791. asteios
Strong's Concordance
asteios: of the town, by impl. courteous, elegant
Original Word: ἀστεῖος, α, ον
Part of Speech: Adjective
Transliteration: asteios
Phonetic Spelling: (as-ti'-os)
Definition: of the town, by implication courteous, elegant
Usage: (lit: belonging to the city; then: witty, clever), elegant, pretty, fair, fine, beautiful.
NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from astu (a city)
Definition
of the town, by impl. courteous, elegant
NASB Translation
beautiful (1), lovely (1).

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 791: ἀστεῖος

ἀστεῖος, ἀστεῖον (ἄστυ a city);

1. of the city; of polished manners (opposed to ἄγροικος rustic), genteel (from Xenophon, and Plato down).

2. elegant (of body), comely, fair (Judith 11:23; Aristaenet. 1, 4, 1 and 19, 8): of Moses (Exodus 2:2), Hebrews 11:23; with τῷ Θεῷ added, unto God, God being judge, i. e. truly fair, Acts 7:20; cf. Winers Grammar, § 31, 4 a., p. 212 (199); (248 (232)); Buttmann, 179 (156); (Philo, vit. Moys. i., § 3, says of Moses γεννηθείς παῖς εὐθύς ὄψιν ἐνεφηνεν ἀστειοτεραν κατ' ἰδιωτην). (Cf. Trench, § cvi.)

Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
handsome, fair.

From astu (a city); urbane, i.e. (by implication) handsome -- fair.

Forms and Transliterations
αστεία αστειον αστείον ἀστεῖον αστειος αστείος ἀστεῖος asteion asteîon asteios asteîos
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Englishman's Concordance
Acts 7:20 Adj-NMS
GRK: καὶ ἦν ἀστεῖος τῷ θεῷ
NAS: was born; and he was lovely in the sight
KJV: was exceeding fair, and nourished up
INT: and was beautiful to God

Hebrews 11:23 Adj-ANS
GRK: διότι εἶδον ἀστεῖον τὸ παιδίον
NAS: they saw he was a beautiful child;
KJV: they saw [he was] a proper child;
INT: because they saw beautiful the little child

Strong's Greek 791
2 Occurrences


ἀστεῖον — 1 Occ.
ἀστεῖος — 1 Occ.











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