parrésiazomai: to speak freely or boldlyOriginal Word: παρρησιάζομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (par-hray-see-ad'-zom-ahee)
Short Definition: I speak freely, boldly
Definition: I speak freely, boldly; I am confident.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
to speak freely or boldly
confidence (1), had the boldness (1), speak out boldly (1), speak boldly (1), speaking out boldly (2), speaking boldly (1), spoke out boldly (1), spoken out boldly (1).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 3955: παρρησιάζομαι
παρρησιάζομαι; imperfect ἐπαρρησιαζομην; 1 aorist ἐπαρρησιασαμην; (παρρησία, which see); a deponent verb; Vulg. chieflyfiducialiter ago; to bear oneself boldly or confidently;
1. to use freedom in speaking, be free-spoken; to speak freely ((A. V. boldly)): Acts 18:26; Acts 19:8; ἐν τῷ ὀνόματι τοῦ Ἰησοῦ, relying on the name of Jesus, Acts 9:27, 28(29); also ἐπί τῷ κυρίῳ, Acts 14:3.
2. to grow confident, have boldness, show assurance, assume a bold bearing: εἶπεν, Acts 13:46 (R. V. spake out boldly); λαλεῖν, Acts 26:26; παρρησιάζεσθαι ἐν τίνι, in reliance on one to take courage, followed by an infinitive of the thing to be done: λαλῆσαι, Ephesians 6:20; 1 Thessalonians 2:2. (Xenophon, Demosthenes, Aeschines, Polybius, Philo, Plutarch, others; the Sept.; Sir. 6:11.) Middle voice from parrhesia; to be frank in utterance, or confident in spirit and demeanor -- be (wax) bold, (preach, speak) boldly. see GREEK parrhesia
Middle voice from parrhesia; to be frank in utterance, or confident in spirit and demeanor -- be (wax) bold, (preach, speak) boldly.
see GREEK parrhesia
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 3955
ἐπαρρησιασάμεθα — 1 Occ.
ἐπαρρησιάσατο — 1 Occ.
ἐπαρρησιάζετο — 1 Occ.
παρρησιασάμενοί — 1 Occ.
παρρησιάσωμαι — 1 Occ.
παρρησιάζεσθαι — 1 Occ.
παρρησιαζόμενοι — 1 Occ.
παρρησιαζόμενος — 2 Occ.
Acts 9:27 V-AIM-3S
GRK: ἐν Δαμασκῷ ἐπαρρησιάσατο ἐν τῷ
NAS: at Damascus he had spoken out boldly in the name
KJV: how he had preached boldly at
INT: in Damascus he spoke bodly in the
Acts 14:3 V-PPM/P-NMP
Acts 19:8 V-IIM/P-3S
Ephesians 6:20 V-ASM-1S