4733. stereóma
Strong's Concordance
stereóma: a solid body, a support, strength, firmness
Original Word: στερέωμα, ατος, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: stereóma
Phonetic Spelling: (ster-eh'-o-mah)
Short Definition: firmness, steadfastness
Definition: firmness, steadfastness, constancy.
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Cognate: 4733 steréōma (a noun) – literally, a support (foundation); (figuratively) strength (solidity), making one immoveable because solid (used only in Col 2:5). See 4731 (stereos).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from stereoó
Definition
a solid body, a support, strength, firmness
NASB Translation
stability (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4733: στερέωμα

στερέωμα στερεώματος, τό (στερεόω), that which has been made firm;

a. (Vulg.firmamentum) the firmament; so the Sept. for רָקִיעַ , the arch of the sky, which in early times was thought to be solid, Genesis 1:6-8; Ezekiel 1:22-26; Sir. 43:1 (cf. B. D. (especially American edition) under the word ); a fortified place, 1 Esdr. 8:78 (80).

b. that which furnishes a foundation; on which a thing rests firmly, support: Aristotle, partt. an. 2, 9, 12, p. 655{a}, 22; κύριος στερέωμα μου, Psalm 17:3 ().

c. firmness, steadfastness: τῆς πίστεως, Colossians 2:5 (some take it here metaphorically in a military sense, solid front; cf. Lightfoot at the passage (per contra Meyer)).

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
steadfastness.

From stereoo; something established, i.e. (abstractly) confirmation (stability) -- stedfastness.

see GREEK stereoo

Forms and Transliterations
στερεωμα στερεώμα στερέωμα στερέωμά στέρεωμα στερεώματι στερεώματος στερίσκω stereoma stereōma steréoma steréōma
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Strong's Greek 4733
1 Occurrence


στερέωμα — 1 Occ.

Colossians 2:5 N-ANS
GRK: καὶ τὸ στερέωμα τῆς εἰς
NAS: your good discipline and the stability of your faith
KJV: and the stedfastness of your
INT: and the firmness of the in

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