4741. stérizó
Strong's Concordance
stérizó: to make fast, establish
Original Word: στηρίζω
Part of Speech: Verb
Transliteration: stérizó
Phonetic Spelling: (stay-rid'-zo)
Short Definition: I fix firmly, strengthen
Definition: (a) I fix firmly, direct myself towards, (b) generally met: I buttress, prop, support; I strengthen, establish.
HELPS Word-studies

4741 stērízō (from stēringks, "a support that fixes, plants down"; akin to 2476 /hístēmi, "to stand," having a duplication of the primitive Gk root/sta, "to make stand") – properly, set fast (fix); give support to secure (firmly establish); solidly plant (which eliminates vacillation).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
akin to stérigx (support, prop)
Definition
to make fast, establish
NASB Translation
confirm (1), determined (1), establish (2), established (2), fixed (1), strengthen (6), strengthening (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4741: στηρίζω

στηρίζω; future στηριξω (as in the best Greek writings), and στηρίσω (in 2 Thessalonians 3:3 manuscript Vat., as in Jeremiah 17:5; στηριῶ, Jeremiah 3:12; Jeremiah 24:6; Ezekiel 14:8; Sir. 6:37 (see references below)); 1 aorist ἐστήριξα, and ἐστήρισα (στήρισον, Luke 22:32 L T Tr WH; Revelation 3:2 G L T Tr WH, as in Judges 19:5, 8; Ezekiel 6:2; Proverbs 15:25, etc.; cf. (WHs Appendix, p. 170); Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Sprchl. i., p. 372; Buttmann, 36 (32); Kühner, § 343, i., p. 910; (Veitch, under the word)); passive, perfect ἐστηριγμαι; 1 aorist ἐστηρίχθην; (στῆριγξ a support; akin to στερεός, which see, στερρός, and German stärken; cf. Curtius, § 222); from Homer down;

a. to make stable, place firmly, set fast, fix: ἐστήρικται (χάσμα), is fixed, Luke 16:26; στηρίζω τό πρόσωπον, to set one's face steadfastly, keep the face turned (Ezekiel 6:2; Ezekiel 13:17; Ezekiel 15:7; etc.) τοῦ πορεύεσθαι εἰς with an accusative of place, a Hebrew expression (see πρόσωπον, 1 b. (and cf. Buttmann, § 140, 16 δ.; Winer's Grammar, 33)), Luke 9:51.

b. to strengthen, make firm; tropically (not so in secular authors) to render constant, confirm, one's mind (A. V. establish): τινα, Luke 22:32; (Acts 18:23 where R G ἐπιστηρίζων); Romans 1:11; Romans 16:25; 1 Thessalonians 3:2; 2 Thessalonians 3:3; 1 Peter 5:10 (here Rec. has 1 aorist optative 3 person singular στηρίξαι); Revelation 3:2; τήν καρδίαν τίνος, 1 Thessalonians 3:13; James 5:8; τινα ἐν τίνι, 2 Thessalonians 2:17; 2 Peter 1:12. (Compare: ἐπιστηρίζω.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
to establish

From a presumed derivative of histemi (like stereos); to set fast, i.e. (literally) to turn resolutely in a certain direction, or (figuratively) to confirm -- fix, (e-)stablish, stedfastly set, strengthen.

see GREEK histemi

see GREEK stereos

Forms and Transliterations
ἐπιστηρίζων εστηριγμένα εστηριγμέναι εστηριγμένη εστηριγμένος εστηριγμενους εστηριγμένους ἐστηριγμένους εστήριζον εστήρικα εστηρικται εστήρικται ἐστήρικται εστήριξα εστήριξε εστηρίσατο εστήρισε εστηρισεν ἐστήρισεν εστιβίζου εστιμίσατο στήριζει στηριζων στηρίζων στηριξαι στηρίξαι στηριξατε στηρίξατε στηριξει στηρίξει στήριξον στήριξόν στηρίσαι στηρίσατέ στηρίσει στηρισον στήρισον στηρίσω στηριχθηναι στηριχθήναι στηριχθῆναι στηριχθήσονται στηριώ στιβαρούς στιβαρώς στίβι episterizon episterízon epistērizōn epistērízōn esterigmenous esterigménous estērigmenous estērigménous esteriktai estēriktai estḗriktai esterisen estērisen estḗrisen sterichthenai sterichthênai stērichthēnai stērichthē̂nai sterison stērison stḗrison sterixai steríxai stērixai stēríxai sterixate steríxate stērixate stēríxate sterixei steríxei stērixei stēríxei
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13 Occurrences


ἐστηριγμένους — 1 Occ.
ἐστήρικται — 1 Occ.
ἐστήρισεν — 1 Occ.
στηριχθῆναι — 1 Occ.
στήρισον — 2 Occ.
στηρίξαι — 4 Occ.
στηρίξατε — 1 Occ.
στηρίξει — 2 Occ.

Luke 9:51 V-AIA-3S
GRK: τὸ πρόσωπον ἐστήρισεν τοῦ πορεύεσθαι
NAS: for His ascension, He was determined to go
KJV: he stedfastly set his face
INT: the face stedfastly set to go

Luke 16:26 V-RIM/P-3S
GRK: χάσμα μέγα ἐστήρικται ὅπως οἱ
NAS: chasm fixed, so
KJV: gulf fixed: so that
INT: a chasm great has been fixed so that they who

Luke 22:32 V-AMA-2S
GRK: ποτε ἐπιστρέψας στήρισον τοὺς ἀδελφούς
NAS: you have turned again, strengthen your brothers.
KJV: art converted, strengthen thy
INT: when having turned back strengthen the brothers

Romans 1:11 V-ANP
GRK: εἰς τὸ στηριχθῆναι ὑμᾶς
NAS: gift to you, that you may be established;
KJV: to the end ye may be established;
INT: to the [end] be strengthened you

Romans 16:25 V-ANA
GRK: δυναμένῳ ὑμᾶς στηρίξαι κατὰ τὸ
NAS: to Him who is able to establish you according
KJV: to him that is of power to stablish you
INT: is able you to strengthen according to

1 Thessalonians 3:2 V-ANA
GRK: εἰς τὸ στηρίξαι ὑμᾶς καὶ
NAS: of Christ, to strengthen and encourage
KJV: of Christ, to establish you, and
INT: in order to strengthen you and

1 Thessalonians 3:13 V-ANA
GRK: εἰς τὸ στηρίξαι ὑμῶν τὰς
NAS: so that He may establish your hearts
KJV: To the end he may stablish your hearts
INT: so that to strengthen your

2 Thessalonians 2:17 V-AOA-3S
GRK: καρδίας καὶ στηρίξαι ἐν παντὶ
NAS: comfort and strengthen your hearts
KJV: hearts, and stablish you in
INT: hearts and may he strengthen in every

2 Thessalonians 3:3 V-FIA-3S
GRK: κύριος ὃς στηρίξει ὑμᾶς καὶ
NAS: is faithful, and He will strengthen and protect
KJV: faithful, who shall stablish you, and
INT: Lord who will strengthen you and

James 5:8 V-AMA-2P
GRK: καὶ ὑμεῖς στηρίξατε τὰς καρδίας
NAS: be patient; strengthen your hearts,
KJV: also patient; stablish your hearts:
INT: also you strengthen the hearts

1 Peter 5:10 V-FIA-3S
GRK: αὐτὸς καταρτίσει στηρίξει σθενώσει θεμελιώσει
NAS: perfect, confirm, strengthen
KJV: perfect, stablish, strengthen,
INT: himself may he thoroughly prepare may he establish may he strengthen may he ground you

2 Peter 1:12 V-RPM/P-AMP
GRK: εἰδότας καὶ ἐστηριγμένους ἐν τῇ
NAS: you [already] know [them], and have been established in the truth
KJV: [them], and be established in
INT: knowing [them] and having been strengthened in the

Revelation 3:2 V-AMA-2S
GRK: γρηγορῶν καὶ στήρισον τὰ λοιπὰ
NAS: Wake up, and strengthen the things that remain,
KJV: and strengthen the things which remain,
INT: watchful and strengthen the things that remain

13 Occurrences

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