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#2.2 GREEK WORD STUDIES
σοφός 'sophos' meaning 'wise' Strong's 4680

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Introduction 2.2

This is a word study about the meaning of the Greek word σοφός, 'sophos' meaning 'wise', Strong's 4680 in the New Testament. It gives every verse where the word 'sophos' appears. To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. This requires putting scriptures together where they seem to have a similar meaning, and then meditating even more. The truth will be revealed by the Holy Spirit, who has been given to guide us into all truth (John 16:13). Wherever this word sophos appears in the Greek, the translation of it is highlighted with yellow. If the word is in italics then there is no equivalent word for it in the Greek. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God's word.

#2.2 Scriptures for σοφός 'sophos' meaning 'wise' Strong's 4680

Matthew 11:25 At that time Jesus answered and said, I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and prudent, and have revealed them to babes.
23:34 Therefore, behold, I send to you prophets, and wise men, and scribes: and some of them you shall kill and crucify; and some of them shall you scourge in your synagogues, and persecute them from city to city:

Luke 10:21 In that hour Jesus rejoiced in spirit, and said, I thank you, O Father, Lord of heaven and earth, that you have hidden these things from the wise and prudent, and have revealed them to babes: even so, Father; for so it seemed good in your sight.

Romans 1:14 I am debtor both to the Greeks, and to the Barbarians; both to the wise, and to the unwise.
16:19 For your obedience has reached to all men. I am glad therefore on your behalf: but yet I would have you wise to that which is good, and simple concerning evil.
16:27 To God only wise, be glory through Jesus Christ for the ages. Amen.

1 Corinthians 1:19 For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.
1:20 Where is the wise? Where is the scribe? Where is the disputer of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of this world?
1:25 Because the foolishness of God is wiser than men; and the weakness of God is stronger than men.
1:26 For you see your calling, brothers, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called:
1:27 But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God has chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty;
3:10 According to the grace of God which is given to me, as a wise master builder, I have laid the foundation, and another builds on it. But let every man take heed how he builds on it.
3:18 Let no man deceive himself. If any man among you seems to be wise in this age, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.
3:19 For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He takes the wise in their own craftiness.
3:20 And again, The Lord knows the thoughts of the wise, that they are vain.
6:5 I speak to your shame. Is it so, that there is not a wise man among you? no, not one who shall be able to judge between his brothers?

Ephesians 5:15 See then that you walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,

1 Timothy 1:17 Now to the King of the ages, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, belongs honour and glory for the ages of the ages. Amen.

James 3:13 Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him show out of a good conversation his works with meekness of wisdom.

Jude 1:25 To the only wise God our Savior, belongs glory and greatness, might and authority, even now and for all the ages. Amen.

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