Bill Mounce

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στάσις, εως, ἡ
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continuance, state of existence; uprising, insurrection, riot; dispute, discord
a setting; a standing; an, effective position, an unimpaired standing or dignity, Heb. 9:8; a gathered party, a group; hence, a tumultuous assemblage, popular outbreak, Mk. 15:7; Acts 19:40; Lk. 23:19, 25; seditious movement, Acts 24:5; discord, dispute, dissension, Acts 15:2; 23:7, 10*

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Mark 15:7 Among the rebels in prison, who in the insurrection (stasei | στάσει | dat sg fem) had committed murder, there was a man called Barabbas.
Luke 23:19 who was thrown into prison because of a certain riot (stasin | στάσιν | acc sg fem) that had occurred in the city and for murder.
Luke 23:25 He released the man who had been thrown into prison for insurrection (stasin | στάσιν | acc sg fem) and murder, for whom they asked, but he handed over Jesus to their will.
Acts 15:2 And when Paul and Barnabas had no small argument (staseōs | στάσεως | gen sg fem) and debate with them, the brethren appointed Paul and Barnabas and some others among them to go up to Jerusalem to the apostles and elders regarding this issue.
Acts 19:40 For indeed we are in danger of being charged in connection with this day’s riot (staseōs | στάσεως | gen sg fem), there being no cause for it; and we will not be able to give an explanation for it.” And having said this, he dismissed the assembly.
Acts 23:7 When he said this, an argument (stasis | στάσις | nom sg fem) broke out between the Pharisees and the Sadducees, and the assembly was divided.
Acts 23:10 And when the argument (staseōs | στάσεως | gen sg fem) became violent, the commanding officer, afraid that Paul would be torn apart by them, commanded the soldiers to go down and take him away from among them by force and bring him into the barracks.
Acts 24:5 For we found this man to be a troublemaker, one who stirs up riots (staseis | στάσεις | acc pl fem) among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes.
Hebrews 9:8 By this the Holy Spirit is showing that the way into the real sanctuary had not yet been disclosed as long as the first tent was standing (stasin | στάσιν | acc sg fem).