σοφία in the New Testament

Definitions

Thayer

1) wisdom, broad and full of intelligence; used of the knowledge of very diverse matters
1a) the wisdom which belongs to men
1a1) spec. the varied knowledge of things human and divine, acquired by acuteness and experience, and summed up in maxims and proverbs
1a2) the science and learning
1a3) the act of interpreting dreams and always giving the sagest advice
1a4) the intelligence evinced in discovering the meaning of some mysterious number or vision
1a5) skill in the management of affairs
1a6) devout and proper prudence in intercourse with men not disciples of Christ, skill and discretion in imparting Christian truth
1a7) the knowledge and practice of the requisites for godly and upright living
1b) supreme intelligence, such as belongs to God
1b1) to Christ
1b2) the wisdom of God as evinced in forming and executing counsels in the formation and government of the world and the scriptures
Part of Speech: noun feminine
Citing in TDNT: 7:465, 1056

Strong

G4678
From G4680; wisdom (higher or lower, worldly or spiritual): - wisdom.

Louw-Nida

GlossSection
c specialized knowledge28.8
a wisdom32.32
b insight32.37
d Wisdom (title of a book)32.41

Classical Greek Dictionaries

These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.

Perseus Digital Library

University of Chicago's Logion lexicon

Ulrik Petersen

Strong's dictionary

Crosswalk

Thayer's dictionary plus other information.

LaParola

From this site's dictionary (in Italian)

In the New Testament

SBL (also Westcott and Hort; Tischendorf; Byzantine)

σοφίαnoun: nominative singular feminine12
σοφίᾳnoun: dative singular feminine13
σοφίανnoun: accusative singular feminine14
σοφίαςnoun: genitive singular feminine12
Total51

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