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πραΰτης

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
πραΰτης, -ῆτος, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
prautēs
Simplified transliteration: 
prautes
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4240
GK Number: 
4559
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
11
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3c(1)
Gloss: 
gentleness, meekness, humility
Definition: 
also spelled πραότης, ητος, ἡ, meekness, mildness, forbearance, 1 Pet. 3:15; gentleness, kindness, Jas. 1:21; 3:13; Gal. 5:23

Greek-English Concordance for

1 Corinthians 4:21 What would you prefer? Shall I come to you with a rod of correction or with love in a spirit of gentleness (prautētos | πραΰτητος | gen sg fem)?
2 Corinthians 10:1 Now I, Paul myself, appeal to you by the meekness (prautētos | πραΰτητος | gen sg fem) and gentleness of Christ — I who when present am “timid” among you, but when away am “bold” toward you.
Galatians 5:23 gentleness (prautēs | πραΰτης | nom sg fem), self-control; against such things there is no law.
Galatians 6:1 My brothers, if someone is detected in some wrongdoing, you who are spiritual should restore that one in a spirit of gentleness (prautētos | πραΰτητος | gen sg fem), taking care lest you yourself be tempted.
Ephesians 4:2 with all humility and gentleness (prautētos | πραΰτητος | gen sg fem), with patience, bearing with one another in love,
Colossians 3:12 clothe yourselves with Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness (prautēta | πραΰτητα | acc sg fem), and patience.
2 Timothy 2:25 in meekness (prautēti | πραΰτητι | dat sg fem) instructing those who oppose you, if perhaps God might grant them repentance leading to a knowledge of the truth,
Titus 3:2 to blaspheme no one, to be peaceable, gracious, showing complete gentleness (prautēta | πραΰτητα | acc sg fem) toward all people.
James 1:21 Therefore put aside all filthiness and rampant wickedness, and receive with meekness (prautēti | πραΰτητι | dat sg fem) the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.
James 3:13 Who is wise and understanding among you? By his exemplary conduct let him show his works done in the gentleness (prautēti | πραΰτητι | dat sg fem) born of wisdom.
1 Peter 3:16 But do it with gentleness (prautētos | πραΰτητος | gen sg fem) and respect, maintaining a clear conscience, so that in the very thing for which you are being slandered, those who are reviling your good conduct in Christ will be put to shame.