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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #4732 - στερεόω
- to make solid, make firm, strengthen, make strong
- of the body of anyone
make firm or solid, τοὺς πόδας X. Eq. 4.3, cf. 5; τὴν γῆν ἐπὶ τῶν ὑδάτων LXX Psalms 135:6(136).6; τὸν οὐρανόν ib. Is. 45.12: — Pass., Hp. Vict. 1.9, Arist. GA 735b2 .
2. strengthen, τοῦτον Acts 3:16; confirm, κρίσιν LXX Si. 3.2: — Pass., to be made strong, X. Cyr. 8.8.8, Acts 3:7 : metaph., to be firmly established, confirmed, LXX 1 Kings 2:1, al., D.S. 15.57 .
στερεόω , -ῶ
(< στερεός ),
(a) to make firm or solid;
(b) to strengthen, make strong; c. acc pers., Acts 3:16; τ . βάσεις ,, pass., Acts 3:7. Metaph. (cf. Je, l.c.): τ . πίστει ,, pass., Acts 16:5.†
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the Week of Proper 8 / Ordinary 13