παρρησία, -ας, ἡ (< πᾶς + ῥῆσις, speech) [in LXX; Lev.26:13 (μετὰ π., קוֺמְמִיּוּת קוֹמְמִיּוּת), Refs Pro.1:20 10:10, Wis.5:1, al. ;] __1. freedom of speech, plainness, openness, freedom in speaking (Eur., Plat., al.) : Refs Act.4:13, 2Co.3:12; παρρησίᾳ, adverbially, freely, openly, plainly, Refs Mrk.8:32, Jhn.7:13, 26 10:24 11:14 16:29 18:20; opp. to ἐν παροιμίαις, Jhn.16:25; ἐν π., Eph.6:19; μετὰ π., Refs Act.2:29 4:29, 31 28:31 __2. In LXX (Refs 1Ma.4:18, Wis.5:1, al.), FlJ, and NT, also (from the absence of fear which accompanies freedom of speech), confidence, boldness: Refs 2Co.7:4, Php.1:20, 1Ti.3:13; ἔχειν π., Refs Eph.3:12, Phm 8, Heb.3:6 10:19, 35, 1Jn.2:28 Jn 3:21 Jn 4:17 Jn 5:14; μετὰ π., He 416; ἐν π., Col.2:15; id. (as בפרהסיא in Rabbinic lit.; see Westc., Jo., i, 262), in public, Jhn.7:4 and (without ἐν) Jhn.11:54.† (AS)
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
From G3956 and a derivative of G4483; all out spokenness, that is, frankness, bluntness, publicity; by implication assurance
KJV Usage: bold (X -ly, -ness, -ness of speech), confidence, X freely, X openly, X plainly (-ness).
For certain tenses of which a prolonged form ( ἐρέω ereō ) is used; and both as alternate for G2036; perhaps akin (or identical) with G4482 (through the idea of pouring forth); to utter, that is, speak or say
Probably a fuller form of G4483; an alternate for G2036 in certain tenses; to utter, that is, speak or say
KJV Usage: call, say, speak (of), tell.
A primary verb; properly to “lay” forth, that is, (figuratively) relate (in words [usually of systematic or set discourse; whereas G2036 and G5346 generally refer to an individual expression or speech respectively; while G4483 is properly to breaksilence merely, and G2980 means an extended or random harangue]); by implication to mean
KJV Usage: ask, bid, boast, call, describe, give out, name, put forth, say (-ing, on), shew, speak, tell, utter.
From G4483; an utterance (individually, collectively or specifically); by implication a matter or topic (especially of narration, command or dispute); with a negative naught whatever
KJV Usage: + evil, + nothing, saying, word.
From G4483; a speaker, that is, (by implication) a forensic advocate
KJV Usage: orator.
Adverb from a derivative of G4483; out spokenly, that is, distinctly