periphroneó: to examine on all sides, to despiseOriginal Word: περιφρονέω
Part of Speech: Verb
Phonetic Spelling: (per-ee-fron-eh'-o)
Short Definition: I look down upon, despise
Definition: I look down upon, despise.
4065 periphronéō (from 4012 /perí, "all-around," and 5426 /phronéō, "exercising personal perspective") – properly, think all-around by considering from all sides which results however in "over-thinking" (injecting personal bias, used only in Tit 2:15).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from peri and phroneó
to examine on all sides, to despise
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 4065: περιφρονέω
1. to consider or examine on all sides (περί, III. 1), i. e. carefully, thoroughly (Aristophanes nub. 741).
2. (from περί, beyond, III. 2), to set oneself in thought beyond (exalt oneself in thought above) a person or thing; to contemn, despise: τίνος (cf. Kühner, § 419, 1 b. vol. 2, p. 325), Titus 2:15 (4 Macc. 6:9; 7:16; 14:1; Plutarch, others; τοῦ ζῆν, Plato, Ax., p. 372; Aeschines dial. Socrates 3, 22). see GREEK peri see GREEK phroneo
see GREEK peri
see GREEK phroneo