Praus

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   4239  
Original WordWord Origin
praußapparently a primary word
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Praus6:645,929
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
prah-ooce'   Adjective
 Definition
  1. mildness of disposition, gentleness of spirit, meekness
Meekness toward God is that disposition of spirit in which we acceptHis dealings with us as good, and therefore without disputing orresisting. In the OT, the meek are those wholly relying on God ratherthan their own strength to defend them against injustice. Thus,meekness toward evil people means knowing God is permitting theinjuries they inflict, that He is using them to purify His elect, andthat He will deliver His elect in His time. (Is. 41:17, Lu. 18:1-
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     NAS Word Usage - Total: 1
    gentleness 1
     
    NAS Verse Count
    1 Timothy1


    Total1
    Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

    Bibliography Information

    Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Praus". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.