5428. phronésis
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phronésis: understanding, practical wisdom
Original Word: φρόνησις, εως, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: phronésis
Phonetic Spelling: (fron'-ay-sis)
Short Definition: understanding
Definition: understanding (which leads to right action), practical wisdom, prudence.

HELPS word-Studies

Cognate: 5428 phrónēsis (another feminine noun from the same root, phr-) – that brand of visceral opinion which pleases the Lord because shaped by God's inworkings of faith ("divine persuasion," 4102 /pístis), i.e. Christ-enlightened perspective which has the insight to make intelligent (shrewd) life-applications in the will of God. See 5429 (phronimos).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from phroneó
understanding, practical wisdom
NASB Translation
attitude (1), insight (1).

STRONGS NT 5428: φρόνησις

φρόνησις, φρονήσεως, (φρονέω), understanding: joined with σοφία (as 1 Kings 4:25 (29); Daniel 1:17, Theod.; σοφία ἀνδρί τίκτει φρόνησιν, Proverbs 10:23), Ephesians 1:8 (A. V. prudence; see σοφία, at the end); specifically, knowledcje and holy love of the will of God (A. V. wisdom), Luke 1:17 (Wis. 3:15; the Sept. for בִּינָה, תְּבוּנָה, חָכְמָה; used variously by Greek writers from Sophocles and Euripides down).

prudence, wisdom.

From phroneo; mental action or activity, i.e. Intellectual or moral insight -- prudence, wisdom.

see GREEK phroneo

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