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ταπεινοφροσύνη, ης, ἡ
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humility, humbleness, modesty
lowliness, or humility of mind, modesty, Acts 20:19; Eph. 4:2; Phil. 2:3; Col. 2:18, 23; 3:12; 1 Pet. 5:5*

Greek-English Concordance for ταπεινοφροσύνη

Acts 20:19 serving the Lord with all humility (tapeinophrosynēs | ταπεινοφροσύνης | gen sg fem) and with tears, enduring the trials that fell on me by the plots of the Jews;
Ephesians 4:2 with all humility (tapeinophrosynēs | ταπεινοφροσύνης | gen sg fem) and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love,
Philippians 2:3 Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility (tapeinophrosynē | ταπεινοφροσύνῃ | dat sg fem) consider others more important than yourselves.
Colossians 2:18 Let no one rob you of your prize, insisting on self-abasement (tapeinophrosynē | ταπεινοφροσύνῃ | dat sg fem) and the worship of angels, taking his stand on visions, puffed up with empty notions by his earthly way of thinking.
Colossians 2:23 Such regulations indeed have the appearance of wisdom with their self-imposed religious piety, false humility (tapeinophrosynē | ταπεινοφροσύνῃ | dat sg fem), and harsh control over the body, but they actually lead to the gratification of the flesh.
Colossians 3:12 clothe yourselves with Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with heartfelt compassion, kindness, humility (tapeinophrosynēn | ταπεινοφροσύνην | acc sg fem), gentleness, and patience.
1 Peter 5:5 Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. And all of you, clothe yourselves with humility (tapeinophrosynēn | ταπεινοφροσύνην | acc sg fem) toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.”