Bill Mounce

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γνήσιος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
γνήσιος, α, ον
Greek transliteration: 
gnēsios
Simplified transliteration: 
gnesios
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1103
GK Number: 
1188
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
a-1a(1)
Gloss: 
true, loyal, sincere, genuine
Definition: 
lawful, legitimate, as children; genuine, in faith, etc.; 1 Tim. 1:2; Tit. 1:4; true, sincere, 2 Cor. 8:8; Phil. 4:3*

Greek-English Concordance for

2 Corinthians 8:8 I am not saying this as an order, but as a way of testing the genuineness (gnēsion | γνήσιον | acc sg neut) of your love by comparison with the eagerness of others.
Philippians 4:3 Yes, I ask you also, my true (gnēsie | γνήσιε | voc sg masc) comrade, help these women who have labored side by side with me in the cause of the gospel, along with Clement and the rest of my fellow workers, whose names are in the book of life.
1 Timothy 1:2 to Timothy, my true (gnēsiō | γνησίῳ | dat sg neut) spiritual son: spiritual Grace, mercy, peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Lord. our
Titus 1:4 to Titus, a true (gnēsiō | γνησίῳ | dat sg neut) son in a common faith: Grace and peace from God the Father and Christ Jesus our Savior.