hedraios: sitting, steadfastOriginal Word: ἑδραῖος, αία, αῖον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Phonetic Spelling: (hed-rah'-yos)
Short Definition: firm, steadfast
Definition: sitting, seated; steadfast, firm.
1476 hedraíos (an adjective, derived from aphedrōn, "a seat or base") – properly, sit (solidly-based, well-seated); (figuratlively) steadfast (firm), morally fixed; firm in purpose (mind); "well-stationed" (securely positioned), not given to fluctuation or "moving off course."
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from hedra (a seat)
firm (1), steadfast (2).
Thayer's Greek LexiconSTRONGS NT 1476: ἑδραῖος
ἑδραῖος (rarely feminine ἑδραια (Winer's Grammar, § 11, 1)), ἑδραιον (ἕδρα, seat, chair);
1. sitting, sedentary, (Xenophon, Plato, others).
2. firm, immovable, steadfast, (Euripides, Plato, others); in the N. T. metaphorically, of those who are fixed in purpose: 1 Corinthians 15:58; Colossians 1:23; ἕστηκεν ἐν τῇ καρδία, 1 Corinthians 7:37. From a derivative of hezomai (to sit); sedentary, i.e. (by implication) immovable -- settled, stedfast.
From a derivative of hezomai (to sit); sedentary, i.e. (by implication) immovable -- settled, stedfast.
Englishman's ConcordanceStrong's Greek 1476
ἑδραῖοι — 2 Occ.
ἑδραῖος — 1 Occ.
1 Corinthians 7:37 Adj-NMS
GRK: καρδίᾳ αὐτοῦ ἑδραῖος μὴ ἔχων
NAS: stands firm in his heart,
KJV: that standeth stedfast in
INT: heart of him firm not having