Parrhēsia

Parrhēsia

Mark 8:32 ● John 7:4,13,26; 10:24; 11:14,54; 16:25,29; 18:20

Acts 4:13,29,31; 9:27; 28:31 ● 2 Corinthians 3:12

Ephesians 6:19 ● Philippians 1:20 ● Colossians 2:15 ● 1 John 2:28

Thayer Definition:

1) freedom in speaking, unreservedness in speech

1a) openly, frankly, i.e without concealment

1b) without ambiguity or circumlocution

1c) without the use of figures and comparisons

2) free and fearless confidence, cheerful courage, boldness, assurance

3) the deportment by which one becomes conspicuous or secures publicity

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