3954: παῤῥησία

Noun, Feminine


Dodson dictionary

G3954 παρρησία, ας, ἡ

Transliteration: parrhēsía

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Feminine

Definition: freedom, openness, especially in speech; boldness, confidence.

From: Public Domain Greek-English lexicon by John Jeffrey Dodson (2010)

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G3954 παῤῥησία

Transliteration: parrhēsía

Derivation: from G3956 and a derivative of G4483;

Definition: all out-spokenness, i.e. frankness, bluntness, publicity; by implication, assurance

From: Strong's Greek Dictionary by James Strong (1890)

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

παρρησία

G3954 

Occurrences in the NT: 31

παρρησία, -ας, ἡ
(< πᾶς + ῥῆσις, speech), [in LXX: Le 26:13 (μετὰ π., קוֹמְמִיּוּת), Pr 1:20 10:10, Wi 5:1, al.;]
1. freedom of speech, plainness, openness, freedom in speaking (Eur., Plat., al.): Ac 4:13, II Co 3:12; παρρησίᾳ, adverbially, freely, openly, plainly, Mk 8:32, Jo 7:13, 26 10:24 11:14 16:29 18:20; opp. to ἐν παροιμίαις, Jo 16:25; ἐν π., Eph 6:19; μετὰ π., Ac 2:29 4:29, 31 28:31.
2. In LXX (I Mac 4:18, Wi 5:1, al.), FlJ, and NT, also (from the absence of fear which accompanies freedom of speech), confidence, boldness: II Co 7:4, Phl 1:20, I Ti 3:13; ἔχειν π., Eph 3:12, Phm 8, He 3:6 10:19, 35, I Jn 2:28 3:21 4:17 5:14; μετὰ π., He 4:16; ἐν π., Col 2:15; id. (as בפרהסיא in Rabbinic lit.; v. Westc., Jo., i, 262), in public, Jo 7:4 and (without ἐν) 11:54.†

From: Abbott-Smith, George, "A Manual Greek-English Lexicon of the Greek New Testament", 1922. Public Domain.

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Occurrences in the Greek New Testament

Text: Nestle's 1904 edition