σοφία

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
σοφία, -ας, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
sophia
Simplified transliteration: 
sophia
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4678
GK Number: 
5053
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
51
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1a
Gloss: 
wisdom (either secular or divine). Christ is called the wisdom of God in 1Co 1:24, 30. On the basis of the OT, wisdom can be personified
Definition: 
wisdom, in general, knowledge, Mt. 12:42; Lk. 2:40, 52; 11:31; Acts 7:10; ability, Lk. 21:15; Acts 6:3, 10; practical wisdom, prudence, Col. 4:5; learning, science, Mt. 13:54; Mk. 6:2; Acts 7:22; scientific skill, 1 Cor. 1:17; 2:1; professed wisdom, human philosophy, 1 Cor. 1:19, 20, 22; 2:4, 5, 6; superior knowledge and enlightenment, Col. 2:23; in NT divine wisdom, Rom. 11:33; Eph. 3:10; Col. 2:3; revealed wisdom, Mt. 11:19; Lk. 11:49; 1 Cor. 1:24, 30; 2:7; Christian enlightenment, 1 Cor. 12:8; Eph. 1:8, 17; Col. 1:9, 28, 3:16; Jas. 1:5; 3:13

Greek-English Concordance for

Matthew 11:19 The Son of Man came eating and drinking, and they say, ‘Look at him! A glutton and a drunkard, a friend of tax collectors and sinners!’ Yet wisdom (sophia | σοφία | nom sg fem) is shown to be right by what she does.”
Matthew 12:42 The queen of the South will rise up at the judgment with this generation and condemn it, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom (sophian | σοφίαν | acc sg fem) of Solomon; and look, something greater than Solomon is here!
Matthew 13:54 And upon arriving at his hometown, he taught them in their synagogue so that they were amazed and said, “Where did this man get such wisdom (sophia | σοφία | nom sg fem) and miraculous powers?
Mark 6:2 And when the Sabbath came, he began to teach in the synagogue. And many, when they heard him, were astonished, saying, “Where does this man get these things? What wisdom (sophia | σοφία | nom sg fem) has been given to him? How are such mighty works done through his hands? his are done
Luke 2:40 And the child grew and became strong, filled with wisdom (sophia | σοφίᾳ | dat sg fem); and the favor of God was upon him.
Luke 2:52 And Jesus advanced in wisdom (sophia | σοφίᾳ | dat sg fem) and in stature, and in favor with God and man.
Luke 7:35 Nevertheless, wisdom (sophia | σοφία | nom sg fem) is proved right by all her children.”
Luke 11:31 The queen of the South will rise in the judgment with the men of this generation and will condemn them, because she came from the ends of the earth to hear the wisdom (sophian | σοφίαν | acc sg fem) of Solomon, and behold, something greater than Solomon is here.
Luke 11:49 Indeed, for this reason the Wisdom (sophia | σοφία | nom sg fem) of God said, ‘I will send them prophets and apostles, some of whom they will kill and persecute,’
Luke 21:15 For I am the one who will give you a mouth and wisdom (sophian | σοφίαν | acc sg fem), which none of your adversaries will be able to resist or contradict.
Acts 6:3 Therefore, brothers, select from among you seven men of good standing, full of the Spirit and of wisdom (sophias | σοφίας | gen sg fem), whom we will appoint to carry out this responsibility.
Acts 6:10 Yet they could not withstand the wisdom (sophia | σοφίᾳ | dat sg fem) and the Spirit with which he was speaking.
Acts 7:10 and rescued him out of all his afflictions and gave him favor and wisdom (sophian | σοφίαν | acc sg fem) before Pharaoh, king of Egypt, who appointed him ruler over Egypt and over all his royal household.
Acts 7:22 So Moses was trained in all the wisdom (sophia | σοφίᾳ | dat sg fem) of the Egyptians and was powerful in his words and deeds.
Romans 11:33 O the depth of the riches and wisdom (sophias | σοφίας | gen sg fem) and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are his judgments and how inscrutable his ways!
1 Corinthians 1:17 For Christ did not send me to baptize but to preach the gospel, and not with eloquent wisdom (sophia | σοφίᾳ | dat sg fem), lest the cross of Christ be rendered ineffective.
1 Corinthians 1:19 For it is written, “I will destroy the wisdom (sophian | σοφίαν | acc sg fem) of the wise, and the shrewdness of the intelligent I will thwart.”
1 Corinthians 1:20 Where is the wise Where is the scholar? Where is the brilliant debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom (sophian | σοφίαν | acc sg fem) of the world?
1 Corinthians 1:21 For since in the wisdom (sophia | σοφίᾳ | dat sg fem) of God the world did not come to know God through wisdom (sophias | σοφίας | gen sg fem), God was pleased through the foolishness of what we preach to save those who believe.
1 Corinthians 1:22 For Jews demand signs and Greeks are looking for wisdom (sophian | σοφίαν | acc sg fem),
1 Corinthians 1:24 Yet to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ is the power of God and the wisdom (sophian | σοφίαν | acc sg fem) of God.
1 Corinthians 1:30 But you are of him in Christ Jesus, who became for us wisdom (sophia | σοφία | nom sg fem) from God, and righteousness and sanctification and redemption,
1 Corinthians 2:1 When I came to you, brothers, I did not come with excellence of speech or of wisdom (sophias | σοφίας | gen sg fem) as I told you about the secret purpose of God.
1 Corinthians 2:4 My word and my message were not delivered with persuasive words of wisdom (sophias | σοφίας | gen sg fem), but with a demonstration of the Spirit and of power,
1 Corinthians 2:5 so that your faith would not be based on the wisdom (sophia | σοφίᾳ | dat sg fem) of men but on the power of God.
1 Corinthians 2:6 However, we do speak wisdom (sophian | σοφίαν | acc sg fem) among those who are mature, although it is not the wisdom (sophian | σοφίαν | acc sg fem) of this age or of the rulers of this age, who are doomed to perish.
1 Corinthians 2:7 Rather, we speak the wisdom (sophian | σοφίαν | acc sg fem) of God; a wisdom that was hidden in mystery and that God had determined before the ages for our glory.
1 Corinthians 2:13 And we speak about these things in words not taught by human wisdom (sophias | σοφίας | gen sg fem) but taught by the Spirit, expressing spiritual truths in spiritual words.
1 Corinthians 3:19 For the wisdom (sophia | σοφία | nom sg fem) of this world is folly with God. For it is written, “He traps the wise with their own craftiness.”
1 Corinthians 12:8 For to one is given through the Spirit a message of wisdom (sophias | σοφίας | gen sg fem), to another a message of knowledge according to the same Spirit,
2 Corinthians 1:12 For our confidence is this, the testimony of our conscience, that with simplicity and sincerity like that of God, and not with earthly wisdom (sophia | σοφίᾳ | dat sg fem) but by the grace of God, we conducted ourselves in the world, and all the more toward you.
Ephesians 1:8 which he lavished on us in all wisdom (sophia | σοφίᾳ | dat sg fem) and insight.
Ephesians 1:17 that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give you a spirit of wisdom (sophias | σοφίας | gen sg fem) and revelation by coming to know more of him.
Ephesians 3:10 in order that now, through the church, the manifold wisdom (sophia | σοφία | nom sg fem) of God should be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realms,
Colossians 1:9 For this reason, we from the day we heard about you, we have not ceased praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will his in all spiritual wisdom (sophia | σοφίᾳ | dat sg fem) and understanding, spiritual
Colossians 1:28 He is the one we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom (sophia | σοφίᾳ | dat sg fem), so that we may present everyone mature in Christ.
Colossians 2:3 in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom (sophias | σοφίας | gen sg fem) and knowledge. hidden
Colossians 2:23 Such regulations indeed have the appearance of wisdom (sophias | σοφίας | gen sg fem) with their self-imposed religious piety, false humility, and harsh control over the body, but they actually lead to the gratification of the flesh.
Colossians 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly with all wisdom (sophia | σοφίᾳ | dat sg fem) as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom (sophia | σοφίᾳ | dat sg fem) by means of psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, spiritual singing with gratitude singing in your heart your to God.
Colossians 4:5 Conduct yourselves with wisdom (sophia | σοφίᾳ | dat sg fem) Conduct yourselves toward outsiders, making the most of the time.
James 1:5 But if any of you lacks wisdom (sophias | σοφίας | gen sg fem), he should ask God, who gives to everyone generously, not demanding something in return, and it will be given to him.
James 3:13 Who is wise and understanding among you? By his exemplary conduct let him show his works done in the gentleness born of wisdom (sophias | σοφίας | gen sg fem).
James 3:15 This is not the wisdom (sophia | σοφία | nom sg fem) that comes down from above, but is earthly, unspiritual, demonic.
James 3:17 But the wisdom (sophia | σοφία | nom sg fem) from above is first of all pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, free from prejudice and hypocrisy.
2 Peter 3:15 And consider the patience of our Lord as salvation, just as also our dear brother Paul wrote to you according to the wisdom (sophian | σοφίαν | acc sg fem) given to him,
Revelation 5:12 saying with a loud voice, “Worthy is the Lamb who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom (sophian | σοφίαν | acc sg fem) and might and honor and glory and praise!”
Revelation 7:12 saying, “Amen! Praise and glory and wisdom (sophia | σοφία | nom sg fem) and thanksgiving and honor and power and might be to our God forever and ever! Amen.”
Revelation 13:18 This calls for wisdom: (sophia | σοφία | nom sg fem) let the one who has insight calculate the number of the beast, for it is the number of a man, and his number is six hundred and sixty-six.
Revelation 17:9 “This calls for a mind with wisdom (sophian | σοφίαν | acc sg fem). The seven heads are seven mountains on which the woman sits. They are also seven kings: