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Strong's #4769 - στῦλος

from stuo (to stiffen, properly akin to the base of (G2476))
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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  1. a pillar
  2. a column
    1. pillars of fire i.e. flames rising like pillars
  3. a prop or support
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ASV (4)
Galatians 1
1 Timothy 1
Revelation 2
BSB (4)
Galatians 1
1 Timothy 1
Revelation 2
CSB (4)
Galatians 1
1 Timothy 1
Revelation 2
ESV (4)
Galatians 1
1 Timothy 1
Revelation 2
KJV (4)
Galatians 1
1 Timothy 1
Revelation 2
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LSB (4)
Galatians 1
1 Timothy 1
Revelation 2
N95 (4)
Galatians 1
1 Timothy 1
Revelation 2
NAS (4)
Galatians 1
1 Timothy 1
Revelation 2
NLT (4)
Galatians 2
1 Timothy 2
Revelation 2
WEB (4)
Galatians 1
1 Timothy 1
Revelation 2
YLT (4)
Galatians 1
1 Timothy 1
Revelation 2
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

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 .

Thayer's Expanded Definition

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, (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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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

στύλος (T, στῦλος , as in cl.), -ου , ,

[in LXX chiefly for H5982, also for H7175, etc.;]

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.†

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

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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List of Word Forms
στήλου στιππύου στυλοι στύλοι στῦλοι στύλοις στυλον στύλον στῦλον στυλος στύλος στῦλος στύλου στύλους στύλω στύλων στυππίον στυππυίνου στυππυίνω στυρακίνην stuloi stulon stulos styloi stýloi stylon stýlon stylos stýlos
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