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Strong's #4769 - στῦλος
- a pillar
- a column
- pillars of fire i.e. flames rising like pillars
- a prop or support
στῦλος, ὁ (fem. at Epidaurus, IG 42(1).102.66, al. (iv B.C.), but also masc. there, ib.109iii92 (iii B.C.) ), pillar ( = κίων acc. to Gal. 6.544), esp. as a support or bearing, Hdt. 2.169, IG ll.cc.; στέγης A. Ag. 898; δόμων E. IT 50; ς. μονόλιθοι BGU 1713 (ii/iii A.D.): metaph., ς. . . οἴκων εἰσὶ παῖδες ἄρσενες E. IT 57, cf. Ep.Galatians 2:9; Galatians 2 :Ti. 3.15 .
2. ς. πυρός LXX Exodus 13:21, Revelation 10:1 .
3. wooden pole, E. Fr. 203, Plb. 1.22.4; [ σκηνῆς ] tent- poles, uprights, opp. διατόναια, PCair.Zen. 353.9 (iii B.C.); plank, Hp. Art. 47 .
4. stile for writing on waxed tablets; wrongly used in this sense by Greek speakers at Alexandria and in the East acc. to Herophil. ap. Gal. Anat.Ad xiv (Arabic version, ii p.183 ed. M. Simon, Leipzig 1906); cf. στυλοειδής .
στῦλος (R G WH (Trin 1 Timothy 3:15; Revelation 10:1)), more correctly στῦλος (so L T (Tr in Galatians 2:9; Revelation 3:12)); see Passow (or Liddell and Scott), under the word, at the end (cf. Chandler §§ 274, 275; Lipsius, Gram. Untersuch., p. 43), στύλου, ὁ (from Aeschylus and Herodotus down), the Sept. often for עַמּוּד, a pillar, column: στῦλοι πυρός, pillars of fire, i. e. flames rising like columns, Revelation 10:1; ποιήσω αὐτόν στῦλον ἐν τῷ ναῷ τοῦ Θεοῦ μου, i. e. (dropping the figure) I will assign him a firm and abiding place in the everlasting kingdom of God, Revelation 3:12; used of persons to whose eminence and strength the stability and authority of any institution or organization are due, Galatians 2:9 (where cf. Lightfoot); Clement of Rome, 1 Cor. 5, 2 [ET] and the note in Gebhardt and Harnack (στῦλοι οἴκων εἰσί παῖδες ἄρσενες, Euripides, Iph. T. 57; examples from (Jewish writings are given by Schoettgen (on Galatians, the passage cited) and from) ecclesiastical writings by Suicer, Thesaurus, ii, p. 1045f; columen reipublicae, Cicero, pro Sest. 8, 19, and often elsewhere in Latin authors); a prop or support: τῆς ἀληθείας, 1 Timothy 3:15.
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στύλος (T, στῦλος , as in cl.), -ου , ὁ ,
a pillar, regarded especially as a support: σ . πυρός , Revelation 10:1; σ . ἐν τ . ναῷ , fig., Revelation 3:12, Metaph., Galatians 2:9; τ . ἀληθείας , 1 Timothy 3:15.†
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one of Paul’s numerous compounds in συν - : cf. Deissmann Paul.2, p. 240 f. Properly the word denotes ";a fellow-prisoner of war,"; and in its Pauline occurrences can hardly be confined to the thought of spiritual captivity : cf. Abbott ICC ad Colossians 4:10.
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