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Here is some nerdy Bible geek information about our fruit of the week, gentleness. Thank you, Biblehub.com.
prautés: gentlenessOriginal Word: πρᾳΰτης, τητος, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Phonetic Spelling: (prah-oo'-tace)
Short Definition: mildness, gentleness
Definition: mildness, gentleness.
Cognate: 4240 praýtēs (compare 4236 /praótēs, another feminine noun which is also derived from the root pra-, emphasizing the divine origin of the meekness) –meekness ("gentle strength") which expresses power with reserve and gentleness.See 4236 (praotes).
For the believer, meekness (4240 /praýtēs, "gentle-force") begins with the Lord's inspiration and finishes by His direction and empowerment. It is a divinely-balanced virtue that can only operate through faith (cf. 1 Tim 6:11; 2 Tim 2:22-25).
consideration (1), gentleness (8), humility (1), meekness (1).
πραΰτης, see πραότης.
From praus; mildness, i.e. (by implication) humility -- meekness.
see GREEK praus