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Lexicon :: Strong's G791 - asteios

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ἀστεῖος
Transliteration
asteios (Key)
Pronunciation
as-ti'-os
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Part of Speech
adjective
Root Word (Etymology)
From astu (a city)
Dictionary Aids

Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

Trench's Synonyms: cvi. ἀστεῖος, ὡραῖος, καλός.

Strong’s Definitions

ἀστεῖος asteîos, as-ti'-os; from ἄστυ ásty (a city); urbane, i.e. (by implication) handsome:—fair.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x

The KJV translates Strong's G791 in the following manner: fair (1x), proper (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 2x
The KJV translates Strong's G791 in the following manner: fair (1x), proper (1x).
  1. of the city

  2. of polished manners

  3. elegant (of body), comely, fair

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἀστεῖος asteîos, as-ti'-os; from ἄστυ ásty (a city); urbane, i.e. (by implication) handsome:—fair.
STRONGS G791:
ἀστεῖος, -ον, (ἄστυ a city);
1. of the city; of polished manners (opposed to ἄγροικος rustic), genteel, (from Xenophon, and Plato down).
2. elegant (of body), comely, fair (Judith 11:23; Aristaenet. 1, 4, 1 and 19, 8): of Moses (Exodus 2:2), Hebrews 11:23; with τῷ θεῷ added, unto God, God being judge, i. e. truly fair, Acts 7:20; cf. Winers Grammar, § 31, 4 a., p. 212 (199); [248 (232)]; Buttmann, 179 (156); (Philo, vit. Moys. i., § 3, says of Moses γεννηθεὶς παῖς εὐθὺς ὄψιν ἐνέφηνεν ἀστειοτέραν κατ’ ἰδιώτην). [Cf. Trench, § cvi.]
THAYER’S GREEK LEXICON, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Exodus
2:2
Acts
7:20
Hebrews
11:23

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G791 matches the Greek ἀστεῖος (asteios),
which occurs 2 times in 2 verses in the TR Greek.

Unchecked Copy BoxAct 7:20 - “It was at this time that Moses was born; and he was lovely G791 [fn]in the sight of God, and he was nurtured three months in his father’s home.
Unchecked Copy BoxHeb 11:23 - By faith Moses, when he was born, was hidden for three months by his parents, because they saw he was a beautiful G791 child; and they were not afraid of the king’s edict.
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