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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(adv.) In a firm manner.
2043. ereido -- to prop, to fix firmly
... to prop, to fix firmly. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: ereido Phonetic Spelling:
(er-i'-do) Short Definition: I stick fast Definition: I stick fast, prop ...
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4740. sterigmos -- a setting firmly, steadfastness
... a setting firmly, steadfastness. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration:
sterigmos Phonetic Spelling: (stay-rig-mos') Short Definition: firmness ...
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472. antecho -- to hold against, ie to hold firmly to
... to hold against, ie to hold firmly to. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: antecho
Phonetic Spelling: (an-tekh'-om-ahee) Short Definition: I hold fast to ...
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4741. sterizo -- to make fast, establish
... to make fast, establish. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration: sterizo Phonetic
Spelling: (stay-rid'-zo) Short Definition: I fix firmly, strengthen Definition ...
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4492. rhizoo -- to cause to take root
... rhizoo Phonetic Spelling: (hrid-zo'-o) Short Definition: I root, fix by the root
Definition: I cause to take root; met: I plant, fix firmly, establish. ...
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2311. themelioo -- to lay the foundation of
... Word Origin from themelios Definition to lay the foundation of NASB Word Usage
establish (1), firmly established (1), founded (1), grounded (1), laid the ...
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2722. katecho -- to hold fast, hold back
... kata and echo Definition to hold fast, hold back NASB Word Usage afflicted (1),
bound (1), heading (1), (1), hold fast (5), hold firmly (1), keep (2 ...
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949. bebaios -- firm, secure
... Word Origin from the same as basis Definition firm, secure NASB Word Usage certain
(1), firm (2), firmly grounded (1), guaranteed (1), more sure (1), steadfast ...
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Strong's Hebrew
2388. chazaq -- to be or grow firm or strong, strengthen
... 2), encouraged* (3), encouragement (1), encourages (1), established himself securely
(1), fasten (1), fastens (1), fierce (1), firm (2), firmly (2), firmly in ...
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5844b. atah -- to grasp
... atah. 5845 . to grasp. Transliteration: atah Short Definition: firmly. Word Origin
a prim. root Definition to grasp NASB Word Usage grasp you firmly (1). ...
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2683. chetsen -- bosom (of a garment)
... bosom. From an unused root meaning to hold firmly; the bosom (as comprised between
the arms) -- bosom. 2682, 2683. chetsen. 2684 . Strong's Numbers.
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3332. yatsaq -- to pour, cast, flow
... A primitive root; properly, to pour out (transitive or intransitive); by implication,
to melt or cast as metal; by extension, to place firmly, to stiffen or ...
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808. ashish -- foundation
... foundation From the same as 'esh (in the sense of pressing down firmly; compare
'ashuwyah); a (ruined) foundation -- foundation. see HEBREW 'esh. ...
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2492. chalam -- to be healthy or strong
... A primitive root; properly, to bind firmly, ie (by implication) to be (causatively
to make) plump; also (through the figurative sense of dumbness) to dream ...
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403. aken -- surely
... From kuwn (compare ken); firmly; figuratively, surely; also (advers.) But -- but,
certainly, nevertheless, surely, truly, verily. see HEBREW kuwn. ...
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3245. yasad -- to establish, found, fix
... root Definition to establish, found, fix NASB Word Usage appointed (2), established
(4), firmly placed (1), found (1), foundation (6), foundation will be laid ...
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3559. kun -- to be firm
... direct your right (1), directed (1), directs (1), establish (15), established (52),
establishes (2), fashion (1), fashioned (1), firm (1), firmly established (3 ...
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7011. qayyam -- enduring
... steadfast, sure. (Aramaic) from quwm; permanent (as rising firmly) -- stedfast,
sure. see HEBREW quwm. 7010, 7011. qayyam. 7012 . Strong's Numbers.
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My Hope is Firmly Set
... ASPIRATIONS My hope is firmly set. tr., John Brownlie 6,6,8,8,6. I. My hope is firmly
set. On Him Whose truth abides; The lights of earth may fade and die,. ...
/.../brownlie/hymns from the morningland/my hope is firmly set.htm

But I Also as Yet, Although I Held and was Firmly Persuaded that ...
... Book VII Chapter III But I also as yet, although I held and was firmly
persuaded that Thou our� But I also as yet, although I ...
/.../augustine/the confessions of saint augustine/chapter iii but i also.htm

The Delights of the Ear had More Firmly Entangled and Subdued Me.. ...
... Book X Chapter XXXIII The delights of the ear had more firmly entangled
and subdued me� The delights of the ear had more firmly ...
/.../augustine/the confessions of saint augustine/chapter xxxiii the delights of.htm

Finally, Again, a Little Afterwards, when He Resolved and was ...
... Book III. Chapter 54. " 66. Finally, again, a little afterwards, when
he resolved and was firmly purposed� "66. Finally, again ...
/.../chapter 54 66 finally.htm

On the Effects of the Redemption
... 107 Q. What is faith? A. Faith is a divine virtue by which we firmly believe the
truths which God has revealed. ... "Firmly," that is, without the slightest doubt. ...
/.../kinkead/baltimore catechism no 4/lesson 10 on the effects.htm

Christianity Misunderstood by Believers.
... One of these causes is the fact that believers and unbelievers alike are firmly
persuaded that they have understood Christ's teaching a long time, and that ...
/.../the kingdom of god is within you/chapter iii christianity misunderstood by.htm

This Necessity Our Opponents do not at all Consider. ...
... consider. Therefore, when we say that believers ought to feel firmly assured,
they think we are saying the absurdest thing in the world. ...
/.../of prayer--a perpetual exercise of faith/chapter 12 this necessity our.htm

Epistle Li. To Antonianus About Cornelius and Novatian.
... I received your first letters, dearest brother, firmly maintaining the concord of
the priestly college, and adhering to the Catholic Church, in which you ...
/.../cyprian/the epistles of cyprian/epistle li to antonianus about.htm

A Letter, by the Rev. James Arminius, DD &C. &C. To his Excellency ...
... of mine should be committed to writing and transmitted to you, not only for the
purpose of being thus enabled the more certainly and firmly to form your own ...
/.../arminius/the works of james arminius vol 2/a letter by the rev.htm

Letter xxii. --Fidelity to the Call of God.
... Your second duty is to hope against hope as Abraham did; that is, to believe firmly
that, as God is all-powerful and that nothing in the world can resist Him ...
/.../abandonment to divine providence/letter xxii fidelity to the call.htm

Firmly (47 Occurrences)
...Firmly (47 Occurrences). Matthew 26:50 "Friend," said Jesus, "carry out your intention."
Then they came and laid their hands on Jesus and seized Him firmly. ...
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Fast (157 Occurrences)
... 6. (v.) Firmly fixed; closely adhering; made firm; not loose, unstable,
or easily moved; immovable; as, to make fast the door. 7 ...
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Tight (9 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (pp) of Tie. 2. (p. p) of Tie. 3. (superl.) Firmly
held together; compact; not loose or open; as, tight cloth; a tight knot. ...
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Cement (1 Occurrence)
... See Cementation. 4. (n.) Bond of union; that which unites firmly, as persons in
friendship, or men in society. ... 7. (n.) To unite firmly or closely. ...
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Compact (6 Occurrences)
... 3. (pp & a) Closely or firmly united, as the particles of solid bodies; firm; close;
solid; dense. ... 6. (vt) To unite or connect firmly, as in a system. ...
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Grows (46 Occurrences)
... Ephesians 4:16 Dependent on Him, the whole body--its various parts closely fitting
and firmly adhering to one another-- grows by the aid of every contributory ...
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Growth (77 Occurrences)
... Ephesians 4:16 Dependent on Him, the whole body--its various parts closely fitting
and firmly adhering to one another-- grows by the aid of every contributory ...
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Faithfulness (91 Occurrences)
... that which is supported, for example, a child which is carried (Isaiah 60:4); a
well-founded house (1 Samuel 2:35; 1 Samuel 25:28); a wall which firmly holds a ...
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Fasten (28 Occurrences)
... 1. (v.) To fix firmly; to make fast; to secure, as by a knot, lock, bolt, etc.;
as, to fasten a chain to the feet; to fasten a door or window. ...
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Root (54 Occurrences)
... 15. (vi) To fix the root; to enter the earth, as roots; to take root and begin
to grow. 16. (vi) To be firmly fixed; to be established. 17. ...
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Bible Concordance
Firmly (47 Occurrences)

Matthew 26:50 "Friend," said Jesus, "carry out your intention." Then they came and laid their hands on Jesus and seized Him firmly.

Mark 14:46 whereupon they laid hands on Him and held Him firmly.

1 Corinthians 7:37 But if a father stands firm in his resolve, being free from all external constraint and having a legal right to act as he pleases, and in his own mind has come to the decision to keep his daughter unmarried, he will do well.
(See RSV)

1 Corinthians 11:2 Now I praise you, brothers, that you remember me in all things, and hold firm the traditions, even as I delivered them to you.
(See NAS)

1 Corinthians 15:2 by which also you are saved, if you hold firmly the word which I preached to you-unless you believed in vain.

2 Corinthians 1:7 Our hope for you is steadfast, knowing that, since you are partakers of the sufferings, so also are you of the comfort.
(See NAS)

Ephesians 4:16 Dependent on Him, the whole body--its various parts closely fitting and firmly adhering to one another-- grows by the aid of every contributory link, with power proportioned to the need of each individual part, so as to build itself up in a spirit of love.

Colossians 1:23 if, indeed, you are still firmly holding to faith as your foundation, without ever shifting from your hope that rests on the Good News that you have heard, which has been proclaimed in the whole creation under Heaven, and in which I Paul have been appointed to serve.

Colossians 2:7 having the roots of your being firmly planted in Him, and continually building yourselves up in Him, and always being increasingly confirmed in the faith as you were taught it, and abounding in it with thanksgiving.

Colossians 2:19 and not holding firmly to the Head, from whom all the body, being supplied and knit together through the joints and ligaments, grows with God's growth.

1 Thessalonians 5:21 Test all things, and hold firmly that which is good.

2 Timothy 3:14 But you remain in the things which you have learned and have been assured of, knowing from whom you have learned them.
(See RSV)

Titus 1:9 holding to the faithful word which is according to the teaching, that he may be able to exhort in the sound doctrine, and to convict those who contradict him.
(See NIV)

Hebrews 3:14 For we have, all alike, become sharers with Christ, if we really hold our first confidence firm to the End;
(See NIV)

Hebrews 4:14 Inasmuch, then, as we have in Jesus, the Son of God, a great High Priest who has passed into Heaven itself, let us hold firmly to our profession of faith.

Hebrews 10:23 Let us hold firmly to an unflinching avowal of our hope, for He is faithful who gave us the promises.

2 Peter 1:12 Therefore I will not be negligent to remind you of these things, though you know them, and are established in the present truth.
(See NIV)

Revelation 2:13 "I know your works and where you dwell, where Satan's throne is. You hold firmly to my name, and didn't deny my faith in the days of Antipas my witness, my faithful one, who was killed among you, where Satan dwells.

Revelation 2:25 Nevertheless, hold that which you have firmly until I come.

Revelation 3:11 I am coming quickly! Hold firmly that which you have, so that no one takes your crown.

Genesis 41:32 The dream was doubled to Pharaoh, because the thing is established by God, and God will shortly bring it to pass.
(See NIV)

1 Samuel 2:35 I will raise me up a faithful priest, that shall do according to that which is in my heart and in my mind. I will build him a sure house; and he shall walk before my anointed forever.
(See NIV)

1 Kings 2:12 Solomon sat on the throne of David his father; and his kingdom was firmly established.

1 Kings 2:46 So the king commanded Benaiah the son of Jehoiada; and he went out, and fell on him, so that he died. The kingdom was established in the hand of Solomon.
(See NIV)

2 Kings 14:5 It happened, as soon as the kingdom was established in his hand, that he killed his servants who had slain the king his father:

1 Chronicles 16:30 Tremble before him, all the earth. The world also is established that it can't be moved.

2 Chronicles 1:1 Solomon the son of David was strengthened in his kingdom, and Yahweh his God was with him, and magnified him exceedingly.
(See NIV)

2 Chronicles 12:13 So king Rehoboam strengthened himself in Jerusalem, and reigned: for Rehoboam was forty-one years old when he began to reign, and he reigned seventeen years in Jerusalem, the city which Yahweh had chosen out of all the tribes of Israel, to put his name there: and his mother's name was Naamah the Ammonitess.
(See NIV)

2 Chronicles 21:4 Now when Jehoram was risen up over the kingdom of his father, and had strengthened himself, he killed all his brothers with the sword, and various also of the princes of Israel.
(See NIV)

2 Chronicles 25:3 Now it happened, when the kingdom was established to him, that he killed his servants who had killed the king his father.

2 Chronicles 29:35 And also the burnt-offerings were in abundance, with the fat of the peace-offerings, and with the drink-offerings for every burnt-offering. So the service of the house of Jehovah was set in order.
(See JPS)

Job 41:23 The flakes of his flesh are joined together; they are firm upon him; they cannot be moved.
(See RSV)

Psalms 1:3 He will be like a tree planted by the streams of water, that brings forth its fruit in its season, whose leaf also does not wither. Whatever he does shall prosper.
(See NAS)

Psalms 75:3 The earth and all its inhabitants quake. I firmly hold its pillars. Selah.

Psalms 93:1 Yahweh reigns! He is clothed with majesty! Yahweh is armed with strength. The world also is established. It can't be moved.

Psalms 96:10 Say among the nations, "Yahweh reigns." The world is also established. It can't be moved. He will judge the peoples with equity.

Psalms 119:89 Yahweh, your word is settled in heaven forever.
(See RSV)

Psalms 122:3 O Jerusalem, you are like a town which is well joined together;
(See RSV)

Proverbs 5:22 The evil deeds of the wicked ensnare him. The cords of his sin hold him firmly.

Ecclesiastes 12:11 The words of the wise are pointed, and sayings grouped together are like nails fixed with a hammer; they are given by one guide.

Isaiah 22:17 Behold, Yahweh will overcome you and hurl you away violently. Yes, he will grasp you firmly.

Isaiah 28:16 For this cause says the Lord God, See, I am placing in Zion as a base, a stone, a tested stone, an angle-stone which is certain and of great value: and he who has faith will not give way.
(See NAS)

Isaiah 33:23 Your cords have become loose; they were not able to make strong the support of their sails, the sail was not stretched out: then the blind will take much property, the feeble-footed will make division of the goods of war.
(See NAS)

Daniel 2:5 The king answered the Chaldeans, The thing is gone from me: if you don't make known to me the dream and its interpretation, you shall be cut in pieces, and your houses shall be made a dunghill.
(See NIV)

Daniel 2:8 The king answered, I know of a certainty that you would gain time, because you see the thing is gone from me.
(See NIV)

Daniel 10:21 But I will tell you that which is inscribed in the writing of truth: and there is none who holds with me against these, but Michael your prince."
(See NAS)

Daniel 11:32 Such as do wickedly against the covenant shall he pervert by flatteries; but the people who know their God shall be strong, and do exploits.
(See NIV)



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