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ἀστεῖος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
ἀστεῖος, α, ον
Greek transliteration: 
asteios
Simplified transliteration: 
asteios
Numbers
Strong's number: 
791
GK Number: 
842
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
a-1a(1)
Gloss: 
not ordinary, beautiful, pleasing
Definition: 
pr. belonging to a city; well bred, polite, polished; hence, elegant, fair, comely, beautiful, Acts 7:20; Heb. 11:23*

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 7:20 At which time Moses was born, and he was beautiful (asteios | ἀστεῖος | nom sg masc) before God. He was brought up for three months in his father’s house;
Hebrews 11:23 By faith Moses, when he was born, was hidden for three months by his parents, because they saw that he was an extraordinary (asteion | ἀστεῖον | acc sg neut) child, and they were not afraid of the king’s edict.