. Sagacious or discreet (implying a cautious character; while sophos denotes practical skill or acumen; and sunetos indicates rather intelligence or mental acquirement); in a bad sense conceited (also in the comparative) -- wise(-r).

see GREEK phren

see GREEK sophos

see GREEK sunetos

Forms and Transliterations
φρονίμην φρονιμοι φρόνιμοι φρονιμοις φρονίμοις φρόνιμον φρονιμος φρόνιμος φρονίμου φρονίμους φρονιμω φρονίμω φρονίμῳ φρονιμώτατος φρονιμωτεροι φρονιμώτεροι φρονιμώτερος phronimo phronimō phronimoi phronímoi phronímōi phrónimoi phronimois phronímois phronimos phrónimos phronimoteroi phronimōteroi phronimṓteroi
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Strong's Greek 5429
14 Occurrences


φρονίμῳ — 1 Occ.
φρονιμώτεροι — 1 Occ.
φρόνιμοι — 8 Occ.
φρονίμοις — 2 Occ.
φρόνιμος — 2 Occ.

Matthew 7:24 Adj-DMS
GRK: ὁμοιωθήσεται ἀνδρὶ φρονίμῳ ὅστις ᾠκοδόμησεν
NAS: on them, may be compared to a wise man
KJV: him unto a wise man,
INT: will be like a man wise who built

Matthew 10:16 Adj-NMP
GRK: γίνεσθε οὖν φρόνιμοι ὡς οἱ
NAS: so be shrewd as serpents
KJV: be ye therefore wise as serpents,
INT: be you therefore wise as the

Matthew 24:45 Adj-NMS
GRK: δοῦλος καὶ φρόνιμος ὃν κατέστησεν
NAS: is the faithful and sensible slave
KJV: a faithful and wise servant, whom
INT: servant and wise whom has set

Matthew 25:2 Adj-NFP
GRK: καὶ πέντε φρόνιμοι
NAS: and five were prudent.
KJV: them were wise, and five
INT: and five wise

Matthew 25:4 Adj-NFP
GRK: αἱ δὲ φρόνιμοι ἔλαβον ἔλαιον
NAS: but the prudent took oil
KJV: But the wise took oil
INT: but [the] wise took oil

Matthew 25:8 Adj-DFP
GRK: μωραὶ ταῖς φρονίμοις εἶπαν Δότε
NAS: said to the prudent, 'Give
KJV: said unto the wise, Give
INT: [the] foolish to the wise said Give

Matthew 25:9 Adj-NFP
GRK: δὲ αἱ φρόνιμοι λέγουσαι Μήποτε
NAS: But the prudent answered, 'No,
KJV: But the wise answered, saying,
INT: moreover the wise saying [No] lest

Luke 12:42 Adj-NMS
GRK: οἰκονόμος ὁ φρόνιμος ὃν καταστήσει
NAS: is the faithful and sensible steward,
KJV: that faithful and wise steward, whom
INT: manager [and] the wise whom will set

Luke 16:8 Adj-NMP-C
GRK: αἰῶνος τούτου φρονιμώτεροι ὑπὲρ τοὺς
NAS: age are more shrewd in relation
KJV: generation wiser than
INT: age of this more wise than the

Romans 11:25 Adj-NMP
GRK: παρ' ἑαυτοῖς φρόνιμοι ὅτι πώρωσις
NAS: so that you will not be wise in your own estimation--
KJV: ye should be wise in
INT: to yourselves wise that hardness

Romans 12:16 Adj-NMP
GRK: μὴ γίνεσθε φρόνιμοι παρ' ἑαυτοῖς
NAS: with the lowly. Do not be wise in your own estimation.
KJV: Be not wise in your own conceits.
INT: not be wise in yourselves

1 Corinthians 4:10 Adj-NMP
GRK: ὑμεῖς δὲ φρόνιμοι ἐν Χριστῷ
NAS: sake, but you are prudent in Christ;
KJV: but ye [are] wise in Christ;
INT: you however wise in Christ

1 Corinthians 10:15 Adj-DMP
GRK: ὡς φρονίμοις λέγω κρίνατε
NAS: I speak as to wise men; you judge what
KJV: I speak as to wise men; judge ye
INT: As to intelligent ones I speak judge

2 Corinthians 11:19 Adj-NMP
GRK: τῶν ἀφρόνων φρόνιμοι ὄντες
NAS: For you, being [so] wise, tolerate
KJV: seeing ye [yourselves] are wise.
INT: fools intelligent being

14 Occurrences

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