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ἀσφάλεια

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀσφάλεια, ας, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
asphaleia
Simplified transliteration: 
asphaleia
Numbers
Strong's number: 
803
GK Number: 
854
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
3
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-1a
Gloss: 
security, safety; certainty, truth
Definition: 
pr. state of security from falling, firmness; safety, security, 1 Thess. 5:3; certainty, truth, Lk. 1:4; means of security, Acts 5:23*

Greek-English Concordance for

Luke 1:4 so that you may know the truth (asphaleian | ἀσφάλειαν | acc sg fem) about the things you have been taught.
Acts 5:23 saying, “We found the prison locked with every security (asphaleia | ἀσφαλείᾳ | dat sg fem) and the guards standing at the doors, but when we opened it we found no one inside.”
1 Thessalonians 5:3 When they are saying, “Peace and security,” (asphaleia | ἀσφάλεια | nom sg fem) it is then that sudden destruction will come upon them, like labor pains upon a woman with child, and they will not escape.