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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words


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1: σωφρονισμός
(Strong's #4995 — Noun Masculine — sophronismos — so-fron-is-mos' )

from sophron, lit., "saving the mind," from saos, "contracted to" sos, "safe" (cp. sozo, "to save"), phren, "the mind," primarily, "an admonishing or calling to soundness of mind, or to self-control," is used in 2 Timothy 1:7 , AV, "a sound mind;" RV, "discipline." Cp. sophroneo ("to be of sound mind"), sophronizo ("to admonish"), sophronos ("soberly"), and sophron, "of sound mind." See MIND. Cp. CHASTISEMENT.

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Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Discipline'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. 1940.

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