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The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 4239 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
prau>paqivaapparently a primary word
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
prah-ooce' Adjective
  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-
  • King James Word Usage - Total: 3
    meek 3
    KJV Verse Count
    1 Peter1

    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 KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .

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