Lectionary Calendar
Saturday, May 18th, 2024
Eve of Pentacost
Attention!
Partner with StudyLight.org as God uses us to make a difference for those displaced by Russia's war on Ukraine.
Click to donate today!

Bible Lexicons

Old & New Testament Greek Lexical DictionaryGreek Lexicon

Strong's #4907 - σύνεσις

Transliteration
sýnesis
Phonetics
soon'-es-is
Root Word (Etymology)
from (G4920)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
TDNT
7:888,1119
Search for…
Browse by letter:
Prev Entry
συνεσθίω
 
Next Entry
συνετός
Definition   
Thayer's
  1. a running together, a flowing together with
  2. knowledge
    1. understanding
    2. the understanding, i.e the mind so far forth as it understands
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 995 ‑ בִּין (bene);  999 ‑ בִּינָה (bee‑naw');  1369 ‑ גְּבֻרָה (gheb‑oo‑raw');  1847 ‑ דַּעַת (dah'‑ath);  2451 ‑ חָכְמָה (khok‑maw');  2940 ‑ טַעַם (tah'‑am);  4906 ‑ מַשְׂכִּית (mas‑keeth');  7919 ‑ שָׂכַל (saw‑kal');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (7)
Mark 1
Luke 1
1 Corinthians 1
Ephesians 1
Colossians 2
2 Timothy 1
NAS (7)
Mark 1
Luke 1
1 Corinthians 1
Ephesians 1
Colossians 2
2 Timothy 1
HCS (7)
Mark 1
Luke 1
1 Corinthians 1
Ephesians 1
Colossians 2
2 Timothy 1
BSB (7)
Mark 1
Luke 1
1 Corinthians 1
Ephesians 1
Colossians 2
2 Timothy 1
ESV (6)
Luke 1
1 Corinthians 1
Ephesians 1
Colossians 2
2 Timothy 1
WEB (7)
Mark 1
Luke 1
1 Corinthians 1
Ephesians 1
Colossians 2
2 Timothy 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

σύνεσις,

Att. ξύνεσις, εως, ἡ, (συνίημι)

uniting, union, πέτρη τε ξύνεσίς τε δύω ποταμῶν Od. 10.515 (with ξυν- metri gr.).

2. metaph., with allusion to foreg. signf. and signf. 11, χωρὶς ἕκαστος εἰς τὸ φρονεῖν ἀσθενής, συμβάλλων δὲ εἰς ἓν πᾶς ἐν τῇ συνόδῳ καὶ τῇ ὡς ἀληθῶς συνέσει τὸ φρονεῖν ἐγέννησε καὶ εὗρε Plot. 6.5.10.

II faculty of quick comprehension, mother-wit, sagacity, Democr. 77, Th. 2.62, 3.82, etc.; οἰκείᾳ ξυνέσει Id. 1.138, cf. Pl. Cra. 412a, Phlb. 19d, Arist. EN 1143a17, D. 18.127, Luke 2:47, Gal. 6.457, etc.; hence of animals, [ζῷον] συνέσει.. ὑπερέχει τῶν ἄλλων Pl. Mx. 237d:

Phrases, ὅστις γε σύνεσιν ἔχει Hdt. 2.5, 7.49; ἀρκεῖν ξυνέσει E. Tr. 674; ξ. καὶ σοφία Id. HF 655 (lyr.); φρόνησίς τε καὶ ξ. Pl. Cra. 411a; ς. λαβεῖν, of children, Arist. EN 1161b26; μοῖραν ἔχειν συνέσεως (αἰσθήσεως) Democr. ap. Thphr. Sens. 71; also with qualifying words added, ς. φρενῶν Pi. N. 7.60; γνώμης ξ. Th. 1.75; ς. πολιτική Arist. Pol. 1291a28; ἡ περὶ τὴν διάνοιαν ς. Id. HA 588a23; ἡ ὑμετέρα ς. as form of address, Sammelb. 7433.6 (v A.D.).

2. c. gen. objecti, intelligence in a thing, sagacity in respect to it, Pl. Cra. 412c, D.S. 1.1; περὶ τῶν παρόντων Th. 2.97.

III conscience = συνείδησις, ἡ ς. (sc. μ' ἀπόλλυσι) · ὅτι σύνοιδα δείν' εἰργασμένος E. Or. 396, cf. Men. 632, Plb. 18.43.13. a branch of art or science, οἱ περὶ τὴν ς. ταύτην, i.e. music, Arist. Pol. 1342b8. knowledge, opp. ἄγνοια, Id. de An. 410b3. decision, decree, IG 5(1).1390.112 (Andania, i B.C.). (Plato (Cra. 412a) derives σύνεσις 11 from συνιέναι (σύνειμι) come together, neglecting the unwritten aspiration (συνἱέναι); but the form and signfs. point to συνίημι 11, perceive, apprehend, cf. Arist. EN 1143a17.)

Thayer's Expanded Definition

σύνεσις, συνέσεως, (συνίημι, which see);

1. a running together, a flowing together: of two rivers, Homer, Odyssey 10, 515.

2.

a. from Pindar down, understanding: Luke 2:47; 1 Corinthians 1:19 (from Isaiah 29:14); Ephesians 3:4; Colossians 2:2; 2 Timothy 2:7; πνευματικῇ, Colossians 1:9.

b. the understanding, i. e. the mind so far forth as it understands: Mark 12:33; Wis. 4:11. (The Sept. for בִּינָה, תֲּבוּנָה, דַּעַת, מַדַע , שֵׂכֶל, etc.; also for מַשׂכִיל, a poem.) (Synonym: see σοφία, at the end; cf. Lightfoot on Colossians 1:9; Schmidt, chapter 147, 8.)


Thayer's Expanded Greek Definition, Electronic Database.
Copyright © 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011 by Biblesoft, Inc.
All rights rserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

σύνεσις , -εως ,

(< συνίημι ),

[in LXX for H999 and cogn. forms, H4906, H1847, H2451, etc.;]

1. a running or flowing together (Hom.).

2. (a) understanding: Luke 2:47, 1 Corinthians 1:19 (LXX), Ephesians 3:4, Colossians 1:9; Colossians 2:2, 2 Timothy 2:7;

(b) the understanding, the mind or intelligence: Mark 12:33.†

SYN.: see σοφία G4678.


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

a weight ranging from about 108 to 130 lbs., or a sum of money equivalent to a talent in weight. In a letter to a man in money difficulties BGU IV. 1079.16 (A.D. 41) (= Selections, p. 39) παρὰ τάλαντόν σοι πέπρακα τὰ φο [ρτ ]ία μου, the meaning appears to be ";for a talent I have sold my wares to you,"; or perhaps, ";a talent (i.e. wares for a talent) excepted, I have sold my wares to you"; : cf. Olsson Papyrus-briefe, p. 94.

 


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
συνεσει συνέσει συνέσεσι συνεσεως συνέσεως συνεσιν σύνεσιν σύνεσίν σύνεσις συνεταιρίδες συνεταίρω συνετιεί συνετίζοντες συνετίσαι συνετίσαί συνετίσαντά συνέτισέ συνέτισον συνέτισόν συνετίω sunesei suneseos suneseōs sunesin synesei synései syneseos syneseōs synéseos synéseōs synesin sýnesin sýnesín
 
adsfree-icon
Ads FreeProfile