1) to make wise, teach
2) to become wise, to have understanding
2a) to invent, play the sophist
2b) to devise cleverly or cunningly
Part of Speech: verb
Citing in TDNT: 7:527, 1056
From G4680; to render wise; in a sinister acceptation, to form "sophisms", that is, continue plausible error: - cunningly devised, make wise.
|know how to contrive cleverly||28.10|
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
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
From this site's dictionary (in Italian)
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