néphó: to be sober, to abstain from wineOriginal Word: νήφωPart of Speech:
I am calm, vigilant, soberDefinition:
(lit: I am sober), I am calm (vigilant), circumspect.
3525 nḗphō – properly, to be sober (not drunk), not intoxicated; (figuratively) free from illusion, i.e. from the intoxicating influences of sin (like the impact of selfish passion, greed, etc.).
3525 /nḗphō ("be sober, unintoxicated") refers to having presence of mind (clear judgment), enabling someone to be temperate (self-controlled). 3525 /nḗphō ("uninfluenced by intoxicants") means to have "one's wits (faculties) about them," which is the opposite of being irrational.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a prim. wordDefinition
to be sober, to abstain from wineNASB Translation
keep sober (1), sober (5).