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Lexicon :: Strong's G4739 - stēkō

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stēkō (Key)
Part of Speech
Root Word (Etymology)
From the perfect tense of ἵστημι (G2476)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:636,1082

Strong’s Definitions

στήκω stḗkō, stay'-ko; from the perfect tense of G2476; to be stationary, i.e. (figuratively) to persevere:—stand (fast).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x

The KJV translates Strong's G4739 in the following manner: stand fast (6x), stand (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 8x
The KJV translates Strong's G4739 in the following manner: stand fast (6x), stand (2x).
  1. to stand firm

  2. to persevere, to persist

  3. to keep one's standing

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
στήκω stḗkō, stay'-ko; from the perfect tense of G2476; to be stationary, i.e. (figuratively) to persevere:—stand (fast).
στήκω; (an inferior Greek word, derived from ἕστηκα, perfect of ἵστημι; see Buttmann, 48 (41); (Winers Grammar, 24, 26 (25); WH. Appendix, p. 169; Veitch, under the word (ἑστήκω; Mullach, under the word στέκω (p. 299))); to stand: Mark (Mark 3:31 T Tr WH); Mark 11:25 ((cf. ὅταν c. β.)); John 1:26 L marginal reading T Tr text WH; (Revelation 12:4 WH (but see below)); with an emphasis, to stand firm; tropically, to persist, persevere (A. V. stand fast): absolutely to persevere in godliness and rectitude, 2 Thessalonians 2:15; ἐν κυρίῳ, in one's fellowship with the Lord, Philippians 4:1; 1 Thessalonians 3:8 ((cf. ἐάν, I. 2 b.)); ἐν τῇ πίστει, 1 Corinthians 16:13; ἐν ἑνί πνεύματι, Philippians 1:27; to keep one's standing (opposed to ζυγῷ ἐνέχομαι), τῇ ἐλευθερία, maintain your allegiance to freedom (cf. Winers Grammar, § 31, 1 k.; Buttmann, § 133, 12; but L T Tr WH take στήκετε here absolutely; cf. Lightfoot ad loc.), Galatians 5:1; to stand erect, tropically, not to sin (opposed to πίπτειν equivalent to to sin), τῷ κυρίῳ, dative commodi (Winer's Grammar, as above), Romans 14:4. (In John 8:44 (ἐν τῇ ἀλήθεια οὐκ ἔστηκεν) WH read the imperfect ἔστηκεν (where others adopt ἕστηκεν from ἵστημι), owing to the preceding οὐκ (T WH after manuscripts א B* D L etc.); see Westcott's Commentary on John, the passage cited 'Additional Note'; WH, Introduction, § 407. But such an imperfect is nowhere else found (yet cf. Revelation 12:4 WH), and respecting confusion in the ancient use of the breathings, and the interchange of οὐκ and ὀχ, see οὐ at the beginning and references there, especially Tdf. Proleg., p. 90; moreover, the familiar perfect (present) of ἵστημι thoroughly suits the context; see ἵστημι, II. 2 d.) ((The Sept., Exodus 14:13, Alex., Complutensian; 1 Kings 8:11); Alex.; Aphr. probl. 1, 49 vat.; ecclesiastical writings.)
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

1 Kings
3:31; 11:25
1:26; 8:44
1 Corinthians
1:27; 4:1
1 Thessalonians
2 Thessalonians
12:4; 12:4

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4739 matches the Greek στήκω (stēkō),
which occurs 8 times in 8 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:25 - καὶ ὅταν στήκητε G4739 προσευχόμενοι ἀφίετε εἴ τι ἔχετε κατά τινος ἵνα καὶ πατὴρ ὑμῶν ἐν τοῖς οὐρανοῖς ἀφῇ ὑμῖν τὰ παραπτώματα ὑμῶν
Unchecked Copy BoxRom 14:4 - σὺ τίς εἶ κρίνων ἀλλότριον οἰκέτην; τῷ ἰδίῳ κυρίῳ στήκει G4739 πίπτει· σταθήσεται δέ, δυνατὸς γάρ ἐστιν Θεὸς στῆσαι αὐτόν
Unchecked Copy Box1Co 16:13 - Γρηγορεῖτε στήκετε G4739 ἐν τῇ πίστει ἀνδρίζεσθε κραταιοῦσθε
Unchecked Copy BoxGal 5:1 - τῇ ἐλευθερίᾳ οὖν Χριστὸς ἡμᾶς ἠλευθέρωσεν· στήκετε G4739 καὶ μὴ πάλιν ζυγῷ δουλείας ἐνέχεσθε
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 1:27 - Μόνον ἀξίως τοῦ εὐαγγελίου τοῦ Χριστοῦ πολιτεύεσθε ἵνα εἴτε ἐλθὼν καὶ ἰδὼν ὑμᾶς εἴτε ἀπὼν ἀκούσω τὰ περὶ ὑμῶν ὅτι στήκετε G4739 ἐν ἑνὶ πνεύματι μιᾷ ψυχῇ συναθλοῦντες τῇ πίστει τοῦ εὐαγγελίου
Unchecked Copy BoxPhl 4:1 - Ὥστε ἀδελφοί μου ἀγαπητοὶ καὶ ἐπιπόθητοι χαρὰ καὶ στέφανός μου οὕτως στήκετε G4739 ἐν κυρίῳ ἀγαπητοί
Unchecked Copy Box1Th 3:8 - ὅτι νῦν ζῶμεν ἐὰν ὑμεῖς στήκητε G4739 ἐν κυρίῳ
Unchecked Copy Box2Th 2:15 - ἄρα οὖν ἀδελφοί στήκετε G4739 καὶ κρατεῖτε τὰς παραδόσεις ἃς ἐδιδάχθητε εἴτε διὰ λόγου εἴτε δι᾽ ἐπιστολῆς ἡμῶν
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