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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Stedfast, Stedfastly, Stedfastness

Dictionaries :: Stedfast, Stedfastly, Stedfastness

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Adjective Strong's Number: g949 Greek: bebaios

Stedfast, Stedfastly, Stedfastness:

"firm, secure" (akin to baino, "to go"), is translated "steadfast" in 2Cr 1:7; Hbr 2:2; 3:14, AV (RV, "firm"); 6:19.

A-2 Adjective Strong's Number: g1476 Greek: hedraios

Stedfast, Stedfastly, Stedfastness:

primarily denotes "seated" (hedra, "a seat"); hence, "steadfast," metaphorical of moral fixity, 1Cr 7:37; 15:58; Col 1:23, RV (AV, "settled").

A-3 Adjective Strong's Number: g4731 Greek: stereos

Stedfast, Stedfastly, Stedfastness:

firm, is rendered "steadfast" in 1Pe 5:9.
See FIRM, No. 2.

B-1 Noun Strong's Number: g4733 Greek: stereoma

Stedfast, Stedfastly, Stedfastness:

primarily "a support, foundation," denotes "strength, steadfastness," Col 2:5. In the Sept., in Gen 1:6; Eze 1:22, it is used of the firmament, which was believed to be a solid canopy. The corresponding Heb. word raqia means "expanse," from raqa, "to spread out."

B-2 Noun Strong's Number: g4740 Greek: sterigmos

Stedfast, Stedfastly, Stedfastness:

"a setting firmly, supporting," then "fixedness, steadfastness" (akin to sterizo, "to establish"), is used in 2Pe 3:17.

Note: For STEADFASTLY see BEHOLD, No. 10, CONTINUE, No. 9, FASTEN, No. 1, LOOK, No. 15, SET, No. 19.


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