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Sophia

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   4678  
Original WordWord Origin
sofiafrom (4680)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Sophia7:465,1056
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
sof-ee'-ah   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  1. wisdom, broad and full of intelligence; used of the knowledge of very diverse matters
    1. the wisdom which belongs to men
      1. spec. the varied knowledge of things human and divine, acquired by acuteness and experience, and summed up in maxims and proverbs
      2. the science and learning
      3. the act of interpreting dreams and always giving the sagest advice
      4. the intelligence evinced in discovering the meaning of some mysterious number or vision
      5. skill in the management of affairs
      6. devout and proper prudence in intercourse with men not disciples of Christ, skill and discretion in imparting Christian truth
      7. the knowledge and practice of the requisites for godly and upright living
    2. supreme intelligence, such as belongs to God
      1. to Christ
      2. the wisdom of God as evinced in forming and executing counsels in the formation and government of the world and the scriptures
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 51
cleverness 1, learning 1, wisdom 49
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew3
Mark1
Luke6
Acts4
Romans1
1 Corinthians15
2 Corinthians1
Ephesians3
Colossians6
James4
2 Peter1
Revelation4


Total49
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 Sophia". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.