Bill Mounce

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βέβαιος, α, ον
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firm, sure, certain, binding
firm, stable, steadfast, Heb. 3:14; 6:19; sure, certain, established, Rom. 4:16

Greek-English Concordance for βέβαιος

Romans 4:16 For this reason the promise is based on faith, that it may depend on grace and be made certain (bebaian | βεβαίαν | acc sg fem) to all his descendants, not only to those who are under the law, but also to those who share the faith of Abraham, who is the father of us all.
2 Corinthians 1:7 And our hope for you is firm (bebaia | βεβαία | nom sg fem), because we know that as you share in our sufferings, so also you will share in our encouragement.
Hebrews 2:2 For if the message spoken through angels became firmly established (bebaios | βέβαιος | nom sg masc) and every transgression and disobedience received a just penalty,
Hebrews 3:14 For we have become partners of Christ, if in fact we hold the beginning of our confidence firm (bebaian | βεβαίαν | acc sg fem) to the end.
Hebrews 6:19 We have this hope as an anchor for life, both sure and steadfast (bebaian | βεβαίαν | acc sg fem) — a hope that enters the inner shrine behind the veil,
Hebrews 9:17 For a will takes (bebaia | βεβαία | nom sg fem) effect (bebaia | βεβαία | nom sg fem) only when a person has died; it cannot possibly be valid so long as the one who made it is still alive.
2 Peter 1:10 Therefore, my brothers, be all the more eager to confirm (bebaian | βεβαίαν | acc sg fem) your call and election. For by doing these things you will never come to ruin.
2 Peter 1:19 Moreover, we hold the prophetic word to be reliable (bebaioteron | βεβαιότερον | acc sg masc comparative), and you will do well to pay attention to it as you would to a lamp shining in a gloomy place, until the day dawns and the morning star arises in your hearts.