4679. sophizó
Strong's Concordance
sophizó: to make wise
Original Word: σοφίζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: sophizó
Phonetic Spelling: (sof-id'-zo)
Definition: to make wise
Usage: I make wise, instruct; pass: I am skillfully devised.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from sophos
to make wise
NASB Translation
cleverly devised (1), give...wisdom (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4679: σοφίζω

σοφίζω: 1 aorist infinitive σοφίσαι; (σοφός);

1. to make wise, teach: τινα, 2 Timothy 3:15 (Psalm 18:8 (); ἐσόφισάς με τήν ἐντολήν σου, Psalm 118:98 (); οὔτε τί ναυτιλιης σεσοφισμενος, οὔτε τί νηῶν, Hesiod, Works, 647).

2. Middle in Greek writings from Herodotus down, mostly as a deponent, to become wise, to have understanding (ἐσοφίσατο ὑπέρ πάντας ἀντρωπους, 1 Kings 4:27(31); add, Ecclesiastes 2:15, etc.; frequent in Sir.); to invent, play the sophist; to devise cleverly or cunningly: perfect passive participle σεσοφίσμενοι μυθοι, 2 Peter 1:16. (Compare: κατασοφίζομαι.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
cunningly devise, make wise.

From sophos; to render wise; in a sinister acceptation, to form "sophisms", i.e. Continue plausible error -- cunningly devised, make wise.

see GREEK sophos

Forms and Transliterations
εσοφισάμην εσόφισάς εσοφίσατο σεσοφισμενοις σεσοφισμένοις σοφίζου σοφίζουσα σοφισαι σοφίσαι σοφισθήσεται σοφισθήσομαι σοφίσθητε σοφιστάς sesophismenois sesophisménois sophisai sophísai
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Englishman's Concordance
2 Timothy 3:15 V-ANA
GRK: δυνάμενά σε σοφίσαι εἰς σωτηρίαν
NAS: which are able to give you the wisdom that leads
KJV: to make thee wise unto salvation
INT: able you to make wise to salvation

2 Peter 1:16 V-RPM/P-DMP
GRK: οὐ γὰρ σεσοφισμένοις μύθοις ἐξακολουθήσαντες
NAS: For we did not follow cleverly devised tales
KJV: followed cunningly devised fables,
INT: not indeed cleverly-imagined fables having followed out

Strong's Greek 4679
2 Occurrences

σεσοφισμένοις — 1 Occ.
σοφίσαι — 1 Occ.

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