- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: Yes
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: No
- G1466 Used 4 times
Esther 1:7-8; Proverbs 23:1-3; Proverbs 25:16; Daniel 1:8; Daniel 1:12-16; Romans 13:14; 1 Corinthians 9:25; 1 Corinthians 9:27; Philippians 4:5; 1 Thessalonians 5:6-8; 1 Timothy 3:2-3; Titus 1:7-8; 1 Timothy 3:8; Titus 2:2-3; Titus 2:12; 2 Peter 1:5-6
Abstinence, Total; Drunkenness; Wine
TEM'PERANCE, noun [Latin temperantia, from tempero.]
1. Moderation; particularly, habitual moderation in regard to the indulgence of the natural appetites and passions; restrained or moderate indulgence; as temperance in eating and drinking; temperance in the indulgence of joy or mirth. temperance in eating and drinking is opposed to gluttony and drunkenness, and in other indulgences, to excess.
2. Patience; calmness; sedateness; moderation of passion.
He calm'd his wrath with goodly temperance [Unusual.]