phren <5424>

fren phren

Pronunciation:frane
Origin:probably from an obsolete phrao (to rein in or curb, cf 5420)
Reference:TDNT - 9:220,1277
PrtSpch:n f
In Greek:fresin 2
In NET:thinking 2
In AV:understanding 2
Count:2
Definition:1) the midriff or diaphragm, the parts of the heart
2) the mind
2a) the faculty of perceiving and judging
probably from an obsolete phrao (to rein in or curb; compare 5420);
the midrif (as a partition of the body), i.e. (figuratively and by
implication, of sympathy) the feelings (or sensitive nature; by
extension (also in the plural) the mind or cognitive
faculties):-understanding.
see GREEK for 5420

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