3955. parrésiazomai
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parrésiazomai: to speak freely or boldly
Original Word: παρρησιάζομαι
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: parrésiazomai
Phonetic Spelling: (par-hray-see-ad'-zom-ahee)
Short Definition: I speak freely, boldly
Definition: I speak freely, boldly; I am confident.

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 3955 parrhēsiázomai – speaking boldly, "derived from pan (3956/pás and rhēsis (4483/rhéō hence, bold 'speaking out, of every word' " (WS, 933). See 3954 (parrēsia).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from parrésia
to speak freely or boldly
NASB Translation
confidence (1), had the boldness (1), speak out boldly (1), speak boldly (1), speaking out boldly (2), speaking boldly (1), spoke out boldly (1), spoken out boldly (1).

STRONGS NT 3955: παρρησιάζομαι

παρρησιάζομαι; imperfect ἐπαρρησιαζομην; 1 aorist ἐπαρρησιασαμην; (παρρησία, which see); a deponent verb; Vulg. chieflyfiducialiter ago; to bear oneself boldly or confidently;

1. to use freedom in speaking, be free-spoken; to speak freely ((A. V. boldly)): Acts 18:26; Acts 19:8; ἐν τῷ ὀνόματι τοῦ Ἰησοῦ, relying on the name of Jesus, Acts 9:27, 28(29); also ἐπί τῷ κυρίῳ, Acts 14:3.

2. to grow confident, have boldness, show assurance, assume a bold bearing: εἶπεν, Acts 13:46 (R. V. spake out boldly); λαλεῖν, Acts 26:26; παρρησιάζεσθαι ἐν τίνι, in reliance on one to take courage, followed by an infinitive of the thing to be done: λαλῆσαι, Ephesians 6:20; 1 Thessalonians 2:2. (Xenophon, Demosthenes, Aeschines, Polybius, Philo, Plutarch, others; the Sept.; Sir. 6:11.)

speak boldly.

Middle voice from parrhesia; to be frank in utterance, or confident in spirit and demeanor -- be (wax) bold, (preach, speak) boldly.

see GREEK parrhesia

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