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Lexicon :: Strong's G804 - asphalēs

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ἀσφαλής
Transliteration
asphalēs
Pronunciation
äs-fä-lā's (Key)
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
From ἄλφα (G1) (as a negative particle) and sphallo (to "fail")
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 1:506,87

Strong’s Definitions

ἀσφαλής asphalḗs, as-fal-ace'; from G1 (as a negative particle) and sphallo (to "fail"); secure (literally or figuratively):—certain(-ty), safe, sure.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x

The KJV translates Strong's G804 in the following manner: certainty (2x), certain (1x), safe (1x), sure (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 5x
The KJV translates Strong's G804 in the following manner: certainty (2x), certain (1x), safe (1x), sure (1x).
  1. firm (that which can be relied on)

  2. certain, true

  3. suited to confirm

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀσφαλής asphalḗs, as-fal-ace'; from G1 (as a negative particle) and sphallo (to "fail"); secure (literally or figuratively):—certain(-ty), safe, sure.
STRONGS NT 804: ἀσφαλής
ἀσφαλής, -ές, (σφάλλω to make to totter or fall, to cheat [cf. Latin fallo, German fallen, etc., English fall, fail], σφάλλομαι to fall, to reel) [from Homer down];
a. firm (that can be relied on, confided in): ἄγκυρα, Hebrews 6:19 (where L, and Tr have received as the form of accusative singular ἀσφαλήν [Tdf. 7 -λῆν; cf. Tdf. at the passage; Delitzsch, commentary at the passage] see ἄρσην). tropically, certain, true: Acts 25:26; τὸ ἀσφαλές, Acts 21:34; Acts 22:30.
b. suited to confirm: τινί, Philippians 3:1 (so Josephus, Antiquities 3, 2, 1).
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Acts
21:34; 22:30; 25:26
Philippians
3:1
Hebrews
6:19

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G804 matches the Greek ἀσφαλής (asphalēs),
which occurs 5 times in 5 verses in the Greek concordance of the KJV

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 21:34 - And some among the multitude cried one thing and some another. So when he could not ascertain the truth because of the tumult, he commanded him to be taken into the barracks.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 22:30 - The next day, because he wanted to know for certain why he was accused by the Jews, he released him from his bonds, and commanded the chief priests and all their council to appear, and brought Paul down and set him before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxAct 25:26 - “I have nothing certain to write to my lord concerning him. Therefore I have brought him out before you, and especially before you, King Agrippa, so that after the examination has taken place I may have something to write.
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 3:1 - Finally, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. For me to write the same things to you is not tedious, but for you it is safe.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 6:19 - This hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast, and which enters the Presence behind the veil,
 
 
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