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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #4740 - στηριγμός

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Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
  1. firm condition, steadfastness: of mind
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KJV (1)
2 Peter
NAS (1)
2 Peter
HCS (1)
2 Peter
BSB (1)
2 Peter
ESV (1)
2 Peter
WEB (1)
2 Peter
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

στηριγ-μός, ὁ,

being fixed, standing still, τῶν πλανήτων ἀστέρων D.S. 1.81, cf. Gem. 1.20, Plu. 2.76d, Theo Sm.p.148 H., Ptol. Tetr. 22, Vett.Val. 34.28, al., PPar. 19 bis 11, 13 (iii A.D.), Paul.Al. G. 1, Theol.Ar. 15, Cat.Cod.Astr. 8(4).241.

2. fixedness, of steady light, opp. flashing, Arist. Mu. 395b7 .

3. metaph., ἐκπεσεῖν τοῦ ἰδίου ς . from your proper firmness, 2 Peter 3:17 .

4. Rhet., sustaining of the voice on certain words or syllables, so as to give them force, αἱ μακραὶ συλλαβαί, στηριγμούς τινας ἔχουσαι καὶ ἐγκαθίσματα D.H. Comp. 20; στηριγμοὺς ἔχειν πρὸς ἄλληλα τὰ ὀνόματα mutual support, buttressing, Longin. 40.4; cf. ἀντιστηριγμός .

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

** στηριγμός , -οῦ ,

(< στηρίζω ),

[in Sm.: Isaiah 3:1 *;]

1. a setting firmly, supporting.

2. fixedness, firmness, steadfastness: 2 Peter 3:17.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
Vocabulary of the Greek NT

";am present along with"; (Acts 25:24) : cf. PSI IV. 439.29 (B.C. 244–3) συμπαρῆν δὲ τούτοις καὶ Γλαυκίας, P Fay 12.14 (c. B.C. 103) σὺν τούτοις καὶ ἑτέρους συμπαρόντας, ";others besides themselves being present,"; BGU IV. 1137.5 (B.C. 6 ) συμπαρ ]ο ̣ν ̣των τῶν πλ ̣ει ̣στων, and P Oxy I. 42.6 (A.D. 323) δι [π ]λῇ τῶν θεατῶν συνπαρεσο [μέ ]νω [ν τη ̣̑] τέρψει, ";the spectators will be present at two performances"; (Edd.). Other exx. in Mayser Gr. i. p. 503.

For a semi-technical use of συνπάρειμι, like συνίστημι (q.v.(4)), cf. P Ryl II. 120.8 (A.D. 167) συνπάρειμι α [ ]τ ̣ ̣ κα < > ἔγραψα ὑπὲρ αὐτῆς μὴ εἰδυίης [γράμματα, ";I act as her representative, and write for her seeing that she does not know letters";; cf. .3 with the editors’ note.


The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
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List of Word Forms
στηριγμου στηριγμού στηριγμοῦ sterigmou sterigmoû stērigmou stērigmoû
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for Copyright 1999-2023. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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