dialogismos: a reasoningOriginal Word: διαλογισμός, οῦ, ὁPart of Speech:
a calculation, reasoning, thought, plottingDefinition:
a calculation, reasoning, thought, movement of thought, deliberation, plotting.
Cognate: 1261 dialogismós (from 1260 /dialogízomai, "back-and-forth reasoning") – reasoning that is self-based and therefore confused – especially as it contributes to reinforcing others in discussion to remain in their initial prejudice. See 1260 (dialogizomai).
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a reasoningNASB Translation
argument (1), disputing (1), dissension (1), doubts (1), motives (1), opinions (1), reasonings (2), speculations (1), thoughts (3), what...were thinking (2).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 1261: διαλογισμόςδιαλογισμός
), the Sept.
and Chaldean רַעְיון
, in Greek writings from Plato
down, the thinking of a man deliberating with himself
1. a thought, inward reasoning: Luke 2:35; Luke 5:22; Luke 6:8; Luke 9:46; Romans 14:1 (yet some bring this under 2); the reasoning of those who think themselves to be wise, Romans 1:21; 1 Corinthians 3:20; an opinion: κριταί διαλογισμῶν πονηρῶν, judges with evil thoughts, i. e. who follow perverse opinions, reprehensible principles, James 2:4 (cf. Winers Grammar, 187 (176)); purpose, design: Matthew 15:19; Mark 7:21.
2. a deliberating, questioning, about what is true: Luke 24:38; when in reference to what ought to be done, hesitation, doubting: χωρίς γογγυσμῶν καί διαλογισμῶν, Philippians 2:14 (`γογγυσμῶν is the moral, διαλογισμῶν the intellectual rebellion against God' Lightfoot); χωρίς ὀργῆς καί διαλογισμοῦ, 1 Timothy 2:8; (in the last two passages others still advocate the rendering disputing; yet cf. Meyer on Philippians the passage cited).<1>
From dialogizomai; discussion, i.e. (internal) consideration (by implication, purpose), or (external) debate -- dispute, doubtful(-ing), imagination, reasoning, thought.
see GREEK dialogizomai