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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4995 - σωφρονισμός
- an admonishing or calling to soundness of mind, to moderation and self-control
- self-control, moderation
teaching of morality or moderation, Str. 1.2.3, J. BJ 2.1.3, Plu. 2.653d, etc.; self-control, 2 Timothy 1:7.
† σωφρονισμός , -οῦ , ὁ
(< σωφρονίζω ),
(a) an admonishing (FlJ, Plut., al.);
(b) self-control, self-discipline: 2 Timothy 1:7 (on the reflexive meaning here, v. Ellic., in l).†
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This common proper name is found also under the forms, Τιμόθειος, Τιμώθεος : see the reff. in Preisigke Namenbuch.
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