4678: σοφία

Noun, Feminine


Dodson dictionary

G4678 σοφία, ας, ἡ

Transliteration: sophía

Part(s) of speech: Noun, Feminine

Definition: wisdom, insight, skill (human or divine), intelligence.

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

Strong's Greek Dictionary

G4678 σοφία

Transliteration: sophía

Derivation: from G4680;

Definition: wisdom (higher or lower, worldly or spiritual)

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

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Abbott-Smith Lexicon

σοφία

G4678 

Occurrences in the NT: 51

σοφία, -ας, ἡ
[in LXX chiefly for חׇכְמָה ;]
skill, intelligence, wisdom, ranging from knowledge of the arts and matters of daily life to mental excellence in its highest and fullest sense;
(a) of human wisdom: I Co 2:1, 4, 5, Ja 3:15, Re 13:18 17:9; σ. Σολομῶνος, Mt 12:42, Lk 11:31; Αἰγυπτίων, Ac 7:22; Ἕλληνες σ. ζητοῦσιν, I Co 1:22; σ. λόγου, I Co 1:17; τ. σοφῶν, ib. 19 (LXX); τ. κόσμου, ib. 20, 21 3:19; ἀνθρωπίνη, I Co 2:13; σαρκική, II Co 1:12;
of wisdom in spiritual things: Lk 21:15, Ac 6:3, 10 7:10, I Co 2:6, Col 1:28 2:23 3:16 4:5, Ja 1:5 3:13, 17, II Pe 3:15; λόγος σοφίας, I Co 12:8; πνεῦμα σοφίας, Eph 1:17; σ. καὶ φρόνησις, Eph 1:8; σ. καὶ σύνεσις, Col 1:9;
(b) of divine wisdom: of God, Ro 11:33, I Co 1:21, 24 2:7, Re 7:12; πολυποίκιλος, Eph 3:10
of Christ, Mt 13:54, Mk 6:2, Lk 2:40, 52, I Co 1:30 Col 2:3, Re 5:12;
of wisdom personified, Mt 11:19, Lk 7:35 11:49.†
SYN.: σύνεσις, intelligence; φρόνησις, prudence, which with σ. make up (Arist., N. Eth., i, 13) the three intellectual ἀρεταί. σ. is wisdom primary and absolute; in distinction from which φ. is practical, σύνεσις critical, both being applications of σ. in detail (cf. Lft., and ICC on Col 1:9; Lft., Notes, 317 f.; Tr., Syn., § lxxv; Cremer, 870 ff.).

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