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Strong's #1991 - ἐπιστηρίζω

Root Word (Etymology)
from (G1909) and (G4741)
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  1. to establish besides, strengthen more
  2. to render more firm, confirm
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 3289 ‑ יָעַץ (yaw‑ats');  3559 ‑ כּוּן (koon);  5181 ‑ נָחַת (naw‑khath');  5324 ‑ נָצַב (naw‑tsab');  5564 ‑ סָמַךְ (saw‑mak');  7514 ‑ רָפַף (raw‑fak');  8172 ‑ שָׁעַן (shaw‑an');  
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KJV (4)
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NAS (3)
Acts 3
CSB (4)
Acts 4
BSB (4)
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ESV (4)
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WEB (4)
Acts 4
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions


cause to rest on, ἐπιστηριῶ ἐπί σε τοὺς ὀφθαλμούς μου ib. Psalms 31:8(32).8; make to lean on, τί τινι Opp. C. 4.256; set over, Δεῖμον κεραυνῷ Nonn. D. 2.417; confirm, τινά Acts 15:32 : Pass., to be supported, ἐν τῷ ὕδατι Arist. Pr. 933a10; τινί Luc. Ind. 6; ἐπιστηριχθήσομαι and ἐπεστηρίχθη ἐπὶ [τοὺς κίονας ], LXX Judges 16:26; Judges 16:29, cf. Aq. Exodus 17:12.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ἐπιστηρίζω; 1 aorist ἐπεστηριξα; a later word; to establish besides, strengthen more; to render more firm, confirm: τινα, one's Christian faith, Acts 14:22; Acts 15:32, 41; Acts 18:23 R G.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ἐπι -στηρίζω ,

[in LXX for H5564, etc.;]

to make stronger, confirm: c. acc, Acts 14:22; Acts 15:32; Acts 15:41.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
επεστήρικτο επεστηριξαν επεστήριξαν ἐπεστήριξαν επεστήριξας επεστηρίχθη επεστηρίχθην επιστηριζομένη επιστηριζοντες επιστηρίζοντες ἐπιστηρίζοντες επιστηριζων επιστηρίζων ἐπιστηρίζων επιστηρισθή επιστηριχθή επιστηριώ επιστοιβάσουσιν epesterixan epestērixan epestḗrixan episterizon episterízon epistērizōn epistērízōn episterizontes episterízontes epistērizontes epistērízontes
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