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Strong's #4723 - στείρος

Root Word (Etymology)
a contraction from (G4731) (as stiff and unnatural)
Parts of Speech
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  1. hard, stiff
    1. of men and animals
  2. barren
    1. of woman who does not conceive
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 6113 ‑ עָצַר (aw‑tsar');  6135 ‑ עָקָר (aw‑kawr');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (4)
Luke 3
Galatians 1
NAS (5)
Luke 3
Galatians 2
CSB (5)
Luke 3
Galatians 1
Hebrews 1
BSB (5)
Luke 3
Galatians 1
Hebrews 1
ESV (4)
Luke 3
Galatians 1
WEB (4)
Luke 3
Galatians 1
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

στεῖρος, ον

E. Andr. 711, barren, of females, ἣ στεῖρος (v.l. for στερρὸς (B)) οὖσα μόσχος E. l.c.; εὐνούχους στείρους Man. 1.125 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

στεῖρος, στεῖρα, στειρον (equivalent to στερρός, στερεός which see; whence German starr, Latinsterilis), hard, stiff; of men and animals, barren: of a woman who does not conceive, Luke 1:7, 36; Luke 23:29; Galatians 4:27. (Homer, Theocritus, the Orphica, Anthol.; the Sept. for עָקָר עֲקָרָה.)

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

στεῖρος , -ον ,

also -α , -ον ,

[in LXX for H6135;]

barren: of a woman, Luke 1:7; Luke 1:36; Luke 23:29, Galatians 4:27 (LXX).†

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

";advise,"; ";counsel,"; (1) act. : cf. BGU IV. 1097.8 (Claudius/Nero) (as amended Berichtigungen, p. 97) οὐ καλῶς ἐπο [ ]ησα ̣ς συνβουλεύσας αὐτῶι στρατ ̣ε ̣υ ̣σασ ̣θ ̣αι, P Oxy XIV. 1762.11 (ii/iii A.D.) ]να αὐτῷ τούτων συμβου [λε ]υ ̣σῃς : cf. the pass, in ib. I. 118.3 (late iii/A.D.) συμβουλευθέντες ὑπὸ τοῦ ἀξιολογωτάτου Ἀμμωνίωνος.

(2) mid. : P Petr II. 13 (6).13 (B.C. 258–3) (as amended III. p. 110) ὡς ἂν σ ̣[υ ]νβουλευσαμένωι φα [ίνηται, ";as it shall appear to you after you have considered the matter,"; OGIS 441.19 (B.C. 81) Λεύκιος. [ . Σύλλας Ἐπαφρόδιτος δικτ ]άτωρ συγκλήτωι συ [νεβουλεύσατο πρὸ ἡμερῶν ἕξ ], and see Herwerden Lex. s.v.



The Vocabulary of the Greek New Testament.
Copyright © 1914, 1929, 1930 by James Hope Moulton and George Milligan. Hodder and Stoughton, London.
Derivative Copyright © 2015 by Allan Loder.
List of Word Forms
στειρα στείρα στείρᾳ στεῖρα στειραι στείραι στεῖραι στείραν στελέχη στέλεχος στελέχους στελέχων στερεώνται steira steîra steirai steírāi steîrai
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