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Strong's #4740 - στηριγμός

Root Word (Etymology)
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Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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  1. firm condition, steadfastness: of mind
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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 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

στηριγμός, στηριγμοῦ, (στηρίζω), firm condition, steadfastness: of mind, 2 Peter 3:17. (of a standing still, Diodorus 1, 81; Plutarch, mor., p. 76 d.)

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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
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