Attention!
Tired of seeing ads while studying? Now you can enjoy an "Ads Free" version of the site for as little as 10¢ a day.

Bible Dictionaries

Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Fast

Additional Links
1: ἀσφαλίζω

(Strong's #805 — Verb — asphalizo — as-fal-id'-zo )

"to make secure, safe, firm" (akin to asphales, "safe"), (a, negative, and sphallo, "to trip up"), is translated "make ... fast," in Acts 16:24 , of prisoners' feet in the stocks. In Matthew 27:64,65,66 , it is rendered "to make sure." See SURE.

Note: For HOLD (fast) and STAND (fast), see HOLD and STAND, No. 7.

Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information
Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Fast'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ved/f/fast.html. 1940.

Search for…
Enter query in the box below:
Choose a letter to browse:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Prev Entry
Fashion
Next Entry
Fast, Fasting