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Strong's #4587 - σεμνότης

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G4586)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
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  1. the characteristic of a thing or person which entitles to reverence and respect, dignity, majesty, sanctity
  2. honour, purity
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (3)
1 Timothy 2
Titus 1
NAS (3)
1 Timothy 2
Titus 1
CSB (3)
1 Timothy 2
Titus 1
BSB (3)
1 Timothy 2
Titus 1
ESV (3)
1 Timothy 2
Titus 1
WEB (3)
1 Timothy 2
Titus 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

σεμνό-της, ητος, ἡ,

solemnity, dignity, σεμνότητ' ἔχει σκότος E. Ba. 486, cf. X. Cyr. 8.3.1, Isoc. 12.242, Pl. Mx. 235b; ἡ ς. τοῦ ῥήματος D. Prooem. 45; [ τῆς λέξεως ] Arist. Rh. 1408b35; ἡ τοῦ τόπου ς . Milet. 1(9).368; also of persons, seriousness, dignity, ἐπὶ τῆς ς. αὐθάδεις ὑπολαμβάνεσθαι D. 61.14, cf. Arist. Rh. 1391a28, Ep.Titus 2:7 Ep.Ti. 2.2: in pl., ς. οὐκ ἀληθιναὶ ἀλλὰ πεπλασμέναι Isoc. 6.98 .

II of a girl, reserve or shyness, E. IA 1344 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

σεμνότης, σεμνητος, (σεμνός), that characteristic of a person or a thing which entitles to reverence or respect, dignity, gravity, majesty, sanctity: τοῦ ἱεροῦ σεμνότης, 2 Macc. 3:12; in an ethical sense, gravity (so R. V. uniformly (cf. Trench, p. 347)), honor, probity, purity: 1 Timothy 2:2; 1 Timothy 3:4; Titus 2:7. (Euripides, Plato, Demosthenes, others.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** σεμνότης , -ητος ,

(< σεμνός ),

[in LXX: 2 Maccabees 3:12 *;]

gravity: 1 Timothy 2:2; 1 Timothy 3:4 (Vg. eastitas, cf. Soph., Lex., and Zorell, s.v.), Titus 2:7.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";sow"; : cf. P Hamb I. 24.7 (B.C. 222) ἐσπαρκέναι ἐν τῶι ἰδίωι [κλήρωι, P Oxy II. 277.5 (B.C. 19) ὥστε σπεῖραι εἰς τὸ δωδέκατον ἔτος πυρῶι, ib. 280.12 (A.D. 88–9) σπεῖραι καὶ ξυλαμῆσαι (";reap";), BGU I. 101.7 (A.D. 114–5) σπείρειν καὶ καρπίζεσθαι καὶ ἀποφέρειν εἰς τὸ ἴδιον, P Ryl II. 243.9 (ii/A.D.) ἐλπίζοντες σὺν θεῷ τὸ πεδείον σπαρῆναι, P Fay 339 (ii/A.D.) ἐσπ (αρμένου) ἐδ (άφους), P Flor I. 21.14 (A.D. 239) εἰς τὴν ἐν πυρῷ σπειρομέν [η ]ν γῆν, and the late ib. 131.17 (vi/vii A.D.) καθ᾽ ἐνιαυτ ̣ο ̣̣ν σπείρω τὴν οὐσίαν μου.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
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List of Word Forms
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