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Lexicon :: Strong's G4723 - steira

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στεῖρα
Transliteration
steira (Key)
Pronunciation
sti'-ros
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
A contraction from στερεός (G4731) (as stiff and unnatural)
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Strong’s Definitions

στείρος steíros, sti'-ros; a contraction from G4731 (as stiff and unnatural); "sterile":—barren.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G4723 in the following manner: barren (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G4723 in the following manner: barren (4x).
  1. hard, stiff

    1. of men and animals

  2. barren

    1. of woman who does not conceive

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
στείρος steíros, sti'-ros; a contraction from G4731 (as stiff and unnatural); "sterile":—barren.
STRONGS NT 4723: στεῖρος
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.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Luke
1:7; 1:36; 23:29
Galatians
4:27

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4723 matches the Greek στεῖρα (steira),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:7 - But they had no child, because Elizabeth was barren, G4723 and they were both advanced in [fn]years.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:36 - “And behold, even your relative Elizabeth has also conceived a son in her old age; and [fn]she who was called barren G4723 is now in her sixth month.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 23:29 - “For behold, the days are coming when they will say, ‘Blessed are the barren, G4723 and the wombs that never bore, and the breasts that never nursed.’
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 4:27 - For it is written,
“REJOICE, BARREN G4723 WOMAN G4723 WHO DOES NOT BEAR;
BREAK FORTH AND SHOUT, YOU WHO ARE NOT IN LABOR;
FOR MORE NUMEROUS ARE THE CHILDREN OF THE DESOLATE
THAN OF THE ONE WHO HAS A HUSBAND.”

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