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Lexicon :: Strong's G4769 - stylos

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στῦλος
Transliteration
stylos (Key)
Pronunciation
stoo'-los
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Part of Speech
masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
From stuo (to stiffen, properly akin to the base of ἵστημι (G2476))
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:732,1096

Strong’s Definitions

στῦλος stŷlos, stoo'-los; from στύω stýō (to stiffen; properly akin to the base of G2476); a post ("style"), i.e. (figuratively) support:—pillar.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x

The KJV translates Strong's G4769 in the following manner: pillar (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 4x
The KJV translates Strong's G4769 in the following manner: pillar (4x).
  1. a pillar

  2. a column

    1. pillars of fire i.e. flames rising like pillars

  3. a prop or support

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
στῦλος stŷlos, stoo'-los; from στύω stýō (to stiffen; properly akin to the base of G2476); a post ("style"), i.e. (figuratively) support:—pillar.
STRONGS NT 4769: στῦλος
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.
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Galatians
2:9; 2:9
1 Timothy
3:15; 3:15
Revelation
3:12; 3:12; 10:1; 10:1

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G4769 matches the Greek στῦλος (stylos),
which occurs 4 times in 4 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxGal 2:9 - and recognizing the grace that had been given to me, [fn]James and Cephas and John, who were reputed to be pillars, G4769 gave to me and Barnabas the right [fn]hand of fellowship, so that we might go to the Gentiles and they to the circumcised.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ti 3:15 - but [fn]in case I am delayed, I write so that you will know how [fn]one ought to conduct himself in the household of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar G4769 and support of the truth.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 3:12 - ‘He who overcomes, I will make him a pillar G4769 in the temple of My God, and he will not go out from it anymore; and I will write on him the name of My God, and the name of the city of My God, the new Jerusalem, which comes down out of heaven from My God, and My new name.
Unchecked Copy BoxRev 10:1 - I saw another strong angel coming down out of heaven, clothed with a cloud; and the rainbow was upon his head, and his face was like the sun, and his feet like pillars G4769 of fire;

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