Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God


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-, ἐσωφρόνησα, -, -, -
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to be in a right state of mind, have sober judgment; to be self-controlled
to be of a sound mind, be in one's right mind, be sane, Mk. 5:15; Lk. 8:35; to be calm, 2 Cor. 5:13; to be sober-minded, sedate, Tit. 2:6; 1 Pet. 4:7; to be of a modest, humble mind, Rom. 12:3*

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Mark 5:15 They came to Jesus and saw the demon-possessed man, the one who had the legion, sitting, clothed and in his right mind (sōphronounta | σωφρονοῦντα | pres act ptcp acc sg masc), the one who had the legion, and they were afraid.
Luke 8:35 Then people went out to see what happened, and they came to Jesus and found the man from whom the demons had come out, sitting at the feet of Jesus, dressed and in his right mind (sōphronounta | σωφρονοῦντα | pres act ptcp acc sg masc); and they were afraid.
Romans 12:3 For by the grace given to me I say to every one among you that he should not think of himself more highly than he ought to think; but to think with sober (sōphronein | σωφρονεῖν | pres act inf ) judgment, as God has assigned to each a measure of faith.
2 Corinthians 5:13 For if we are out of our minds, it is for God; if we are of sound mind (sōphronoumen | σωφρονοῦμεν | pres act ind 1 pl), it is for you.
Titus 2:6 Urge the younger men, likewise, to be self-controlled (sōphronein | σωφρονεῖν | pres act inf )
1 Peter 4:7 The end of all things is at hand, so use sound judgment (sōphronēsate | σωφρονήσατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) and be sober-minded for the sake of prayer.