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safe, firm, certain; definite; the truth
pr. firm, secure from falling; firm, sure, steady, immovable, Heb. 6:19; met. certain, sure, Acts 21:34; 22:30; 25:26; safe, making secure, Phil. 3:1*

Greek-English Concordance for ἀσφαλής

Acts 21:34 Some in the crowd were shouting one thing, some another, and since he was unable to find out the truth (asphales | ἀσφαλές | acc sg neut) because of the uproar, he ordered him to be brought into the barracks.
Acts 22:30 But on the next day, wanting to know for sure (asphales | ἀσφαλές | acc sg neut) what was the accusation being made against him by the Jews, he released him and ordered the chief priests and all the council to meet, and he brought Paul down and set him before them.
Acts 25:26 But I do not have anything definite (asphales | ἀσφαλές | acc sg neut) about him to write to my lord. Therefore I have brought him before you all, and especially before you, King Agrippa, so that, when the examination has been conducted, I may have something to write.
Philippians 3:1 Finally, my brethren, rejoice in the Lord. To write the same things again to you is no trouble for me, and it is a safeguard (asphales | ἀσφαλές | nom sg neut) for you.
Hebrews 6:19 We have this hope as an anchor for life, both sure (asphalē | ἀσφαλῆ | acc sg fem) and steadfast — a hope that enters the inner shrine behind the veil,