798. astron
Strong's Concordance
astron: a star
Original Word: ἄστρον, ου, τό
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Transliteration: astron
Phonetic Spelling: (as'-tron)
Short Definition: a star
Definition: a star.
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798 ástron – a single star, or a constellation of stars viewed as one entity.

[798 (ástron) is used for the image of Saturn, the ancient, pagan star-god referred to in Ac 7:43.]

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from astér
Definition
a star
NASB Translation
star (1), stars (3).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 798: ἄστρον

ἄστρον, ἀστρου, τό ((see ἀστήρ at the beginning), from Homer down);

1. a group of stars, a constellation; but not infrequent also

2. equivalent to ἀστήρ a star: Luke 21:25; Acts 27:20; Hebrews 11:12; the image of a star, Acts 7:43.

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
star.

Neuter from aster; properly, a constellation; put for a single star (natural or artificial) -- star.

see GREEK aster

Forms and Transliterations
αστρα άστρα ἄστρα αστροις άστροις ἄστροις αστρον άστρον ἄστρον αστρων άστρων ἄστρων astra ástra astrois ástrois astron astrōn ástron ástrōn
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Strong's Greek 798
4 Occurrences


ἄστρα — 1 Occ.
ἄστρων — 1 Occ.
ἄστροις — 1 Occ.
ἄστρον — 1 Occ.

Luke 21:25 N-DNP
GRK: σελήνῃ καὶ ἄστροις καὶ ἐπὶ
NAS: and moon and stars, and on the earth
KJV: and in the stars; and
INT: moon and stars and upon

Acts 7:43 N-ANS
GRK: καὶ τὸ ἄστρον τοῦ θεοῦ
NAS: OF MOLOCH AND THE STAR OF THE GOD
KJV: of Moloch, and the star of your god
INT: and the star of the God

Acts 27:20 N-GNP
GRK: ἡλίου μήτε ἄστρων ἐπιφαινόντων ἐπὶ
NAS: sun nor stars appeared for many
KJV: sun nor stars in many
INT: sun nor stars appearing for

Hebrews 11:12 N-NNP
GRK: καθὼς τὰ ἄστρα τοῦ οὐρανοῦ
NAS: and him as good as dead at that, [as many descendants] AS THE STARS OF HEAVEN
KJV: [so many] as the stars of the sky
INT: even as the stars of heaven

4 Occurrences

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