I. THE VERB
1. oida = to know (intuitively) without effort, to understand. No. i is subjective, while No. ii is objective.
ii. ginosko = to know (by experience, or effort); to acquire knowledge, become acquainted with; hence, to come or get to know, learn, perceive. See John 1:48. 1John 5:20. Eph. 5:5.
iii. epi-ginosko. No. ii with epi = upon (Ap. 104. xiv); to know thereupon, to become thoroughly acquainted with; to know thoroughly and accurately, recognize. See 1Cor. 13:12.
iv. pro-ginosko. No. ii with pro (Ap 104. xiv) = to get to know beforehand, to foreknow.
v. epistamai = to obtain, and thus have a knowledge
of anything by proximity to it, or as the result of prolonged attention;
in contrast with the process of getting to know it, or with a mere casual,
dilettante acquaintance with it. See Acts 15:7; 18:25;
and see note on 19:15.
i. gnosis = knowledge acquired by learning, effort, or experience. the result of No. ii above.
ii. epignosis = precise or further knowledge, thorough acquaintance with; true knowledge.
iii. sunesis = native insight, understanding, capacity
to apprehend; used of reflective thought, while sophia (wisdom)
is used of productive thought.