793. astériktos
Strong's Concordance
astériktos: unstable, unsettled
Original Word: ἀστήρικτος, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: astériktos
Phonetic Spelling: (as-tay'-rik-tos)
Short Definition: unsteady, unstable
Definition: (lit: unpropped), unsteady, unstable, unsettled.
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793 astḗriktos (an adjective, derived from 1 /A "not" and 4741 /stērízō "confirm") – properly, not established (unstable), describing someone who (literally) does not have a staff to lean on – hence, a person who can not be relied on because they are not steady (do not remain fixed, i.e. unstable).

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from alpha (as a neg. prefix) and stérizó
unstable, unsettled
NASB Translation
unstable (2).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 793: ἀστήρικτος

ἀστήρικτος, ἀστηρικτον (στηρίζω), unstable, unsteadfast: 2 Peter 2:14; 2 Peter 3:16. (Anthol. Pal. 6, 203, 11.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance

From a (as a negative particle) and a presumed derivative of sterizo; unfixed, i.e. (figuratively) vacillating -- unstable.

see GREEK a

see GREEK sterizo

Forms and Transliterations
αστηρικτοι αστήρικτοι ἀστήρικτοι αστηρικτους αστηρίκτους ἀστηρίκτους asteriktoi astēriktoi astḗriktoi asteriktous asteríktous astēriktous astēríktous
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Strong's Greek 793
2 Occurrences

ἀστήρικτοι — 1 Occ.
ἀστηρίκτους — 1 Occ.

2 Peter 2:14 Adj-AFP
GRK: δελεάζοντες ψυχὰς ἀστηρίκτους καρδίαν γεγυμνασμένην
NAS: enticing unstable souls,
KJV: beguiling unstable souls:
INT: alluring souls unestablished a heart exercised

2 Peter 3:16 Adj-NMP
GRK: ἀμαθεῖς καὶ ἀστήρικτοι στρεβλοῦσιν ὡς
NAS: the untaught and unstable distort,
KJV: and unstable wrest,
INT: untaught and unestablished distort as

2 Occurrences

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