An idiomatic rendering of a phrase, phronimoi en heautois, in Romans 11:25; 12:16; meaning literally, "wise with one's self," i.e. "in one's own opinion," or, as in parallel Old Testament passages (Proverbs 26:5,12 the Revised Version, margin), "in his own eyes" (Hebrew `ayin).

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'CONCEIT'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.