Bill Mounce

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Forms of the word
φρόνιμος, -η, -ον
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wise, sensible, shrewd; (with {4123} + {4932}) conceited
considerate, thoughtful, prudent, discreet, Mt. 7:24; 10:16; 24:45; 25:2, 4, 8, 9; Lk. 12:42; sensible, wise, Rom. 11:25; 12:16; 1 Cor. 4:10; 10:15; 2 Cor. 11:19*

Greek-English Concordance for φρόνιμος

Matthew 7:24 “Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine, and does them, is like the wise (phronimō | φρονίμῳ | dat sg masc) man, who built his house upon rock.
Matthew 10:16 “Behold, I am sending you out as sheep in the midst of wolves; so be shrewd (phronimoi | φρόνιμοι | nom pl masc) as serpents and innocent as doves.
Matthew 24:45 “Who then is the faithful and wise (phronimos | φρόνιμος | nom sg masc) servant whom his master has put in charge of his household to give other servants their food at the proper time?
Matthew 25:2 Now five of them were foolish and five were wise (phronimoi | φρόνιμοι | nom pl fem).
Matthew 25:4 But the wise (phronimoi | φρόνιμοι | nom pl fem) took oil in containers along with their torches.
Matthew 25:8 The foolish said to the wise (phronimois | φρονίμοις | dat pl fem), ‘Give us some of your oil, because our torches are going out.’
Matthew 25:9 But the wise (phronimoi | φρόνιμοι | nom pl fem) answered, saying, ‘Perhaps there will not be enough for both us and you, so go rather to the dealers and buy some for yourselves.’
Luke 12:42 And the Lord said, “Who, then, is the faithful and wise (phronimos | φρόνιμος | nom sg masc) steward, whom the master will put in charge of his servants, to give the food ration at the proper time?
Luke 16:8 The master commended the dishonest manager because he acted shrewdly. For the sons of this world are more shrewd (phronimōteroi | φρονιμώτεροι | nom pl masc comparative) in dealing with their own generation than the sons of light.
Romans 11:25 I do not want you to be uninformed, my brothers, of this mystery — so that you may not be wise (phronimoi | φρόνιμοι | nom pl masc) in your own conceits — that a partial hardening has happened to Israel until the full number of the Gentiles has come in.
Romans 12:16 Live in harmony with one another; do not be haughty but associate with the lowly. Do not be wise (phronimoi | φρόνιμοι | nom pl masc) in your own estimation.
1 Corinthians 4:10 We are fools for Christ, but you are men of wisdom (phronimoi | φρόνιμοι | nom pl masc) in Christ! We are weak, but you are strong! You are distinguished, but we are dishonored!
1 Corinthians 10:15 I speak as to sensible people (phronimois | φρονίμοις | dat pl masc); judge for yourselves what I am about to say.
2 Corinthians 11:19 For gladly you put up with fools, since you are so wise! (phronimoi | φρόνιμοι | nom pl masc)