Bill Mounce

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στερεός

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
στερεός, ά, όν
Greek transliteration: 
stereos
Simplified transliteration: 
stereos
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4731
GK Number: 
5104
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
a-1a(1)
Gloss: 
solid, strong; standing firm, steadfast
Definition: 
stiff, hard;, of food, solid, as opposed to what is liquid and light, Heb. 5:12, 14; firm, steadfast, 2 Tim. 2:19; 1 Pet. 5:9*

Greek-English Concordance for

2 Timothy 2:19 Nevertheless, the firm (stereos | στερεός | nom sg masc) foundation of God stands firm, having this seal, “The Lord knew those who were his,” and, “Let everyone naming the name of the Lord depart from unrighteousness.”
Hebrews 5:12 For though by this time you ought to be teachers, you need someone to teach you again the basic elements of God’s revelation. You have become people needing milk, not solid (stereas | στερεᾶς | gen sg fem) food;
Hebrews 5:14 But solid (sterea | στερεά | nom sg fem) food is for the mature, for those who by virtue of their maturity have senses that are trained to distinguish good from evil.
1 Peter 5:9 Resist him, steadfast (stereoi | στερεοί | nom pl masc) in the faith, knowing that the same kind of sufferings are being endured by your fellow believers throughout the world.