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στηρίξω ορ στηριῶ, ἐστήριξα ορ ἐστήρισα, -, ἐστήριγμαι, ἐστηρίχθην
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to strengthen, establish, stand firm; to be resolute
to set fast; to set, in a certain position or direction, Lk. 9:51; met. to render mentally steadfast, to settle, confirm, Lk. 22:32; Rom. 1:11; to stand immovable, Lk. 16:26; met. to be mentally settled, 2 Pet. 1:12

Greek-English Concordance for στηρίζω

Luke 9:51 Now when the days of his ascension drew near, Jesus set (estērisen | ἐστήρισεν | aor act ind 3 sg) his face to go to Jerusalem.
Luke 16:26 Besides all this, between us and you a great chasm has been put (estēriktai | ἐστήρικται | perf pass ind 3 sg) in place, so that those wishing to cross over from here to you are not able, and no one can cross from there to us.’
Luke 22:32 but I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail. And when you have returned, strengthen (stērison | στήρισον | aor act imperative 2 sg) your brothers.”
Romans 1:11 For I long to see you so that I may share with you some spiritual gift to strengthen (stērichthēnai | στηριχθῆναι | aor pass inf ) you —
Romans 16:25 Now to him who is able to (stērixai | στηρίξαι | aor act inf ) establish (stērixai | στηρίξαι | aor act inf ) you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery that has been kept secret for long ages past,
1 Thessalonians 3:2 and we sent Timothy, our brother and coworker for God in the gospel of Christ, to establish (stērixai | στηρίξαι | aor act inf ) and encourage you in your faith,
1 Thessalonians 3:13 so as to establish (stērixai | στηρίξαι | aor act inf ) your hearts blameless in holiness before our God and Father, at the coming of our Lord Jesus with all his saints.
2 Thessalonians 2:17 encourage your hearts and establish (stērixai | στηρίξαι | aor act opt 3 sg) you in every good work and word.
2 Thessalonians 3:3 But the Lord is faithful; he will establish (stērixei | στηρίξει | fut act ind 3 sg) you and guard you from the evil one.
James 5:8 You too must be patient; strengthen (stērixate | στηρίξατε | aor act imperative 2 pl) your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is near.
1 Peter 5:10 And the God of all grace, the one who has called you into his eternal glory in Christ, will, after you have suffered a little while, himself restore, confirm (stērixei | στηρίξει | fut act ind 3 sg), strengthen, and establish you.
2 Peter 1:12 Therefore I intend to keep on reminding you of these things, even though you know them and are established (estērigmenous | ἐστηριγμένους | perf pass ptcp acc pl masc) in the truth that you now have.
Revelation 3:2 Wake up and strengthen (stērison | στήρισον | aor act imperative 2 sg) the things that remain, which are about to die; for I have not found your works fully completed in the sight of my God.