3559. nouthesia
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nouthesia: admonition
Original Word: νουθεσία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: nouthesia
Phonetic Spelling: (noo-thes-ee'-ah)
Short Definition: a warning, admonition
Definition: a warning, admonition, counsel.

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Cognate: 3559 nouthesía(a feminine noun derived from 3560 /nouthetéō) – properly, setting (placing) the mind through God-inspired warning ("admonition").

3559 /nouthesía ("warning through teaching") improves a person's reasoning so they can reach God's solution – i.e. by going through His thought-process. See 3560 (nouthetéō).

[Ro 12:1-3 likewise emphasizes the importance of receiving God's thoughts in the renewed mind, through faith, to reach God's solutions.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from noutheteó
NASB Translation
instruction (2), warning (1).

STRONGS NT 3559: νουθεσία

νουθεσία, νουθεσιας, (νουθετέω, which see); admonition, exhortation: Wis. 16:6; 1 Corinthians 10:11; Titus 3:10; κυρίου, such as belongs to the Lord (Christ) or proceeds from him, Ephesians 6:4 (cf. Winers Grammar, 189 (178)). (Aristophanes ran. 1009; Diodorus 15, 7; besides in Philo, Josephus, and other recent writings for νουθέτησις and νουθετια, forms more common in the earlier writings cf. Lob. ad Phryn., p. 512; (Winers Grammar, 24).) (Cf. Trench, § xxxii.)


From nous and a derivative of tithemi; calling attention to, i.e. (by implication) mild rebuke or warning -- admonition.

see GREEK nous

see GREEK tithemi

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