Word Summary
phronimos: practically wise, sensible
Original Word: φρόνιμος
Transliteration: phronimos
Phonetic Spelling: (fron'-ee-mos)
Part of Speech: Adjective
Short Definition: practically wise, sensible
Meaning: practically wise, sensible
Strong's Concordance

From phren; thoughtful, i.e. Sagacious or discreet (implying a cautious character; while sophos denotes practical skill or acumen; and sunetos indicates rather intelligence or mental acquirement); in a bad sense conceited (also in the comparative) -- wise(-r).

see GREEK phren

see GREEK sophos

see GREEK sunetos

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5429: φρόνιμος

φρόνιμος, φρόνιμον (φρονέω);

a. intelligent, wise (so A. V. uniformly): 1 Corinthians 10:15; opposed to μωρός, 1 Corinthians 4:10; opposed to Ἄφρον, 2 Corinthians 11:19; φρόνιμος παῥ ἑαυτῷ, one who deems himself wise (A. V. wise in one's own conceits), Romans 11:25; Romans 12:16, (Proverbs 3:7).

b. prudent, i. e. mindful of one's interests: Matthew 10:16; Matthew 24:45; Luke 12:42; opposed to μωρός, Matthew 7:24 (cf. ); f comparitive φρονιμώτερος, Luke 16:8. (From Sophocles, Xenophon, Plato down; the Sept. for נָבון, חָכָם, מֵבִין.) (Synonym: see σοφός, at the end.)